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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 87 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 38 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.96% 0.87% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.09% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 21
Average salary £30,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.17% +10.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
1594 1283 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.38% 79.79% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1022 1437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 16 £30,000 - 2
Knutsford -8 6 £70,000 +64.70%
Chester -11 1 - -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (58.06%) ITIL
2 27 (43.55%) Service Delivery
3 25 (40.32%) .NET
3 25 (40.32%) SharePoint
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
7 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
7 16 (25.81%) Change Management
7 16 (25.81%) ISEB
7 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
7 16 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (24.19%) Performance Testing
9 13 (20.97%) LiveLink
9 13 (20.97%) VB6
9 13 (20.97%) VB
10 12 (19.35%) Windows
11 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
12 10 (16.13%) V-Model
12 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
12 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
12 10 (16.13%) Regression Testing
12 10 (16.13%) Finance
13 9 (14.52%) Service Management
13 9 (14.52%) PMP
13 9 (14.52%) PMI Certification
13 9 (14.52%) Incident Management
13 9 (14.52%) Stress Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
13 9 (14.52%) System Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (40.32%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.97%) LiveLink
3 3 (4.84%) Lync
4 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) FTP
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.90%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.68%) MSTest
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Service Manager
4 13 (20.97%) Applications Support
5 12 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (19.35%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Services Delivery Manager
6 9 (14.52%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Database Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.84%) Tandem
1 3 (4.84%) Cryptography
1 3 (4.84%) PKI
1 3 (4.84%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) ITIL
2 27 (43.55%) Service Delivery
3 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 16 (25.81%) Change Management
5 15 (24.19%) Performance Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
7 10 (16.13%) V-Model
7 10 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Service Management
8 9 (14.52%) System Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Integration Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Stress Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Incident Management
8 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
9 8 (12.90%) Supplier Management
9 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.90%) PRINCE
10 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) VB
2 13 (20.97%) VB6
3 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ISEB
2 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.52%) PMP
3 9 (14.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCVP
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) IBM
2 3 (4.84%) Remedy
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
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