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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 192 202 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 47 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 46
Average salary £36,000 £36,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +27 32 £38,424 +0.45% 2
Cheshire +2 14 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) Project Management
3 31 (27.68%) QA
4 30 (26.79%) .NET
5 29 (25.89%) ITIL
6 27 (24.11%) SQL
7 26 (23.21%) Windows
8 24 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 23 (20.54%) Test Scripting
10 21 (18.75%) Performance Testing
10 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (16.07%) Service Management
11 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.07%) ISEB
11 18 (16.07%) Software Testing
12 16 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 16 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 16 (14.29%) C#
12 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (14.29%) MSTest
13 15 (13.39%) Java
14 14 (12.50%) Scrum
15 13 (11.61%) Finance
15 13 (11.61%) Degree
15 13 (11.61%) Problem Management
16 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
17 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
17 11 (9.82%) Agile Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (0.89%) IIS
1 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) SAN
1 2 (1.79%) NAS
2 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) Broadband
2 1 (0.89%) VoIP
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.29%) MSTest
2 16 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (6.25%) Hudson
5 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.68%) Selenium
6 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.79%) JUnit
7 2 (1.79%) JMeter
7 2 (1.79%) Subversion
7 2 (1.79%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.18%) Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Tester
4 15 (13.39%) Release Analyst
4 15 (13.39%) QA Tester
4 15 (13.39%) Delivery Manager
5 13 (11.61%) Software Tester
6 10 (8.93%) Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Test Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Software Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) QA Consultant
7 9 (8.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Applications Support
8 8 (7.14%) Architect
9 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.25%) Service Manager
9 7 (6.25%) Technical Manager
9 7 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.79%) .NET
2 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.14%) jQuery
4 8 (7.14%) CSS
4 8 (7.14%) HTML
4 8 (7.14%) XML
5 7 (6.25%) J2EE
6 6 (5.36%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.36%) Spring
6 6 (5.36%) Java EE
7 4 (3.57%) WCF
7 4 (3.57%) XSD
7 4 (3.57%) XSLT
7 4 (3.57%) Web Services
8 3 (2.68%) Middleware
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) NHS
2 8 (7.14%) Open Source
2 8 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) PMI
5 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Informatics
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (2.68%) UNIX
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
4 1 (0.89%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) Project Management
3 29 (25.89%) ITIL
4 24 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 23 (20.54%) Test Scripting
6 21 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 18 (16.07%) Service Management
7 18 (16.07%) Software Testing
8 16 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 14 (12.50%) Scrum
10 13 (11.61%) Problem Management
11 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
12 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
12 11 (9.82%) SOA
12 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.82%) Agile Project Management
13 10 (8.93%) Migration
14 9 (8.04%) MVC
15 8 (7.14%) Asset Management
15 8 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) C#
3 15 (13.39%) Java
4 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) PHP
6 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.68%) Python
6 3 (2.68%) Ruby
7 2 (1.79%) Groovy
7 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) ISEB
2 13 (11.61%) Degree
3 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) MCP
5 1 (0.89%) MCSE
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.68%) QA
2 8 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.79%) XenApp
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) Netcool
2 1 (0.89%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) Citrix
3 3 (2.68%) Informatica
3 3 (2.68%) VMware
4 2 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco
5 1 (0.89%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) Dell
5 1 (0.89%) Mitel
5 1 (0.89%) Capita
5 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Executive remuneration package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago