The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 110 102 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 5 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.92% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.21% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 6
Average salary £37,500 £47,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +21.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,800 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £56,450 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1383 1319 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.24% 75.85% 71.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1094 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Release Management
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (65.38%) Oracle
2 16 (61.54%) UNIX
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Solaris
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
6 9 (34.62%) IBM
6 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
7 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
7 8 (30.77%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (30.77%) AquaLogic BPM
7 8 (30.77%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (30.77%) RUP
7 8 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (30.77%) WebLogic Integration
7 8 (30.77%) ERP
7 8 (30.77%) SOA
7 8 (30.77%) Workflow
7 8 (30.77%) Unified Process
7 8 (30.77%) Advertising
7 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
7 8 (30.77%) AquaLogic
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (26.92%) Migration
8 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
8 7 (26.92%) Linux

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic Integration
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
2 8 (30.77%) AquaLogic
3 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 6 (23.08%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Resin
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (30.77%) AquaLogic BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Advertising
3 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
4 5 (19.23%) Front Office
4 5 (19.23%) Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
5 3 (11.54%) Release Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
2 1 (3.85%) Servlets
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Solaris
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 8 (30.77%) RUP
1 8 (30.77%) ERP
1 8 (30.77%) SOA
1 8 (30.77%) Workflow
1 8 (30.77%) Unified Process
2 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
5 3 (11.54%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (19.23%) Control-M
3 1 (3.85%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Sybase
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.85%) JDA
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk