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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 111 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 22 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 1.77% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.19% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 15
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%
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
1819 1735 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.78% 80.77% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1563 1018
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (60.71%) Incident Management
2 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 13 (46.43%) Migration
3 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
4 11 (39.29%) Service Management
5 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 10 (35.71%) BMC
5 10 (35.71%) CMDB
5 10 (35.71%) Data Migration
5 10 (35.71%) Supplier Management
5 10 (35.71%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (35.71%) Capacity Management
6 6 (21.43%) Open Source
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) J2EE
8 4 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) NetApp
8 4 (14.29%) SAN
8 4 (14.29%) Symantec
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Replication
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) FileNet
2 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
2 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSLT
3 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) JSF
3 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) CMDB
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Incident Management
2 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 13 (46.43%) Migration
3 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
4 11 (39.29%) Service Management
5 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 10 (35.71%) Data Migration
5 10 (35.71%) Supplier Management
5 10 (35.71%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (35.71%) Capacity Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.29%) Change Control
6 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Groovy
2 2 (7.14%) Scala
2 2 (7.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) BMC
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter