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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 745 797 749
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 164 132 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 150 93 123
Average salary £49,750 £57,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.71% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +33 81 £55,000 -14.06% 14
Yorkshire +33 26 £30,000 -27.71% 1
North West +47 22 £45,000 +35.33% 8
South East +8 18 £45,000 -22.41% 3
East of England -21 7 £45,000 -14.28% 3
West Midlands -19 5 £45,000 +1.12%
East Midlands +2 4 £50,000 -4.00% 1
South West -14 1 - -
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (57.74%) Release Management
2 165 (53.23%) ITIL
3 135 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (37.74%) Finance
5 88 (28.39%) Change Management
6 85 (27.42%) Project Management
7 66 (21.29%) Waterfall
8 62 (20.00%) Service Management
9 57 (18.39%) ITIL Certification
10 56 (18.06%) Configuration Management
11 50 (16.13%) Service Delivery
12 47 (15.16%) Windows
13 43 (13.87%) SDLC
14 42 (13.55%) Oracle
14 42 (13.55%) QA
15 41 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (11.29%) DevOps
16 35 (11.29%) SQL
17 33 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
19 31 (10.00%) Java
20 30 (9.68%) Software Delivery
21 28 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (8.71%) Management Information System
22 27 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
23 24 (7.74%) Subversion
24 23 (7.42%) Banking
24 23 (7.42%) User Acceptance Testing
24 23 (7.42%) Linux

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (3.87%) IIS
2 10 (3.23%) Confluence
3 6 (1.94%) JBoss
3 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.84%) MS Office
3 10 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (2.90%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.97%) Summit
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.65%) FastStats
4 2 (0.65%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) IaaS
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.90%) Internet
2 4 (1.29%) Extranet
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.90%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.26%) MySQL
5 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.29%) GIS
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.97%) DB2
7 3 (0.97%) QlikView
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) DataStage
9 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.32%) SQLite
9 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.74%) Subversion
3 22 (7.10%) JIRA
4 18 (5.81%) Maven
5 17 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.16%) Git (software)
7 12 (3.87%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.55%) Ant
9 7 (2.26%) Artifactory
9 7 (2.26%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.94%) Gradle
11 5 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.65%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.65%) Grunt
13 2 (0.65%) Hudson
14 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 117 (37.74%) Finance
2 23 (7.42%) Banking
3 18 (5.81%) Retail
4 7 (2.26%) Publishing
5 6 (1.94%) Legal
5 6 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Law
8 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.97%) Front Office
8 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.77%) .NET
2 7 (2.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.61%) Middleware
4 4 (1.29%) HTML
5 3 (0.97%) SOAP
6 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 2 (0.65%) Ext JS
6 2 (0.65%) HTML5
6 2 (0.65%) jQuery
6 2 (0.65%) Struts
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.32%) WCF
7 1 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.23%) Statistics
4 8 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.26%) Wiki
6 6 (1.94%) CMDB
6 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.94%) User Experience
7 5 (1.61%) Tandem
8 3 (0.97%) Fintech
8 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.97%) Physics
9 2 (0.65%) FMCG
9 2 (0.65%) Life Science
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.32%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.16%) Windows
2 23 (7.42%) Linux
3 21 (6.77%) Unix
4 6 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.97%) Android
5 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (57.74%) Release Management
2 165 (53.23%) ITIL
3 135 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (28.39%) Change Management
5 85 (27.42%) Project Management
6 66 (21.29%) Waterfall
7 62 (20.00%) Service Management
8 56 (18.06%) Configuration Management
9 50 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 43 (13.87%) SDLC
11 35 (11.29%) DevOps
12 33 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (9.68%) Software Delivery
14 27 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (7.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (5.81%) Problem Management
17 16 (5.16%) Scrum
18 15 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (4.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.29%) SQL
2 31 (10.00%) Java
3 12 (3.87%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.23%) C#
5 9 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.94%) C
7 5 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.29%) Perl
9 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.65%) Groovy
10 2 (0.65%) LINC
10 2 (0.65%) PHP
10 2 (0.65%) Python
10 2 (0.65%) Ruby
10 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (18.39%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (5.81%) Degree
3 5 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (1.29%) CITP
4 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.29%) MBA
5 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) EXIN
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.55%) QA
2 16 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.16%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.23%) COSO
3 10 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 10 (3.23%) ISO22301
4 6 (1.94%) HIPAA
4 6 (1.94%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.65%) SLA
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.32%) Control-M
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (13.55%) Oracle
2 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.48%) SAP
4 10 (3.23%) IBM
5 6 (1.94%) Cisco
6 5 (1.61%) CollabNet
6 5 (1.61%) HP
7 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.97%) Remedy
7 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.65%) Capita
8 2 (0.65%) Google
8 2 (0.65%) Informatica
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.65%) Sencha
8 2 (0.65%) Serena
8 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.65%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.65%) Unisys
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