The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 266 299 339
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 6 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Release Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6735 9981 11864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.12% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 8459 9993
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager across the City of London region.

Release Manager Salary Trend in the City of London

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in the City of London

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Degree

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA