The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 161 189 195
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 81 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.74% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.95% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 56
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Release Management
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Lancashire +20 28 £31,500 -30.00%
Manchester -4 25 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Cheshire -2 15 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Merseyside - 3 £25,000 - 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 57 (39.31%) SQL
2 51 (35.17%) .NET
3 49 (33.79%) ITIL
4 47 (32.41%) VB
5 40 (27.59%) Oracle
6 38 (26.21%) UNIX
7 34 (23.45%) Finance
8 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
9 30 (20.69%) IBM
10 28 (19.31%) Java
11 27 (18.62%) Windows
11 27 (18.62%) Service Delivery
12 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
13 25 (17.24%) Change Management
13 25 (17.24%) FileNet
14 24 (16.55%) Management Information System
14 24 (16.55%) Validation
14 24 (16.55%) Remedy
14 24 (16.55%) Oracle Financials
14 24 (16.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 24 (16.55%) Delphi
14 24 (16.55%) HFM
14 24 (16.55%) Aquila
14 24 (16.55%) Relational Database
15 23 (15.86%) VB6
16 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
16 21 (14.48%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (13.79%) Problem Management
18 19 (13.10%) Software Testing
18 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
2 25 (17.24%) FileNet
3 13 (8.97%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.38%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.38%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Oracle Financials
1 24 (16.55%) HFM
2 7 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.38%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) Relational Database
2 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.21%) DB2
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.07%) DTS
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (3.45%) MSTest
4 3 (2.07%) NUnit
4 3 (2.07%) Subversion
4 3 (2.07%) JIRA
4 3 (2.07%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (23.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Billing
3 5 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Advertising
4 3 (2.07%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Retail
4 3 (2.07%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (47.59%) Analyst
2 26 (17.93%) Technical Analyst
3 24 (16.55%) Developer
4 22 (15.17%) Support Analyst
4 22 (15.17%) Applications Support
5 21 (14.48%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (8.97%) Test Manager
7 12 (8.28%) Service Manager
8 11 (7.59%) Release Manager
8 11 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (6.21%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) Software Developer
10 9 (6.21%) Team Leader
10 9 (6.21%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (6.21%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (5.52%) Integration Manager
12 7 (4.83%) Test Team Leader
12 7 (4.83%) Testing Manager
13 6 (4.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.17%) .NET
2 12 (8.28%) Web Services
3 9 (6.21%) Middleware
4 7 (4.83%) XML
5 6 (4.14%) Spring
6 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.76%) Java EE
7 4 (2.76%) HTML
8 3 (2.07%) XHTML
8 3 (2.07%) J2EE
8 3 (2.07%) CSS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.38%) XSLT
10 1 (0.69%) SOAP
10 1 (0.69%) JSF
10 1 (0.69%) JSON
10 1 (0.69%) WCF
10 1 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.55%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.45%) AS400
3 5 (3.45%) iSeries
4 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.07%) Tandem
5 3 (2.07%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.07%) PKI
5 3 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.07%) Open Source
6 2 (1.38%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.21%) UNIX
2 27 (18.62%) Windows
3 19 (13.10%) Linux
4 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) ITIL
2 27 (18.62%) Service Delivery
3 25 (17.24%) Change Management
4 24 (16.55%) Validation
5 21 (14.48%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 19 (13.10%) Software Testing
7 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (12.41%) Project Management
9 12 (8.28%) SOA
9 12 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.28%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.90%) Service Management
11 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.21%) EAI
11 9 (6.21%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.52%) System Testing
12 8 (5.52%) Performance Testing
12 8 (5.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.31%) SQL
2 47 (32.41%) VB
3 28 (19.31%) Java
4 24 (16.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 24 (16.55%) Delphi
5 23 (15.86%) VB6
6 13 (8.97%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.45%) C#
7 5 (3.45%) RPG
8 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.38%) VBScript
9 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) XAML
9 1 (0.69%) Groovy
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) ISEB
3 7 (4.83%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.76%) PMP
4 4 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (27.59%) Oracle
2 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
3 30 (20.69%) IBM
4 24 (16.55%) Remedy
4 24 (16.55%) Aquila
5 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.76%) Adobe
7 3 (2.07%) Citrix
8 2 (1.38%) hybris
8 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.38%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.38%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.38%) HP
8 2 (1.38%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.69%) Misys
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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