The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 280 274 260
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1137 1092 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.03% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.26% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 849 858 1048
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93510 86325 93089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.88% 81.09% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74602 70783 78760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Management
Salary Trend

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

Release Management Salary Trend in the UK

Release Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 within the UK.

Release Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the UK over the 3 months to 15 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
(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
England -9 1033 £50,000 +11.11% 129
London -1 555 £55,000 +4.76% 64
City of London +5 157 £57,500 +9.52% 23
South East -40 151 £48,000 +9.71% 20
North West +8 77 £35,000 -22.22% 13
Yorkshire -3 73 £40,250 +24.03% 9
Scotland +7 66 £48,750 +18.91% 8
West Yorkshire +1 63 £45,000 +37.50% 7
Berkshire -1 55 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -9 54 £50,000 +33.33% 6
East Midlands -22 45 £39,500 +12.85% 5
West Midlands -33 42 £38,500 -12.00% 4
Cheshire +10 39 £30,000 -36.17% 2
Leicestershire +22 35 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Leeds -20 33 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Glasgow +13 32 £55,000 +46.66% 3
South West -36 31 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Manchester -9 28 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Hertfordshire +1 27 £57,500 +30.68%
Edinburgh +4 25 £50,000 +20.48% 5
Hitchin - 24 £57,500 -
Bracknell +18 23 £50,600 - 2
Kent +10 21 £60,000 +21.21% 3
Surrey -8 21 £36,000 -48.57% 2
Birmingham -24 21 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Leicester +14 20 £40,200 +5.79% 2
Hampshire -25 20 £48,000 +28.00% 7
Warrington - 18 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wales +15 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 724 (29.28%) Finance
2 720 (29.11%) ITIL
3 704 (28.47%) SQL
4 658 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
5 563 (22.77%) Java
6 552 (22.32%) Oracle
7 547 (22.12%) SQL Server
8 532 (21.51%) Windows
9 483 (19.53%) Microsoft
10 425 (17.19%) .NET
11 419 (16.94%) Linux
12 396 (16.01%) Change Management
13 377 (15.24%) Project Management
14 374 (15.12%) Degree
15 359 (14.52%) Configuration Management
16 353 (14.27%) UNIX
17 317 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
18 305 (12.33%) Subversion
19 298 (12.05%) MS Excel
20 297 (12.01%) XML
21 296 (11.97%) HTML
22 286 (11.56%) C#
23 285 (11.52%) QA
24 281 (11.36%) Service Management
25 280 (11.32%) Service Delivery
26 272 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
27 266 (10.76%) TDD
28 263 (10.63%) JavaScript
29 241 (9.75%) Jenkins
30 226 (9.14%) CSS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 149 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 133 (5.38%) Apache
3 95 (3.84%) WebLogic
4 89 (3.60%) IIS
4 89 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 68 (2.75%) WebSphere
6 60 (2.43%) Confluence
7 57 (2.30%) CMS
8 54 (2.18%) Tomcat
9 47 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
10 46 (1.86%) Drupal
10 46 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
11 42 (1.70%) FileNet
12 39 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
13 32 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 27 (1.09%) SAS
16 20 (0.81%) CICS
17 17 (0.69%) LiveCycle
18 16 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 298 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 116 (4.69%) MS Office
3 36 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (0.97%) MS Project
6 19 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.081%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.040%) SPSS
9 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.040%) Maya
9 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 40 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 24 (0.97%) HFM
5 21 (0.85%) Markit EDM
6 17 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 15 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.36%) BASE24
11 8 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (0.32%) Fredhopper
11 8 (0.32%) Magento
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
12 7 (0.28%) AquaLogic BPM
12 7 (0.28%) assyst
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 101 (4.08%) SaaS
2 40 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.28%) IaaS
6 6 (0.24%) PaaS
7 4 (0.16%) Heroku
