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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 278 279 248
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1171 1061 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.99% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.22% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 861 802 1038
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,800 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
93409 86961 92486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.30% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74709 71382 77947
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -3 1072 £50,000 +8.69% 124
London +2 571 £55,000 +4.76% 51
South East -1 161 £48,000 -3.03% 10
City of London +7 154 £55,000 - 21
North West +19 78 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Yorkshire -11 71 £45,000 +38.67% 13
Berkshire +10 64 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East of England +6 62 £47,500 +26.66% 12
West Yorkshire -13 62 £45,000 +38.67% 10
Scotland +9 61 £50,000 +21.96% 1
East Midlands -21 48 £39,500 +12.85% 3
West Midlands -30 45 £37,500 -16.66% 15
Cheshire +18 39 £30,000 -35.48% 3
Leicestershire +21 38 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Hertfordshire +9 35 £57,500 +30.68% 4
Leeds -12 33 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bracknell +28 32 £50,600 +130.00% 3
Manchester +17 31 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South West -44 31 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Glasgow +11 30 £57,500 +36.90%
Hitchin - 29 £57,500 - 1
Edinburgh +5 28 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Leicester +21 25 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Kent +6 24 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Surrey -8 23 £36,000 -50.34%
Hampshire -21 21 £48,000 +33.33% 1
Birmingham -29 21 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Reading +4 18 £40,000 -
South Wales +30 17 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Wales +18 17 £36,250 -9.37% 2

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 715 (29.28%) Finance
2 692 (28.34%) ITIL
3 678 (27.76%) SQL
4 655 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
5 551 (22.56%) SQL Server
6 546 (22.36%) Java
7 537 (21.99%) Oracle
8 524 (21.46%) Windows
9 477 (19.53%) Microsoft
10 405 (16.58%) .NET
11 404 (16.54%) Linux
12 394 (16.13%) Change Management
13 373 (15.27%) Project Management
14 354 (14.50%) Degree
15 348 (14.25%) Configuration Management
16 342 (14.00%) UNIX
17 320 (13.10%) QA
18 316 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
19 308 (12.61%) Subversion
20 299 (12.24%) MS Excel
21 287 (11.75%) C#
22 286 (11.71%) XML
23 284 (11.63%) HTML
24 264 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
25 263 (10.77%) Service Management
26 262 (10.73%) Service Delivery
27 253 (10.36%) JavaScript
27 253 (10.36%) TDD
28 245 (10.03%) Jenkins
29 230 (9.42%) Banking

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 147 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 127 (5.20%) Apache
3 94 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 83 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 74 (3.03%) IIS
6 66 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 54 (2.21%) CMS
8 53 (2.17%) Confluence
9 51 (2.09%) Tomcat
10 42 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
10 42 (1.72%) Drupal
11 40 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
11 40 (1.64%) FileNet
12 38 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (1.35%) SAS
14 29 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
16 26 (1.06%) CICS
17 16 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 299 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 124 (5.08%) MS Office
3 37 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.15%) MS Project
4 28 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.082%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.082%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.082%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.041%) Maya
8 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.041%) SPSS
8 1 (0.041%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 40 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (1.02%) Markit EDM
5 24 (0.98%) HFM
6 17 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.37%) BASE24
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (0.33%) AquaLogic BPM
13 7 (0.29%) Magento
13 7 (0.29%) Fredhopper
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 98 (4.01%) SaaS
2 40 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.29%) GitHub
5 7 (0.29%) IaaS
6 6 (0.25%) PaaS
7 5 (0.20%) Heroku
8 4 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.041%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.74%) Firewall
2 57 (2.33%) LAN
3 56 (2.29%) SAN
4 54 (2.21%) WAN
5 49 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 44 (1.80%) Internet
7 43 (1.76%) DHCP
8 38 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (1.35%) NetScaler
9 33 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (1.23%) DNS
11 26 (1.06%) HTTP
12 25 (1.02%) VPN
13 21 (0.86%) IP Telephony
14 17 (0.70%) ATM
15 14 (0.57%) IPsec
16 12 (0.49%) SSL
17 11 (0.45%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 151 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 134 (5.49%) MySQL
4 127 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 116 (4.75%) Relational Database
6 99 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 92 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (3.52%) Oracle Database
9 84 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
10 64 (2.62%) RDBMS
11 62 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 55 (2.25%) MongoDB
13 50 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (1.92%) NoSQL
15 43 (1.76%) DB2
16 34 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (1.27%) Data Mart
17 31 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
19 29 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 308 (12.61%) Subversion
2 245 (10.03%) Jenkins
3 199 (8.15%) JIRA
4 188 (7.70%) Git (software)
5 156 (6.39%) Maven
6 139 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 98 (4.01%) Ant
8 97 (3.97%) Hudson
9 81 (3.32%) JUnit
10 60 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
11 55 (2.25%) Selenium
12 54 (2.21%) Visual Studio
13 41 (1.68%) CruiseControl
14 38 (1.56%) NUnit
14 38 (1.56%) MSBuild
15 34 (1.39%) Cucumber
16 31 (1.27%) TeamCity
17 25 (1.02%) Gradle
18 22 (0.90%) WebDriver
18 22 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 715 (29.28%) Finance
2 230 (9.42%) Banking
3 202 (8.27%) Retail
4 97 (3.97%) Advertising
5 96 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.62%) Marketing
7 63 (2.58%) Front Office
7 63 (2.58%) Legal
8 62 (2.54%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.76%) Games
10 37 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.39%) Back Office
11 34 (1.39%) Law
12 23 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.70%) Publishing
14 15 (0.61%) Electronics
15 9 (0.37%) Billing
16 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.33%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 460 (18.84%) Developer
2 414 (16.95%) Analyst
3 211 (8.64%) Release Manager
4 177 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 135 (5.53%) Applications Support
6 128 (5.24%) Java Developer
7 112 (4.59%) Service Manager
8 89 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
9 79 (3.24%) Support Engineer
9 79 (3.24%) Senior Developer
10 76 (3.11%) Project Manager
11 71 (2.91%) Consultant
11 71 (2.91%) .NET Developer
12 67 (2.74%) Change Manager
13 66 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
14 62 (2.54%) Build Manager
14 62 (2.54%) DBA
14 62 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 59 (2.42%) Team Leader
16 54 (2.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (16.58%) .NET
2 286 (11.71%) XML
3 284 (11.63%) HTML
4 217 (8.89%) CSS
5 211 (8.64%) Web Services
6 160 (6.55%) ASP.NET
7 144 (5.90%) HTML5
8 122 (5.00%) jQuery
9 120 (4.91%) Spring
10 116 (4.75%) Middleware
11 89 (3.64%) Hibernate
12 84 (3.44%) CSS3
13 68 (2.78%) WCF
14 65 (2.66%) JSON
14 65 (2.66%) J2EE
14 65 (2.66%) REST
15 64 (2.62%) .NET Framework
16 62 (2.54%) Ajax
17 61 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
18 54 (2.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 264 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 130 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 100 (4.10%) Open Source
5 66 (2.70%) User Experience
6 61 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 51 (2.09%) CMDB
9 43 (1.76%) Mainframe
10 36 (1.47%) Equities
10 36 (1.47%) Derivative
11 34 (1.39%) Replication
12 33 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 27 (1.11%) Clustering
15 26 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
16 25 (1.02%) Credit Risk
17 24 (0.98%) CLARiiON
18 23 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
19 21 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 524 (21.46%) Windows
2 404 (16.54%) Linux
3 342 (14.00%) UNIX
4 94 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (2.50%) Android
7 52 (2.13%) Solaris
8 49 (2.01%) Apple iOS
9 47 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (1.47%) AIX
12 32 (1.31%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.66%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.53%) CentOS
17 12 (0.49%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.45%) Debian
18 11 (0.45%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (28.34%) ITIL
2 655 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (16.13%) Change Management
4 373 (15.27%) Project Management
5 348 (14.25%) Configuration Management
6 316 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
7 263 (10.77%) Service Management
8 262 (10.73%) Service Delivery
9 253 (10.36%) TDD
10 221 (9.05%) Scrum
11 203 (8.31%) Mentoring
12 190 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 190 (7.78%) Problem Management
13 173 (7.08%) DevOps
14 166 (6.80%) Software Engineering
15 157 (6.43%) OO
16 152 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
17 147 (6.02%) Change Control
18 146 (5.98%) Unit Testing
19 141 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 678 (27.76%) SQL
2 546 (22.36%) Java
3 287 (11.75%) C#
4 253 (10.36%) JavaScript
5 153 (6.27%) T-SQL
6 120 (4.91%) VB
7 107 (4.38%) Perl
8 98 (4.01%) PHP
9 92 (3.77%) Python
10 82 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 81 (3.32%) Groovy
12 66 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 63 (2.58%) C++
14 60 (2.46%) Bash Shell
15 53 (2.17%) PL/SQL
16 49 (2.01%) Ruby
17 46 (1.88%) VBA
18 45 (1.84%) Scala
19 43 (1.76%) VB.NET
20 42 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 354 (14.50%) Degree
2 103 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
3 91 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (3.24%) ISEB
5 64 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 52 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 44 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 27 (1.11%) PMI Certification
10 25 (1.02%) PMP
10 25 (1.02%) CCNP
11 22 (0.90%) CCNA
12 19 (0.78%) MCSE
12 19 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
12 19 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 19 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.74%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.49%) MCP
14 12 (0.49%) OCP
15 9 (0.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (13.10%) QA
2 151 (6.18%) SLA
3 41 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.25%) COBIT
6 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.16%) EMIR
9 3 (0.12%) WAI
9 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.082%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.082%) Basel III
10 2 (0.082%) HL7
10 2 (0.082%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.041%) TickIT
11 1 (0.041%) MiFID
11 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 146 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 94 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.97%) XenApp
4 37 (1.52%) vSphere
5 26 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 24 (0.98%) UAG
7 20 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.66%) Varnish
9 14 (0.57%) Firmware
10 12 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.45%) NFS
11 11 (0.45%) Docker
12 10 (0.41%) KVM
13 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.25%) Xen
15 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
16 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 57 (2.33%) Puppet
2 46 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (1.39%) Nagios
5 28 (1.15%) CA Endevor
6 27 (1.11%) SCCM
7 26 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
8 21 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 21 (0.86%) Control-M
9 12 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (0.45%) SCOM
10 11 (0.45%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.45%) Ansible
11 9 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.33%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
13 7 (0.29%) OpenView
13 7 (0.29%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.29%) Opsview
13 7 (0.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 537 (21.99%) Oracle
2 477 (19.53%) Microsoft
3 149 (6.10%) IBM
4 129 (5.28%) VMware
5 123 (5.04%) Citrix
6 107 (4.38%) Cisco
7 70 (2.87%) Adobe
7 70 (2.87%) Red Hat
8 68 (2.78%) SAP
9 65 (2.66%) HP
10 54 (2.21%) Remedy
11 51 (2.09%) Cognos
11 51 (2.09%) Google
12 50 (2.05%) EMC
13 47 (1.92%) Sybase
14 30 (1.23%) JBoss
15 28 (1.15%) CA
16 27 (1.11%) Informatica
16 27 (1.11%) Twitter
17 26 (1.06%) hybris
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dollar Financial UK
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + overtime + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday