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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 192 171 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 63 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 1.07% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.28% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 61 65 42
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -16.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,800 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,429 £70,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,747
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.98%
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
5783 6159 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.01% 83.58% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4927 4607
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +13 38 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Cheshire -30 15 £45,000 +50.00%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (38.24%) ITIL
2 35 (34.31%) Finance
3 33 (32.35%) SQL
4 32 (31.37%) Oracle
5 30 (29.41%) Project Management
6 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (24.51%) Middleware
8 24 (23.53%) SDLC
9 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
10 22 (21.57%) Service Delivery
11 19 (18.63%) PRINCE2
12 18 (17.65%) Service Management
13 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (16.67%) WebLogic
13 17 (16.67%) .NET
14 16 (15.69%) VMware
14 16 (15.69%) QA
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle Fusion
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle Database
15 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
15 15 (14.71%) C#
15 15 (14.71%) UNIX
15 15 (14.71%) Configuration Management
15 15 (14.71%) Change Management
16 14 (13.73%) Oracle EBS
16 14 (13.73%) Windows
16 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
16 14 (13.73%) Web Services
16 14 (13.73%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.86%) IIS
5 3 (2.94%) JBoss
5 3 (2.94%) Apache
5 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.96%) CMS
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.96%) Mule
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Heroku
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Intranet
1 9 (8.82%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) Firewall
3 3 (2.94%) DMZ
4 2 (1.96%) SAN
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) DHCP
4 2 (1.96%) NAS
5 1 (0.98%) Symposium
5 1 (0.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.98%) ISDN
5 1 (0.98%) PSTN
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.69%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (7.84%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) Hudson
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.98%) JMeter
6 1 (0.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) VisualSVN
6 1 (0.98%) MSTest
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Law
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Developer
1 15 (14.71%) Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) DBA
2 12 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 12 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (9.80%) Applications Support
4 9 (8.82%) Architect
4 9 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Release Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) IT Support
8 4 (3.92%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Support Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) Middleware
2 17 (16.67%) .NET
3 16 (15.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
4 14 (13.73%) Web Services
5 13 (12.75%) XML
6 12 (11.76%) XSLT
6 12 (11.76%) HTML
7 11 (10.78%) jQuery
7 11 (10.78%) CSS
8 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.80%) REST
9 9 (8.82%) CAML
9 9 (8.82%) Ajax
9 9 (8.82%) J2EE
10 3 (2.94%) XSD
10 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.96%) WebCenter
11 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.92%) NHS
2 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) CMDB
4 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Informatics
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) PMI
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) UNIX
2 14 (13.73%) Windows
3 9 (8.82%) Solaris
4 6 (5.88%) AIX
5 5 (4.90%) Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) ITIL
2 30 (29.41%) Project Management
3 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.53%) SDLC
5 22 (21.57%) Service Delivery
6 19 (18.63%) PRINCE2
7 18 (17.65%) Service Management
8 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (14.71%) Change Management
9 15 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 14 (13.73%) Problem Management
11 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
12 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (10.78%) Incident Management
13 11 (10.78%) Content Management
14 10 (9.80%) SOA
15 9 (8.82%) Open Source
16 8 (7.84%) Test Scripting
17 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 6 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.35%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) C#
3 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.96%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
5 2 (1.96%) C
5 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) MCP
2 7 (6.86%) MCSE
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.90%) ISEB
4 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.94%) CISM
5 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.96%) PMP
7 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (10.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (10.78%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.96%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 2 (1.96%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) Netcool
4 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle
2 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.69%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) Retek
5 3 (2.94%) Citrix
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.96%) Sun
6 2 (1.96%) EMC
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.96%) webMethods
6 2 (1.96%) ATG
6 2 (1.96%) Stellent
6 2 (1.96%) Endeca
6 2 (1.96%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
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