The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 92 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% 0.19% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.19% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +41.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £77,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £77,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Release Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Release Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Folkestone - 3 £52,500 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Tandem
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BMC