The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management 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 Management
Rank 62 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.60% 2.29% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.84% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Average salary £41,000 £41,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.79% +9.86%
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%
Release Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 458 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.77% 80.63% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 348 413 318
Average salary £38,230 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.22% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Lancashire 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
Chorley -1 3 £41,000 +36.66%
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (65.63%) VB
2 18 (56.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) .NET
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle
6 12 (37.50%) UNIX
6 12 (37.50%) Delphi
6 12 (37.50%) IBM
6 12 (37.50%) Remedy
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (37.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 12 (37.50%) HFM
6 12 (37.50%) Aquila
6 12 (37.50%) FileNet
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) Validation
6 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (31.25%) VB.NET
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) VB6
10 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (21.88%) OOD
11 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
11 7 (21.88%) Billing
11 7 (21.88%) OOP
12 6 (18.75%) CRM
12 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (15.63%) System Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (37.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (37.50%) HFM
2 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (15.63%) VB Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
2 4 (12.50%) Java EE
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) XHTML
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) AS400
2 5 (15.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (37.50%) Validation
3 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.88%) OOP
4 7 (21.88%) OOD
4 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
6 5 (15.63%) System Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) VB
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 12 (37.50%) Delphi
4 10 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 9 (28.13%) VB6
6 5 (15.63%) RPG
7 4 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) IBM
2 12 (37.50%) Remedy
2 12 (37.50%) Aquila
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix