The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 111 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 9 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% - 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 10
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Release Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1795 2040 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.78% 94.36% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1731 1804
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Release Manager
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) COBIT