The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 712 711 714
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 166 150 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 129 98 121
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
Release Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in England

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in England

Release Manager
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
London -12 86 £55,000 -2.65% 7
South East +10 43 £52,500 +2.94% 2
East of England -22 12 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands -3 6 £36,250 -27.50% 1
South West -20 6 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Yorkshire -35 5 £42,250 -0.58% 1
East Midlands - 5 £41,674 - 1
North West -21 3 £37,000 -17.77% 2
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 179 (55.94%) Release Management
2 111 (34.69%) ITIL
3 75 (23.44%) Finance
4 73 (22.81%) Windows
5 69 (21.56%) Change Management
6 62 (19.38%) Service Management
7 60 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (18.44%) Project Management
9 56 (17.50%) UNIX
10 53 (16.56%) QA
11 52 (16.25%) Configuration Management
12 51 (15.94%) Java
13 45 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (12.50%) Oracle
14 40 (12.50%) JIRA
15 39 (12.19%) Linux
16 36 (11.25%) SQL
16 36 (11.25%) Banking
17 35 (10.94%) Subversion
17 35 (10.94%) Degree
18 31 (9.69%) Service Delivery
19 27 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (7.81%) Maven
21 23 (7.19%) E-Commerce
21 23 (7.19%) Jenkins
22 22 (6.88%) ITIL V3
22 22 (6.88%) Python
22 22 (6.88%) SQL Server
22 22 (6.88%) TeamCity
23 21 (6.56%) IIS

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 21 (6.56%) IIS
2 11 (3.44%) Apache
3 10 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.25%) JBoss
5 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.63%) Documentum
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Lync
7 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MS Project
1 8 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.19%) MS Office
3 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.94%) Demantra
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Heroku
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.50%) FTP
2 3 (0.94%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) SSH
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.31%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.25%) Big Data
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (1.25%) MySQL
3 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (12.50%) JIRA
2 35 (10.94%) Subversion
3 25 (7.81%) Maven
4 23 (7.19%) Jenkins
5 22 (6.88%) TeamCity
6 19 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (5.63%) Ant
8 12 (3.75%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.50%) MSBuild
9 8 (2.50%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.50%) Hudson
10 5 (1.56%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.56%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.94%) MSI
11 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.63%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.31%) Selenium
13 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 75 (23.44%) Finance
2 36 (11.25%) Banking
3 18 (5.63%) Law
4 16 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.44%) Front Office
7 10 (3.13%) Retail
8 5 (1.56%) Legal
8 5 (1.56%) Games
9 4 (1.25%) Back Office
9 4 (1.25%) Marketing
10 3 (0.94%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.94%) XML
2 13 (4.06%) XML Schema
2 13 (4.06%) .NET
3 6 (1.88%) Web Services
3 6 (1.88%) Middleware
4 2 (0.63%) LAMP
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.31%) Spring
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) J2EE
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.88%) Derivative
4 5 (1.56%) Open Source
5 4 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.94%) Video on Demand
6 3 (0.94%) FMCG
6 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.63%) PMI
7 2 (0.63%) CMDB
7 2 (0.63%) Kindle
7 2 (0.63%) Tandem
7 2 (0.63%) IPTV
8 1 (0.31%) iSeries
8 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.31%) Online Games
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (22.81%) Windows
2 56 (17.50%) UNIX
3 39 (12.19%) Linux
4 13 (4.06%) Windows 8
5 11 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.81%) Solaris
7 3 (0.94%) CentOS
7 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (55.94%) Release Management
2 111 (34.69%) ITIL
3 69 (21.56%) Change Management
4 62 (19.38%) Service Management
5 60 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (18.44%) Project Management
7 52 (16.25%) Configuration Management
8 45 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (9.69%) Service Delivery
10 27 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (7.19%) E-Commerce
12 22 (6.88%) ITIL V3
13 20 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 20 (6.25%) Business Analysis
14 15 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.06%) Scrum
15 13 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (3.44%) Matrix Management
16 11 (3.44%) Automated Testing
16 11 (3.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.94%) Java
2 36 (11.25%) SQL
3 22 (6.88%) Python
4 16 (5.00%) C++
5 9 (2.81%) C#
5 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.88%) PHP
7 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.25%) C
7 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.94%) Groovy
8 3 (0.94%) VBA
9 2 (0.63%) VB
9 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.63%) ABAP
9 2 (0.63%) Perl
9 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.31%) XAML
10 1 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 35 (10.94%) Degree
2 17 (5.31%) SC Cleared
2 17 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.94%) APMP
4 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.63%) PMP
5 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.56%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.94%) XenApp
3 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.06%) SCCM
2 8 (2.50%) Control-M
2 8 (2.50%) Puppet
3 7 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.56%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (12.50%) Oracle
2 16 (5.00%) Remedy
2 16 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.69%) Citrix
4 7 (2.19%) HP
4 7 (2.19%) Fiserv
5 6 (1.88%) VMware
6 5 (1.56%) Huawei
7 4 (1.25%) SAP
8 3 (0.94%) BMC
8 3 (0.94%) NetApp
8 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.94%) BT
8 3 (0.94%) EMC
9 2 (0.63%) Perforce
9 2 (0.63%) Macrovision
9 2 (0.63%) Serena
10 1 (0.31%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.31%) IBM
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