7 4 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.16%) GitHub
8 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.040%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.83%) Firewall
2 63 (2.55%) SAN
3 62 (2.51%) LAN
4 58 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 57 (2.30%) WAN
6 51 (2.06%) Internet
7 46 (1.86%) DHCP
8 37 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (1.42%) DNS
10 32 (1.29%) VPN
11 31 (1.25%) NetScaler
11 31 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (1.17%) HTTP
13 19 (0.77%) IP Telephony
14 15 (0.61%) IPsec
15 14 (0.57%) NAS
15 14 (0.57%) SSL
16 13 (0.53%) Intranet
16 13 (0.53%) Network Security
17 12 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 158 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (5.78%) MySQL
4 116 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 113 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 97 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 93 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 89 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
10 63 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 61 (2.47%) MongoDB
12 55 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 54 (2.18%) NoSQL
14 45 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (1.50%) DB2
16 34 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
17 32 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
17 32 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
18 31 (1.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 305 (12.33%) Subversion
2 241 (9.75%) Jenkins
3 196 (7.93%) JIRA
4 186 (7.52%) Git (software)
5 152 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 150 (6.07%) Maven
7 97 (3.92%) Hudson
8 91 (3.68%) Ant
9 81 (3.28%) JUnit
10 61 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
11 56 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 50 (2.02%) Selenium
13 44 (1.78%) MSBuild
14 42 (1.70%) CruiseControl
15 39 (1.58%) NUnit
16 32 (1.29%) Cucumber
17 30 (1.21%) TeamCity
18 25 (1.01%) Eclipse
19 24 (0.97%) Gradle
20 22 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 724 (29.28%) Finance
2 216 (8.73%) Banking
3 184 (7.44%) Retail
4 104 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 100 (4.04%) Advertising
6 70 (2.83%) Legal
7 69 (2.79%) Marketing
8 61 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 59 (2.39%) Front Office
10 47 (1.90%) Games
11 44 (1.78%) Financial Institution
12 38 (1.54%) Law
13 34 (1.37%) Back Office
14 24 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.69%) Publishing
16 15 (0.61%) Electronics
17 13 (0.53%) Billing
18 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.32%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 469 (18.96%) Developer
2 403 (16.30%) Analyst
3 227 (9.18%) Release Manager
4 169 (6.83%) Support Analyst
5 134 (5.42%) Applications Support
6 133 (5.38%) Service Manager
7 132 (5.34%) Java Developer
8 85 (3.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 80 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 79 (3.19%) Support Engineer
11 78 (3.15%) Project Manager
11 78 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
12 69 (2.79%) Consultant
12 69 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 68 (2.75%) .NET Developer
14 62 (2.51%) Change Manager
14 62 (2.51%) Services Delivery Manager
15 61 (2.47%) Team Leader
15 61 (2.47%) DBA
16 59 (2.39%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (17.19%) .NET
2 297 (12.01%) XML
3 296 (11.97%) HTML
4 226 (9.14%) CSS
5 218 (8.82%) Web Services
6 169 (6.83%) ASP.NET
7 150 (6.07%) HTML5
8 124 (5.01%) Spring
9 121 (4.89%) jQuery
10 113 (4.57%) Middleware
11 87 (3.52%) CSS3
12 86 (3.48%) Hibernate
13 72 (2.91%) J2EE
14 68 (2.75%) JSON
15 65 (2.63%) WCF
16 63 (2.55%) Ajax
17 60 (2.43%) .NET Framework
18 59 (2.39%) REST
19 58 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
20 54 (2.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 272 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 139 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 106 (4.29%) Open Source
5 64 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (2.47%) User Experience
7 51 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 47 (1.90%) CMDB
9 35 (1.42%) Equities
10 34 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 33 (1.33%) Derivative
12 32 (1.29%) Replication
13 28 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 27 (1.09%) Mobile App
15 24 (0.97%) CLARiiON
15 24 (0.97%) Clustering
16 23 (0.93%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.93%) Mathematics
17 22 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
18 21 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 532 (21.51%) Windows
2 419 (16.94%) Linux
3 353 (14.27%) UNIX
4 99 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (2.55%) Android
7 53 (2.14%) Solaris
8 50 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 42 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 33 (1.33%) AIX
12 26 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.69%) CentOS
15 15 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.61%) Debian
16 9 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (29.11%) ITIL
2 658 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
3 396 (16.01%) Change Management
4 377 (15.24%) Project Management
5 359 (14.52%) Configuration Management
6 317 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 281 (11.36%) Service Management
8 280 (11.32%) Service Delivery
9 266 (10.76%) TDD
10 222 (8.98%) Scrum
11 210 (8.49%) Mentoring
12 195 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 183 (7.40%) Problem Management
14 180 (7.28%) DevOps
15 178 (7.20%) Software Engineering
16 161 (6.51%) OO
17 149 (6.03%) Change Control
18 148 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
19 145 (5.86%) Unit Testing
20 128 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 704 (28.47%) SQL
2 563 (22.77%) Java
3 286 (11.56%) C#
4 263 (10.63%) JavaScript
5 154 (6.23%) T-SQL
6 130 (5.26%) VB
7 105 (4.25%) Perl
8 98 (3.96%) PHP
9 93 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 90 (3.64%) Python
11 81 (3.28%) Groovy
12 74 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 63 (2.55%) C++
14 61 (2.47%) Bash Shell
15 52 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 51 (2.06%) Ruby
17 49 (1.98%) VB.NET
17 49 (1.98%) VBA
17 49 (1.98%) Scala
18 44 (1.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 374 (15.12%) Degree
2 117 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
3 96 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (2.79%) ISEB
5 52 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 50 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 42 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (1.01%) CCNP
8 25 (1.01%) CCNA
9 23 (0.93%) MCSE
9 23 (0.93%) PMI Certification
9 23 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 21 (0.85%) PMP
10 21 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
11 20 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.53%) OCP
14 12 (0.49%) MCP
15 10 (0.40%) MCITP
16 9 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (11.52%) QA
2 157 (6.35%) SLA
3 44 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.24%) COBIT
6 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.16%) EMIR
8 3 (0.12%) WAI
9 2 (0.081%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.081%) Basel III
9 2 (0.081%) HL7
9 2 (0.081%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.040%) TickIT
10 1 (0.040%) WCAG
10 1 (0.040%) MiFID
10 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 148 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 102 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.30%) XenApp
4 40 (1.62%) vSphere
5 27 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 24 (0.97%) UAG
7 23 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.65%) Varnish
8 16 (0.65%) KVM
9 15 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.40%) NFS
12 10 (0.40%) Docker
13 8 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.28%) Xen
14 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (2.30%) Puppet
2 51 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.50%) Nagios
4 26 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 26 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.93%) SCCM
6 22 (0.89%) CA Endevor
7 21 (0.85%) Control-M
8 15 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (0.40%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.40%) Ansible
10 9 (0.36%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.36%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.28%) Opsview
11 7 (0.28%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.24%) SCOM
12 6 (0.24%) WSUS
12 6 (0.24%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 552 (22.32%) Oracle
2 483 (19.53%) Microsoft
3 143 (5.78%) IBM
4 138 (5.58%) VMware
5 137 (5.54%) Citrix
6 100 (4.04%) Cisco
7 78 (3.15%) Adobe
8 73 (2.95%) Red Hat
9 70 (2.83%) SAP
10 56 (2.26%) EMC
11 55 (2.22%) Cognos
12 52 (2.10%) Remedy
13 49 (1.98%) Google
14 45 (1.82%) Sybase
14 45 (1.82%) HP
15 32 (1.29%) Twitter
16 31 (1.25%) hybris
17 30 (1.21%) JBoss
18 28 (1.13%) Informatica
19 27 (1.09%) CA
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Life insurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £115k - 120k per year + flexi package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours,
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £36,000 to £41,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Share Option +++
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago