The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank - 44 36
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.39% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Release Management
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 208 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.22% 80.93% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 137 143
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Release Management
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Chester

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft