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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 87 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 25 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.67% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.97% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 6
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
Release Management
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1406 1266 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.43% 84.57% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 892 839 641
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Release Management
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.75%) Veritas
6 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
6 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) QA
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (9.38%) C#
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
9 3 (9.38%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) WinForms
9 3 (9.38%) Banking

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) thinkFolio
1 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (43.75%) Test Analyst
4 13 (40.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) jQuery
2 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) WinForms
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) LINQ
3 2 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) Django
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) VLE
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Test Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Veritas
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.13%) Fidessa