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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 294 278 267
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1097 1237 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.05% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.27% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 807 915 909
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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
England -33 989 £50,000 - 115
London -71 432 £60,000 +9.09% 57
South East +100 222 £45,000 -10.00% 23
City of London -49 112 £60,000 +4.34% 14
East of England +44 104 £42,500 -19.04% 11
West Midlands +39 70 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +33 66 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Yorkshire -29 65 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Hampshire +19 52 £43,500 -5.94% 1
West Yorkshire -31 50 £36,000 -10.00% 6
Hertfordshire +38 42 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Scotland -8 40 £40,750 -18.50% 6
Leeds -10 37 £39,500 -4.81% 4
South West -3 34 £40,000 -4.19% 6
Cambridgeshire +27 31 £42,500 +4.29% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 31 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West -65 28 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Surrey +25 26 £58,000 +45.00% 7
Birmingham +9 26 £42,500 -5.55%
Milton Keynes 0 22 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Glasgow +5 21 £48,730 -4.91%
Cambridge +33 20 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Manchester -11 19 £44,250 -10.60%
Maidenhead - 19 £55,000 -
Newbury +16 18 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Warwickshire +1 18 £34,330 -23.71% 2
Edinburgh +6 17 £35,000 -33.96% 5
Gloucestershire +3 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Winchester -1 16 £45,000 +50.00%
East Midlands -5 16 £40,000 +1.26% 2

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 644 (30.09%) ITIL
2 640 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 620 (28.97%) Finance
4 574 (26.82%) SQL
5 472 (22.06%) Project Management
6 456 (21.31%) Windows
7 428 (20.00%) Oracle
7 428 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 401 (18.74%) Java
9 375 (17.52%) Microsoft
10 364 (17.01%) Change Management
11 354 (16.54%) Linux
12 350 (16.36%) .NET
13 317 (14.81%) Degree
14 315 (14.72%) SDLC
15 294 (13.74%) Configuration Management
16 290 (13.55%) QA
17 265 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
18 264 (12.34%) MS Excel
19 255 (11.92%) C#
20 254 (11.87%) Web Services
21 245 (11.45%) Service Management
22 231 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
23 228 (10.65%) UNIX
24 208 (9.72%) JavaScript
25 207 (9.67%) XML
26 203 (9.49%) Scrum
27 200 (9.35%) Banking
28 197 (9.21%) Service Delivery
29 181 (8.46%) HTML

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 100 (4.67%) Apache
2 96 (4.49%) Tomcat
2 96 (4.49%) IIS
3 84 (3.93%) WebSphere
4 71 (3.32%) WebLogic
5 59 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 50 (2.34%) JBoss
7 43 (2.01%) MS Exchange
8 37 (1.73%) SAS
8 37 (1.73%) CMS
9 35 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (1.17%) Drupal
13 24 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
14 22 (1.03%) Umbraco
15 20 (0.93%) Confluence
16 17 (0.79%) nginx
16 17 (0.79%) NetWeaver
17 16 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 264 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 151 (7.06%) MS Office
3 41 (1.92%) MS Project
4 32 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.093%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.093%) XMetaL
8 2 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.89%) assyst
5 15 (0.70%) Sophis RISQUE
6 11 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
10 6 (0.28%) RMDS
10 6 (0.28%) Endur
10 6 (0.28%) Tridion
11 5 (0.23%) SAP SM
11 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.23%) Cordys
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.19%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.96%) SaaS
4 35 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.12%) GitHub
6 10 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.42%) Heroku
8 8 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.23%) iPaaS
9 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.19%) Office 365
10 4 (0.19%) Engine Yard
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.14%) PaaS
12 2 (0.093%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.093%) Datadog
12 2 (0.093%) IaaS
13 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.55%) Firewall
2 62 (2.90%) Internet
3 55 (2.57%) SAN
4 43 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
6 39 (1.82%) DNS
7 35 (1.64%) HTTP
7 35 (1.64%) LAN
8 32 (1.50%) WAN
9 24 (1.12%) DHCP
9 24 (1.12%) NAS
10 17 (0.79%) VLAN
11 16 (0.75%) DMZ
12 15 (0.70%) VoIP
13 14 (0.65%) SSL
14 12 (0.56%) FTP
15 11 (0.51%) Network Security
16 10 (0.47%) Wireless
17 9 (0.42%) VPN
18 8 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 154 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 128 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 109 (5.09%) RDBMS
6 102 (4.77%) MySQL
7 97 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
8 87 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 78 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 60 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
11 49 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (2.06%) Data Mart
13 40 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 39 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (1.54%) DB2
15 33 (1.54%) NoSQL
15 33 (1.54%) QlikView
15 33 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
16 25 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 174 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 167 (7.80%) Subversion
3 143 (6.68%) JIRA
4 141 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 127 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 99 (4.63%) Maven
7 87 (4.07%) Ant
8 65 (3.04%) Hudson
9 53 (2.48%) Visual Studio
10 45 (2.10%) Selenium
11 31 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
12 30 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 29 (1.36%) Mercurial
13 29 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
14 24 (1.12%) Gradle
15 23 (1.07%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.03%) MSBuild
17 21 (0.98%) JUnit
18 18 (0.84%) HP UFT
19 16 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 620 (28.97%) Finance
2 200 (9.35%) Banking
3 143 (6.68%) Retail
4 62 (2.90%) Advertising
5 60 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.34%) Marketing
8 44 (2.06%) Front Office
9 39 (1.82%) Legal
10 36 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.36%) Law
13 23 (1.07%) Publishing
14 21 (0.98%) Billing
14 21 (0.98%) General Ledger
15 20 (0.93%) Back Office
16 18 (0.84%) Games
17 12 (0.56%) Military
18 5 (0.23%) French Language
18 5 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 341 (15.93%) Analyst
2 329 (15.37%) Developer
3 272 (12.71%) Release Manager
4 112 (5.23%) Architect
5 108 (5.05%) Service Manager
6 104 (4.86%) Support Analyst
7 101 (4.72%) Applications Support
8 100 (4.67%) Project Manager
9 86 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
10 68 (3.18%) Administrator
11 66 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 59 (2.76%) Test Manager
12 59 (2.76%) Consultant
13 58 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
13 58 (2.71%) DBA
14 55 (2.57%) Release Analyst
15 52 (2.43%) Services Delivery Manager
15 52 (2.43%) Software Developer
15 52 (2.43%) Environment Manager
16 51 (2.38%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (16.36%) .NET
2 254 (11.87%) Web Services
3 207 (9.67%) XML
4 181 (8.46%) HTML
5 145 (6.78%) CSS
6 137 (6.40%) ASP.NET
7 101 (4.72%) jQuery
8 83 (3.88%) J2EE
9 81 (3.79%) .NET Framework
10 78 (3.64%) WCF
11 77 (3.60%) HTML5
12 75 (3.50%) Spring
13 65 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 64 (2.99%) Middleware
15 63 (2.94%) AngularJS
16 60 (2.80%) SOAP
17 57 (2.66%) REST
18 52 (2.43%) Oracle Fusion
19 50 (2.34%) Ajax
20 43 (2.01%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 265 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 136 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 64 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.06%) Replication
6 44 (2.06%) CMDB
7 43 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 41 (1.92%) Clustering
9 40 (1.87%) User Experience
10 34 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.40%) Mainframe
12 28 (1.31%) Blackberry
13 26 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (1.21%) Derivative
14 25 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 23 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 21 (0.98%) Taxonomies
16 21 (0.98%) PMI
17 20 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 456 (21.31%) Windows
2 354 (16.54%) Linux
3 228 (10.65%) UNIX
4 88 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (2.85%) Solaris
7 40 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.54%) Android
9 26 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.03%) AIX
11 20 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 18 (0.84%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
14 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
14 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.37%) CentOS
16 6 (0.28%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (30.09%) ITIL
2 640 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (22.06%) Project Management
4 364 (17.01%) Change Management
5 315 (14.72%) SDLC
6 294 (13.74%) Configuration Management
7 245 (11.45%) Service Management
8 231 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 203 (9.49%) Scrum
10 197 (9.21%) Service Delivery
11 174 (8.13%) Problem Management
12 172 (8.04%) SOA
13 149 (6.96%) TDD
13 149 (6.96%) Incident Management
14 147 (6.87%) MVC
15 144 (6.73%) DevOps
16 140 (6.54%) PRINCE2
17 128 (5.98%) OO
18 125 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
19 114 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 574 (26.82%) SQL
2 401 (18.74%) Java
3 255 (11.92%) C#
4 208 (9.72%) JavaScript
5 144 (6.73%) Perl
6 120 (5.61%) Python
7 118 (5.51%) PowerShell
8 113 (5.28%) Bash Shell
9 102 (4.77%) T-SQL
10 98 (4.58%) PL/SQL
11 91 (4.25%) Shell Script
12 64 (2.99%) C++
13 62 (2.90%) C
14 52 (2.43%) Ruby
15 40 (1.87%) PHP
16 26 (1.21%) VBA
17 22 (1.03%) VB
18 21 (0.98%) COBOL
19 20 (0.93%) Groovy
19 20 (0.93%) JCL
Qualifications
1 317 (14.81%) Degree
2 145 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
3 75 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 41 (1.92%) ISEB
7 35 (1.64%) PMP
7 35 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 24 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 22 (1.03%) MCSE
10 20 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 16 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.75%) MCSD
12 14 (0.65%) CCNA
13 13 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.47%) CCNP
15 9 (0.42%) MCP
16 8 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
17 7 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (13.55%) QA
2 133 (6.21%) SLA
3 19 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.51%) COBIT
5 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.28%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.093%) BS7799
10 1 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 113 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 87 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 18 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (0.79%) XenApp
7 14 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.61%) Firmware
9 11 (0.51%) Squid
9 11 (0.51%) Xen
10 8 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.33%) vSphere
12 6 (0.28%) Docker
13 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.093%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 114 (5.33%) Puppet
2 51 (2.38%) Nagios
3 41 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.78%) SCCM
5 31 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.03%) WSUS
7 17 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 16 (0.75%) ARCserve
8 16 (0.75%) SCSM
9 15 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
9 15 (0.70%) OpenView
10 12 (0.56%) Kibana
10 12 (0.56%) logstash
10 12 (0.56%) Graphite
11 10 (0.47%) SCOM
12 9 (0.42%) Cobbler
12 9 (0.42%) collectd
12 9 (0.42%) StatsD
13 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 428 (20.00%) Oracle
2 375 (17.52%) Microsoft
3 160 (7.48%) VMware
4 129 (6.03%) IBM
5 119 (5.56%) SAP
6 94 (4.39%) Cisco
6 94 (4.39%) HP
7 81 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 67 (3.13%) Citrix
9 50 (2.34%) Cognos
10 46 (2.15%) Sybase
11 44 (2.06%) Sun
12 42 (1.96%) BMC
13 38 (1.78%) Business Objects
14 36 (1.68%) Remedy
15 31 (1.45%) Talend
16 30 (1.40%) Informatica
17 23 (1.07%) Google
18 20 (0.93%) Adobe
19 19 (0.89%) Dell
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hyphen
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health & Life Cover,
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £52000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifit, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago