The median annual salary for a Change and Release Analyst was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Change and Release Analyst
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 957 976
Rank change year-on-year +87 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Change and Release Analyst 4 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Median salary £29,500 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.25% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £46,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £35,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year -11.42% +26.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Change and Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Change and Release Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Change and Release Analyst in the UK

Change and Release Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change and Release Analyst.

Salary trend for Change and Release Analyst in the UK

Change and Release Analyst
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change and Release Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +104 4 £29,500 -26.25%
London +62 2 £28,000 -36.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £31,000 -
South West - 2 £31,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £31,000 -

Change and Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Change and Release Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Change and Release Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) CMDB
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet

Change and Release Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
1 3 (30.00%) VMware