The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 162 140 150
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.058% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.63% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
Release Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3289 3008 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.72% 94.80% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2081 1934 2095
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Glasgow -1 2 - -
Edinburgh -18 1 - -
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Release Management
3 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 3 (17.65%) XenApp
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) JIRA

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
1 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
1 2 (11.76%) FogBugz
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JMS
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Release Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) HP