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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 165 201 221
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +20
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 66 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.81% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.95% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 11
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +23 38 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Merseyside +7 14 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Lancashire +16 4 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Cheshire +14 3 £45,574 +65.72% 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 78 (58.65%) ITIL
2 57 (42.86%) Change Management
3 47 (35.34%) Finance
4 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (27.82%) Service Management
6 31 (23.31%) SQL
6 31 (23.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 28 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 27 (20.30%) Oracle
9 23 (17.29%) Waterfall
10 21 (15.79%) ITIL V3
10 21 (15.79%) Unix
10 21 (15.79%) Middleware
11 20 (15.04%) Project Management
11 20 (15.04%) Oracle Database
11 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 19 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
12 19 (14.29%) RDBMS
12 19 (14.29%) WebLogic
12 19 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle OWB
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle EBS
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle9i Database
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle 11i
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 17 (12.78%) CMS
3 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (3.01%) Drupal
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 3 (2.26%) JBoss
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.50%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle 11i
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 8 (6.02%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.26%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.26%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) Intranet
3 2 (1.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) NAS
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) Oracle Database
2 19 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 19 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle OWB
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.26%) MySQL
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.75%) Ant
4 1 (0.75%) FishEye
4 1 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 47 (35.34%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Banking
3 9 (6.77%) Legal
4 8 (6.02%) Law
5 3 (2.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (36.09%) Change Manager
2 45 (33.83%) Release Manager
3 40 (30.08%) Change and Release Manager
4 21 (15.79%) Analyst
5 18 (13.53%) DBA
5 18 (13.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 18 (13.53%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (12.78%) ITIL Manager
7 13 (9.77%) IT Manager
7 13 (9.77%) IT Services Manager
8 11 (8.27%) SAP Manager
9 9 (6.77%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Developer
9 9 (6.77%) ITIL Change Manager
9 9 (6.77%) ITIL Release Manager
9 9 (6.77%) SAP Change Manager
10 8 (6.02%) ITIL Service Manager
10 8 (6.02%) Service Manager
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.79%) Middleware
2 19 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.01%) .NET
3 4 (3.01%) jQuery
4 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.26%) Ajax
4 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.26%) CAML
4 3 (2.26%) CSS
4 3 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (2.26%) REST
4 3 (2.26%) Web Services
4 3 (2.26%) XML
4 3 (2.26%) XSLT
5 2 (1.50%) J2EE
5 2 (1.50%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) FMCG
2 9 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.26%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.50%) Life Science
5 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Unix
2 17 (12.78%) Windows
3 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.65%) ITIL
2 57 (42.86%) Change Management
3 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (27.82%) Service Management
5 31 (23.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 23 (17.29%) Waterfall
8 21 (15.79%) ITIL V3
9 20 (15.04%) Project Management
10 14 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
10 14 (10.53%) SDLC
11 12 (9.02%) Problem Management
11 12 (9.02%) Process Management
12 11 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.77%) ERP
13 9 (6.77%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (6.02%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.26%) Content Management
15 7 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.31%) SQL
2 9 (6.77%) C#
3 5 (3.76%) C
3 5 (3.76%) PHP
4 4 (3.01%) VB
5 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.01%) Degree
3 3 (2.26%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.26%) PMP
4 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) Docker
3 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) Data Guard
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.30%) Oracle
3 16 (12.03%) SAP
4 7 (5.26%) OpenText
5 6 (4.51%) IBM
6 3 (2.26%) SimCorp
6 3 (2.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco
7 1 (0.75%) Twitter
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