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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 700 688 634
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 171 192 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 120 156 192
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.31% +5.55%
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
95518 99384 95316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.55% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 78999 81114 80558
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 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 26 March 2015.

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 26 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
London +14 64 £57,500 +4.54% 12
South East +10 35 £62,500 +8.69% 5
East of England +16 29 £60,000 +14.28%
West Midlands +3 22 £44,750 +26.05% 3
Yorkshire -9 9 £45,000 +0.55%
South West -11 7 £42,500 -10.52% 1
East Midlands +6 4 £56,250 +74.56% 1
North West -3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 198 (58.75%) Release Management
2 153 (45.40%) ITIL
3 102 (30.27%) Finance
4 76 (22.55%) Change Management
5 65 (19.29%) Project Management
6 59 (17.51%) Java
6 59 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (16.91%) Windows
8 55 (16.32%) Degree
9 50 (14.84%) Service Management
9 50 (14.84%) QA
10 47 (13.95%) Oracle
11 46 (13.65%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (12.76%) SQL
12 43 (12.76%) Service Delivery
13 38 (11.28%) Configuration Management
14 37 (10.98%) UNIX
15 35 (10.39%) PRINCE2
15 35 (10.39%) JIRA
16 31 (9.20%) Linux
16 31 (9.20%) Subversion
17 29 (8.61%) SQL Server
18 24 (7.12%) SAP
18 24 (7.12%) Banking
18 24 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (6.53%) ITIL V3
20 21 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (5.93%) Ant

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 19 (5.64%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.19%) IIS
4 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.59%) JBoss
5 2 (0.59%) Apache
5 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (4.75%) MS Project
2 15 (4.45%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.26%) MS Office
4 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.45%) assyst
2 5 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.89%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.59%) Cordys
5 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) DHCP
1 4 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (1.19%) NetScaler
1 4 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.75%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.48%) QlikView
7 4 (1.19%) DB2
8 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.89%) Big Data
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (10.39%) JIRA
2 31 (9.20%) Subversion
3 20 (5.93%) Ant
3 20 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.04%) Maven
5 14 (4.15%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.97%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.48%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.48%) Selenium
7 5 (1.48%) InstallShield
8 4 (1.19%) Hudson
9 3 (0.89%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.89%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.59%) MSI
11 1 (0.30%) FxCop
11 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.30%) NuGet
General
1 102 (30.27%) Finance
2 24 (7.12%) Banking
3 15 (4.45%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.97%) Retail
5 10 (2.97%) Law
6 9 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.48%) Publishing
7 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.19%) Back Office
8 4 (1.19%) Legal
9 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.64%) .NET
2 14 (4.15%) XML
2 14 (4.15%) XML Schema
3 7 (2.08%) Mason
4 6 (1.78%) Web Services
5 4 (1.19%) J2EE
6 2 (0.59%) Middleware
6 2 (0.59%) JRules
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.08%) PMI
4 4 (1.19%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.19%) Derivative
5 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 3 (0.89%) Open Source
5 3 (0.89%) Kindle
5 3 (0.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.59%) CMDB
7 1 (0.30%) FMCG
7 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.91%) Windows
2 37 (10.98%) UNIX
3 31 (9.20%) Linux
4 21 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.08%) Solaris
7 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (58.75%) Release Management
2 153 (45.40%) ITIL
3 76 (22.55%) Change Management
4 65 (19.29%) Project Management
5 59 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (14.84%) Service Management
7 46 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (12.76%) Service Delivery
9 38 (11.28%) Configuration Management
10 35 (10.39%) PRINCE2
11 24 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (6.53%) ITIL V3
13 20 (5.93%) Business Analysis
13 20 (5.93%) Validation
14 18 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (5.04%) Scrum
15 17 (5.04%) ITSM
16 16 (4.75%) Product Management
17 15 (4.45%) Waterfall
18 11 (3.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.51%) Java
2 43 (12.76%) SQL
3 17 (5.04%) Python
3 17 (5.04%) C#
4 14 (4.15%) C++
5 9 (2.67%) VBA
5 9 (2.67%) VB
6 6 (1.78%) C
7 5 (1.48%) PHP
7 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.48%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.89%) Perl
9 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.59%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 55 (16.32%) Degree
2 46 (13.65%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.34%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.75%) PMP
5 11 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.89%) APMP
7 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.89%) CCNA
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) HND
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.84%) QA
2 5 (1.48%) SLA
3 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (5.64%) XenApp
2 6 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (1.19%) vSphere
4 4 (1.19%) UAG
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.08%) Puppet
2 5 (1.48%) SCCM
3 4 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.89%) Nessus
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.59%) Control-M
5 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (13.95%) Oracle
2 24 (7.12%) SAP
3 20 (5.93%) Citrix
4 18 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.34%) Remedy
5 15 (4.45%) NetApp
6 13 (3.86%) EMC
7 10 (2.97%) VMware
8 9 (2.67%) Serena
9 7 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.78%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.48%) BMC
11 5 (1.48%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.19%) Cisco
12 4 (1.19%) Infoblox
13 3 (0.89%) Macrovision
14 2 (0.59%) IBM
14 2 (0.59%) Siebel
14 2 (0.59%) Sybase
14 2 (0.59%) Informatica
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £58k +car allowance +bonus + bens
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