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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 207 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 49 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.78% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.99% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 19
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +17 26 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Manchester -20 12 £38,250 -15.00% 5
Merseyside -13 7 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire +5 3 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (52.50%) .NET
2 34 (42.50%) ITIL
3 25 (31.25%) Java
3 25 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 22 (27.50%) Windows
5 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 20 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.75%) Change Management
7 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
8 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
8 17 (21.25%) IBM
9 16 (20.00%) VB
9 16 (20.00%) VB6
10 15 (18.75%) SOA
11 12 (15.00%) LiveLink
11 12 (15.00%) Project Management
12 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
13 10 (12.50%) Oracle
13 10 (12.50%) UNIX
13 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (11.25%) Portfolio Management
14 9 (11.25%) Degree
14 9 (11.25%) IBM Mainframe
14 9 (11.25%) Data Protection
14 9 (11.25%) Mainframe
14 9 (11.25%) Cryptography
14 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.00%) LiveLink
3 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.00%) AquaLogic
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (10.00%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Intranet
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.75%) DB2
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) DTS
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) Selenium
2 3 (3.75%) NUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.25%) Legal
1 9 (11.25%) Advertising
2 6 (7.50%) Billing
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 13 (16.25%) Applications Support
4 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Service Manager
7 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (10.00%) Release Manager
7 8 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (10.00%) Architect
8 7 (8.75%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Integration Manager
9 6 (7.50%) QA Leader
10 5 (6.25%) Testing Manager
10 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (52.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (8.75%) Web Services
4 7 (8.75%) Middleware
5 5 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (1.25%) JSON
6 1 (1.25%) jQuery
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.25%) HTML5
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.25%) HTML
6 1 (1.25%) XML
6 1 (1.25%) XSLT
6 1 (1.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (11.25%) Mainframe
2 9 (11.25%) Cryptography
2 9 (11.25%) PKI
2 9 (11.25%) Tandem
3 8 (10.00%) Open Source
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.00%) NHS
5 4 (5.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) UNIX
3 8 (10.00%) Linux
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) ITIL
2 25 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 19 (23.75%) Change Management
4 15 (18.75%) SOA
5 12 (15.00%) Project Management
6 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 9 (11.25%) Portfolio Management
8 9 (11.25%) Data Protection
9 8 (10.00%) Unified Process
9 8 (10.00%) Workflow
9 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (10.00%) ERP
9 8 (10.00%) RUP
10 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.75%) EAI
10 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) Java
2 20 (25.00%) SQL
3 16 (20.00%) VB
3 16 (20.00%) VB6
4 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.25%) C#
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.75%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) XAML
7 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) IBM
3 10 (12.50%) Oracle
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus + 11% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Applitracker
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Applitracker
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago