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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 268 294 246
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -48
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1150 1018 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.94% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.15% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 856 751 1054
Average salary £50,000 £46,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.40% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £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
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 +13 1051 £50,000 +5.26% 117
London +2 536 £54,500 -0.90% 52
South East +25 155 £48,000 -4.00% 13
City of London +2 140 £52,500 -5.40% 15
North West +31 80 £35,000 -22.22% 19
East of England +12 77 £51,000 +36.00% 7
Berkshire +35 71 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire -7 63 £45,000 +37.50% 7
Scotland +18 58 £51,250 +25.01% 7
West Yorkshire +8 58 £45,000 +37.50% 4
West Midlands -24 50 £38,000 -15.55% 2
East Midlands -12 49 £39,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +12 43 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Bracknell +21 40 £37,800 +71.81%
Leicestershire +30 39 £39,000 -3.10% 1
Cheshire +15 39 £32,000 -31.91% 4
South West -46 36 £46,250 +19.35% 11
Leeds -4 34 £45,000 -4.76% 1
Hitchin - 30 £57,500 - 1
Edinburgh +3 29 £50,000 +6.38% 2
Manchester -1 29 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Glasgow +11 26 £61,250 +45.83% 3
Leicester +22 25 £41,000 +2.50%
Hampshire +9 24 £48,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey -10 22 £34,000 -53.10% 1
Wales +21 21 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South Wales +20 21 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 21 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Birmingham -26 21 £62,500 +25.00%
Kent +4 20 £65,000 +30.65%

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 702 (29.71%) Finance
2 659 (27.89%) ITIL
3 639 (27.04%) SQL
4 617 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
5 516 (21.84%) Oracle
5 516 (21.84%) SQL Server
6 507 (21.46%) Java
6 507 (21.46%) Windows
7 455 (19.26%) Microsoft
8 379 (16.04%) Linux
9 378 (16.00%) .NET
10 373 (15.79%) Change Management
11 337 (14.26%) QA
12 331 (14.01%) Project Management
13 312 (13.20%) Configuration Management
13 312 (13.20%) UNIX
14 311 (13.16%) Degree
15 279 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
16 278 (11.76%) C#
17 273 (11.55%) MS Excel
18 268 (11.34%) Subversion
19 260 (11.00%) HTML
20 257 (10.88%) XML
21 252 (10.66%) Service Management
22 251 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
23 245 (10.37%) JavaScript
24 237 (10.03%) Service Delivery
25 226 (9.56%) TDD
26 221 (9.35%) Banking
26 221 (9.35%) Jenkins

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 134 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 106 (4.49%) Apache
3 83 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 74 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 53 (2.24%) CMS
6 52 (2.20%) IIS
7 51 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 51 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 38 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 36 (1.52%) Confluence
10 34 (1.44%) FileNet
11 33 (1.40%) JBoss
12 32 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (1.27%) Drupal
13 30 (1.27%) SAS
14 27 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
15 24 (1.02%) CICS
16 22 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
16 22 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 273 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 135 (5.71%) MS Office
3 36 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.18%) MS Project
5 27 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.085%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.085%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.042%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.042%) Maya
10 1 (0.042%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (1.06%) Markit EDM
5 24 (1.02%) HFM
6 19 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
7 13 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.34%) SAP SRM
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.30%) BASE24
13 6 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.47%) SaaS
2 36 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.47%) GitHub
5 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.34%) IaaS
7 6 (0.25%) PaaS
8 5 (0.21%) Heroku
8 5 (0.21%) Office 365
9 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.042%) Taleo
12 1 (0.042%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.67%) Firewall
2 57 (2.41%) LAN
3 56 (2.37%) WAN
4 43 (1.82%) SAN
4 43 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (1.65%) Internet
6 38 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (1.52%) DHCP
8 35 (1.48%) NetScaler
9 34 (1.44%) TCP/IP
10 27 (1.14%) VPN
11 26 (1.10%) DNS
12 20 (0.85%) HTTP
13 19 (0.80%) IPsec
14 18 (0.76%) IP Telephony
15 15 (0.63%) ATM
16 13 (0.55%) EIGRP
16 13 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (0.51%) Intranet
17 12 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 137 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 129 (5.46%) MySQL
4 123 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 115 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 95 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 85 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
9 72 (3.05%) Oracle Database
10 64 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 60 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 51 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 47 (1.99%) MongoDB
14 39 (1.65%) DB2
15 35 (1.48%) NoSQL
16 30 (1.27%) Data Mart
17 29 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 268 (11.34%) Subversion
2 221 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 178 (7.53%) JIRA
4 160 (6.77%) Git (software)
5 150 (6.35%) Maven
6 124 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 93 (3.94%) Ant
8 85 (3.60%) Hudson
9 81 (3.43%) JUnit
10 61 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
11 52 (2.20%) Visual Studio
12 49 (2.07%) Selenium
13 36 (1.52%) Cucumber
14 32 (1.35%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.35%) NUnit
15 31 (1.31%) MSBuild
16 30 (1.27%) CruiseControl
17 23 (0.97%) SpecFlow
17 23 (0.97%) WebDriver
18 21 (0.89%) Gradle
General
1 702 (29.71%) Finance
2 221 (9.35%) Banking
3 203 (8.59%) Retail
4 92 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 80 (3.39%) Advertising
6 72 (3.05%) Front Office
7 65 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 55 (2.33%) Marketing
8 55 (2.33%) Legal
9 38 (1.61%) Back Office
10 35 (1.48%) Law
11 34 (1.44%) Games
12 32 (1.35%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.85%) Publishing
15 13 (0.55%) Electronics
16 8 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.30%) Billing
18 6 (0.25%) German Language
19 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 448 (18.96%) Developer
2 404 (17.10%) Analyst
3 202 (8.55%) Release Manager
4 173 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 137 (5.80%) Applications Support
6 129 (5.46%) Java Developer
7 106 (4.49%) Service Manager
8 87 (3.68%) Support Engineer
9 84 (3.55%) Applications Support Analyst
10 82 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 75 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 75 (3.17%) Change Manager
12 70 (2.96%) .NET Developer
13 68 (2.88%) Consultant
14 63 (2.67%) Build Manager
15 60 (2.54%) Architect
16 55 (2.33%) Team Leader
17 54 (2.29%) Test Analyst
17 54 (2.29%) Administrator
18 52 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (16.00%) .NET
2 260 (11.00%) HTML
3 257 (10.88%) XML
4 205 (8.68%) Web Services
5 190 (8.04%) CSS
6 151 (6.39%) ASP.NET
7 126 (5.33%) HTML5
8 117 (4.95%) jQuery
9 113 (4.78%) Spring
10 109 (4.61%) Middleware
11 86 (3.64%) Hibernate
12 69 (2.92%) CSS3
13 66 (2.79%) REST
14 61 (2.58%) JSON
15 60 (2.54%) WCF
16 58 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
16 58 (2.45%) .NET Framework
17 56 (2.37%) AngularJS
18 55 (2.33%) Ajax
18 55 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 251 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 110 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 86 (3.64%) Open Source
5 63 (2.67%) User Experience
6 61 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 56 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (2.33%) CMDB
9 43 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 40 (1.69%) Replication
11 38 (1.61%) Derivative
12 37 (1.57%) Equities
12 37 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 32 (1.35%) Blackberry
14 26 (1.10%) Clustering
15 25 (1.06%) Credit Risk
16 24 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
16 24 (1.02%) CLARiiON
17 20 (0.85%) Fixed Income
17 20 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 507 (21.46%) Windows
2 379 (16.04%) Linux
3 312 (13.20%) UNIX
4 92 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (2.54%) Android
7 51 (2.16%) Solaris
8 50 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 37 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 33 (1.40%) AIX
12 20 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
13 18 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.63%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.59%) Windows Phone
17 13 (0.55%) CentOS
18 8 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (27.89%) ITIL
2 617 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (15.79%) Change Management
4 331 (14.01%) Project Management
5 312 (13.20%) Configuration Management
6 279 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
7 252 (10.66%) Service Management
8 237 (10.03%) Service Delivery
9 226 (9.56%) TDD
10 197 (8.34%) Problem Management
11 195 (8.25%) Scrum
12 168 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 162 (6.86%) Mentoring
14 159 (6.73%) DevOps
15 154 (6.52%) Change Control
16 153 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
17 150 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 148 (6.26%) Unit Testing
19 139 (5.88%) OO
20 125 (5.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 639 (27.04%) SQL
2 507 (21.46%) Java
3 278 (11.76%) C#
4 245 (10.37%) JavaScript
5 140 (5.92%) T-SQL
6 100 (4.23%) VB
7 98 (4.15%) Perl
8 95 (4.02%) Python
9 92 (3.89%) PHP
10 74 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 71 (3.00%) Groovy
12 62 (2.62%) C++
13 57 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 55 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 55 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 52 (2.20%) Ruby
16 42 (1.78%) VB.NET
16 42 (1.78%) VBA
17 38 (1.61%) VBScript
18 36 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 311 (13.16%) Degree
2 99 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
3 81 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 80 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (3.17%) ISEB
6 58 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 47 (1.99%) ISTQB
8 41 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (1.35%) PMI Certification
10 30 (1.27%) PMP
11 29 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 23 (0.97%) CCNP
13 19 (0.80%) CCNA
13 19 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.42%) MCSE
17 9 (0.38%) CISSP
17 9 (0.38%) OCP
18 8 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (14.26%) QA
2 152 (6.43%) SLA
3 34 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.25%) COBIT
7 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.17%) EMIR
8 4 (0.17%) WAI
9 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.085%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.085%) Basel III
10 2 (0.085%) HL7
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.042%) TickIT
11 1 (0.042%) MiFID
11 1 (0.042%) WCAG
System Software
1 136 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 90 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.99%) XenApp
4 30 (1.27%) vSphere
5 26 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 24 (1.02%) UAG
7 19 (0.80%) Firmware
8 15 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.63%) Varnish
9 12 (0.51%) Docker
9 12 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.47%) NFS
11 9 (0.38%) Xen
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.34%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.30%) KVM
14 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (2.54%) Puppet
2 43 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 36 (1.52%) SCCM
4 32 (1.35%) Nagios
5 31 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 24 (1.02%) CA Endevor
8 22 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (0.76%) SCOM
10 17 (0.72%) Control-M
11 12 (0.51%) Ansible
12 11 (0.47%) Vagrant
13 10 (0.42%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
14 8 (0.34%) OpenView
14 8 (0.34%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.30%) Capistrano
16 6 (0.25%) NetBackup
17 5 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 516 (21.84%) Oracle
2 455 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 133 (5.63%) IBM
4 125 (5.29%) VMware
5 118 (4.99%) Citrix
6 111 (4.70%) Cisco
7 77 (3.26%) HP
8 71 (3.00%) SAP
9 65 (2.75%) Remedy
10 63 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 53 (2.24%) Cognos
12 50 (2.12%) Google
13 49 (2.07%) Sybase
14 48 (2.03%) Adobe
15 42 (1.78%) EMC
16 34 (1.44%) McAfee
17 24 (1.02%) CA
17 24 (1.02%) Aquila
17 24 (1.02%) Infoblox
18 23 (0.97%) Fujitsu
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