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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 303 281 261
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1032 1138 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.99% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.21% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 761 841 901
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,223 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,977 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.52%

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
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -29 938 £50,000 +5.26% 100
London -60 423 £60,000 +14.28% 44
South East +19 200 £50,000 +21.95% 15
City of London -18 108 £55,000 +7.31% 11
Yorkshire -8 74 £40,000 -6.97% 6
East of England -21 69 £50,500 +23.17% 1
Berkshire +36 67 £57,500 +4.54% 6
West Midlands +10 57 £40,000 +33.33% 8
West Yorkshire +1 54 £40,000 -9.09% 5
North West +35 53 £35,000 -11.39% 18
South West +17 48 £41,250 +37.50% 5
Scotland +23 46 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Leeds +6 43 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Manchester +21 37 £42,750 +14.00% 9
Surrey -15 37 £53,000 +32.50% 6
Hampshire -25 33 £41,000 -1.20% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 29 £52,500 +64.06% 1
Essex -2 27 £50,000 -4.76%
Milton Keynes +20 25 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Birmingham +9 23 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Reading +1 21 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Glasgow +23 20 £55,500 +22.65%
Coventry -7 20 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +27 18 £51,500 +49.27%
Bristol +10 18 £33,750 +43.61% 3
Cheshire +11 16 £27,500 -45.00% 5
South Yorkshire -2 16 £38,000 +34.51%
Wales -10 15 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -17 15 £58,750 +67.85%
Slough - 15 £80,000 -

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 709 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (28.97%) Finance
3 547 (25.23%) ITIL
4 507 (23.39%) SQL
5 468 (21.59%) Windows
6 412 (19.00%) Java
7 408 (18.82%) Project Management
8 397 (18.31%) Oracle
9 384 (17.71%) SQL Server
10 356 (16.42%) .NET
11 347 (16.01%) Change Management
12 340 (15.68%) Linux
13 339 (15.64%) Microsoft
14 312 (14.39%) Degree
15 310 (14.30%) QA
16 284 (13.10%) Configuration Management
17 263 (12.13%) UNIX
18 248 (11.44%) C#
19 244 (11.25%) MS Excel
20 236 (10.89%) Scrum
21 233 (10.75%) Web Services
22 230 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
23 211 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
24 210 (9.69%) JavaScript
25 207 (9.55%) Service Management
26 191 (8.81%) XML
27 190 (8.76%) HTML
28 184 (8.49%) Service Delivery
29 178 (8.21%) Retail
30 170 (7.84%) Banking

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 111 (5.12%) Apache
2 109 (5.03%) Tomcat
3 93 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 76 (3.51%) IIS
5 63 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 61 (2.81%) WebLogic
7 49 (2.26%) MS Exchange
8 47 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
9 44 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (1.71%) JBoss
11 35 (1.61%) CMS
12 34 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.34%) NetWeaver
14 27 (1.25%) GlassFish
15 26 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
16 23 (1.06%) Node.js
17 21 (0.97%) Umbraco
17 21 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
18 19 (0.88%) Live Communications Server
18 19 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 244 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 151 (6.96%) MS Office
3 40 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.57%) MS Project
5 25 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) XMetaL
8 3 (0.14%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.092%) SPSS
10 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.25%) Sophis RISQUE
2 25 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.97%) assyst
3 21 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.60%) Magento
6 11 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.46%) Agresso
8 9 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.32%) SAP SRM
10 6 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.28%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.23%) Tridion
11 5 (0.23%) SAP SM
11 5 (0.23%) RMDS
12 4 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.18%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.17%) SaaS
2 45 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.06%) GitHub
5 21 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.51%) Office 365
7 10 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.32%) IaaS
9 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.23%) Heroku
11 4 (0.18%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.14%) Route 53
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.046%) Datadog
13 1 (0.046%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.046%) Force.com
13 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.87%) Internet
2 58 (2.68%) Firewall
3 56 (2.58%) SAN
4 54 (2.49%) HTTP
5 53 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 47 (2.17%) DNS
7 35 (1.61%) WAN
8 32 (1.48%) LAN
9 22 (1.01%) LDAP
10 21 (0.97%) NAS
11 20 (0.92%) DHCP
12 19 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (0.74%) VPN
14 14 (0.65%) FTP
14 14 (0.65%) VLAN
15 13 (0.60%) VoIP
16 12 (0.55%) SSL
17 9 (0.42%) Wireless
18 8 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
19 7 (0.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 116 (5.35%) MySQL
4 91 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 84 (3.87%) Oracle Database
6 82 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 73 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
12 33 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.34%) MongoDB
14 29 (1.34%) NoSQL
15 25 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.92%) Data Mart
17 19 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
18 18 (0.83%) DB2
19 17 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 154 (7.10%) Subversion
2 149 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 145 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 120 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 114 (5.26%) JIRA
6 80 (3.69%) Maven
7 68 (3.14%) Hudson
8 56 (2.58%) Ant
9 53 (2.44%) Selenium
10 47 (2.17%) Visual Studio
11 35 (1.61%) Mercurial
12 33 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
13 32 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
14 28 (1.29%) Eclipse
14 28 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
15 21 (0.97%) JUnit
16 20 (0.92%) MSTest
17 17 (0.78%) MSBuild
17 17 (0.78%) WebDriver
17 17 (0.78%) Artifactory
General
1 628 (28.97%) Finance
2 178 (8.21%) Retail
3 170 (7.84%) Banking
4 88 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 63 (2.91%) Advertising
6 48 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 47 (2.17%) Legal
8 46 (2.12%) Marketing
9 43 (1.98%) Front Office
10 40 (1.85%) Back Office
11 35 (1.61%) Law
12 32 (1.48%) Publishing
13 28 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.78%) Games
14 17 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.23%) Billing
17 5 (0.23%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 340 (15.68%) Developer
2 320 (14.76%) Analyst
3 216 (9.96%) Release Manager
4 118 (5.44%) Architect
5 115 (5.30%) Applications Support
6 103 (4.75%) Support Engineer
7 99 (4.57%) Support Analyst
8 92 (4.24%) Project Manager
8 92 (4.24%) Service Manager
9 73 (3.37%) Administrator
10 68 (3.14%) Senior Developer
11 66 (3.04%) Release Analyst
11 66 (3.04%) Change Manager
11 66 (3.04%) Java Developer
12 61 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
13 58 (2.68%) Software Developer
14 54 (2.49%) Consultant
15 52 (2.40%) .NET Developer
16 51 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
17 50 (2.31%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (16.42%) .NET
2 233 (10.75%) Web Services
3 191 (8.81%) XML
4 190 (8.76%) HTML
5 154 (7.10%) ASP.NET
6 128 (5.90%) CSS
7 103 (4.75%) jQuery
8 79 (3.64%) HTML5
9 78 (3.60%) WCF
10 75 (3.46%) J2EE
11 73 (3.37%) Middleware
12 70 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 70 (3.23%) AngularJS
13 68 (3.14%) Spring
14 67 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 64 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
16 59 (2.72%) SOAP
17 54 (2.49%) REST
18 53 (2.44%) JSON
19 44 (2.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 92 (4.24%) Open Source
4 81 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 80 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.68%) Clustering
7 54 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 53 (2.44%) User Experience
9 45 (2.08%) Replication
9 45 (2.08%) Blackberry
10 34 (1.57%) Derivative
11 29 (1.34%) CMDB
12 25 (1.15%) Social Media
12 25 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 23 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
14 22 (1.01%) PKI
15 21 (0.97%) IPTV
16 20 (0.92%) Fixed Income
