The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 728 691 648
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 159 205 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 107 154 182
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager within the UK.

Release Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Release Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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 -22 146 £57,500 +4.54% 27
London -21 61 £60,000 - 12
South East -24 24 £63,750 +10.86% 7
East of England -2 23 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Midlands - 21 £52,250 - 1
City of London +9 20 £58,750 -7.84% 3
Essex -14 19 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 7 £72,000 +30.90% 1
Brentwood -10 7 - - 1
Coventry - 7 £60,000 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £55,250 - 2
Middlesex - 6 - -
Worcester - 6 £43,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £43,000 -
Scotland - 6 £55,250 - 5
East Midlands +17 5 £62,500 +93.96%
South West -1 5 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Yorkshire -18 5 £43,000 -3.91% 2
Solihull - 5 - -
Northamptonshire - 5 £62,500 -
Surrey +2 4 £53,750 -23.21% 3
South Yorkshire -4 4 £43,000 -42.66% 1
Sheffield -13 4 £43,000 -42.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Berkshire -10 3 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Reading -1 2 £57,500 -
North West -10 2 £33,250 -16.87%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £58,750 - 1
Dorset - 2 £41,875 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £55,000 -

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 193 (57.78%) Release Management
2 135 (40.42%) ITIL
3 103 (30.84%) Finance
4 70 (20.96%) Change Management
5 67 (20.06%) Project Management
6 60 (17.96%) Windows
7 59 (17.66%) Java
7 59 (17.66%) Service Management
8 54 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (14.97%) QA
10 47 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (13.77%) Degree
12 44 (13.17%) Configuration Management
12 44 (13.17%) UNIX
13 42 (12.57%) Oracle
13 42 (12.57%) Service Delivery
14 39 (11.68%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (11.68%) Subversion
15 38 (11.38%) JIRA
16 36 (10.78%) SQL
17 34 (10.18%) Linux
18 28 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (8.08%) SQL Server
19 27 (8.08%) PRINCE2
20 26 (7.78%) Ant
21 24 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (6.89%) Business Analysis
22 23 (6.89%) Banking
23 22 (6.59%) Maven
23 22 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.50%) IIS
5 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (4.79%) MS Project
1 16 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.99%) assyst
2 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) DNS
1 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (0.90%) NetScaler
1 3 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (0.90%) DHCP
2 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.19%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.20%) DB2
5 4 (1.20%) QlikView
5 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.20%) Big Data
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (11.68%) Subversion
2 38 (11.38%) JIRA
3 26 (7.78%) Ant
4 22 (6.59%) Maven
5 21 (6.29%) Jenkins
6 20 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (5.39%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.89%) MSBuild
9 7 (2.10%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.80%) InstallShield
11 5 (1.50%) Selenium
12 4 (1.20%) Hudson
13 3 (0.90%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.90%) MSI
13 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.30%) FxCop
14 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
14 1 (0.30%) NuGet
14 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 103 (30.84%) Finance
2 23 (6.89%) Banking
3 14 (4.19%) Law
4 11 (3.29%) Retail
5 10 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.50%) Legal
9 5 (1.50%) Publishing
10 4 (1.20%) Back Office
11 3 (0.90%) Marketing
12 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.30%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.39%) .NET
2 17 (5.09%) XML
2 17 (5.09%) XML Schema
3 6 (1.80%) Web Services
3 6 (1.80%) Mason
4 5 (1.50%) Middleware
5 4 (1.20%) J2EE
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.50%) PMI
4 4 (1.20%) Derivative
4 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.90%) CLARiiON
5 3 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (0.90%) Kindle
6 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.60%) Open Source
6 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.60%) IPTV
6 2 (0.60%) CMDB
6 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.30%) FMCG
7 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.96%) Windows
2 44 (13.17%) UNIX
3 34 (10.18%) Linux
4 19 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.69%) Solaris
6 7 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.80%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.90%) CentOS
9 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (57.78%) Release Management
2 135 (40.42%) ITIL
3 70 (20.96%) Change Management
4 67 (20.06%) Project Management
5 59 (17.66%) Service Management
6 54 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (13.17%) Configuration Management
9 42 (12.57%) Service Delivery
10 28 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (8.08%) PRINCE2
12 23 (6.89%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.39%) ITIL V3
15 17 (5.09%) Validation
16 15 (4.49%) Scrum
16 15 (4.49%) Waterfall
17 14 (4.19%) Product Management
18 13 (3.89%) ITSM
18 13 (3.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.66%) Java
2 36 (10.78%) SQL
3 21 (6.29%) Python
4 17 (5.09%) C++
5 14 (4.19%) C#
6 7 (2.10%) VBA
7 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.80%) VB
8 5 (1.50%) C
8 5 (1.50%) PHP
9 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (13.77%) Degree
2 39 (11.68%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.29%) PMP
5 8 (2.40%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.90%) APMP
7 3 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) VCP4
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) HND
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.97%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.19%) XenApp
2 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (0.90%) vSphere
4 3 (0.90%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) SCCM
2 7 (2.10%) Puppet
3 5 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Control-M
5 2 (0.60%) Nessus
5 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (12.57%) Oracle
2 17 (5.09%) SAP
2 17 (5.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.09%) Remedy
3 16 (4.79%) Citrix
4 11 (3.29%) NetApp
5 9 (2.69%) EMC
5 9 (2.69%) VMware
6 8 (2.40%) Serena
7 6 (1.80%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.20%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco
10 3 (0.90%) BMC
10 3 (0.90%) BT
10 3 (0.90%) Infoblox
10 3 (0.90%) Macrovision
11 1 (0.30%) Fiserv
11 1 (0.30%) HP
11 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
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