The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 562 545 504
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 65 92 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 83 103
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +8.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,200 £87,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
Release Manager
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Release Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in London

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in London

Release Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
City of London +18 25 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Hounslow - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow +7 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £65,000 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 65 (47.45%) Release Management
2 48 (35.04%) Finance
3 45 (32.85%) ITIL
4 34 (24.82%) QA
5 33 (24.09%) Windows
6 29 (21.17%) UNIX
7 27 (19.71%) Change Management
8 25 (18.25%) Project Management
9 24 (17.52%) Oracle
10 23 (16.79%) Java
10 23 (16.79%) Configuration Management
11 22 (16.06%) JIRA
12 21 (15.33%) Service Delivery
12 21 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (15.33%) Subversion
12 21 (15.33%) Linux
13 20 (14.60%) Service Management
14 18 (13.14%) SQL
15 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
15 15 (10.95%) Python
15 15 (10.95%) Financial Institution
16 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
16 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
16 14 (10.22%) Degree
16 14 (10.22%) Product Management
16 14 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database
18 12 (8.76%) TeamCity

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.73%) JBoss
4 1 (0.73%) Documentum
4 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Project
2 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) assyst
2 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.73%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) DHCP
1 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (2.92%) NetScaler
1 4 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.03%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.65%) QlikView
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.73%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) JIRA
2 21 (15.33%) Subversion
3 14 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.76%) TeamCity
5 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.30%) Ant
6 5 (3.65%) InstallShield
6 5 (3.65%) Maven
6 5 (3.65%) Selenium
6 5 (3.65%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.19%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.19%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.46%) MSI
8 2 (1.46%) Hudson
General
1 48 (35.04%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Financial Institution
3 10 (7.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Law
4 5 (3.65%) Publishing
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) XML
1 12 (8.76%) XML Schema
2 1 (0.73%) Velocity
2 1 (0.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.92%) Private Cloud
2 4 (2.92%) CLARiiON
2 4 (2.92%) Derivative
3 3 (2.19%) Kindle
4 2 (1.46%) CMDB
5 1 (0.73%) FMCG
5 1 (0.73%) Open Source
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.09%) Windows
2 29 (21.17%) UNIX
3 21 (15.33%) Linux
4 7 (5.11%) Solaris
4 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.45%) Release Management
2 45 (32.85%) ITIL
3 27 (19.71%) Change Management
4 25 (18.25%) Project Management
5 23 (16.79%) Configuration Management
6 21 (15.33%) Service Delivery
6 21 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (14.60%) Service Management
8 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.22%) Product Management
8 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.03%) Asset Management
10 10 (7.30%) Scrum
11 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.84%) Fund Management
12 8 (5.84%) ITIL V3
13 7 (5.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) Java
2 18 (13.14%) SQL
3 15 (10.95%) Python
4 12 (8.76%) C++
5 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.92%) C
5 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.46%) C#
8 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.73%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) VB
8 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.73%) ABAP
8 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Degree
2 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) PMP
3 10 (7.30%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.19%) CCNA
5 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) HND
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (24.82%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) XenApp
2 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (2.92%) vSphere
3 4 (2.92%) UAG
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.19%) Nessus
4 2 (1.46%) Control-M
5 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.76%) Remedy
4 9 (6.57%) Serena
5 8 (5.84%) Citrix
6 7 (5.11%) VMware
6 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.65%) EMC
7 5 (3.65%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.92%) Cisco
8 4 (2.92%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.19%) Macrovision
9 3 (2.19%) NetApp
10 2 (1.46%) BMC
10 2 (1.46%) Informatica
10 2 (1.46%) Siebel
10 2 (1.46%) Sybase
11 1 (0.73%) SAP
11 1 (0.73%) HP
11 1 (0.73%) Fiserv
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