The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 179 249 244
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 49 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.047% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.048% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46 1 10
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager across the North West region.

Release Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Release Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +37 34 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Lancashire - 13 £31,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 60 (81.08%) Release Management
2 48 (64.86%) ITIL
3 47 (63.51%) Change Management
4 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (43.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (29.73%) Waterfall
7 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (25.68%) Service Management
9 18 (24.32%) Service Delivery
10 17 (22.97%) Finance
10 17 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (20.27%) Project Management
11 15 (20.27%) SDLC
12 14 (18.92%) Process Management
13 10 (13.51%) Service Design
14 9 (12.16%) Smart Meter
14 9 (12.16%) Billing
14 9 (12.16%) CRM
15 8 (10.81%) iPad
16 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
17 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
18 5 (6.76%) Degree
19 3 (4.05%) ERP
19 3 (4.05%) SAP
19 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
19 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
19 3 (4.05%) CMDB
19 3 (4.05%) FMCG
19 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
19 3 (4.05%) Performance Improvement

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) Smart Meter
3 8 (10.81%) iPad
4 3 (4.05%) CMDB
4 3 (4.05%) FMCG
5 2 (2.70%) PMI
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (81.08%) Release Management
2 48 (64.86%) ITIL
3 47 (63.51%) Change Management
4 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (43.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (29.73%) Waterfall
7 19 (25.68%) Service Management
8 18 (24.32%) Service Delivery
9 15 (20.27%) Project Management
9 15 (20.27%) SDLC
10 14 (18.92%) Process Management
11 10 (13.51%) Service Design
12 9 (12.16%) CRM
13 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
14 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
15 3 (4.05%) Coaching
15 3 (4.05%) ERP
15 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
15 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
15 3 (4.05%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) SAP
2 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.35%) IBM
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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