The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 216 209 203
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 6 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Release Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5421 5097 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 92.98% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3781 3985 4360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager across the Berkshire region.

Release Manager Salary Trend in Berkshire

Release Manager
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £38,000 -
Slough +3 1 £43,000 -4.44%
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Release Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Release Manager in their job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Release Management
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
3 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) ITSM
4 9 (47.37%) Time Management
5 8 (42.11%) Legal
5 8 (42.11%) DSL
5 8 (42.11%) CMDB
6 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
7 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Fujitsu
9 2 (10.53%) JIRA
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
10 1 (5.26%) Solaris
10 1 (5.26%) UNIX
10 1 (5.26%) J2EE
10 1 (5.26%) Change Management
10 1 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (5.26%) WSUS
10 1 (5.26%) QA
10 1 (5.26%) Spring
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Release Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DSL
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (42.11%) Legal
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) CMDB
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Release Management
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
3 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) ITSM
4 9 (47.37%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.26%) VMware