The median annual salary for a Release Analyst was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Release Analyst
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 917 931
Rank change year-on-year +42 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 14 23 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.024% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 40
UK median annual salary £26,500 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.14% +38.33%  
10th Percentile £25,100 £22,675 £26,000
90th Percentile £33,500 £63,750 £61,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -4.61% +14.03%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Release Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Top 7 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 29 June 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 +45 13 £26,500 -36.14% 1
London +24 8 £26,500 -53.91% 1
UK excluding London +20 6 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Midlands +8 2 - -
North of England -7 2 £35,000 +25.00%
Wales - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £31,000 -

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (89.13%) ITIL
2 32 (69.57%) Release Management
3 16 (34.78%) SDLC
3 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) Service Management
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
8 9 (19.57%) Project Planning
8 9 (19.57%) IIS
8 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) Change Management
10 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
10 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
10 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
10 7 (15.22%) .NET
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.04%) Time Management
11 6 (13.04%) Data Extraction
11 6 (13.04%) Xerox
11 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) SAP
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (13.04%) Information Management
11 6 (13.04%) Document Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) FishEye
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
1 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) COM+
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) ITIL
2 32 (69.57%) Release Management
3 16 (34.78%) SDLC
3 16 (34.78%) Service Management
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Project Planning
6 8 (17.39%) Change Management
7 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
8 6 (13.04%) Data Extraction
8 6 (13.04%) Document Management
8 6 (13.04%) Information Management
8 6 (13.04%) Time Management
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.70%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.52%) CMMI
11 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) APMP
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
2 6 (13.04%) Xerox
3 4 (8.70%) Apple
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
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