The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 231 219 198
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 5 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 15
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £45,400 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,655 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.58% +7.77%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Release Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Release Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Bristol -5 2 £45,410 -7.32%
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £41,750 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) RAD
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft