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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 115 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 22 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.69% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.05% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 28
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +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
1927 1752 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.56% 82.45% 71.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 1596 989
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (57.50%) Incident Management
2 22 (55.00%) ITIL
3 20 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 18 (45.00%) Migration
5 16 (40.00%) Change Management
6 15 (37.50%) CMDB
7 14 (35.00%) Service Management
8 13 (32.50%) BMC
8 13 (32.50%) Data Migration
8 13 (32.50%) Supplier Management
8 13 (32.50%) Knowledge Management
8 13 (32.50%) Capacity Management
9 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 7 (17.50%) Java
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.00%) J2EE
11 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) VMware
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.50%) SAN
12 5 (12.50%) Remedy
12 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 5 (12.50%) UNIX
12 5 (12.50%) Windows
12 5 (12.50%) Solaris
12 5 (12.50%) SLA
12 5 (12.50%) Apache

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (12.50%) Apache
1 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) FileNet
2 2 (5.00%) LiveCycle
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) German Language
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Team Leader
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Quality Manager
5 1 (2.50%) QA Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) J2EE
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) JSF
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.50%) Django
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) CMDB
2 8 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Incident Management
2 22 (55.00%) ITIL
3 20 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 18 (45.00%) Migration
5 16 (40.00%) Change Management
6 14 (35.00%) Service Management
7 13 (32.50%) Supplier Management
7 13 (32.50%) Knowledge Management
7 13 (32.50%) Data Migration
7 13 (32.50%) Capacity Management
8 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) Change Control
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Groovy
2 2 (5.00%) Scala
2 2 (5.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) BMC
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Remedy
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe
5 2 (5.00%) Twitter
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) HP