The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 745 737 784
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 188 221 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 156 128 160
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Release Manager in the job title.

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 28 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 186 £50,000 -13.79% 11
London +12 82 £60,000 +2.56% 4
North West +48 31 £45,000 - 3
Manchester +27 24 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -2 21 £41,000 -10.86%
Coventry +24 18 £40,000 -
South East -8 14 £42,500 -26.08% 2
East of England +26 13 £42,500 -32.00% 1
East Midlands +11 10 £42,091 +36.32% 1
Nottinghamshire - 9 £42,091 -
City of London +54 8 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Essex +17 8 £41,000 -
Nottingham - 8 £42,091 -
Yorkshire +34 7 £38,750 +6.74%
West Yorkshire +17 7 £38,750 +6.74%
Hampshire +11 6 £42,500 -22.72%
South West +8 6 £52,250 +25.14%
Leeds - 6 £45,000 -
Fareham - 6 £42,500 -
Berkshire -13 5 £80,000 +23.07%
Slough +6 4 £80,000 +60.00%
Chorley - 4 £31,000 -
Bristol - 4 £52,750 -
Lancashire - 4 £31,000 -
Hertfordshire +27 3 £45,000 - 1
Brentwood +10 3 - -
Birmingham -9 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Kent - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland -13 2 £40,000 -17.91% 2
Glasgow -15 2 £40,000 -17.91% 2

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 220 (59.62%) Release Management
2 195 (52.85%) ITIL
3 129 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (33.60%) Finance
5 112 (30.35%) Change Management
6 91 (24.66%) Project Management
7 73 (19.78%) SDLC
8 56 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 54 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 52 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (13.55%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (10.84%) Service Management
13 36 (9.76%) Configuration Management
14 34 (9.21%) Waterfall
15 33 (8.94%) Windows
15 33 (8.94%) JIRA
16 32 (8.67%) PRINCE2
17 30 (8.13%) Java
18 29 (7.86%) Oracle
19 28 (7.59%) Degree
19 28 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
20 25 (6.78%) Software Delivery
20 25 (6.78%) Virtual Team
21 24 (6.50%) QA
21 24 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
22 22 (5.96%) High Availability
22 22 (5.96%) Retail
22 22 (5.96%) .NET
23 20 (5.42%) ITIL V3

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.98%) Confluence
2 6 (1.63%) CMS
2 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.81%) Apache
3 3 (0.81%) IIS
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (3.79%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.08%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.08%) SunGard APT
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.61%) SaaS
2 7 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) Extranet
1 2 (0.54%) Firewall
1 2 (0.54%) Internet
1 2 (0.54%) LAN
1 2 (0.54%) Network Security
1 2 (0.54%) VPN
1 2 (0.54%) WAN
1 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (0.54%) Wireless
2 1 (0.27%) RFID
2 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.81%) ActiveReports
4 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.81%) MySQL
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.54%) GIS
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) QlikView
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQLite
6 1 (0.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 33 (8.94%) JIRA
2 24 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.79%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (2.71%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.36%) Subversion
8 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.54%) Ant
9 2 (0.54%) Hudson
9 2 (0.54%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.54%) Maven
10 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.27%) GitLab
10 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
General
1 124 (33.60%) Finance
2 22 (5.96%) Retail
3 15 (4.07%) Banking
4 9 (2.44%) Billing
4 9 (2.44%) Law
4 9 (2.44%) Legal
4 9 (2.44%) Publishing
5 7 (1.90%) Games
6 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.96%) .NET
2 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.54%) Middleware
4 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) HTML5
4 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.27%) REST
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
4 1 (0.27%) WCF
4 1 (0.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.78%) Virtual Team
3 18 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.25%) iPad
4 12 (3.25%) Tandem
5 11 (2.98%) CMDB
6 9 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.44%) Smart Meter
6 9 (2.44%) User Experience
7 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.63%) Statistics
9 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.08%) PMI
10 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.54%) FMCG
11 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.54%) Wiki
12 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.94%) Windows
2 15 (4.07%) Linux
3 7 (1.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.27%) Android
4 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (59.62%) Release Management
2 195 (52.85%) ITIL
3 129 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (30.35%) Change Management
5 91 (24.66%) Project Management
6 73 (19.78%) SDLC
7 54 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 54 (14.63%) Service Delivery
8 52 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (10.84%) Service Management
10 36 (9.76%) Configuration Management
11 34 (9.21%) Waterfall
12 32 (8.67%) PRINCE2
13 28 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (6.78%) Software Delivery
15 22 (5.96%) High Availability
16 20 (5.42%) ITIL V3
17 19 (5.15%) Process Management
18 18 (4.88%) Risk Management
19 17 (4.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.13%) Java
2 17 (4.61%) SQL
3 12 (3.25%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.71%) C#
5 8 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.17%) PHP
6 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.81%) Ruby
7 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.27%) C
8 1 (0.27%) JCL
8 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (13.55%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (7.59%) Degree
3 7 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.81%) PMP
6 2 (0.54%) CITP
6 2 (0.54%) MBA
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.50%) QA
2 9 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.63%) COSO
4 6 (1.63%) ISO22301
4 6 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.36%) SLA
6 4 (1.08%) COBIT
7 3 (0.81%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (7.86%) Oracle
2 19 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 7 (1.90%) Informatica
5 6 (1.63%) SAP
6 5 (1.36%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.08%) Charles River
7 4 (1.08%) SunGard
8 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.81%) IBM
9 2 (0.54%) HP
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.54%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.27%) CA
10 1 (0.27%) Perforce
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.27%) Remedy
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
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