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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 286 301 320
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 32 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 19
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,750 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 22 (39.29%) Release Management
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Banking
3 19 (33.93%) Oracle
4 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
5 17 (30.36%) Investment Banking
6 15 (26.79%) Java
6 15 (26.79%) ITIL
6 15 (26.79%) UNIX
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.00%) SQL
8 12 (21.43%) JIRA
9 10 (17.86%) IIS
9 10 (17.86%) Citrix
10 9 (16.07%) FTP
10 9 (16.07%) HP
10 9 (16.07%) Control-M
10 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (16.07%) Fiserv
10 9 (16.07%) Markit EDM
11 8 (14.29%) Service Management
12 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 6 (10.71%) Change Management
13 6 (10.71%) Linux
13 6 (10.71%) Maven
13 6 (10.71%) QA
14 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.14%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.36%) Demantra
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Heroku
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
1 21 (37.50%) Banking
2 17 (30.36%) Investment Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.79%) Derivative
2 1 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.79%) iSeries
2 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) UNIX
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Release Management
2 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 15 (26.79%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Transition Management
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.57%) SOA
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) People Management
9 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.57%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) RPG
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Control-M
1 9 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Citrix
3 9 (16.07%) HP
3 9 (16.07%) Fiserv
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Macrovision