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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 183 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 79 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.94% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 46
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +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
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
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 22 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 22 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 +13 40 £30,000 -36.17% 3
Manchester +4 31 £37,500 -14.28% 4
Merseyside - 7 £35,000 -
Lancashire -12 3 £41,000 -1.79%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 74 (40.88%) SQL
2 67 (37.02%) ITIL
3 52 (28.73%) .NET
4 50 (27.62%) Finance
5 47 (25.97%) VB
6 46 (25.41%) Oracle
7 40 (22.10%) UNIX
8 37 (20.44%) Microsoft
9 36 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (18.23%) Service Delivery
11 29 (16.02%) IBM
11 29 (16.02%) ISEB
11 29 (16.02%) SharePoint
12 27 (14.92%) Remedy
12 27 (14.92%) Change Management
13 26 (14.36%) Windows
13 26 (14.36%) Java
13 26 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
14 25 (13.81%) Management Information System
14 25 (13.81%) FileNet
14 25 (13.81%) Validation
15 24 (13.26%) HFM
15 24 (13.26%) Software Testing
15 24 (13.26%) Aquila
15 24 (13.26%) Delphi
15 24 (13.26%) Oracle Financials
15 24 (13.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 24 (13.26%) Project Management
15 24 (13.26%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (16.02%) SharePoint
2 25 (13.81%) FileNet
3 13 (7.18%) LiveLink
4 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.21%) Lync
5 2 (1.10%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.10%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.55%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 5 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (13.26%) HFM
1 24 (13.26%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.10%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.66%) SSL
2 2 (1.10%) FTP
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WLAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.76%) DB2
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.97%) JIRA
2 9 (4.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (4.42%) MSTest
4 4 (2.21%) Subversion
5 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.10%) NUnit
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (27.62%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Banking
3 7 (3.87%) Billing
4 6 (3.31%) Front Office
4 6 (3.31%) Back Office
5 3 (1.66%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (45.86%) Analyst
2 27 (14.92%) Developer
3 26 (14.36%) Technical Analyst
4 24 (13.26%) Support Analyst
4 24 (13.26%) Applications Support
5 22 (12.15%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Service Manager
7 17 (9.39%) Test Analyst
8 11 (6.08%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.52%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (5.52%) VB.NET Developer
9 10 (5.52%) Senior Test Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Test Manager
10 9 (4.97%) Services Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.42%) Integration Manager
11 8 (4.42%) Release Manager
11 8 (4.42%) Consultant
12 7 (3.87%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.73%) .NET
2 11 (6.08%) .NET Framework
3 10 (5.52%) HTML
3 10 (5.52%) Web Services
4 9 (4.97%) CSS
5 8 (4.42%) Spring
6 7 (3.87%) HTML5
6 7 (3.87%) XML
6 7 (3.87%) Middleware
7 6 (3.31%) Java EE
7 6 (3.31%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.31%) CSS3
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.66%) XHTML
9 3 (1.66%) J2EE
10 2 (1.10%) XSLT
10 2 (1.10%) Spring Web Flow
11 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.76%) iSeries
3 5 (2.76%) AS400
4 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.66%) Open Source
6 2 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.10%) Tandem
6 2 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.10%) FMCG
6 2 (1.10%) CMDB
6 2 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.10%) UNIX
2 26 (14.36%) Windows
3 18 (9.94%) Linux
4 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) MVS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.02%) ITIL
2 36 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.23%) Service Delivery
4 27 (14.92%) Change Management
5 25 (13.81%) Validation
6 24 (13.26%) Software Testing
6 24 (13.26%) Project Management
7 21 (11.60%) Problem Management
8 20 (11.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (9.94%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.39%) Performance Testing
11 16 (8.84%) Service Management
12 15 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (7.73%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.73%) Integration Testing
13 14 (7.73%) System Testing
14 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.63%) Manual Testing
14 12 (6.63%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.88%) SQL
2 47 (25.97%) VB
3 26 (14.36%) Java
4 24 (13.26%) Delphi
4 24 (13.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 23 (12.71%) VB6
6 11 (6.08%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.87%) Perl
8 6 (3.31%) Python
8 6 (3.31%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.76%) C#
9 5 (2.76%) RPG
9 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.10%) VBScript
10 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) Groovy
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
11 1 (0.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 29 (16.02%) ISEB
2 21 (11.60%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.63%) Degree
4 11 (6.08%) PMP
4 11 (6.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) CCVP
6 1 (0.55%) CISA
6 1 (0.55%) CISM
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) SLA
3 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (25.41%) Oracle
2 37 (20.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.02%) IBM
4 27 (14.92%) Remedy
5 24 (13.26%) Aquila
6 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.21%) Adobe
8 3 (1.66%) Citrix
9 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.10%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) hybris
9 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.55%) Twitter
10 1 (0.55%) Misys
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco
10 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.55%) SAP
10 1 (0.55%) Sybase
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Posted: 3 days ago
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