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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 151 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 12 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.49% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £48,730 £48,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +29.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
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
2936 3495 3085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.41% 95.23% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 2311 2009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Release Manager Salary Histogram 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 6 July 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
Glasgow -6 7 £48,730 +2.58%
Edinburgh +12 4 £35,000 -27.83%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) Finance
1 13 (65.00%) Release Management
1 13 (65.00%) SDLC
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) Project Planning
3 9 (45.00%) Resource Management
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) SLA
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) QA
6 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) CMMI
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Banking
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.00%) Puppet
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Release Management
1 13 (65.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) Project Planning
2 9 (45.00%) Resource Management
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) CMMI
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet