The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 249 236 255
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.047% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Cheshire +1 2 £37,000 -20.00%
Manchester -15 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle