The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 104 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 20 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.06% 0.95% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.17% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 13
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £43,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
Release Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1598 1369 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.00% 81.01% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1077 1616
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Cheshire

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Release Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 6 £27,500 -
Knutsford - 6 £43,000 -
Wilmslow -7 2 £67,500 +45.94%
Chester - 1 £19,500 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 22 (37.29%) ISEB
3 22 (37.29%) Software Testing
3 22 (37.29%) Performance Testing
3 22 (37.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (30.51%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) Manual Testing
6 16 (27.12%) ITIL
7 13 (22.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (22.03%) QA
7 13 (22.03%) Finance
7 13 (22.03%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (22.03%) MSTest
7 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
8 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
8 12 (20.34%) .NET
9 11 (18.64%) Project Management
10 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
10 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.25%) V-Model
11 9 (15.25%) PMP
11 9 (15.25%) PMI Certification
11 9 (15.25%) Change Management
11 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
11 9 (15.25%) System Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Stress Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.78%) Lync
2 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.03%) MSTest
2 13 (22.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (13.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 21 (35.59%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) QA Tester
4 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Tester
4 6 (10.17%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Database Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Developer
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Database Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) ETL Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Service Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Integration Manager
6 3 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Tandem
2 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.39%) PKI
2 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) FMCG
2 2 (3.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) UNIX
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Software Testing
2 22 (37.29%) Performance Testing
3 17 (28.81%) Manual Testing
4 16 (27.12%) ITIL
5 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
7 11 (18.64%) Project Management
8 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.25%) V-Model
9 9 (15.25%) Change Management
9 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
9 9 (15.25%) System Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Stress Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Supplier Management
10 8 (13.56%) Service Management
10 8 (13.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) ISEB
2 9 (15.25%) PMP
2 9 (15.25%) PMI Certification
2 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) MCITP
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) CCVP
4 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Informatica
3 3 (5.08%) Remedy
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Capita
5 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco