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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 108 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 13 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 1.99% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 2.37% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 13
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £41,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
1504 1605 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.19% 83.99% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1277 1035
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Knutsford -3 5 £46,000 -34.28%
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (16.67%) Office 365
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) XSLT
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Intranet
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) MSTest
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) QA Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) XSLT
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) Ajax
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.67%) jQuery
2 4 (16.67%) CAML
2 4 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.17%) CMDB
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) IBM