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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 734 665 661
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 154 188 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 141 179
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +34 104 £57,500 +4.54% 7
South East -48 20 £45,000 -7.21% 2
East of England -10 12 £52,500 +50.00% 3
East Midlands -17 11 £43,401 +33.54% 1
South West -15 5 £46,250 +2.77%
North West -15 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -43 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 210 (64.81%) Release Management
2 127 (39.20%) ITIL
3 88 (27.16%) Windows
4 73 (22.53%) Project Management
5 72 (22.22%) Java
6 60 (18.52%) Change Management
7 58 (17.90%) SQL
8 54 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 52 (16.05%) Finance
9 52 (16.05%) Service Management
10 51 (15.74%) UNIX
11 49 (15.12%) Linux
12 48 (14.81%) Oracle
13 42 (12.96%) JIRA
14 40 (12.35%) .NET
15 37 (11.42%) SQL Server
15 37 (11.42%) Banking
15 37 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (9.57%) Subversion
17 30 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (8.64%) QA
18 28 (8.64%) IIS
18 28 (8.64%) Citrix
19 27 (8.33%) Microsoft
19 27 (8.33%) ITIL V3
20 25 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (7.41%) Degree
21 24 (7.41%) Business Analysis
21 24 (7.41%) Telecoms
22 23 (7.10%) Continuous Integration

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (8.64%) IIS
2 14 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (4.01%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.01%) Documentum
3 13 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.47%) Apache
5 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.54%) CMS
8 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.31%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) Lync
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.94%) MS Office
3 11 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.78%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.85%) assyst
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.93%) Demantra
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.23%) SaaS
2 4 (1.23%) PaaS
3 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Heroku
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.09%) FTP
2 8 (2.47%) DSL
3 6 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Broadband
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) SSH
4 1 (0.31%) NAS
4 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.31%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.09%) DB2
3 6 (1.85%) MySQL
4 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (12.96%) JIRA
2 31 (9.57%) Subversion
3 25 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.48%) Maven
5 17 (5.25%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.01%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.40%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.78%) Ant
9 6 (1.85%) Hudson
10 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.93%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.62%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.31%) Toad
13 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
General
1 52 (16.05%) Finance
2 37 (11.42%) Banking
3 24 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 21 (6.48%) Law
6 17 (5.25%) Legal
7 13 (4.01%) Front Office
8 10 (3.09%) Retail
9 8 (2.47%) Games
10 3 (0.93%) Marketing
10 3 (0.93%) Advertising
11 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.35%) .NET
2 23 (7.10%) XML
3 19 (5.86%) Web Services
4 16 (4.94%) Middleware
5 11 (3.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.23%) HTML
7 2 (0.62%) SOAP
7 2 (0.62%) J2EE
7 2 (0.62%) LAMP
7 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.62%) Flash
7 2 (0.62%) REST
7 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.31%) WSDL
8 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.31%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 9 (2.78%) CMDB
2 8 (2.47%) EFT
3 7 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.54%) PMI
4 5 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.23%) Derivative
6 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.93%) FMCG
6 3 (0.93%) Open Source
7 2 (0.62%) Online Games
7 2 (0.62%) Tandem
8 1 (0.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.31%) iSeries
8 1 (0.31%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.31%) Clustering
8 1 (0.31%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.16%) Windows
2 51 (15.74%) UNIX
3 49 (15.12%) Linux
4 20 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.16%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.85%) Solaris
8 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (64.81%) Release Management
2 127 (39.20%) ITIL
3 73 (22.53%) Project Management
4 60 (18.52%) Change Management
5 54 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 52 (16.05%) Service Management
7 37 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 24 (7.41%) Business Analysis
11 23 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (6.48%) ITSM
13 20 (6.17%) PRINCE2
13 20 (6.17%) E-Commerce
14 19 (5.86%) Scrum
14 19 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (5.56%) Matrix Management
15 18 (5.56%) Automated Testing
15 18 (5.56%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.22%) Java
2 58 (17.90%) SQL
3 15 (4.63%) C#
4 13 (4.01%) ABAP
5 11 (3.40%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.09%) VBA
6 10 (3.09%) VB
7 7 (2.16%) Python
8 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.54%) Perl
10 4 (1.23%) PHP
11 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.93%) C++
11 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.93%) Groovy
12 2 (0.62%) Scala
12 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.62%) C
13 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.41%) Degree
2 23 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.85%) PMP
3 6 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.54%) APMP
5 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.64%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (4.63%) XenApp
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.78%) Control-M
1 9 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.16%) SCCM
3 5 (1.54%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.93%) Puppet
4 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) WSUS
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (14.81%) Oracle
2 28 (8.64%) Citrix
3 27 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.63%) SAP
4 15 (4.63%) NetApp
5 13 (4.01%) EMC
5 13 (4.01%) HP
6 10 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.78%) Fiserv
8 6 (1.85%) Huawei
9 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.54%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.23%) IBM
10 4 (1.23%) VMware
10 4 (1.23%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.93%) Compaq
11 3 (0.93%) Sun
12 2 (0.62%) JBoss
12 2 (0.62%) Avaloq
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