The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 47 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 9 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.16% 1.41% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.85% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 19
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Release Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
338 271 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.25% 76.34% 70.16%
Number of salaries quoted 251 238 255
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Release Management
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Luton

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Luton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Luton

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 6 (27.27%) IIS
4 6 (27.27%) Subversion
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
4 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 6 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) SaaS
7 3 (13.64%) Statistics
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
1 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Release Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Head of Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Change Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) XSL
2 2 (9.09%) XHTML
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) EJB
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
2 2 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 6 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) CMMI
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Northgate
4 1 (4.55%) Capita
4 1 (4.55%) Orchard