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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 179 198 205
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 78 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.89% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 46
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,364 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.25%
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
6218 5309 5766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.22% 79.43% 79.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5116 4457 4936
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

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 September 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
Cheshire +18 39 £30,000 -35.48% 3
Manchester +17 31 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Merseyside - 7 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire -13 3 £41,000 -1.20% 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 72 (40.45%) SQL
2 67 (37.64%) ITIL
3 51 (28.65%) Finance
4 48 (26.97%) .NET
5 47 (26.40%) Oracle
6 46 (25.84%) VB
7 41 (23.03%) UNIX
8 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
9 33 (18.54%) Service Delivery
9 33 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (16.85%) ISEB
11 29 (16.29%) IBM
12 28 (15.73%) SharePoint
13 27 (15.17%) Remedy
14 26 (14.61%) Change Management
14 26 (14.61%) Java
15 25 (14.04%) FileNet
15 25 (14.04%) Management Information System
15 25 (14.04%) Validation
15 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.48%) Project Management
16 24 (13.48%) Delphi
16 24 (13.48%) Windows
16 24 (13.48%) Oracle Financials
16 24 (13.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 24 (13.48%) HFM
16 24 (13.48%) Aquila
16 24 (13.48%) Relational Database
17 23 (12.92%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (12.92%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 28 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 25 (14.04%) FileNet
3 13 (7.30%) LiveLink
4 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.25%) Lync
5 2 (1.12%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.12%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (1.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (13.48%) Oracle Financials
1 24 (13.48%) HFM
2 7 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.12%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) SSL
2 2 (1.12%) FTP
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) WLAN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.25%) DB2
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (12.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (5.06%) JIRA
3 8 (4.49%) MSTest
4 4 (2.25%) Subversion
5 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (28.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Banking
3 7 (3.93%) Front Office
3 7 (3.93%) Back Office
4 6 (3.37%) Billing
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (47.19%) Analyst
2 26 (14.61%) Technical Analyst
3 25 (14.04%) Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Support Analyst
4 24 (13.48%) Applications Support
5 22 (12.36%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (10.11%) Service Manager
7 17 (9.55%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.06%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (5.06%) Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) IT Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.93%) Integration Manager
10 7 (3.93%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.97%) .NET
2 11 (6.18%) .NET Framework
3 10 (5.62%) CSS
3 10 (5.62%) HTML
4 9 (5.06%) Web Services
4 9 (5.06%) Spring
5 7 (3.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (3.93%) Java EE
5 7 (3.93%) HTML5
5 7 (3.93%) CSS3
6 6 (3.37%) Middleware
6 6 (3.37%) XML
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.69%) XHTML
8 3 (1.69%) J2EE
9 2 (1.12%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.56%) JSF
10 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) iSeries
3 5 (2.81%) AS400
4 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.69%) Open Source
5 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) FMCG
6 2 (1.12%) Tandem
6 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.12%) PKI
6 2 (1.12%) CMDB
6 2 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.03%) UNIX
2 24 (13.48%) Windows
3 18 (10.11%) Linux
4 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) MVS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.64%) ITIL
2 33 (18.54%) Service Delivery
2 33 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.61%) Change Management
4 25 (14.04%) Validation
5 24 (13.48%) Project Management
6 23 (12.92%) Software Testing
7 20 (11.24%) Problem Management
8 19 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (10.11%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.55%) Performance Testing
11 16 (8.99%) Service Management
12 15 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.87%) System Testing
14 13 (7.30%) Integration Testing
15 12 (6.74%) Manual Testing
16 11 (6.18%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.18%) Regression Testing
16 11 (6.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.45%) SQL
2 46 (25.84%) VB
3 26 (14.61%) Java
4 24 (13.48%) Delphi
4 24 (13.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 22 (12.36%) VB6
6 9 (5.06%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.06%) Perl
7 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.93%) Python
8 5 (2.81%) RPG
9 4 (2.25%) C#
9 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.12%) VBScript
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) Clojure
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (16.85%) ISEB
2 22 (12.36%) ISTQB
3 11 (6.18%) Degree
3 11 (6.18%) PMP
3 11 (6.18%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISA
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) CCVP
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.56%) MCITP
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.12%) Control-M
3 2 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (26.40%) Oracle
2 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.29%) IBM
4 27 (15.17%) Remedy
5 24 (13.48%) Aquila
6 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.25%) Adobe
7 3 (1.69%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.12%) hybris
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Sybase
8 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) Misys
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter
9 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
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