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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 122 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 38 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.69% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.03% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 35
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.96%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.77%
Release Management
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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
2911 3107 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.80% 83.21% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 2000 1661
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 -2 22 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Glasgow -7 19 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Aberdeen - 6 - -
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
Dundee -2 2 £42,233 +29.94%
Release Management
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.36%) SDLC
4 26 (33.77%) SQL
5 24 (31.17%) Finance
6 21 (27.27%) Project Management
7 18 (23.38%) Windows
7 18 (23.38%) QA
8 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.78%) Web Services
9 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (15.58%) Project Planning
11 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (15.58%) ITIL
11 12 (15.58%) VMware
12 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 11 (14.29%) Software Delivery
12 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.29%) Degree
12 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.69%) Oracle
14 9 (11.69%) IIS
14 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
14 9 (11.69%) Information Security
14 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (11.69%) IIS
2 7 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.60%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.60%) Drupal
4 2 (2.60%) Mule
5 1 (1.30%) Moodle
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.60%) InfiniBand
2 2 (2.60%) LDAP
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.60%) SNMP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Selenium
2 4 (5.19%) Ant
2 4 (5.19%) Maven
3 2 (2.60%) MorphX
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Hudson
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Trac
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Analyst
2 23 (29.87%) Test Analyst
2 23 (29.87%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Release Manager
6 7 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.79%) Applications Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.49%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Senior QA Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Spring
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) WebCenter
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
4 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.19%) Java EE
4 4 (5.19%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) Ext JS
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.90%) WinForms
5 3 (3.90%) WCF
5 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.60%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (2.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.90%) Equities
5 2 (2.60%) Life Science
5 2 (2.60%) Health Informatics
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.60%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
5 2 (2.60%) Derivative
5 2 (2.60%) Informatics
5 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.60%) Wiki
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.39%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) SDLC
3 21 (27.27%) Project Management
4 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Project Planning
7 12 (15.58%) ITIL
8 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 11 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
9 9 (11.69%) Information Security
9 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Security Testing
9 9 (11.69%) System Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
11 7 (9.09%) Quality Management
11 7 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) Python
2 8 (10.39%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) C#
5 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) X++
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.39%) MCSE
4 6 (7.79%) CCNP
4 6 (7.79%) CCNA
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.79%) MCTS
5 2 (2.60%) SSCP
5 2 (2.60%) RHCE
5 2 (2.60%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Nagios
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) VMware
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco
5 6 (7.79%) Dell
5 6 (7.79%) Veritas
6 4 (5.19%) EMC
6 4 (5.19%) CommVault
6 4 (5.19%) NetApp
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.60%) Brocade
7 2 (2.60%) Opsware
7 2 (2.60%) Proofpoint
7 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.60%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Fidessa
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