The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 30 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 5 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.69% 1.33% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.71% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £70,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +115.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,977 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.52%
Release Management
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 234 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 77.42% 78.00% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 85 184 96
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Release Management
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Halifax

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Baan
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Release Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Baan