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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 684 720 648
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 183 181 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 113 147 170
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 80 £58,000 +0.86% 8
South East +24 54 £55,000 +22.22% 6
West Midlands +21 20 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England 0 12 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £36,300 -67.00%
East Midlands -4 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South West -11 5 £32,500 -38.09%
North West -5 1 £60,000 +48.14% 1
Release Manager
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 230 (61.01%) Release Management
2 186 (49.34%) ITIL
3 133 (35.28%) Finance
4 83 (22.02%) Windows
5 74 (19.63%) Degree
6 72 (19.10%) Change Management
7 71 (18.83%) Project Management
8 70 (18.57%) Oracle
9 65 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 65 (17.24%) Banking
10 59 (15.65%) SDLC
11 56 (14.85%) ITIL Certification
12 55 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (14.32%) Linux
14 46 (12.20%) SQL
14 46 (12.20%) PRINCE2
14 46 (12.20%) Microsoft
15 44 (11.67%) SAP
16 39 (10.34%) Java
16 39 (10.34%) QA
17 38 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (9.81%) SQL Server
19 36 (9.55%) Service Management
20 34 (9.02%) Citrix
20 34 (9.02%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.75%) MS Office
21 33 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (8.22%) XenApp
22 31 (8.22%) MS Exchange
23 29 (7.69%) JIRA

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.98%) IIS
3 13 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.86%) Apache
6 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.59%) JBoss
8 3 (0.80%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.53%) nginx
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.75%) MS Office
3 13 (3.45%) MS Project
4 7 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (3.18%) assyst
2 7 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.86%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.80%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.80%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.53%) Cordys
5 1 (0.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.04%) DHCP
1 19 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
1 19 (5.04%) NetScaler
1 19 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) ATM
3 3 (0.80%) LAN
4 2 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.10%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.86%) QlikView
6 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.06%) DB2
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.80%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.80%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 29 (7.69%) JIRA
2 23 (6.10%) Ant
2 23 (6.10%) Subversion
3 20 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.51%) Maven
4 17 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.86%) Gradle
7 6 (1.59%) Artifactory
7 6 (1.59%) Hudson
8 5 (1.33%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.33%) FishEye
9 4 (1.06%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.80%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 133 (35.28%) Finance
2 65 (17.24%) Banking
3 23 (6.10%) Financial Institution
3 23 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.84%) Retail
5 15 (3.98%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.71%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.59%) Front Office
8 5 (1.33%) Military
9 4 (1.06%) Publishing
9 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 2 (0.53%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.24%) .NET
2 11 (2.92%) Web Services
3 10 (2.65%) Mason
4 7 (1.86%) XML
4 7 (1.86%) SOAP
5 5 (1.33%) JMX
5 5 (1.33%) JMS
5 5 (1.33%) HTML
5 5 (1.33%) JSP
5 5 (1.33%) REST
6 3 (0.80%) DOM
6 3 (0.80%) WCF
7 2 (0.53%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.53%) JRules
7 2 (0.53%) Drools
7 2 (0.53%) RESTful
8 1 (0.27%) Spring
8 1 (0.27%) Velocity
8 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.04%) Private Cloud
2 19 (5.04%) EMC VNX
2 19 (5.04%) CLARiiON
3 17 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.86%) Tandem
6 6 (1.59%) PMI
7 5 (1.33%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.33%) Wiki
7 5 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.80%) EFT
9 2 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.53%) CMDB
10 1 (0.27%) Life Science
10 1 (0.27%) Kindle
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.02%) Windows
2 54 (14.32%) Linux
3 33 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.37%) UNIX
6 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (61.01%) Release Management
2 186 (49.34%) ITIL
3 72 (19.10%) Change Management
4 71 (18.83%) Project Management
5 65 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 59 (15.65%) SDLC
7 55 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 38 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (9.55%) Service Management
11 27 (7.16%) ITIL V3
12 26 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.84%) Wealth Management
14 21 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (5.57%) Product Management
14 21 (5.57%) Scrum
15 19 (5.04%) Validation
15 19 (5.04%) Service Delivery
16 18 (4.77%) Waterfall
17 15 (3.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.20%) SQL
2 39 (10.34%) Java
3 20 (5.31%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.77%) Perl
5 17 (4.51%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.45%) C
6 13 (3.45%) C#
7 11 (2.92%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.12%) VB
9 7 (1.86%) VBA
9 7 (1.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.33%) C-shell
11 2 (0.53%) Ruby
11 2 (0.53%) Python
11 2 (0.53%) ABAP
12 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (19.63%) Degree
2 56 (14.85%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (4.77%) PMP
3 18 (4.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (3.18%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) CCNA
7 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.34%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (8.22%) XenApp
2 19 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 19 (5.04%) vSphere
2 19 (5.04%) UAG
3 6 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (4.77%) Puppet
3 10 (2.65%) Nagios
4 8 (2.12%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.33%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.80%) SCCM
6 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.80%) Nessus
7 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 70 (18.57%) Oracle
2 46 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 44 (11.67%) SAP
4 34 (9.02%) Citrix
5 27 (7.16%) EMC
5 27 (7.16%) Red Hat
6 23 (6.10%) VMware
7 19 (5.04%) Infoblox
7 19 (5.04%) Cisco
8 12 (3.18%) NetApp
9 11 (2.92%) Remedy
10 10 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.86%) Serena
11 7 (1.86%) BMC
12 6 (1.59%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.06%) Siebel
13 4 (1.06%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.80%) IBM
14 3 (0.80%) Informatica
15 2 (0.53%) Avaya
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