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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 126 142 104
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 30 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.70% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.86% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 12
Average salary £40,000 £43,553 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.15% +23.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,375 £29,850 £24,358
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £58,100 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
2615 2689 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.41% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1731 1570
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Edinburgh +19 19 £40,000 -13.14% 4
Glasgow +10 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Fife +3 1 £27,500 -3.50%
Stirling -16 1 - -
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 24 (27.27%) ITIL
2 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) QA
4 20 (22.73%) SQL
5 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
5 18 (20.45%) Change Management
6 14 (15.91%) CRM
6 14 (15.91%) Cognos
6 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
6 14 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (15.91%) jQuery
7 13 (14.77%) Linux
8 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.50%) C#
9 11 (12.50%) XML
9 11 (12.50%) Windows
9 11 (12.50%) Service Management
9 11 (12.50%) Degree
10 10 (11.36%) HTML
10 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.23%) HP
11 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
11 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
11 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
12 8 (9.09%) DevOps
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) CICS
2 5 (5.68%) SAS
2 5 (5.68%) MTS
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) ATM
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) DB2
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (2.27%) MSDE
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Maven
3 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.41%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.27%) Gradle
4 2 (2.27%) Mockito
4 2 (2.27%) Selenium
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) Ant
4 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.41%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Support Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Applications Support
3 13 (14.77%) Applications Support Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Developer
4 6 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 14 (15.91%) jQuery
3 11 (12.50%) XML
4 10 (11.36%) HTML
5 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.95%) CSS
6 7 (7.95%) Web Services
6 7 (7.95%) Ajax
7 6 (6.82%) LINQ
8 5 (5.68%) WCF
9 4 (4.55%) REST
9 4 (4.55%) Velocity
9 4 (4.55%) Middleware
9 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.55%) SOAP
10 3 (3.41%) XSD
10 3 (3.41%) JSP
10 3 (3.41%) JSON
11 2 (2.27%) Dojo
11 2 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.68%) Chip Card
2 5 (5.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Physics
4 2 (2.27%) Equities
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) UNIX
3 6 (6.82%) AIX
3 6 (6.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) ITIL
1 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.45%) Change Management
3 14 (15.91%) CRM
4 11 (12.50%) Service Management
5 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.09%) DevOps
6 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) Test Management
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.95%) Analytics
8 6 (6.82%) Web Development
8 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.82%) UML
8 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (9.09%) Perl
4 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.82%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) PHP
5 6 (6.82%) Java
6 5 (5.68%) COBOL
6 5 (5.68%) Assembly Language
6 5 (5.68%) REXX
6 5 (5.68%) JCL
7 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.41%) VBScript
8 3 (3.41%) C++
8 3 (3.41%) Ruby
9 2 (2.27%) C
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) ISEB
2 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.14%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Control-M
2 6 (6.82%) HP SIM
2 6 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.68%) CA Endevor
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Cognos
3 9 (10.23%) HP
4 8 (9.09%) VMware
4 8 (9.09%) IBM
5 6 (6.82%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.82%) Veritas
5 6 (6.82%) BMC
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle
6 4 (4.55%) Sybase
7 3 (3.41%) Google
8 2 (2.27%) thinkFolio
8 2 (2.27%) Perforce
8 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.14%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
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