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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 203 159 212
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +53
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 40 91 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 1.29% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 72 31
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
5265 5848 5926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.28% 82.70% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4225 4707 5012
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(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 27 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cheshire -9 12 £28,000 -6.66% 6
Cumbria -4 1 £27,500 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Project Management
3 32 (33.33%) QA
4 28 (29.17%) ITIL
5 25 (26.04%) PRINCE2
6 24 (25.00%) .NET
7 22 (22.92%) SQL
8 21 (21.88%) Test Scripting
9 20 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (19.79%) Performance Testing
10 19 (19.79%) Windows
11 18 (18.75%) C#
11 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
12 17 (17.71%) ISEB
12 17 (17.71%) Service Management
13 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
13 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.63%) Degree
13 15 (15.63%) Software Testing
14 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (14.58%) MSTest
14 14 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (13.54%) Finance
15 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
15 13 (13.54%) Business Analysis
16 12 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 12 (12.50%) Scrum
16 12 (12.50%) SDLC
17 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.04%) IIS
1 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Heroku
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) NAS
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
1 2 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
2 1 (1.04%) Broadband
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.58%) MSTest
2 14 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (7.29%) Hudson
5 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.13%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.08%) JMeter
7 2 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.04%) VisualSVN
8 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Test Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Delivery Manager
3 14 (14.58%) Tester
3 14 (14.58%) QA Tester
4 13 (13.54%) Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Release Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 10 (10.42%) QA Consultant
6 10 (10.42%) Software Consultant
6 10 (10.42%) Test Consultant
6 10 (10.42%) Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Technical Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.29%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (6.25%) Software Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Software Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Service Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.33%) jQuery
4 8 (8.33%) HTML
4 8 (8.33%) XML
4 8 (8.33%) CSS
5 7 (7.29%) J2EE
6 5 (5.21%) Web Services
7 4 (4.17%) WCF
7 4 (4.17%) Middleware
7 4 (4.17%) XSD
7 4 (4.17%) XSLT
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.04%) SOAP
9 1 (1.04%) COM
9 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) NHS
2 8 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.21%) PMI
5 4 (4.17%) Informatics
5 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) CMDB
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) AIX
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Project Management
3 28 (29.17%) ITIL
4 25 (26.04%) PRINCE2
5 21 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 19 (19.79%) Performance Testing
7 17 (17.71%) Service Management
8 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
8 15 (15.63%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Business Analysis
10 12 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 12 (12.50%) Scrum
10 12 (12.50%) SDLC
11 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.46%) MVC
11 11 (11.46%) SOA
11 11 (11.46%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (9.38%) Migration
12 9 (9.38%) Web Development
12 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 18 (18.75%) C#
3 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.25%) Java
5 4 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.13%) Python
6 3 (3.13%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) Groovy
7 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) ISEB
2 15 (15.63%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.17%) MCSE
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.17%) MCP
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) XenApp
2 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Ganglia
2 2 (2.08%) Netcool
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas
5 1 (1.04%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Empiric Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 17 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 18 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago