The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 120 132 130
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 38 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.06% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.29% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 12
Average salary £48,730 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.54% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,900 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £64,740 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Release Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2666 3186 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.93% 82.67% 79.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 2118 1525
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Scotland

Release Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Glasgow +11 19 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Edinburgh +7 10 £42,500 -19.81% 6
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 - 1
Stirling -7 3 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 37 (48.05%) Finance
2 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 33 (42.86%) SDLC
3 24 (31.17%) Project Management
3 24 (31.17%) QA
4 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.68%) Banking
6 18 (23.38%) Windows
7 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
8 15 (19.48%) Linux
8 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.88%) Web Services
9 13 (16.88%) Project Planning
9 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (16.88%) Software Delivery
10 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) HTML
12 10 (12.99%) Java
12 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.99%) Validation
12 10 (12.99%) Data Management
12 10 (12.99%) Web Development
13 9 (11.69%) Resource Management
13 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (11.69%) OO
13 9 (11.69%) Oracle
14 8 (10.39%) IIS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (10.39%) IIS
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.19%) Mule
4 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.30%) Moodle
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) MSDE
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Selenium
2 5 (6.49%) Maven
2 5 (6.49%) Ant
3 2 (2.60%) MorphX
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Gradle
General
1 37 (48.05%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Release Manager
3 9 (11.69%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Software Release Manager
6 6 (7.79%) DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Tester
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Senior QA Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Web Services
2 11 (14.29%) HTML
3 8 (10.39%) Spring
4 7 (9.09%) Middleware
5 6 (7.79%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) CGI
6 5 (6.49%) .NET
7 4 (5.19%) J2EE
7 4 (5.19%) JMS
7 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.19%) Java EE
7 4 (5.19%) Ext JS
7 4 (5.19%) Spring Integration
7 4 (5.19%) HTML5
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.60%) LINQ
9 2 (2.60%) jQuery
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.60%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 6 (7.79%) Equities
4 6 (7.79%) Clustering
4 6 (7.79%) Replication
5 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.19%) Derivative
5 4 (5.19%) Wiki
6 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.30%) VLE
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) PMI
7 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 15 (19.48%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) AIX
3 7 (9.09%) Solaris
4 6 (7.79%) Windows NT
4 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) SDLC
2 24 (31.17%) Project Management
3 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.88%) Project Planning
4 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (16.88%) Software Delivery
5 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 10 (12.99%) Validation
6 10 (12.99%) Data Management
6 10 (12.99%) Web Development
7 9 (11.69%) Resource Management
7 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.69%) OO
8 8 (10.39%) Change Management
8 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Security Testing
8 8 (10.39%) System Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.99%) Java
4 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.09%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.79%) VBScript
7 3 (3.90%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) X++
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.17%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
2 7 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 7 (9.09%) Control-M
3 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) MOM
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) Veritas
3 8 (10.39%) VMware
4 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 7 (9.09%) BMC
4 7 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) Sybase
6 4 (5.19%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.19%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.30%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
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