The median annual salary for a Release Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Analyst
UK
Rank 818 890 907
Rank change year-on-year +72 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 31 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.057% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 42
Median salary £32,500 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.96% +27.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Analyst in the UK

Release Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Release Analyst in the UK

Release Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Analyst over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Analyst in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +70 30 £32,500 -30.10% 4
London +55 16 £31,500 -37.00%
South East - 7 £32,500 -
Surrey - 6 £32,500 -
East of England - 5 £29,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £29,000 - 1
Wimbledon +8 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £34,000 -
Bromley - 2 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £34,000 -
South Wales +10 1 - -
Wales +2 1 - -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
North West - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £31,000 - 3
Chippenham - 1 £31,000 - 3
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £31,000 -
Luton - 1 £22,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £31,000 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £31,000 - 3

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Release Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (87.72%) ITIL
2 35 (61.40%) Release Management
3 19 (33.33%) SDLC
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.54%) Change Management
6 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
6 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow
6 10 (17.54%) JIRA
7 9 (15.79%) IIS
7 9 (15.79%) Finance
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 8 (14.04%) Service Management
8 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
8 8 (14.04%) Software Delivery
9 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
9 7 (12.28%) .NET
9 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) Remedy
10 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.53%) VMware
10 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
11 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) MS Office
12 4 (7.02%) Apple

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.54%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Ant
3 2 (3.51%) FishEye
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Hudson
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
1 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) COM+
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) CMDB
1 3 (5.26%) FMCG
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) ITIL
2 35 (61.40%) Release Management
3 19 (33.33%) SDLC
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.54%) Change Management
7 8 (14.04%) Service Management
7 8 (14.04%) Software Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.26%) CMMI
10 3 (5.26%) ERP
10 3 (5.26%) Fit Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) ITSM
10 3 (5.26%) Project Management
10 3 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) APMP
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.53%) Remedy
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Apple
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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