The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 158 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 25 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.91% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 20
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £31,541 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3258 3187 3010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.23% 78.59% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2627 2732 2632
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Release Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Manchester

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Release Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Release Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Stockport - 2 £24,000 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (31.11%) Oracle
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) UNIX
5 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) MS Office
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.33%) Finance
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.11%) Change Control
9 4 (8.89%) .NET
9 4 (8.89%) XML
9 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
10 3 (6.67%) Information Security
10 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) AquaLogic
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.22%) FileNet
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.44%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Applications Support
2 8 (17.78%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Release Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Business Process Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Process Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) JSF
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) WCF
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (11.11%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 3 (6.67%) Security Management
7 3 (6.67%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) XAML
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Clojure
5 1 (2.22%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.44%) hybris
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.22%) Misys
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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