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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 302 270 257
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1041 1261 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.05% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.28% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 758 912 956
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,100 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 -45 954 £50,000 +5.26% 104
London -60 430 £60,000 +9.09% 40
South East +17 202 £47,500 +14.45% 26
City of London -17 104 £55,000 - 9
Yorkshire -3 79 £40,000 -6.97% 16
West Midlands +20 69 £40,000 +32.23% 5
East of England -17 67 £50,000 +14.28% 5
Berkshire +28 59 £55,000 -8.33% 7
West Yorkshire +3 58 £40,000 -8.04% 15
Leeds +14 47 £40,000 -6.97% 8
North West +10 47 £36,000 -2.04% 6
Scotland +18 43 £48,115 +6.92% 7
Hampshire -19 42 £39,000 -4.87% 6
South West -7 38 £32,500 - 3
Birmingham +19 35 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey 0 34 £53,000 +32.50% 4
Manchester +27 32 £38,424 +0.45% 2
Essex -10 23 £50,000 -6.10%
Glasgow +20 21 £55,500 +22.65% 1
Coventry -1 20 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 18 £47,500 +48.43% 3
South Yorkshire 0 18 £37,750 +0.66%
Oxfordshire +15 17 £40,500 -29.56% 5
Milton Keynes +1 17 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 16 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Reading +4 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Winchester -3 15 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Bristol +3 14 £32,500 +38.29%
Sheffield +2 14 £38,250 +2.00%
Cheshire +2 14 £28,000 -6.66% 2

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 710 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (28.18%) Finance
3 563 (26.36%) ITIL
4 519 (24.30%) SQL
5 470 (22.00%) Windows
6 423 (19.80%) Project Management
7 419 (19.62%) Java
8 414 (19.38%) Oracle
9 403 (18.87%) SQL Server
10 377 (17.65%) .NET
11 352 (16.48%) Linux
12 350 (16.39%) Change Management
13 337 (15.78%) Microsoft
14 329 (15.40%) Degree
15 299 (14.00%) QA
16 287 (13.44%) Configuration Management
17 263 (12.31%) UNIX
18 256 (11.99%) C#
19 247 (11.56%) MS Excel
20 239 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
21 236 (11.05%) Web Services
22 233 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
23 225 (10.53%) Scrum
24 215 (10.07%) Service Management
25 210 (9.83%) JavaScript
26 192 (8.99%) Banking
27 190 (8.90%) HTML
28 189 (8.85%) XML
29 175 (8.19%) SOA
29 175 (8.19%) Service Delivery

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 117 (5.48%) Apache
2 113 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 104 (4.87%) WebSphere
4 84 (3.93%) IIS
5 64 (3.00%) WebLogic
6 54 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 49 (2.29%) MS Exchange
8 46 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
9 44 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (1.78%) JBoss
11 32 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (1.40%) CMS
13 28 (1.31%) NetWeaver
14 27 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 25 (1.17%) Umbraco
16 24 (1.12%) GlassFish
17 21 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
18 18 (0.84%) nginx
19 17 (0.80%) Lync
19 17 (0.80%) CICS
Applications
1 247 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 148 (6.93%) MS Office
3 37 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.40%) MS Project
5 23 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.14%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.14%) XMetaL
9 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.36%) Sophis RISQUE
2 22 (1.03%) assyst
2 22 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.47%) Magento
5 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.37%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.33%) Agresso
9 6 (0.28%) Tridion
9 6 (0.28%) RMDS
9 6 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.28%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.23%) SAP SM
10 5 (0.23%) Endur
10 5 (0.23%) Cordys
11 4 (0.19%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.34%) SaaS
3 44 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.17%) GitHub
6 12 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (0.37%) iPaaS
8 7 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.28%) Office 365
10 5 (0.23%) Heroku
10 5 (0.23%) IaaS
11 4 (0.19%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.094%) Datadog
13 2 (0.094%) Route 53
13 2 (0.094%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.094%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.79%) Internet
2 63 (2.95%) SAN
3 62 (2.90%) Firewall
4 53 (2.48%) HTTP
4 53 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 46 (2.15%) DNS
6 31 (1.45%) LAN
7 29 (1.36%) WAN
8 26 (1.22%) NAS
9 25 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (1.08%) DHCP
11 22 (1.03%) LDAP
12 16 (0.75%) VoIP
13 15 (0.70%) FTP
14 13 (0.61%) SSL
15 10 (0.47%) VLAN
16 9 (0.42%) VPN
17 8 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
18 7 (0.33%) Wireless
18 7 (0.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 143 (6.69%) Relational Database
3 113 (5.29%) MySQL
4 94 (4.40%) RDBMS
4 94 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 86 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 85 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 64 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 61 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 42 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
11 39 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 28 (1.31%) NoSQL
15 25 (1.17%) DB2
16 24 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
17 19 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (0.89%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 159 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 155 (7.26%) Subversion
3 139 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 119 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (5.29%) JIRA
6 85 (3.98%) Maven
7 68 (3.18%) Ant
8 61 (2.86%) Hudson
9 53 (2.48%) Selenium
10 48 (2.25%) Visual Studio
11 40 (1.87%) Mercurial
12 33 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
13 32 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
14 28 (1.31%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
16 22 (1.03%) JUnit
17 21 (0.98%) MSTest
18 19 (0.89%) Gradle
19 18 (0.84%) TeamCity
20 16 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 602 (28.18%) Finance
2 192 (8.99%) Banking
3 165 (7.72%) Retail
4 79 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 61 (2.86%) Advertising
6 54 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.34%) Legal
8 46 (2.15%) Marketing
9 39 (1.83%) Front Office
10 36 (1.69%) Law
11 35 (1.64%) Back Office
12 31 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 25 (1.17%) Publishing
14 22 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.75%) Games
16 14 (0.66%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.56%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.28%) Billing
19 5 (0.23%) Online Betting
20 4 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 342 (16.01%) Developer
2 316 (14.79%) Analyst
3 223 (10.44%) Release Manager
4 115 (5.38%) Architect
5 105 (4.92%) Applications Support
6 98 (4.59%) Service Manager
7 89 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 83 (3.89%) Project Manager
9 78 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 71 (3.32%) Release Analyst
10 71 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
11 69 (3.23%) Administrator
12 66 (3.09%) Senior Developer
12 66 (3.09%) Java Developer
13 59 (2.76%) Software Developer
14 56 (2.62%) Change Manager
15 55 (2.57%) DBA
15 55 (2.57%) Environment Manager
16 54 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
17 53 (2.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (17.65%) .NET
2 236 (11.05%) Web Services
3 190 (8.90%) HTML
4 189 (8.85%) XML
5 150 (7.02%) ASP.NET
6 143 (6.69%) CSS
7 109 (5.10%) jQuery
8 86 (4.03%) HTML5
8 86 (4.03%) J2EE
9 84 (3.93%) .NET Framework
10 74 (3.46%) Spring
11 73 (3.42%) WCF
11 73 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 70 (3.28%) Middleware
13 67 (3.14%) AngularJS
14 64 (3.00%) Oracle Fusion
15 59 (2.76%) SOAP
16 51 (2.39%) REST
17 50 (2.34%) JSON
18 46 (2.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 233 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 95 (4.45%) Open Source
4 89 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 85 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (2.76%) Clustering
7 50 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 42 (1.97%) User Experience
9 41 (1.92%) Replication
9 41 (1.92%) Blackberry
10 35 (1.64%) CMDB
11 33 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 31 (1.45%) Derivative
13 26 (1.22%) Mainframe
14 25 (1.17%) Social Media
15 22 (1.03%) PMI
15 22 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.03%) PKI
16 20 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
17 18 (0.84%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 470 (22.00%) Windows
2 352 (16.48%) Linux
3 263 (12.31%) UNIX
4 95 (4.45%) Solaris
5 88 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (2.29%) Android
8 44 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (1.78%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.31%) Windows XP
11 25 (1.17%) Windows 7
12 24 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.75%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.70%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.61%) AIX
16 12 (0.56%) CentOS
17 11 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
17 11 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
18 9 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (26.36%) ITIL
3 423 (19.80%) Project Management
4 350 (16.39%) Change Management
5 287 (13.44%) Configuration Management
6 239 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
7 225 (10.53%) Scrum
8 215 (10.07%) Service Management
9 175 (8.19%) SOA
9 175 (8.19%) Service Delivery
10 169 (7.91%) TDD
11 163 (7.63%) DevOps
12 141 (6.60%) Problem Management
13 140 (6.55%) PRINCE2
14 132 (6.18%) OO
14 132 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 129 (6.04%) MVC
15 129 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 125 (5.85%) Mentoring
17 120 (5.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 519 (24.30%) SQL
2 419 (19.62%) Java
3 256 (11.99%) C#
4 210 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 154 (7.21%) Perl
6 130 (6.09%) Python
7 113 (5.29%) Bash Shell
8 95 (4.45%) PowerShell
9 80 (3.75%) T-SQL
10 76 (3.56%) PL/SQL
11 75 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 59 (2.76%) PHP
13 51 (2.39%) C
14 48 (2.25%) Ruby
15 46 (2.15%) C++
16 28 (1.31%) VBScript
17 27 (1.26%) VB
18 22 (1.03%) Korn
19 21 (0.98%) VBA
20 20 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 329 (15.40%) Degree
2 145 (6.79%) ITIL Certification
3 84 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.53%) ISEB
5 48 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 43 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 40 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.64%) PMP
10 18 (0.84%) MCSD
11 16 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (0.66%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.47%) MCSE
14 10 (0.47%) MCP
15 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.37%) RHCE
16 7 (0.33%) CCNP
16 7 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (14.00%) QA
2 110 (5.15%) SLA
3 12 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.37%) COBIT
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.047%) BS25999
System Software
1 131 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 80 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.17%) XenApp
4 24 (1.12%) Squid
5 20 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 15 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (0.66%) Xen
8 14 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.47%) NFS
10 9 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.37%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.28%) vSphere
13 6 (0.28%) Varnish
14 5 (0.23%) Firmware
14 5 (0.23%) Docker
15 3 (0.14%) KVM
16 2 (0.094%) iptables
Systems Management
1 105 (4.92%) Puppet
2 58 (2.72%) Nagios
3 49 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (1.73%) SCCM
6 22 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 22 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 22 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 16 (0.75%) SCOM
8 14 (0.66%) WSUS
9 12 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.56%) SCSM
9 12 (0.56%) ARCserve
9 12 (0.56%) Graphite
10 11 (0.51%) Control-M
11 9 (0.42%) Cobbler
11 9 (0.42%) collectd
11 9 (0.42%) StatsD
12 8 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
12 8 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 414 (19.38%) Oracle
2 337 (15.78%) Microsoft
3 122 (5.71%) VMware
4 121 (5.66%) IBM
5 99 (4.63%) SAP
6 93 (4.35%) HP
7 88 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 63 (2.95%) Cisco
9 55 (2.57%) Citrix
10 40 (1.87%) Sun
11 37 (1.73%) NetApp
12 28 (1.31%) Sybase
13 27 (1.26%) Talend
14 26 (1.22%) BMC
14 26 (1.22%) CA
14 26 (1.22%) Sophos
15 25 (1.17%) Remedy
15 25 (1.17%) Fujitsu
16 24 (1.12%) Cognos
17 23 (1.08%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Fantastic employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tangent International
Salary: bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: respectable benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + 5-10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Executive remuneration package
Posted: 3 days ago