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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 302 264 264
Rank change year-on-year
-38 0
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1064 1289 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.09% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.32% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 778 955 927
Average salary £48,730 £50,000 £47,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.54% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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
90830 97762 87292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.69% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73793 79516 71777
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 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
England -27 977 £49,000 -2.00% 105
London -73 426 £60,000 +9.09% 36
South East +68 238 £47,500 +11.76% 26
City of London -38 97 £57,500 +4.54% 12
East of England +12 89 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Berkshire +54 77 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire -7 71 £33,500 -16.25% 3
West Midlands +41 63 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Hampshire +10 53 £43,500 +4.81% 8
West Yorkshire -9 51 £37,500 -12.79% 2
North West -40 40 £39,000 +8.33% 12
Surrey +23 38 £58,000 +45.00% 2
Leeds +12 38 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Scotland +11 36 £48,730 -0.04% 11
Cambridgeshire +32 28 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester +3 27 £44,750 -10.50% 3
Birmingham +14 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West -21 23 £36,250 +5.83% 6
Maidenhead - 21 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Winchester -4 20 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Essex -4 20 £47,500 -13.63%
Glasgow +10 19 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Hertfordshire +7 19 £35,000 -2.09% 7
Reading +5 17 £50,000 -9.09%
Milton Keynes -13 15 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cambridge +22 14 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Warwickshire +3 14 £33,333 +19.68% 3
Newbury - 14 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +15 13 £47,500 -20.83% 3

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 661 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (28.42%) ITIL
3 582 (28.13%) Finance
4 535 (25.86%) SQL
5 479 (23.15%) Windows
6 448 (21.65%) Project Management
7 415 (20.06%) Oracle
8 404 (19.53%) Java
9 401 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 363 (17.54%) .NET
11 349 (16.87%) Linux
12 346 (16.72%) Change Management
13 339 (16.38%) Microsoft
14 328 (15.85%) Degree
15 297 (14.35%) SDLC
16 296 (14.31%) Configuration Management
17 284 (13.73%) QA
18 250 (12.08%) Web Services
19 249 (12.03%) C#
20 248 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
20 248 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
21 244 (11.79%) MS Excel
22 242 (11.70%) UNIX
23 210 (10.15%) Service Management
24 209 (10.10%) Scrum
25 196 (9.47%) Banking
26 194 (9.38%) JavaScript
27 185 (8.94%) XML
28 174 (8.41%) SOA
28 174 (8.41%) Service Delivery

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 115 (5.56%) Apache
2 113 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 98 (4.74%) IIS
4 97 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 68 (3.29%) WebLogic
6 52 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.42%) JBoss
8 47 (2.27%) MS Exchange
9 41 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 40 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 27 (1.30%) SAS
13 25 (1.21%) NetWeaver
13 25 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 24 (1.16%) CMS
14 24 (1.16%) Umbraco
15 21 (1.01%) Drupal
16 17 (0.82%) GlassFish
16 17 (0.82%) CICS
17 16 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 244 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 147 (7.10%) MS Office
3 37 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.40%) MS Project
5 26 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.14%) XMetaL
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.048%) SPSS
9 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.26%) Sophis RISQUE
2 21 (1.01%) assyst
3 20 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.29%) RMDS
7 6 (0.29%) Tridion
7 6 (0.29%) Endur
8 5 (0.24%) SAP SM
8 5 (0.24%) Cordys
9 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.19%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.37%) SaaS
3 44 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.30%) GitHub
6 10 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.39%) Heroku
8 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.24%) iPaaS
9 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.19%) Engine Yard
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.14%) IaaS
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.097%) Datadog
12 2 (0.097%) Office 365
12 2 (0.097%) Veeva
13 1 (0.048%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.048%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.24%) Internet
2 64 (3.09%) Firewall
3 63 (3.04%) SAN
4 48 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 42 (2.03%) HTTP
5 42 (2.03%) DNS
6 36 (1.74%) LAN
7 33 (1.59%) WAN
7 33 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
8 27 (1.30%) NAS
9 26 (1.26%) DHCP
10 18 (0.87%) LDAP
11 16 (0.77%) FTP
12 15 (0.72%) SSL
13 13 (0.63%) VLAN
13 13 (0.63%) VoIP
14 10 (0.48%) DMZ
15 9 (0.43%) Wireless
16 8 (0.39%) VPN
17 6 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 149 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 113 (5.46%) Oracle Database
4 104 (5.03%) RDBMS
5 102 (4.93%) MySQL
6 95 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 74 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 48 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 46 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
12 44 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
15 30 (1.45%) Data Mart
15 30 (1.45%) DB2
16 29 (1.40%) MongoDB
16 29 (1.40%) NoSQL
17 25 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 163 (7.88%) Subversion
2 156 (7.54%) Git (software)
3 134 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 132 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 124 (5.99%) JIRA
6 92 (4.45%) Maven
7 87 (4.20%) Ant
8 59 (2.85%) Hudson
9 54 (2.61%) Visual Studio
10 47 (2.27%) Selenium
11 34 (1.64%) Mercurial
12 31 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 29 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
14 28 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
15 24 (1.16%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.11%) Gradle
17 21 (1.01%) MSBuild
17 21 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 20 (0.97%) Eclipse
19 19 (0.92%) MSTest
General
1 582 (28.13%) Finance
2 196 (9.47%) Banking
3 135 (6.52%) Retail
4 64 (3.09%) Advertising
5 58 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.42%) Legal
8 49 (2.37%) Marketing
9 40 (1.93%) Law
10 33 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.59%) Front Office
11 32 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.97%) Back Office
13 19 (0.92%) Publishing
14 16 (0.77%) Games
15 13 (0.63%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.53%) Billing
16 11 (0.53%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.24%) Military
17 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 314 (15.18%) Analyst
2 304 (14.69%) Developer
3 235 (11.36%) Release Manager
4 120 (5.80%) Architect
5 105 (5.07%) Service Manager
6 97 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 95 (4.59%) Applications Support
8 94 (4.54%) Support Analyst
9 77 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
10 70 (3.38%) Release Analyst
11 64 (3.09%) Administrator
12 60 (2.90%) Senior Developer
13 59 (2.85%) Consultant
14 56 (2.71%) Software Developer
14 56 (2.71%) DBA
14 56 (2.71%) Java Developer
15 54 (2.61%) Test Manager
16 51 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
16 51 (2.46%) Software Engineer
16 51 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (17.54%) .NET
2 250 (12.08%) Web Services
3 185 (8.94%) XML
4 171 (8.26%) HTML
5 137 (6.62%) ASP.NET
6 130 (6.28%) CSS
7 99 (4.78%) jQuery
8 84 (4.06%) J2EE
9 81 (3.91%) .NET Framework
10 80 (3.87%) HTML5
11 78 (3.77%) WCF
12 70 (3.38%) Spring
13 68 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (3.14%) AngularJS
15 60 (2.90%) SOAP
16 58 (2.80%) Middleware
17 54 (2.61%) Oracle Fusion
18 53 (2.56%) REST
19 44 (2.13%) Entity Framework
20 42 (2.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 248 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 112 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 79 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (3.53%) Data Centre
6 49 (2.37%) Clustering
7 43 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.03%) Replication
8 42 (2.03%) CMDB
9 39 (1.88%) User Experience
9 39 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 35 (1.69%) Blackberry
11 30 (1.45%) Mainframe
12 26 (1.26%) Social Media
13 24 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.16%) Derivative
14 20 (0.97%) PMI
14 20 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 19 (0.92%) Visualisation
16 17 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 479 (23.15%) Windows
2 349 (16.87%) Linux
3 242 (11.70%) UNIX
4 86 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (3.58%) Solaris
6 73 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (1.93%) Android
8 37 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 24 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (1.06%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.68%) AIX
15 11 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
15 11 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
15 11 (0.53%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.48%) CentOS
17 6 (0.29%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (28.42%) ITIL
3 448 (21.65%) Project Management
4 346 (16.72%) Change Management
5 297 (14.35%) SDLC
6 296 (14.31%) Configuration Management
7 248 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
8 210 (10.15%) Service Management
9 209 (10.10%) Scrum
10 174 (8.41%) Service Delivery
10 174 (8.41%) SOA
11 159 (7.68%) TDD
12 155 (7.49%) DevOps
13 144 (6.96%) Problem Management
14 142 (6.86%) MVC
15 136 (6.57%) PRINCE2
16 127 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 125 (6.04%) OO
18 117 (5.65%) Unit Testing
19 115 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 535 (25.86%) SQL
2 404 (19.53%) Java
3 249 (12.03%) C#
4 194 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 150 (7.25%) Perl
6 120 (5.80%) Python
7 116 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 107 (5.17%) Bash Shell
9 96 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 93 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 86 (4.16%) T-SQL
12 54 (2.61%) C
13 52 (2.51%) C++
14 42 (2.03%) Ruby
15 41 (1.98%) PHP
16 24 (1.16%) VBScript
17 21 (1.01%) VB
17 21 (1.01%) VBA
18 19 (0.92%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 328 (15.85%) Degree
2 146 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
3 73 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.61%) ISEB
5 53 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.79%) PMP
8 32 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 29 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 21 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.82%) MCSE
12 16 (0.77%) MCSD
12 16 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.72%) CCNA
14 14 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 13 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.53%) CCNP
17 10 (0.48%) MCP
18 8 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 7 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (13.73%) QA
2 111 (5.36%) SLA
3 15 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.48%) COBIT
5 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.24%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.097%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.048%) BS25999
System Software
1 122 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 77 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 21 (1.01%) XenApp
5 19 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (0.82%) Squid
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.48%) Firmware
8 10 (0.48%) Xen
8 10 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.34%) vSphere
9 7 (0.34%) NFS
10 6 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.19%) Docker
12 3 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.097%) iptables
Systems Management
1 94 (4.54%) Puppet
2 48 (2.32%) Nagios
3 42 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.55%) SCCM
6 20 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 17 (0.82%) WSUS
8 15 (0.72%) ARCserve
8 15 (0.72%) SCSM
9 12 (0.58%) Graphite
9 12 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
9 12 (0.58%) OpenView
10 11 (0.53%) logstash
10 11 (0.53%) Kibana
11 10 (0.48%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.43%) Cobbler
12 9 (0.43%) Control-M
12 9 (0.43%) collectd
12 9 (0.43%) StatsD
13 8 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 415 (20.06%) Oracle
2 339 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 134 (6.48%) VMware
4 124 (5.99%) IBM
5 107 (5.17%) SAP
6 82 (3.96%) HP
7 81 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 73 (3.53%) Cisco
9 63 (3.04%) Citrix
10 42 (2.03%) Sun
11 37 (1.79%) Sybase
12 33 (1.59%) NetApp
13 31 (1.50%) Business Objects
13 31 (1.50%) BMC
13 31 (1.50%) Talend
14 29 (1.40%) Cognos
15 23 (1.11%) CA
15 23 (1.11%) Informatica
16 22 (1.06%) Adobe
16 22 (1.06%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
GO Partnership Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Abrecco
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Coba IT Consultants Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum + benefits package, car allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pomeroy IT Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nakama
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago