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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 711 672 649
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 139 187 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 144 171
Average salary £59,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
93187 93662 97567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.48% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77560 76025 83489
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -35 61 £60,000 - 9
South East -22 23 £63,750 +10.86% 6
East of England +1 21 £56,250 +7.14% 5
West Midlands - 20 £52,250 - 1
East Midlands +21 5 £62,500 +93.96%
South West -2 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Yorkshire -13 3 £46,000 +2.79% 4
North West -15 2 £33,250 -16.87%
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 169 (55.23%) Release Management
2 123 (40.20%) ITIL
3 86 (28.10%) Finance
4 66 (21.57%) Change Management
5 60 (19.61%) Project Management
5 60 (19.61%) Windows
6 56 (18.30%) Service Management
7 53 (17.32%) Java
8 50 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (15.69%) QA
10 46 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (14.38%) Degree
12 42 (13.73%) Oracle
13 41 (13.40%) UNIX
13 41 (13.40%) Configuration Management
14 38 (12.42%) JIRA
14 38 (12.42%) Subversion
15 36 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (11.44%) Service Delivery
16 35 (11.44%) SQL
17 31 (10.13%) Linux
18 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
18 28 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (8.50%) Ant
20 24 (7.84%) PRINCE2
21 22 (7.19%) Maven
21 22 (7.19%) Business Analysis
22 21 (6.86%) Banking
22 21 (6.86%) Python
22 21 (6.86%) Jenkins

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 13 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.96%) IIS
4 5 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.92%) MS Project
3 10 (3.27%) MS Office
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.94%) assyst
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) DNS
1 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
1 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (0.98%) DHCP
2 2 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.58%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.27%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.31%) DB2
5 4 (1.31%) QlikView
5 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.31%) Big Data
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (12.42%) Subversion
1 38 (12.42%) JIRA
2 26 (8.50%) Ant
3 22 (7.19%) Maven
4 21 (6.86%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.25%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.96%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.96%) InstallShield
9 5 (1.63%) Selenium
10 4 (1.31%) Hudson
11 3 (0.98%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.98%) MSI
11 3 (0.98%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.33%) FxCop
12 1 (0.33%) StyleCop
12 1 (0.33%) NuGet
12 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (28.10%) Finance
2 21 (6.86%) Banking
3 14 (4.58%) Law
4 11 (3.59%) Retail
5 9 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.63%) Legal
9 4 (1.31%) Back Office
9 4 (1.31%) Publishing
10 3 (0.98%) Marketing
11 2 (0.65%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.56%) XML
1 17 (5.56%) XML Schema
1 17 (5.56%) .NET
2 6 (1.96%) Web Services
3 5 (1.63%) Middleware
4 4 (1.31%) J2EE
5 3 (0.98%) Mason
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.63%) PMI
4 4 (1.31%) Derivative
4 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.98%) CLARiiON
5 3 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (0.98%) Kindle
6 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.65%) Open Source
6 2 (0.65%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.65%) IPTV
6 2 (0.65%) CMDB
6 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.61%) Windows
2 41 (13.40%) UNIX
3 31 (10.13%) Linux
4 18 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.29%) Solaris
6 6 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (55.23%) Release Management
2 123 (40.20%) ITIL
3 66 (21.57%) Change Management
4 60 (19.61%) Project Management
5 56 (18.30%) Service Management
6 50 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (13.40%) Configuration Management
9 35 (11.44%) Service Delivery
10 28 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (7.84%) PRINCE2
12 22 (7.19%) Business Analysis
13 19 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.56%) ITIL V3
15 14 (4.58%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.58%) Validation
16 13 (4.25%) Scrum
17 12 (3.92%) ITSM
17 12 (3.92%) E-Commerce
17 12 (3.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.32%) Java
2 35 (11.44%) SQL
3 21 (6.86%) Python
4 17 (5.56%) C++
5 13 (4.25%) C#
6 6 (1.96%) VBA
6 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.63%) PHP
7 5 (1.63%) VB
8 4 (1.31%) C
8 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 44 (14.38%) Degree
2 36 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.27%) PMP
5 7 (2.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.98%) APMP
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.65%) CCNA
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) HND
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.69%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.25%) XenApp
2 6 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (0.98%) vSphere
4 3 (0.98%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) SCCM
2 7 (2.29%) Puppet
3 5 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.98%) Control-M
4 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (13.73%) Oracle
2 16 (5.23%) SAP
2 16 (5.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.23%) Citrix
2 16 (5.23%) Remedy
3 10 (3.27%) NetApp
4 9 (2.94%) VMware
5 8 (2.61%) Serena
5 8 (2.61%) EMC
6 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.31%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco
8 3 (0.98%) Macrovision
8 3 (0.98%) BT
8 3 (0.98%) Infoblox
9 2 (0.65%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.65%) BMC
9 2 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
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