The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 109 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 14 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.88% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.14% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 24
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1463 1315 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.10% 76.72% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1061 1575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Release Management
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 9 £30,000 -
Knutsford -2 3 £70,000 +64.70%
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (65.00%) ITIL
2 23 (57.50%) Service Delivery
3 22 (55.00%) SharePoint
4 20 (50.00%) .NET
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) VB
6 13 (32.50%) LiveLink
6 13 (32.50%) VB6
7 12 (30.00%) Change Management
7 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) ISEB
9 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
9 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
9 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) QA
11 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (12.50%) MSTest
11 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 4 (10.00%) Finance
12 4 (10.00%) V-Model
12 4 (10.00%) ISTQB

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (32.50%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) MSTest
2 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Applications Support
3 12 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Service Manager
5 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (22.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
9 1 (2.50%) ERP Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Change and Release Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.50%) Tandem
1 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) CMDB
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) ITIL
2 23 (57.50%) Service Delivery
3 12 (30.00%) Change Management
4 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
4 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
5 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) V-Model
7 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.50%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Stress Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) VB
1 13 (32.50%) VB6
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) PMP
3 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP