The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 95 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -27.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £58,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +22.10%
Release Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 1316 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.45% 95.92% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 784 796 1006
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Release Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle