The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 184 208 213
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 64 30 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 64 12 56
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,291
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Release Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Release Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Release Management Salary Trend in the North West

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Release Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Release Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(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
Manchester +14 39 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Cheshire -4 15 £27,500 -46.34%
Lancashire -1 5 £27,500 -12.69%
Cumbria - 3 £57,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £34,000 - 2
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 57 (38.00%) ITIL
2 44 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.67%) Project Management
4 39 (26.00%) SQL
5 31 (20.67%) .NET
6 30 (20.00%) Java
7 28 (18.67%) ISEB
7 28 (18.67%) Finance
8 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (18.00%) Windows
9 24 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 22 (14.67%) PRINCE2
10 22 (14.67%) Problem Management
11 21 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (14.00%) Software Testing
12 19 (12.67%) Performance Testing
13 18 (12.00%) QA
13 18 (12.00%) Oracle
13 18 (12.00%) Service Management
14 17 (11.33%) Change Management
14 17 (11.33%) UNIX
14 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
15 16 (10.67%) Linux
15 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
16 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
16 15 (10.00%) ISTQB
16 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
17 14 (9.33%) Manual Testing
17 14 (9.33%) SLA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (3.33%) Lync
2 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Office
3 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) VoIP
1 2 (1.33%) FTP
1 2 (1.33%) HTTP
1 2 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) VPN
2 1 (0.67%) WLAN
2 1 (0.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (8.67%) MSTest
3 7 (4.67%) JIRA
4 6 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.33%) Subversion
5 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (18.67%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Front Office
3 7 (4.67%) Back Office
4 3 (2.00%) Legal
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (34.00%) Analyst
2 20 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 18 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 18 (12.00%) Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 11 (7.33%) Tester
6 11 (7.33%) Consultant
6 11 (7.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (6.67%) QA Tester
8 9 (6.00%) Release Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Informatica Specialist
9 8 (5.33%) ETL Specialist
10 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.67%) IT Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Transition Manager
10 7 (4.67%) Software Tester
10 7 (4.67%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.67%) .NET
2 13 (8.67%) Java EE
2 13 (8.67%) Spring
3 12 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (6.00%) HTML
4 9 (6.00%) CSS
5 7 (4.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.67%) HTML5
5 7 (4.67%) CSS3
6 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.33%) jQuery
7 2 (1.33%) Web Services
7 2 (1.33%) XML
7 2 (1.33%) Middleware
8 1 (0.67%) XSD
8 1 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.33%) PMI
3 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.33%) FMCG
4 2 (1.33%) Telematics
4 2 (1.33%) PKI
4 2 (1.33%) Tandem
4 2 (1.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.67%) Informatics
5 1 (0.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.00%) Windows
2 17 (11.33%) UNIX
3 16 (10.67%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.00%) ITIL
2 44 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.67%) Project Management
4 24 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 22 (14.67%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.67%) Problem Management
6 21 (14.00%) Software Testing
7 19 (12.67%) Performance Testing
8 18 (12.00%) Service Management
9 17 (11.33%) Change Management
10 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 14 (9.33%) Manual Testing
13 13 (8.67%) ETL
13 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.67%) Web Development
13 13 (8.67%) Test Scripting
14 12 (8.00%) ITIL V3
14 12 (8.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) SQL
2 30 (20.00%) Java
3 10 (6.67%) Perl
4 9 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.33%) C#
5 8 (5.33%) Python
6 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (18.67%) ISEB
2 15 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.67%) PMI Certification
4 9 (6.00%) Degree
5 8 (5.33%) PMP
6 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) MCTS
7 2 (1.33%) MCITP
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CISA
8 1 (0.67%) CISM
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.67%) CISSP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.00%) QA
2 14 (9.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) XenApp
2 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.33%) Control-M
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Oracle
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.33%) Informatica
4 6 (4.00%) Remedy
5 2 (1.33%) Dell
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco
5 2 (1.33%) IBM
5 2 (1.33%) Sybase
5 2 (1.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Mitel
6 1 (0.67%) Capita
6 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
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