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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 155 205 171
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -34
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 81 40 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 0.66% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.74% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 78 34 62
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,180 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
4700 5383 5816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.95% 88.32% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 4287 4680
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +43 68 £45,000 +0.55% 5
Lancashire - 12 £63,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £38,100 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 97 (63.40%) ITIL
2 86 (56.21%) Change Management
3 50 (32.68%) Service Delivery
4 43 (28.10%) Project Management
5 41 (26.80%) ITIL V3
6 40 (26.14%) SAP
7 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (22.88%) ERP
8 35 (22.88%) Microsoft
9 32 (20.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (20.92%) Performance Improvement
9 32 (20.92%) FMCG
9 32 (20.92%) Incident Management
9 32 (20.92%) Problem Management
9 32 (20.92%) Infrastructure Management
10 30 (19.61%) SAP ERP
11 26 (16.99%) SQL
12 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (15.03%) Service Management
14 21 (13.73%) SDLC
15 20 (13.07%) Finance
15 20 (13.07%) Windows
16 18 (11.76%) Windows Server
17 17 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 16 (10.46%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (10.46%) Waterfall
19 15 (9.80%) Law
19 15 (9.80%) Process Management
19 15 (9.80%) T-SQL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.88%) IIS
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
2 6 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.96%) Apache
3 3 (1.96%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
2 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (19.61%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 3 (1.96%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.96%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) LAN
1 1 (0.65%) SAN
1 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.31%) MySQL
7 2 (1.31%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
2 1 (0.65%) FishEye
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (13.07%) Finance
2 15 (9.80%) Law
3 10 (6.54%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Billing
5 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (39.87%) Change Manager
2 59 (38.56%) Release Manager
3 32 (20.92%) Change and Release Manager
3 32 (20.92%) SAP Change Manager
3 32 (20.92%) SAP Manager
4 29 (18.95%) Analyst
5 15 (9.80%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.19%) Applications Support
6 11 (7.19%) Applications Support Analyst
6 11 (7.19%) Developer
6 11 (7.19%) IT Change Manager
6 11 (7.19%) ITIL Manager
6 11 (7.19%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.54%) ITIL Change Manager
7 10 (6.54%) ITIL Release Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) Head of Business Systems
8 8 (5.23%) IT Services Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) .NET
2 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.96%) CSS
3 3 (1.96%) HTML
3 3 (1.96%) Middleware
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.96%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.65%) jQuery
4 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.92%) FMCG
2 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.19%) iPad
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Licensing
6 9 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.92%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.27%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.96%) CMDB
9 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.65%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.07%) Windows
2 18 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (63.40%) ITIL
2 86 (56.21%) Change Management
3 50 (32.68%) Service Delivery
4 43 (28.10%) Project Management
5 41 (26.80%) ITIL V3
6 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (22.88%) ERP
8 32 (20.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (20.92%) Incident Management
8 32 (20.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 32 (20.92%) Performance Improvement
8 32 (20.92%) Problem Management
9 23 (15.03%) Service Management
10 21 (13.73%) SDLC
11 16 (10.46%) Waterfall
12 15 (9.80%) Process Management
13 13 (8.50%) Configuration Management
13 13 (8.50%) CRM
13 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (7.84%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) SQL
2 15 (9.80%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.84%) C#
4 9 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.23%) VB
6 6 (3.92%) C
7 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.88%) WMI
2 3 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 40 (26.14%) SAP
2 35 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.88%) iManage
3 9 (5.88%) OpenText
4 7 (4.58%) Oracle
5 3 (1.96%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.31%) Tableau
6 2 (1.31%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) Apple
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Facebook
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
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