The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 262 263 277
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1209 1134 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.32% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 932 878 933
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,650 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -7 1124 £50,000 +7.52% 97
London +4 654 £55,000 +4.76% 62
City of London +44 202 £56,250 +7.14% 20
South East -76 133 £50,000 +12.99% 10
Yorkshire +6 94 £40,000 +6.66% 4
North West +25 81 £36,000 -20.00% 4
West Yorkshire +8 81 £44,000 +6.02% 4
East of England +6 61 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Scotland +5 58 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Leeds -23 40 £40,500 -4.70% 3
Berkshire -17 37 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West -6 34 £42,500 - 6
East Midlands -8 33 £39,500 +1.93% 4
Lancashire +19 29 £32,000 -28.88% 1
West Midlands -38 27 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Manchester +7 26 £43,000 -1.71% 2
Edinburgh +5 24 £50,000 +16.95%
Hampshire -30 24 £48,000 +28.00%
Glasgow +3 23 £51,250 +36.66% 3
Leicestershire +2 22 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Bradford +10 19 £45,000 +130.76%
Bedfordshire +7 19 £50,000 +81.81% 3
Birmingham -7 17 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Luton -2 16 £51,250 +86.36% 1
Oxfordshire -8 15 £55,000 +30.95% 1
Kent -3 14 £50,000 -4.30% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 14 £50,000 +28.20%
Chorley - 14 £30,750 - 1
Wales +2 13 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cheshire -13 13 £30,000 -36.17%

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 714 (28.88%) Finance
2 713 (28.84%) ITIL
3 685 (27.71%) SQL
4 573 (23.18%) Java
5 546 (22.09%) Windows
6 545 (22.05%) Oracle
7 544 (22.01%) SQL Server
8 499 (20.19%) Microsoft
9 436 (17.64%) Linux
10 415 (16.79%) .NET
11 402 (16.26%) Project Management
12 393 (15.90%) Change Management
13 392 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
14 390 (15.78%) Degree
15 361 (14.60%) UNIX
16 351 (14.20%) Configuration Management
17 336 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
18 320 (12.94%) Service Delivery
19 313 (12.66%) HTML
20 311 (12.58%) XML
21 307 (12.42%) Subversion
22 291 (11.77%) MS Excel
23 280 (11.33%) Service Management
24 270 (10.92%) C#
25 267 (10.80%) TDD
26 255 (10.32%) JavaScript
27 244 (9.87%) Web Services
28 242 (9.79%) CSS
29 233 (9.43%) Scrum
30 232 (9.39%) QA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 158 (6.39%) Apache
2 145 (5.87%) SharePoint
3 112 (4.53%) IIS
4 98 (3.96%) MS Exchange
5 84 (3.40%) WebLogic
6 75 (3.03%) Confluence
7 68 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 64 (2.59%) CMS
9 62 (2.51%) WebSphere
10 56 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
11 50 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
12 47 (1.90%) Drupal
13 44 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
14 43 (1.74%) FileNet
15 38 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
16 33 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (1.01%) Documentum
18 18 (0.73%) SAS
18 18 (0.73%) LiveCycle
19 17 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 291 (11.77%) MS Excel
2 120 (4.85%) MS Office
3 48 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.05%) MS Project
4 26 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.081%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (1.01%) HFM
5 21 (0.85%) Markit EDM
6 20 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.61%) assyst
8 13 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.36%) BASE24
10 9 (0.36%) Magento
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.32%) Fredhopper
11 8 (0.32%) Cordys
11 8 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.28%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 87 (3.52%) SaaS
2 47 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.20%) IaaS
6 4 (0.16%) GitHub
6 4 (0.16%) PaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.081%) Heroku
8 2 (0.081%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.040%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.32%) Firewall
2 75 (3.03%) Internet
3 73 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 70 (2.83%) SAN
5 61 (2.47%) LAN
6 56 (2.27%) WAN
7 51 (2.06%) VPN
8 48 (1.94%) DNS
8 48 (1.94%) HTTP
9 44 (1.78%) DHCP
10 32 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (0.89%) Network Security
12 20 (0.81%) IP Telephony
12 20 (0.81%) Intranet
13 19 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
13 19 (0.77%) NetScaler
13 19 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (0.69%) VoIP
15 15 (0.61%) IPsec
16 14 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 165 (6.67%) MySQL
3 156 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 111 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 101 (4.09%) Oracle Database
7 93 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 91 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
10 73 (2.95%) MongoDB
11 62 (2.51%) RDBMS
12 61 (2.47%) NoSQL
13 39 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 38 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 34 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (1.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 30 (1.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 307 (12.42%) Subversion
2 221 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 181 (7.32%) JIRA
4 180 (7.28%) Git (software)
5 155 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 138 (5.58%) Maven
7 86 (3.48%) Hudson
8 82 (3.32%) Ant
9 80 (3.24%) JUnit
10 67 (2.71%) Visual Studio
11 51 (2.06%) Selenium
12 48 (1.94%) MSBuild
13 45 (1.82%) CruiseControl
14 42 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
15 40 (1.62%) NUnit
16 31 (1.25%) Eclipse
17 28 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 25 (1.01%) Cucumber
19 23 (0.93%) Toad
20 21 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 714 (28.88%) Finance
2 193 (7.81%) Banking
3 147 (5.95%) Retail
4 121 (4.89%) Advertising
5 120 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 75 (3.03%) Marketing
7 71 (2.87%) Legal
8 63 (2.55%) Investment Banking
9 56 (2.27%) Games
10 53 (2.14%) Financial Institution
11 47 (1.90%) Front Office
12 45 (1.82%) Law
13 42 (1.70%) Back Office
14 27 (1.09%) Billing
15 25 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.93%) Publishing
17 16 (0.65%) Electronics
18 13 (0.53%) Online Betting
19 10 (0.40%) Automotive
20 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 448 (18.12%) Developer
2 378 (15.29%) Analyst
3 255 (10.32%) Release Manager
4 147 (5.95%) Service Manager
5 143 (5.78%) Support Analyst
6 124 (5.02%) Java Developer
7 110 (4.45%) Applications Support
8 99 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
9 95 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 82 (3.32%) Support Engineer
10 82 (3.32%) Senior Developer
10 82 (3.32%) Project Manager
11 80 (3.24%) Services Delivery Manager
12 73 (2.95%) Administrator
13 70 (2.83%) Team Leader
14 68 (2.75%) .NET Developer
15 65 (2.63%) DBA
16 61 (2.47%) Applications Support Analyst
17 59 (2.39%) Consultant
18 56 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (16.79%) .NET
2 313 (12.66%) HTML
3 311 (12.58%) XML
4 244 (9.87%) Web Services
5 242 (9.79%) CSS
6 160 (6.47%) ASP.NET
7 157 (6.35%) HTML5
8 129 (5.22%) Spring
9 103 (4.17%) jQuery
10 100 (4.05%) Middleware
11 87 (3.52%) CSS3
12 83 (3.36%) J2EE
13 82 (3.32%) JSON
14 77 (3.11%) Hibernate
15 71 (2.87%) SOAP
16 67 (2.71%) REST
17 64 (2.59%) LAMP
18 63 (2.55%) Ajax
19 55 (2.22%) WCF
20 50 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 159 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 147 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 126 (5.10%) Open Source
4 74 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (1.42%) Equities
7 34 (1.38%) Replication
7 34 (1.38%) CMDB
8 31 (1.25%) Derivative
9 28 (1.13%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 26 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 25 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.97%) Fixed Income
14 21 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 21 (0.85%) Reference Data
15 19 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.73%) Video on Demand
17 17 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 546 (22.09%) Windows
2 436 (17.64%) Linux
3 361 (14.60%) UNIX
4 99 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (2.39%) Android
7 52 (2.10%) Solaris
7 52 (2.10%) Apple iOS
8 42 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 34 (1.38%) Ubuntu
11 33 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (1.17%) CentOS
12 29 (1.17%) AIX
13 26 (1.05%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.73%) Debian
15 14 (0.57%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.44%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.32%) FreeBSD
18 7 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (28.84%) ITIL
2 402 (16.26%) Project Management
3 393 (15.90%) Change Management
4 392 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (14.20%) Configuration Management
6 336 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 320 (12.94%) Service Delivery
8 280 (11.33%) Service Management
9 267 (10.80%) TDD
10 233 (9.43%) Scrum
11 228 (9.22%) DevOps
12 203 (8.21%) Software Engineering
13 197 (7.97%) E-Commerce
14 153 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
15 152 (6.15%) Unit Testing
16 148 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 141 (5.70%) Problem Management
18 140 (5.66%) Change Control
19 139 (5.62%) SOA
19 139 (5.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 685 (27.71%) SQL
2 573 (23.18%) Java
3 270 (10.92%) C#
4 255 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 146 (5.91%) VB
6 142 (5.74%) T-SQL
7 129 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 106 (4.29%) Perl
9 99 (4.00%) PHP
10 86 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 85 (3.44%) Groovy
11 85 (3.44%) Python
12 70 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 63 (2.55%) Scala
14 62 (2.51%) C++
15 55 (2.22%) VBA
16 53 (2.14%) Ruby
16 53 (2.14%) PL/SQL
17 52 (2.10%) VBScript
18 50 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 390 (15.78%) Degree
2 138 (5.58%) ITIL Certification
3 101 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (2.35%) ISEB
5 57 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 45 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 43 (1.74%) CCNA
9 38 (1.54%) MCSE
10 37 (1.50%) CCNP
11 22 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
12 21 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.61%) MCP
14 14 (0.57%) OCP
14 14 (0.57%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.49%) SC Cleared
16 11 (0.44%) APMP
17 10 (0.40%) PMP
17 10 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (9.39%) QA
2 154 (6.23%) SLA
3 60 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.24%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.12%) EMIR
9 3 (0.12%) Basel III
9 3 (0.12%) TickIT
10 2 (0.081%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.081%) WAI
10 2 (0.081%) HL7
10 2 (0.081%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 164 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 99 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (2.75%) XenApp
4 35 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.42%) vSphere
5 29 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.05%) KVM
7 24 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 17 (0.69%) Varnish
10 15 (0.61%) UAG
11 12 (0.49%) XenServer
11 12 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.44%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.36%) NFS
14 8 (0.32%) Xen
14 8 (0.32%) Docker
15 7 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (2.71%) Puppet
3 47 (1.90%) Nagios
4 21 (0.85%) SCCM
5 20 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
7 17 (0.69%) CA Endevor
8 16 (0.65%) Control-M
9 12 (0.49%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.44%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.36%) ARCserve
11 9 (0.36%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.32%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.32%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.32%) Ansible
12 8 (0.32%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.28%) Opsview
13 7 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.24%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.24%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 545 (22.05%) Oracle
2 499 (20.19%) Microsoft
3 148 (5.99%) Citrix
4 139 (5.62%) IBM
4 139 (5.62%) VMware
5 97 (3.92%) Cisco
6 92 (3.72%) Adobe
7 83 (3.36%) SAP
8 78 (3.16%) Red Hat
9 63 (2.55%) EMC
10 49 (1.98%) Cognos
10 49 (1.98%) Remedy
11 44 (1.78%) Sybase
12 41 (1.66%) Twitter
13 37 (1.50%) HP
14 36 (1.46%) NetApp
14 36 (1.46%) Google
15 35 (1.42%) Business Objects
16 34 (1.38%) Informatica
17 33 (1.33%) hybris
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health, life assurance
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Salary and Package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + options
Posted: Yesterday