The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 65 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.10% 0.79% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.06% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.25%
Release Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 470 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.34% 74.02% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 459 380 341
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Release Management
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
(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
Cannock +3 8 £35,000 +2.94%
Release Management
West Midlands

Release Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft