The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 204 153 189
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.052% 0.71% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.73% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 2
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3704 3155 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.86% 96.87% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2611 3269
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) FMCG
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) PMI
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) CMMI
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cognizant