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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 291 275 269
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1093 1143 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.20% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 838 874 886
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 996 £51,000 +2.00% 109
London -30 474 £60,000 +9.09% 52
South East +37 168 £47,500 -5.00% 13
City of London -23 116 £60,000 +9.09% 11
East of England +28 85 £45,000 -5.26% 11
West Midlands +25 69 £40,000 - 5
South West +9 69 £37,500 -11.76% 15
North West -16 61 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Yorkshire -27 45 £36,000 -18.18% 8
Scotland -19 42 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Berkshire +6 40 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Manchester +13 38 £42,500 -1.16% 1
West Yorkshire -29 37 £38,500 -17.64% 7
Hertfordshire +8 36 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Hampshire +20 35 £44,500 -6.80% 4
Cambridgeshire +35 33 £40,000 - 3
Surrey +24 33 £50,000 +13.63% 5
Leeds +10 27 £37,000 -20.00% 5
Cambridge +31 26 £32,750 -18.12% 2
Gloucestershire +5 25 £41,000 +42.60% 2
Edinburgh -4 25 £35,000 -30.00%
Newbury +21 24 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +14 24 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Somerset +17 21 £26,000 -54.78% 1
Glasgow -3 20 £35,000 -34.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 19 £45,250 -9.50%
Oxfordshire +7 18 £48,750 -2.50% 1
East Midlands -28 18 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Bath +23 16 £26,000 -48.00% 1
Wales +4 16 £37,500 +7.14%

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.29%) ITIL
2 603 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 591 (27.75%) Finance
4 584 (27.42%) SQL
5 463 (21.74%) Project Management
6 440 (20.66%) SQL Server
7 424 (19.91%) Windows
8 412 (19.34%) Microsoft
9 397 (18.64%) Oracle
10 380 (17.84%) Change Management
11 346 (16.24%) Java
12 327 (15.35%) Linux
13 319 (14.98%) .NET
14 318 (14.93%) Degree
15 301 (14.13%) Configuration Management
16 289 (13.57%) Service Management
17 286 (13.43%) QA
18 276 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
19 257 (12.07%) SDLC
20 253 (11.88%) C#
21 249 (11.69%) MS Excel
22 225 (10.56%) UNIX
23 218 (10.23%) Service Delivery
23 218 (10.23%) Problem Management
23 218 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
24 199 (9.34%) Web Services
25 194 (9.11%) Banking
26 184 (8.64%) Incident Management
27 183 (8.59%) Git (software)
28 182 (8.54%) JavaScript

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 102 (4.79%) IIS
2 80 (3.76%) Apache
3 77 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 76 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 71 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 63 (2.96%) WebSphere
7 48 (2.25%) JBoss
8 41 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 39 (1.83%) CMS
10 38 (1.78%) SAS
11 29 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (1.08%) nginx
13 22 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (0.99%) Drupal
15 19 (0.89%) Confluence
16 17 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
18 15 (0.70%) IBM Notes
19 14 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
20 12 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 249 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 137 (6.43%) MS Office
3 43 (2.02%) MS Project
4 37 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.19%) Simulink
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.047%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 11 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
8 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.38%) Markit EDM
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 7 (0.33%) assyst
10 6 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
10 6 (0.28%) Summit
11 5 (0.23%) Endur
11 5 (0.23%) Siebel Analytics
11 5 (0.23%) Cordys
12 4 (0.19%) RMDS
12 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.83%) SaaS
4 25 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.08%) GitHub
6 14 (0.66%) Office 365
7 12 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.42%) Heroku
8 9 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.23%) Datadog
12 3 (0.14%) PaaS
13 2 (0.094%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.094%) IaaS
14 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.047%) Force.com
14 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.66%) Firewall
2 55 (2.58%) SAN
3 46 (2.16%) Internet
4 35 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
5 34 (1.60%) LAN
6 30 (1.41%) WAN
7 29 (1.36%) DMZ
8 27 (1.27%) HTTP
9 25 (1.17%) DNS
10 24 (1.13%) VPN
11 22 (1.03%) TCP/IP
12 21 (0.99%) DHCP
13 20 (0.94%) SSL
14 19 (0.89%) NAS
15 18 (0.85%) Intranet
16 17 (0.80%) VoIP
16 17 (0.80%) Network Security
17 15 (0.70%) VLAN
18 11 (0.52%) FTP
19 9 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 142 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 140 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 113 (5.31%) Oracle Database
5 100 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 96 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
7 95 (4.46%) MySQL
8 86 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 73 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 55 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
11 48 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (1.74%) Data Mart
13 34 (1.60%) QlikView
14 33 (1.55%) MongoDB
15 32 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 28 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
16 28 (1.31%) NoSQL
17 26 (1.22%) Big Data
17 26 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 183 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 169 (7.93%) Subversion
3 157 (7.37%) JIRA
4 140 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 133 (6.24%) Jenkins
6 97 (4.55%) Maven
7 69 (3.24%) Ant
8 55 (2.58%) Hudson
9 51 (2.39%) Visual Studio
10 40 (1.88%) TeamCity
11 35 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 34 (1.60%) Selenium
13 26 (1.22%) MSBuild
14 25 (1.17%) Gradle
15 24 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 22 (1.03%) JUnit
17 18 (0.85%) Mercurial
18 17 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
19 16 (0.75%) FishEye
General
1 591 (27.75%) Finance
2 194 (9.11%) Banking
3 127 (5.96%) Retail
4 60 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 57 (2.68%) Marketing
6 49 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 49 (2.30%) Front Office
7 42 (1.97%) Advertising
8 38 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.31%) Legal
10 27 (1.27%) Back Office
11 24 (1.13%) Billing
12 23 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.03%) Law
14 15 (0.70%) Publishing
14 15 (0.70%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.56%) Games
15 12 (0.56%) Military
16 6 (0.28%) Automotive
17 5 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 364 (17.09%) Analyst
2 324 (15.21%) Developer
3 262 (12.30%) Release Manager
4 124 (5.82%) Service Manager
5 123 (5.77%) Applications Support
6 118 (5.54%) Support Analyst
7 109 (5.12%) Architect
8 100 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 98 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
10 64 (3.00%) DBA
11 63 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
12 62 (2.91%) Administrator
13 60 (2.82%) Consultant
13 60 (2.82%) Services Delivery Manager
14 59 (2.77%) Configuration Manager
15 54 (2.54%) Senior Developer
16 50 (2.35%) Test Analyst
16 50 (2.35%) Business Analyst
17 49 (2.30%) Software Manager
18 48 (2.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (14.98%) .NET
2 199 (9.34%) Web Services
3 171 (8.03%) XML
4 153 (7.18%) HTML
5 133 (6.24%) CSS
6 117 (5.49%) ASP.NET
7 96 (4.51%) jQuery
8 77 (3.62%) .NET Framework
9 71 (3.33%) Spring
10 70 (3.29%) J2EE
11 69 (3.24%) Middleware
12 66 (3.10%) REST
13 65 (3.05%) HTML5
14 59 (2.77%) Ajax
15 54 (2.54%) SOAP
16 52 (2.44%) AngularJS
17 50 (2.35%) WCF
18 49 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (1.88%) JSON
19 40 (1.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 276 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 143 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 60 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 59 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (2.30%) User Experience
7 46 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 46 (2.16%) CMDB
8 33 (1.55%) Replication
9 32 (1.50%) Mainframe
10 30 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 27 (1.27%) Derivative
12 25 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 23 (1.08%) Tandem
14 21 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 20 (0.94%) PMI
15 20 (0.94%) SWIFT
16 19 (0.89%) Blackberry
16 19 (0.89%) Clustering
16 19 (0.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 424 (19.91%) Windows
2 327 (15.35%) Linux
3 225 (10.56%) UNIX
4 87 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (1.97%) Solaris
8 32 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.13%) Android
10 22 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.99%) AIX
12 13 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
16 5 (0.23%) CentOS
17 4 (0.19%) zOS
18 3 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (33.29%) ITIL
2 603 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (21.74%) Project Management
4 380 (17.84%) Change Management
5 301 (14.13%) Configuration Management
6 289 (13.57%) Service Management
7 257 (12.07%) SDLC
8 218 (10.23%) Service Delivery
8 218 (10.23%) Problem Management
8 218 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (8.64%) Incident Management
10 166 (7.79%) Scrum
11 159 (7.46%) SOA
12 147 (6.90%) DevOps
13 143 (6.71%) PRINCE2
14 136 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
15 134 (6.29%) MVC
16 132 (6.20%) Software Engineering
17 130 (6.10%) TDD
18 124 (5.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 584 (27.42%) SQL
2 346 (16.24%) Java
3 253 (11.88%) C#
4 182 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 113 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 111 (5.21%) Perl
7 104 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 103 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 85 (3.99%) Python
10 81 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 77 (3.62%) Shell Script
12 74 (3.47%) C++
13 67 (3.15%) C
14 49 (2.30%) Ruby
15 36 (1.69%) PHP
16 28 (1.31%) COBOL
17 27 (1.27%) VB
18 21 (0.99%) JCL
19 20 (0.94%) XPath
19 20 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 318 (14.93%) Degree
2 129 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 61 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 36 (1.69%) ISEB
7 31 (1.46%) MCSE
7 31 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 28 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 25 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.13%) PMP
10 24 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 21 (0.99%) CCNA
12 16 (0.75%) CCNP
13 11 (0.52%) MCSD
13 11 (0.52%) CISSP
13 11 (0.52%) MCTS
13 11 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (13.43%) QA
2 133 (6.24%) SLA
3 21 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.42%) COBIT
6 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.23%) P3O
7 5 (0.23%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.14%) JTAG
8 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.094%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.094%) BS7799
9 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 94 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 77 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (0.80%) Firmware
5 15 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
5 15 (0.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 14 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.61%) XenApp
7 13 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.47%) vSphere
11 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.38%) Docker
12 7 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (0.33%) Xen
13 6 (0.28%) iptables
14 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.094%) Squid
Systems Management
1 108 (5.07%) Puppet
2 45 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (2.07%) Nagios
4 35 (1.64%) SCCM
5 28 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 19 (0.89%) OpenView
8 17 (0.80%) WSUS
9 15 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
10 12 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.52%) Ansible
11 11 (0.52%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.47%) logstash
12 10 (0.47%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.47%) Kibana
13 9 (0.42%) ARCserve
13 9 (0.42%) SCSM
14 8 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 6 (0.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 412 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 397 (18.64%) Oracle
3 164 (7.70%) VMware
4 121 (5.68%) SAP
5 113 (5.31%) IBM
6 97 (4.55%) Cisco
6 97 (4.55%) HP
7 76 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 63 (2.96%) Citrix
9 58 (2.72%) Cognos
10 48 (2.25%) Sybase
10 48 (2.25%) Remedy
11 43 (2.02%) BMC
12 39 (1.83%) Sun
13 35 (1.64%) Google
14 30 (1.41%) Informatica
15 28 (1.31%) EMC
16 27 (1.27%) ServiceNow
17 21 (0.99%) CollabNet
18 19 (0.89%) Red Gate
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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