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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 448 430 412
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 16 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 18
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £72,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +5.00%
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
Hampshire +3 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +1 1 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Surrey 0 1 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (47.37%) Release Management
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 12 (31.58%) Project Management
4 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.95%) Change Management
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 11 (28.95%) Process Improvement
4 11 (28.95%) SDLC
5 10 (26.32%) ISO22301
5 10 (26.32%) Business Process Improvement
5 10 (26.32%) COSO
5 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 10 (26.32%) CRAMM
5 10 (26.32%) Operations Management
5 10 (26.32%) ISO 9001
5 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Statistics
5 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.42%) Test Management
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) QA
9 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) JBoss
1 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Axis
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) SOAP
1 2 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (26.32%) Statistics
3 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Release Management
2 12 (31.58%) Project Management
3 11 (28.95%) Change Management
3 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 11 (28.95%) Process Improvement
3 11 (28.95%) SDLC
4 10 (26.32%) Business Process Improvement
4 10 (26.32%) CRAMM
4 10 (26.32%) Operations Management
4 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Test Management
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) CITP
2 4 (10.53%) MBA
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) COSO
1 10 (26.32%) ISO 9001
1 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (26.32%) ISO22301
1 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.16%) QA
3 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Capita
1 2 (5.26%) IBM
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) Serena
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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