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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 416 388 404
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 24 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 34
Average salary £51,300 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.77% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,000 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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
Berkshire 0 11 £40,000 -15.78%
Kent +1 4 £55,000 -29.03%
Hampshire - 4 £70,000 -
Surrey +2 3 £52,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (54.84%) Release Management
2 32 (51.61%) ITIL
3 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) Service Management
5 13 (20.97%) Change Management
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.90%) ITSM
8 8 (12.90%) Time Management
9 7 (11.29%) CMDB
9 7 (11.29%) ITIL V3
9 7 (11.29%) Legal
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) Retail
9 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
9 7 (11.29%) DSL
9 7 (11.29%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) Windows
10 6 (9.68%) Finance
10 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
12 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.45%) JIRA
12 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
12 4 (6.45%) Internet
12 4 (6.45%) Maven
12 4 (6.45%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.84%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) DSL
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) Gradle
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.29%) Legal
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) CMDB
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Tandem
3 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) CentOS
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Release Management
2 32 (51.61%) ITIL
3 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) Service Management
5 13 (20.97%) Change Management
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.90%) Time Management
7 8 (12.90%) ITSM
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 7 (11.29%) Project Management
8 7 (11.29%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.84%) DevOps
10 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.23%) Workflow
11 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) BMC
4 1 (1.61%) BT
4 1 (1.61%) ATG
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