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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 173 208 211
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 77 36 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.53% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.66% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 75 19 63
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Manchester +9 37 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Cheshire -5 18 £42,500 -5.55%
Lancashire +5 10 £27,500 -12.69%
Cumbria - 8 £57,500 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £33,875 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (36.36%) ITIL
2 46 (29.87%) SQL
3 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.78%) Java
4 32 (20.78%) ISEB
5 31 (20.13%) Project Management
6 30 (19.48%) SQL Server
6 30 (19.48%) .NET
7 29 (18.83%) Finance
8 27 (17.53%) Windows
9 24 (15.58%) Service Delivery
9 24 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (14.94%) Software Testing
10 23 (14.94%) Problem Management
11 21 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 20 (12.99%) Performance Testing
12 20 (12.99%) UNIX
12 20 (12.99%) Oracle
13 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
13 18 (11.69%) PRINCE2
13 18 (11.69%) Mentoring
14 17 (11.04%) Change Management
14 17 (11.04%) Service Management
14 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (10.39%) Linux
16 15 (9.74%) Manual Testing
16 15 (9.74%) ETL
16 15 (9.74%) SLA
16 15 (9.74%) Spring
17 14 (9.09%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.25%) Lync
2 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.65%) FileNet
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS Office
3 5 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) VoIP
1 2 (1.30%) FTP
1 2 (1.30%) HTTP
1 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) Broadband
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
2 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.30%) MySQL
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) Big Data
4 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (7.14%) MSTest
4 10 (6.49%) JIRA
5 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.90%) Subversion
6 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Front Office
3 7 (4.55%) Back Office
4 3 (1.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Analyst
2 21 (13.64%) Service Manager
3 20 (12.99%) Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Test Analyst
5 17 (11.04%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.44%) Applications Support
6 13 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.79%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Senior Test Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) Informatica Specialist
9 8 (5.19%) ETL Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) Transition Manager
10 7 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
10 7 (4.55%) IT Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Tester
10 7 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.90%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.48%) .NET
2 15 (9.74%) Spring
3 13 (8.44%) Java EE
3 13 (8.44%) Hibernate
4 10 (6.49%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.19%) CSS
5 8 (5.19%) HTML
6 7 (4.55%) HTML5
6 7 (4.55%) CSS3
7 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.95%) Web Services
8 2 (1.30%) XML
8 2 (1.30%) Middleware
8 2 (1.30%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.65%) JSF
9 1 (0.65%) SOAP
9 1 (0.65%) XSLT
9 1 (0.65%) XHTML
9 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.30%) AS400
4 2 (1.30%) Tandem
4 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.30%) PKI
4 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.30%) FMCG
4 2 (1.30%) iSeries
4 2 (1.30%) Telematics
4 2 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.65%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) Windows
2 20 (12.99%) UNIX
3 16 (10.39%) Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.65%) MVS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.36%) ITIL
2 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (20.13%) Project Management
4 24 (15.58%) Service Delivery
5 23 (14.94%) Software Testing
5 23 (14.94%) Problem Management
6 20 (12.99%) Performance Testing
7 18 (11.69%) PRINCE2
7 18 (11.69%) Mentoring
8 17 (11.04%) Service Management
8 17 (11.04%) Change Management
8 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.74%) ETL
9 15 (9.74%) Manual Testing
10 14 (9.09%) Supplier Management
10 14 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (7.79%) OOD
11 12 (7.79%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.79%) OOP
11 12 (7.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.87%) SQL
2 32 (20.78%) Java
3 10 (6.49%) Perl
4 8 (5.19%) Python
5 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.60%) C#
8 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.30%) RPG
9 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) Groovy
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) Clojure
10 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) ISEB
2 21 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.79%) PMI Certification
4 11 (7.14%) PMP
5 9 (5.84%) Degree
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.95%) MCITP
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.30%) MCTS
7 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CISA
8 1 (0.65%) CISM
8 1 (0.65%) CCVP
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) SLA
2 14 (9.09%) QA
3 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) XenApp
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.30%) Control-M
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.19%) Informatica
4 6 (3.90%) Remedy
5 3 (1.95%) IBM
5 3 (1.95%) HP
6 2 (1.30%) Dell
6 2 (1.30%) Adobe
6 2 (1.30%) Sybase
6 2 (1.30%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco
6 2 (1.30%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Mitel
7 1 (0.65%) Capita
7 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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