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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 291 272 267
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1093 1208 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.03% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.25% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 813 933 873
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -29 975 £50,000 - 126
London -68 420 £62,500 +13.63% 57
South East +59 204 £45,000 -10.00% 16
City of London -47 110 £60,000 +9.09% 21
East of England +45 102 £45,000 -14.28% 10
West Midlands +31 69 £38,500 -14.44% 10
South West +12 58 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Berkshire +23 56 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Yorkshire -40 49 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Scotland +4 46 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hampshire +23 45 £43,500 -9.37% 3
North West -42 45 £43,750 +21.52% 5
Hertfordshire +20 42 £41,250 -31.25% 1
West Yorkshire -33 37 £34,750 -21.02% 8
Surrey +40 35 £52,500 +36.36% 5
Cambridgeshire +40 34 £45,000 +14.48% 8
Manchester +10 30 £42,500 -1.16% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 29 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +3 27 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Gloucestershire +3 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Edinburgh +2 24 £35,000 -30.00%
Cambridge +25 23 £30,500 -22.40% 8
Glasgow +13 23 £48,730 -4.91%
Newbury +26 22 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset +26 20 £26,000 -50.47% 4
Birmingham -4 20 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Wales +6 19 £37,500 -21.05%
Milton Keynes +1 19 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +3 18 £34,333 -23.70%
South Wales -1 17 £37,500 -19.35%

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 684 (31.62%) ITIL
2 619 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (28.39%) SQL
4 612 (28.29%) Finance
5 479 (22.15%) Project Management
6 456 (21.08%) Windows
7 449 (20.76%) SQL Server
8 420 (19.42%) Oracle
9 408 (18.86%) Microsoft
10 386 (17.85%) Change Management
11 385 (17.80%) Java
12 349 (16.13%) Linux
13 341 (15.77%) .NET
14 316 (14.61%) Degree
15 296 (13.68%) QA
16 293 (13.55%) SDLC
17 282 (13.04%) Configuration Management
18 278 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
19 276 (12.76%) MS Excel
20 267 (12.34%) C#
21 256 (11.84%) Service Management
22 233 (10.77%) Web Services
23 229 (10.59%) UNIX
24 216 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
25 212 (9.80%) Banking
26 203 (9.39%) JavaScript
27 201 (9.29%) Service Delivery
28 198 (9.15%) XML
29 195 (9.02%) Problem Management
30 187 (8.65%) Scrum

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (4.48%) IIS
2 88 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 87 (4.02%) Apache
4 76 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 73 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 70 (3.24%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.31%) JBoss
8 48 (2.22%) MS Exchange
9 39 (1.80%) SAS
9 39 (1.80%) CMS
10 38 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
13 22 (1.02%) Drupal
14 20 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
16 18 (0.83%) nginx
16 18 (0.83%) Umbraco
17 16 (0.74%) Confluence
18 15 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 276 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 148 (6.84%) MS Office
3 41 (1.90%) MS Project
4 37 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.046%) Simulink
9 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.79%) assyst
5 12 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
5 12 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 11 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.28%) Endur
8 6 (0.28%) Summit
8 6 (0.28%) RMDS
8 6 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.23%) Cordys
9 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.23%) SAP SM
9 5 (0.23%) Tridion
10 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.62%) SaaS
4 29 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.11%) GitHub
6 11 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.51%) Office 365
7 9 (0.42%) Heroku
7 9 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.18%) PaaS
12 3 (0.14%) Datadog
13 2 (0.092%) IaaS
13 2 (0.092%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.092%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.092%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.046%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.61%) Firewall
2 62 (2.87%) SAN
3 56 (2.59%) Internet
4 42 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
5 37 (1.71%) LAN
6 36 (1.66%) DNS
7 33 (1.53%) WAN
8 32 (1.48%) TCP/IP
9 31 (1.43%) HTTP
10 25 (1.16%) NAS
11 24 (1.11%) DHCP
11 24 (1.11%) DMZ
12 19 (0.88%) VoIP
13 17 (0.79%) VLAN
14 16 (0.74%) VPN
15 14 (0.65%) Network Security
16 13 (0.60%) SSL
16 13 (0.60%) Intranet
17 10 (0.46%) FTP
18 7 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 149 (6.89%) Relational Database
3 148 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 105 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 103 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 98 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 89 (4.11%) MySQL
9 76 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 57 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
11 56 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 43 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.76%) Data Mart
14 36 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
15 35 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 34 (1.57%) QlikView
17 33 (1.53%) MongoDB
18 32 (1.48%) NoSQL
18 32 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 178 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 169 (7.81%) Subversion
3 151 (6.98%) JIRA
4 140 (6.47%) Jenkins
5 128 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 94 (4.35%) Maven
7 78 (3.61%) Ant
8 64 (2.96%) Hudson
9 51 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 38 (1.76%) Selenium
11 34 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 30 (1.39%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.20%) Mercurial
13 26 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (1.16%) JUnit
14 25 (1.16%) Gradle
15 24 (1.11%) MSBuild
16 20 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
17 16 (0.74%) FishEye
17 16 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 612 (28.29%) Finance
2 212 (9.80%) Banking
3 145 (6.70%) Retail
4 67 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 53 (2.45%) Marketing
5 53 (2.45%) Advertising
