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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 102 107 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 18 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.70% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.34% +20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
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
1523 1284 1593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.75% 81.52% 83.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 960 1240
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Warrington - 5 £27,500 - 2
Chester - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £45,000 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) ISEB
4 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 16 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (44.44%) QA
4 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (44.44%) MSTest
5 10 (27.78%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) Linux
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.89%) UNIX
8 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 4 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.33%) Change Management
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) Informatica

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (44.44%) MSTest
1 16 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 17 (47.22%) Test Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Tester
3 14 (38.89%) QA Tester
4 12 (33.33%) Software Tester
5 9 (25.00%) Test Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Software Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) QA Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Informatica Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) ETL Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Integration Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Telematics
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
9 2 (5.56%) Change Control
10 1 (2.78%) User Stories
10 1 (2.78%) Service Continuity Management
10 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) VCP4
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
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