17 19 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 468 (21.59%) Windows
2 340 (15.68%) Linux
3 263 (12.13%) UNIX
4 98 (4.52%) Solaris
5 78 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (2.31%) Android
8 35 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 29 (1.34%) Windows XP
11 25 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (0.78%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.55%) CentOS
16 11 (0.51%) AIX
17 10 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
17 10 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
18 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (25.23%) ITIL
3 408 (18.82%) Project Management
4 347 (16.01%) Change Management
5 284 (13.10%) Configuration Management
6 236 (10.89%) Scrum
7 230 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 207 (9.55%) Service Management
9 184 (8.49%) Service Delivery
10 167 (7.70%) DevOps
11 156 (7.20%) TDD
12 151 (6.96%) SOA
13 143 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 142 (6.55%) Problem Management
15 137 (6.32%) Unit Testing
16 134 (6.18%) PRINCE2
17 118 (5.44%) Waterfall
18 117 (5.40%) Change Control
19 114 (5.26%) E-Commerce
20 113 (5.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 507 (23.39%) SQL
2 412 (19.00%) Java
3 248 (11.44%) C#
4 210 (9.69%) JavaScript
5 140 (6.46%) Perl
6 125 (5.77%) Python
7 109 (5.03%) Bash Shell
8 87 (4.01%) PowerShell
9 72 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 68 (3.14%) PHP
11 67 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 67 (3.09%) T-SQL
12 45 (2.08%) Ruby
13 38 (1.75%) C++
14 37 (1.71%) C
15 32 (1.48%) VBScript
16 27 (1.25%) VB
17 25 (1.15%) Korn
18 21 (0.97%) VBA
18 21 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 312 (14.39%) Degree
2 145 (6.69%) ITIL Certification
3 106 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 59 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 54 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 53 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (2.26%) ISEB
8 42 (1.94%) PMI Certification
9 35 (1.61%) PMP
10 18 (0.83%) MCSD
11 16 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.55%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.46%) MCP
14 10 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.42%) CCIE
16 8 (0.37%) MCSE
16 8 (0.37%) RHCE
16 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 7 (0.32%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (14.30%) QA
2 112 (5.17%) SLA
3 11 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.32%) COBIT
5 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.092%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.092%) WAI
8 1 (0.046%) BS25999
System Software
1 142 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 75 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.15%) XenApp
4 24 (1.11%) Squid
5 19 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.74%) Xen
7 15 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 14 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.46%) NFS
10 10 (0.46%) Varnish
11 8 (0.37%) Firmware
11 8 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.37%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.32%) vSphere
13 5 (0.23%) KVM
14 4 (0.18%) Docker
15 2 (0.092%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 100 (4.61%) Puppet
2 55 (2.54%) Nagios
3 49 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
5 42 (1.94%) SCCM
6 33 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 33 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 24 (1.11%) SCOM
8 21 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.60%) HAProxy
10 11 (0.51%) WSUS
11 10 (0.46%) Control-M
11 10 (0.46%) ARCserve
11 10 (0.46%) SCSM
11 10 (0.46%) Cobbler
12 9 (0.42%) collectd
12 9 (0.42%) Graphite
13 8 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.37%) OpenView
14 7 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 397 (18.31%) Oracle
2 339 (15.64%) Microsoft
3 118 (5.44%) VMware
4 112 (5.17%) IBM
5 103 (4.75%) HP
6 99 (4.57%) SAP
7 79 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 60 (2.77%) Cisco
9 55 (2.54%) Citrix
10 40 (1.85%) Remedy
11 38 (1.75%) NetApp
12 37 (1.71%) Sun
13 35 (1.61%) Sophos
13 35 (1.61%) Fujitsu
14 30 (1.38%) McAfee
15 28 (1.29%) Talend
16 27 (1.25%) CA
17 25 (1.15%) BMC
18 24 (1.11%) Informatica
19 23 (1.06%) Cognos
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
ATOS - AMS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum (dependant upon experience)
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 20% package
Posted: 3 days ago