The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 87 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 16 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.16% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £52,500 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
Release Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1316 1030 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.22% 95.19% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 776 740
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager across the Essex region.

Release Manager Salary Trend in Essex

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in Essex

Release Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Brentwood -21 5 - -
Colchester - 2 £57,500 -
Release Manager
East of England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 16 (94.12%) Release Management
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Law
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) assyst
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) XenApp
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (5.88%) EMC

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) assyst
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Release Management
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) NetApp
1 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) EMC