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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
England / North West
Rank 231 205 251
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 10 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.49% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.51% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 2
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +35.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,850 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,883 £53,250 £33,850
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%

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
5748 5470 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.78% 96.54% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 4591 5688
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +21 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Manchester -45 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
Release Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) Release Management
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) PMI Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) SaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
7 4 (22.22%) PMI
7 4 (22.22%) ERP
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (16.67%) FMCG
8 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (16.67%) SAP ERP
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PMI
2 3 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Release Management
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) ERP
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
2 1 (5.56%) IFS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy