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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 675 747 629
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 199 170 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 122 145 188
Average salary £58,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.36% +8.88%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +69 82 £57,500 +4.54% 5
South East +43 60 £59,000 +31.11% 2
East of England +18 30 £62,500 +13.63% 1
West Midlands +10 16 £46,000 -12.38% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -14 4 £45,000 -14.28% 1
North West +3 2 - - 1
East Midlands -1 1 £50,000 +43.88%
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 204 (59.13%) Release Management
2 169 (48.99%) ITIL
3 114 (33.04%) Finance
4 81 (23.48%) Project Management
5 73 (21.16%) Degree
6 72 (20.87%) SDLC
7 71 (20.58%) Windows
8 66 (19.13%) Configuration Management
8 66 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (18.84%) Oracle
10 59 (17.10%) Change Management
11 53 (15.36%) SQL
12 52 (15.07%) ITIL Certification
13 50 (14.49%) Java
13 50 (14.49%) Linux
14 48 (13.91%) PRINCE2
15 42 (12.17%) Banking
16 40 (11.59%) SQL Server
17 39 (11.30%) SAP
18 36 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 35 (10.14%) Microsoft
20 34 (9.86%) Subversion
20 34 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (9.28%) Citrix
22 31 (8.99%) UNIX
22 31 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (8.70%) QA
24 29 (8.41%) MS Exchange
24 29 (8.41%) XenApp
25 28 (8.12%) Service Management

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (8.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.77%) IIS
2 13 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.32%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.74%) Apache
6 4 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.09%) MS Office
3 13 (3.77%) MS Project
4 5 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.58%) FastStats
5 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.06%) assyst
2 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.87%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.58%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.35%) DHCP
1 15 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (4.35%) NetScaler
1 15 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (2.03%) Internet
3 3 (0.87%) ATM
3 3 (0.87%) LAN
4 2 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.06%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.61%) QlikView
6 7 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.03%) DB2
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.29%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (9.86%) Subversion
2 27 (7.83%) JIRA
3 25 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (7.25%) Ant
4 19 (5.51%) Maven
5 12 (3.48%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.32%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.74%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.45%) Selenium
8 5 (1.45%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.45%) Gradle
8 5 (1.45%) Hudson
9 4 (1.16%) FishEye
9 4 (1.16%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.87%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.87%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 114 (33.04%) Finance
2 42 (12.17%) Banking
3 23 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 20 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.74%) Retail
8 5 (1.45%) Military
9 4 (1.16%) Law
9 4 (1.16%) Legal
9 4 (1.16%) Publishing
10 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.38%) .NET
2 10 (2.90%) Mason
3 7 (2.03%) Web Services
3 7 (2.03%) XML
4 4 (1.16%) J2EE
5 2 (0.58%) JRules
5 2 (0.58%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.58%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.29%) Velocity
6 1 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.35%) CLARiiON
2 15 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.03%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.74%) Tandem
6 6 (1.74%) PMI
7 4 (1.16%) Wiki
8 3 (0.87%) EFT
8 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.87%) Kindle
9 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.58%) CMDB
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.58%) Windows
2 50 (14.49%) Linux
3 34 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (8.99%) UNIX
5 21 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.45%) Solaris
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (59.13%) Release Management
2 169 (48.99%) ITIL
3 81 (23.48%) Project Management
4 72 (20.87%) SDLC
5 66 (19.13%) Configuration Management
5 66 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (17.10%) Change Management
7 48 (13.91%) PRINCE2
8 36 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.12%) Service Management
11 26 (7.54%) ITIL V3
12 22 (6.38%) Scrum
12 22 (6.38%) Waterfall
13 20 (5.80%) Service Delivery
14 19 (5.51%) Validation
15 18 (5.22%) Product Management
16 17 (4.93%) Business Analysis
17 16 (4.64%) Automated Testing
17 16 (4.64%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.36%) SQL
2 50 (14.49%) Java
3 17 (4.93%) Shell Script
4 14 (4.06%) C#
5 13 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.48%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.61%) C
7 9 (2.61%) Perl
8 8 (2.32%) VB
8 8 (2.32%) VBA
9 6 (1.74%) Python
10 2 (0.58%) Ruby
10 2 (0.58%) C++
10 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) ABAP
11 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (21.16%) Degree
2 52 (15.07%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (5.51%) PMP
4 17 (4.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) CCNA
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) HND
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.70%) QA
2 6 (1.74%) SLA
3 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (8.41%) XenApp
2 15 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 15 (4.35%) UAG
2 15 (4.35%) vSphere
3 6 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (2.61%) Puppet
3 3 (0.87%) SCCM
3 3 (0.87%) Nessus
3 3 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 65 (18.84%) Oracle
2 39 (11.30%) SAP
3 35 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 32 (9.28%) Citrix
5 23 (6.67%) EMC
6 22 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.80%) VMware
8 15 (4.35%) Cisco
8 15 (4.35%) Infoblox
9 14 (4.06%) NetApp
10 9 (2.61%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.03%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.74%) Serena
12 6 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.74%) Remedy
13 4 (1.16%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.16%) Siebel
14 3 (0.87%) BMC
14 3 (0.87%) Macrovision
15 2 (0.58%) LANDesk
Central London / West End
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £64281 per annum + Exc.Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Share
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 days ago