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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 271 304 259
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -45
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1181 983 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.90% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.10% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 913 632 943
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +36 1115 £50,000 +3.62% 108
London +9 550 £55,000 - 42
South East +66 180 £45,000 +11.11% 23
City of London +54 157 £50,500 -12.17% 16
East of England +27 102 £51,500 +42.06% 4
North West +35 77 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Berkshire +30 63 £36,500 -8.75% 9
West Midlands +12 62 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South West +20 58 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Yorkshire -6 58 £41,750 -17.73% 8
West Yorkshire +5 46 £42,250 -31.85% 7
Hertfordshire -2 41 £52,500 +38.15%
Bracknell +18 40 £24,500 +11.36% 2
Surrey +3 39 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Manchester +9 37 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Scotland +19 36 £52,500 +24.68% 5
Hampshire 0 33 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 31 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Leeds 0 28 £45,000 -30.50% 5
Edinburgh +18 25 £52,500 -26.11% 2
East Midlands 0 24 £41,000 - 1
Birmingham -12 24 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Essex +4 23 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Hitchin - 19 £57,500 -
Cheshire -5 18 £42,500 -5.55%
Gloucestershire -5 17 £45,000 +73.07% 5
South Wales +23 16 £32,875 -4.71% 3
Wales +20 16 £32,875 -4.71% 3
Wiltshire +5 16 £60,000 +126.41% 1
Peterborough - 16 £55,000 -

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 708 (30.32%) Finance
2 673 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 635 (27.19%) ITIL
4 580 (24.84%) SQL
5 503 (21.54%) Windows
6 463 (19.83%) SQL Server
7 458 (19.61%) Java
8 436 (18.67%) Oracle
9 408 (17.47%) Microsoft
10 404 (17.30%) Change Management
11 372 (15.93%) Linux
12 363 (15.55%) .NET
13 358 (15.33%) QA
14 328 (14.05%) Project Management
15 302 (12.93%) Configuration Management
16 293 (12.55%) UNIX
17 265 (11.35%) Degree
18 264 (11.31%) C#
19 259 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
20 253 (10.84%) MS Excel
21 249 (10.66%) Service Management
22 238 (10.19%) JavaScript
23 232 (9.94%) Subversion
24 230 (9.85%) Retail
25 221 (9.46%) HTML
26 215 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
27 212 (9.08%) Web Services
28 208 (8.91%) Problem Management
29 207 (8.87%) XML
30 205 (8.78%) Scrum

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 109 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 94 (4.03%) Apache
3 91 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 68 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 61 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 58 (2.48%) MS Exchange
7 51 (2.18%) IIS
8 37 (1.58%) CMS
8 37 (1.58%) Node.js
9 35 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (1.46%) JBoss
11 28 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (1.07%) nginx
14 24 (1.03%) SAS
15 21 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.77%) Confluence
16 18 (0.77%) WordPress
17 17 (0.73%) Lync
Applications
1 253 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 150 (6.42%) MS Office
3 27 (1.16%) MS Project
4 26 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.69%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
8 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.086%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.086%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.043%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.043%) Maya
10 1 (0.043%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.043%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 36 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 36 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 22 (0.94%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.90%) Sophis RISQUE
4 15 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.64%) Magento
5 12 (0.51%) SAP SRM
6 10 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.34%) Agresso
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.26%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.17%) SaaS
2 35 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.64%) GitHub
5 12 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.47%) IaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Office 365
8 5 (0.21%) PaaS
8 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.13%) Heroku
10 3 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.87%) Firewall
2 65 (2.78%) Internet
3 60 (2.57%) SAN
4 54 (2.31%) LAN
5 52 (2.23%) WAN
6 37 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 37 (1.58%) DNS
7 36 (1.54%) DHCP
8 33 (1.41%) HTTP
9 31 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (1.20%) NetScaler
10 28 (1.20%) VPN
11 16 (0.69%) IP Telephony
12 15 (0.64%) LDAP
12 15 (0.64%) IPsec
13 14 (0.60%) EIGRP
14 13 (0.56%) ATM
14 13 (0.56%) SMS
15 12 (0.51%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 132 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 124 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (5.31%) MySQL
4 96 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (3.34%) Oracle Database
7 76 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 75 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
10 65 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (1.54%) MongoDB
13 34 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 28 (1.20%) NoSQL
15 28 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (1.07%) DB2
17 23 (0.99%) Data Mart
18 21 (0.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 232 (9.94%) Subversion
2 192 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 165 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 162 (6.94%) JIRA
5 122 (5.22%) Maven
6 117 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 94 (4.03%) Hudson
8 79 (3.38%) Ant
9 59 (2.53%) Selenium
10 56 (2.40%) JUnit
11 53 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
12 37 (1.58%) Visual Studio
13 30 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 30 (1.28%) Mercurial
14 29 (1.24%) SpecFlow
14 29 (1.24%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.16%) WebDriver
15 27 (1.16%) TeamCity
16 22 (0.94%) MSTest
17 21 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 708 (30.32%) Finance
2 230 (9.85%) Retail
3 197 (8.44%) Banking
4 105 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.08%) Front Office
6 61 (2.61%) Advertising
7 55 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 52 (2.23%) Legal
9 48 (2.06%) Back Office
10 39 (1.67%) Marketing
11 37 (1.58%) Law
12 25 (1.07%) Publishing
13 22 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.86%) Games
15 11 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.30%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.26%) German Language
19 5 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 412 (17.64%) Developer
2 387 (16.57%) Analyst
3 180 (7.71%) Release Manager
4 160 (6.85%) Support Analyst
5 147 (6.30%) Applications Support
6 122 (5.22%) Support Engineer
7 110 (4.71%) Java Developer
8 102 (4.37%) Service Manager
9 89 (3.81%) Architect
10 85 (3.64%) Change Manager
11 80 (3.43%) Project Manager
12 79 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
13 64 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
14 63 (2.70%) Consultant
15 61 (2.61%) Senior Developer
15 61 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 60 (2.57%) DBA
16 60 (2.57%) .NET Developer
17 57 (2.44%) Administrator
18 55 (2.36%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (15.55%) .NET
2 221 (9.46%) HTML
3 212 (9.08%) Web Services
4 207 (8.87%) XML
5 147 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 144 (6.17%) CSS
7 117 (5.01%) jQuery
8 111 (4.75%) Middleware
9 98 (4.20%) Spring
10 96 (4.11%) HTML5
11 78 (3.34%) REST
11 78 (3.34%) AngularJS
12 69 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
13 67 (2.87%) JSON
14 63 (2.70%) Hibernate
15 59 (2.53%) WCF
16 56 (2.40%) J2EE
17 54 (2.31%) .NET Framework
18 47 (2.01%) Ajax
19 46 (1.97%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 88 (3.77%) Open Source
4 80 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 68 (2.91%) User Experience
6 50 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 49 (2.10%) CMDB
8 48 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 47 (2.01%) Replication
9 47 (2.01%) Derivative
10 43 (1.84%) Clustering
11 40 (1.71%) Blackberry
12 38 (1.63%) Mainframe
13 26 (1.11%) IPTV
14 25 (1.07%) Social Media
15 20 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 20 (0.86%) Equities
16 19 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
16 19 (0.81%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 503 (21.54%) Windows
2 372 (15.93%) Linux
3 293 (12.55%) UNIX
4 90 (3.85%) Solaris
5 76 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 74 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (2.44%) Android
9 43 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 36 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 32 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 24 (1.03%) AIX
14 22 (0.94%) Windows Phone
15 21 (0.90%) Windows 8
16 19 (0.81%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.56%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.51%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.34%) VMS
20 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (27.19%) ITIL
3 404 (17.30%) Change Management
4 328 (14.05%) Project Management
5 302 (12.93%) Configuration Management
6 259 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
7 249 (10.66%) Service Management
8 208 (8.91%) Problem Management
9 205 (8.78%) Scrum
10 202 (8.65%) TDD
10 202 (8.65%) Service Delivery
11 161 (6.90%) Change Control
12 158 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 154 (6.60%) E-Commerce
14 150 (6.42%) OO
15 148 (6.34%) Unit Testing
16 143 (6.12%) Mentoring
17 142 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
18 140 (6.00%) DevOps
19 126 (5.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 580 (24.84%) SQL
2 458 (19.61%) Java
3 264 (11.31%) C#
4 238 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 117 (5.01%) T-SQL
6 110 (4.71%) Python
7 106 (4.54%) Perl
8 88 (3.77%) PHP
9 79 (3.38%) Shell Script
10 62 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 62 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 60 (2.57%) PowerShell
12 55 (2.36%) C++
13 48 (2.06%) Groovy
14 40 (1.71%) Ruby
15 35 (1.50%) VB
16 34 (1.46%) VBScript
17 26 (1.11%) C
18 23 (0.99%) JCL
19 22 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 265 (11.35%) Degree
2 120 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 98 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
4 85 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 84 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (3.21%) ISEB
7 54 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 36 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 36 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 35 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (1.28%) PMP
11 19 (0.81%) CCNP
11 19 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 13 (0.56%) CCNA
14 12 (0.51%) MCSD
14 12 (0.51%) CISSP
15 10 (0.43%) MCP
16 9 (0.39%) MCSE
16 9 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (15.33%) QA
2 155 (6.64%) SLA
3 13 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.26%) COBIT
8 3 (0.13%) WAI
8 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.086%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.086%) Basel III
9 2 (0.086%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.043%) TickIT
10 1 (0.043%) MiFID
10 1 (0.043%) BS25999
10 1 (0.043%) EMIR
System Software
1 145 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 85 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.11%) vSphere
4 25 (1.07%) XenApp
5 18 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.73%) NFS
6 17 (0.73%) UAG
6 17 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 16 (0.69%) Varnish
8 15 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.60%) Firmware
9 14 (0.60%) Docker
10 13 (0.56%) Squid
11 12 (0.51%) Xen
11 12 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (0.30%) KVM
14 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 81 (3.47%) Puppet
2 53 (2.27%) SCCM
3 52 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 48 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
4 48 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 39 (1.67%) Nagios
7 29 (1.24%) SCOM
8 17 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.56%) Control-M
9 13 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 13 (0.56%) Ansible
9 13 (0.56%) CA Endevor
9 13 (0.56%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.47%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.47%) OpenView
11 10 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
12 7 (0.30%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 436 (18.67%) Oracle
2 408 (17.47%) Microsoft
3 122 (5.22%) VMware
4 106 (4.54%) IBM
5 105 (4.50%) HP
6 92 (3.94%) Cisco
7 82 (3.51%) Citrix
8 72 (3.08%) Red Hat
9 63 (2.70%) SAP
10 52 (2.23%) McAfee
11 51 (2.18%) Cognos
12 50 (2.14%) Remedy
13 44 (1.88%) Sybase
14 41 (1.76%) Fujitsu
15 38 (1.63%) Google
15 38 (1.63%) Sophos
16 29 (1.24%) CA
17 28 (1.20%) Sun
18 27 (1.16%) BMC
19 21 (0.90%) EMC
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