5 53 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.40%) Front Office
7 40 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.66%) Legal
9 28 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.25%) Back Office
11 25 (1.16%) Law
12 23 (1.06%) Billing
13 21 (0.97%) General Ledger
14 20 (0.92%) Publishing
15 15 (0.69%) Games
16 12 (0.55%) Military
17 6 (0.28%) Automotive
18 5 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 361 (16.69%) Analyst
2 339 (15.67%) Developer
3 279 (12.90%) Release Manager
4 118 (5.46%) Service Manager
5 116 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 115 (5.32%) Support Analyst
7 106 (4.90%) Architect
8 99 (4.58%) Project Manager
9 93 (4.30%) Delivery Manager
10 68 (3.14%) Administrator
11 67 (3.10%) DBA
12 63 (2.91%) Senior Developer
13 61 (2.82%) Consultant
14 57 (2.64%) Services Delivery Manager
15 56 (2.59%) Applications Support Analyst
16 55 (2.54%) Systems Administrator
17 52 (2.40%) Test Manager
17 52 (2.40%) Release Analyst
18 51 (2.36%) Test Analyst
18 51 (2.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (15.77%) .NET
2 233 (10.77%) Web Services
3 198 (9.15%) XML
4 180 (8.32%) HTML
5 150 (6.93%) CSS
6 138 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 106 (4.90%) jQuery
8 81 (3.74%) J2EE
8 81 (3.74%) Spring
9 78 (3.61%) .NET Framework
10 73 (3.37%) HTML5
11 68 (3.14%) WCF
12 67 (3.10%) Middleware
13 65 (3.01%) REST
14 64 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 64 (2.96%) SOAP
15 63 (2.91%) Ajax
16 62 (2.87%) AngularJS
17 43 (1.99%) Oracle Fusion
18 41 (1.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 278 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 141 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.10%) Data Centre
5 59 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 46 (2.13%) CMDB
7 42 (1.94%) Replication
7 42 (1.94%) User Experience
8 36 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.57%) Clustering
10 30 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 29 (1.34%) Derivative
12 26 (1.20%) Blackberry
13 25 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 24 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 23 (1.06%) Equities
15 23 (1.06%) Visualisation
16 21 (0.97%) Tandem
17 19 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 456 (21.08%) Windows
2 349 (16.13%) Linux
3 229 (10.59%) UNIX
4 94 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (2.45%) Solaris
7 49 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.39%) Android
9 29 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.97%) AIX
12 19 (0.88%) Windows XP
13 18 (0.83%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
15 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
16 6 (0.28%) CentOS
16 6 (0.28%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (31.62%) ITIL
2 619 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
3 479 (22.15%) Project Management
4 386 (17.85%) Change Management
5 293 (13.55%) SDLC
6 282 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 256 (11.84%) Service Management
8 216 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
9 201 (9.29%) Service Delivery
10 195 (9.02%) Problem Management
11 187 (8.65%) Scrum
12 173 (8.00%) Incident Management
13 156 (7.21%) SOA
14 144 (6.66%) PRINCE2
14 144 (6.66%) MVC
15 141 (6.52%) TDD
16 138 (6.38%) DevOps
17 133 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
18 128 (5.92%) OO
19 127 (5.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 614 (28.39%) SQL
2 385 (17.80%) Java
3 267 (12.34%) C#
4 203 (9.39%) JavaScript
5 130 (6.01%) Perl
6 118 (5.46%) PowerShell
7 109 (5.04%) T-SQL
8 107 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 103 (4.76%) Python
10 96 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 87 (4.02%) Shell Script
12 67 (3.10%) C
13 65 (3.01%) C++
14 54 (2.50%) Ruby
15 36 (1.66%) PHP
16 27 (1.25%) VBA
17 25 (1.16%) COBOL
18 23 (1.06%) VB
19 20 (0.92%) JCL
20 19 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 316 (14.61%) Degree
2 139 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
3 69 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 38 (1.76%) ISEB
7 37 (1.71%) PMP
8 34 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 26 (1.20%) MCSE
11 22 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 21 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.79%) CCNA
14 14 (0.65%) MCSD
14 14 (0.65%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 12 (0.55%) CCNP
16 10 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.42%) MCTS
18 8 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (13.68%) QA
2 137 (6.33%) SLA
3 22 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.46%) COBIT
6 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.28%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.092%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.092%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.092%) P3O
8 2 (0.092%) BS7799
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 113 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 90 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (0.83%) XenApp
5 17 (0.79%) Firmware
5 17 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 16 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
7 15 (0.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 11 (0.51%) vSphere
8 11 (0.51%) Xen
9 8 (0.37%) Squid
9 8 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.37%) Docker
10 7 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (5.41%) Puppet
2 48 (2.22%) Nagios
3 43 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.71%) SCCM
5 27 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.02%) WSUS
7 19 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 16 (0.74%) OpenView
9 15 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
10 13 (0.60%) ARCserve
10 13 (0.60%) SCSM
11 12 (0.55%) logstash
11 12 (0.55%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.51%) Ansible
12 11 (0.51%) Kibana
13 10 (0.46%) Graphite
14 9 (0.42%) StatsD
15 8 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 420 (19.42%) Oracle
2 408 (18.86%) Microsoft
3 168 (7.77%) VMware
4 129 (5.96%) SAP
5 125 (5.78%) IBM
6 102 (4.72%) Cisco
7 88 (4.07%) HP
8 83 (3.84%) Red Hat
9 72 (3.33%) Citrix
10 57 (2.64%) Cognos
11 52 (2.40%) Sybase
12 43 (1.99%) BMC
13 42 (1.94%) Remedy
14 41 (1.90%) Sun
15 32 (1.48%) Informatica
16 31 (1.43%) EMC
17 30 (1.39%) Google
18 21 (0.97%) ServiceNow
19 20 (0.92%) Talend
20 19 (0.88%) Dell
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Build & Deployment Engineer / DevOps
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + neg.+ range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday