The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 227 242 240
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 28 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 25
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7007 7615 8024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.05% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 6296 6921
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in the East of England

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in the East of England

Release Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Essex -11 17 £51,250 -2.38%
Cambridgeshire - 9 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £62,500 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 41 (77.36%) Release Management
2 37 (69.81%) ITIL
3 22 (41.51%) Degree
4 16 (30.19%) Change Management
5 15 (28.30%) Windows
6 14 (26.42%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.53%) Java
8 12 (22.64%) C#
8 12 (22.64%) Oracle
8 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
8 12 (22.64%) ITSM
8 12 (22.64%) NetApp
8 12 (22.64%) Citrix
8 12 (22.64%) assyst
8 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (22.64%) XenApp
8 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (16.98%) .NET
11 8 (15.09%) SQL
11 8 (15.09%) VB
11 8 (15.09%) VBA
11 8 (15.09%) EMC
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (15.09%) Service Management
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
1 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) Ant
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.89%) FxCop
3 1 (1.89%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.89%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.89%) NuGet
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Release Management
2 37 (69.81%) ITIL
3 16 (30.19%) Change Management
4 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.64%) ITSM
6 8 (15.09%) Service Management
6 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3
7 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.55%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.66%) Line Management
11 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.77%) Project Management
11 2 (3.77%) TDD
12 1 (1.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) VB
3 8 (15.09%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Citrix
1 12 (22.64%) NetApp
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) EMC
3 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy