The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 387 423 387
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 52 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 46
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19721 21579 21053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 95.04% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16234 17295 17372
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Release Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
Berkshire +27 29 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Surrey +13 5 £57,500 +35.29% 2
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire +6 2 £51,250 -26.78% 1
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 67 (66.34%) Release Management
2 45 (44.55%) ITIL
3 42 (41.58%) Finance
4 27 (26.73%) SDLC
5 25 (24.75%) Degree
6 20 (19.80%) Banking
6 20 (19.80%) Project Management
7 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.84%) SAP
9 14 (13.86%) Java
9 14 (13.86%) Change Management
10 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
11 12 (11.88%) Logistics
11 12 (11.88%) Revenue Management
12 11 (10.89%) QA
12 11 (10.89%) Windows
13 10 (9.90%) Service Management
13 10 (9.90%) Investment Banking
13 10 (9.90%) Mason
14 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
15 8 (7.92%) Remedy
15 8 (7.92%) Validation
15 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (7.92%) IT Governance
16 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
16 7 (6.93%) Remedy ITSM
16 7 (6.93%) Remedy AR System
16 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
16 7 (6.93%) MS Project
16 7 (6.93%) CRM

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Project
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (6.93%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (1.98%) Cordys
3 1 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) DB2
2 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Ant
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) Maven
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (41.58%) Finance
2 20 (19.80%) Banking
3 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Mason
2 3 (2.97%) WCF
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 2 (1.98%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.98%) JRules
4 1 (0.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (66.34%) Release Management
2 45 (44.55%) ITIL
3 27 (26.73%) SDLC
4 20 (19.80%) Project Management
5 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.86%) Change Management
7 12 (11.88%) Logistics
7 12 (11.88%) Revenue Management
8 10 (9.90%) Service Management
9 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.92%) Validation
10 8 (7.92%) IT Governance
11 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.93%) CRM
12 6 (5.94%) DNA
12 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (4.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) Java
2 5 (4.95%) Perl
2 5 (4.95%) SQL
3 3 (2.97%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) SAP
2 8 (7.92%) Remedy
3 7 (6.93%) BMC
3 7 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee
7 1 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) Serena
7 1 (0.99%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.99%) F5
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