The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 101 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 26 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.28% 0.52% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.67% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 15
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Release Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Release Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Birmingham

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 28 (57.14%) MVC
4 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
5 26 (53.06%) C#
6 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
7 22 (44.90%) CSS
7 22 (44.90%) jQuery
8 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 19 (38.78%) TDD
9 19 (38.78%) SOA
9 19 (38.78%) SQL
9 19 (38.78%) API Design
10 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
12 14 (28.57%) Umbraco
13 13 (26.53%) ITIL
14 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
14 12 (24.49%) Java
15 11 (22.45%) Adobe
15 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
15 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (22.45%) Adobe AIR
15 11 (22.45%) Mobile Development
15 11 (22.45%) SDLC
15 11 (22.45%) Entity Framework
15 11 (22.45%) PhoneGap
15 11 (22.45%) Web Application Development
15 11 (22.45%) LESS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) BGP
2 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.04%) MGCP
2 1 (2.04%) TACACS
2 1 (2.04%) H.323
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Ant
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
1 6 (12.24%) Maven
1 6 (12.24%) Gradle
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Front Office
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
7 5 (10.20%) Release Manager
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Configuration Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Network Specialist
10 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 22 (44.90%) jQuery
3 22 (44.90%) CSS
4 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
7 11 (22.45%) Adobe AIR
7 11 (22.45%) Entity Framework
7 11 (22.45%) PhoneGap
7 11 (22.45%) LESS
8 10 (20.41%) WCF
8 10 (20.41%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) Java EE
9 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
9 8 (16.33%) Spring
9 8 (16.33%) Apache Camel
9 8 (16.33%) Spring Boot
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Derivative
1 6 (12.24%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) UNIX
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) MVC
2 19 (38.78%) SOA
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
2 19 (38.78%) API Design
3 13 (26.53%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Web Application Development
4 11 (22.45%) Mobile Development
4 11 (22.45%) SDLC
4 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Change Management
6 8 (16.33%) Refactoring
6 8 (16.33%) Capacity Management
7 6 (12.24%) Build Automation
7 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.16%) Product Management
9 3 (6.12%) System Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
9 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
2 26 (53.06%) C#
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) VBA
6 3 (6.12%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Adobe
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint