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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 699 741 692
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 202 169 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 146 130 145
Average salary £52,500 £51,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +29 168 £55,000 +4.76% 18
London -18 83 £59,250 +3.04% 5
South East +34 40 £51,250 +13.88% 3
City of London +2 26 £59,250 -1.25% 2
Berkshire +23 20 £55,000 +27.90% 1
West Midlands -4 13 £50,000 +51.51% 3
Wales - 12 £37,500 -
South Wales - 12 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 12 £37,500 -
Reading +3 10 £57,500 +51.31%
Scotland -6 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham - 9 £50,000 - 2
North West +16 8 £48,500 +21.25%
East Midlands -7 8 £37,500 -13.59% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Milton Keynes -11 8 £47,500 +8.57%
Hampshire +30 7 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Edinburgh +3 7 £46,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £36,650 - 1
South West -5 6 £32,500 -29.72% 3
Surrey +6 5 £57,500 +35.29%
West Yorkshire - 5 £36,650 - 1
Leicestershire +7 4 £37,500 -13.59%
Manchester +7 4 £56,250 +40.62%
Wiltshire +5 4 £32,500 - 2
Slough -2 4 £50,000 +16.27%
Bradford - 4 £36,300 -
East of England 0 3 £61,750 +17.61% 1
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £32,500 -

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 264 (61.68%) Release Management
2 182 (42.52%) ITIL
3 157 (36.68%) Finance
4 87 (20.33%) Configuration Management
5 86 (20.09%) Project Management
6 83 (19.39%) Windows
7 82 (19.16%) Banking
8 70 (16.36%) Change Management
9 65 (15.19%) SDLC
10 62 (14.49%) Oracle
11 61 (14.25%) Degree
12 57 (13.32%) Java
12 57 (13.32%) Linux
13 56 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (10.98%) PRINCE2
14 47 (10.98%) Service Management
15 45 (10.51%) Microsoft
16 44 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
17 41 (9.58%) SQL
18 40 (9.35%) QA
19 38 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
20 37 (8.64%) SAP
21 35 (8.18%) SQL Server
22 33 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (7.48%) MS Excel
23 32 (7.48%) Subversion
24 30 (7.01%) Investment Banking
24 30 (7.01%) JIRA
24 30 (7.01%) MS Office
24 30 (7.01%) UNIX

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (4.91%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.44%) IIS
3 15 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.80%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.34%) JBoss
6 8 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.64%) Apache
8 4 (0.93%) Confluence
9 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.47%) nginx
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 32 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.01%) MS Office
3 9 (2.10%) MS Project
4 8 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.47%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (1.40%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (1.40%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.93%) assyst
3 3 (0.70%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.47%) Cordys
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) PaaS
2 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.21%) DHCP
1 18 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
1 18 (4.21%) NetScaler
1 18 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (3.50%) Internet
3 5 (1.17%) Firewall
4 3 (0.70%) ATM
4 3 (0.70%) LAN
5 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.40%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.17%) QlikView
6 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.93%) DB2
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 32 (7.48%) Subversion
2 30 (7.01%) JIRA
3 28 (6.54%) Ant
3 28 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 26 (6.07%) Maven
5 20 (4.67%) Git (software)
6 17 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.10%) Gradle
8 8 (1.87%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.87%) Hudson
8 8 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.17%) FishEye
11 4 (0.93%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.70%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 157 (36.68%) Finance
2 82 (19.16%) Banking
3 30 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 24 (5.61%) Retail
5 23 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.97%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.87%) Back Office
8 7 (1.64%) Front Office
8 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.17%) Military
10 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.61%) Mason
2 14 (3.27%) .NET
3 11 (2.57%) Web Services
4 8 (1.87%) SOAP
5 7 (1.64%) XML
5 7 (1.64%) HTML
6 5 (1.17%) JSP
6 5 (1.17%) JMS
6 5 (1.17%) JMX
6 5 (1.17%) REST
7 3 (0.70%) WCF
7 3 (0.70%) Middleware
7 3 (0.70%) DOM
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.47%) JRules
8 2 (0.47%) Drools
8 2 (0.47%) RESTful
9 1 (0.23%) HTML5
9 1 (0.23%) jQuery
9 1 (0.23%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.21%) CLARiiON
3 18 (4.21%) Private Cloud
3 18 (4.21%) EMC VNX
4 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.64%) Tandem
5 7 (1.64%) Wiki
6 5 (1.17%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.17%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.70%) EFT
7 3 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.47%) PMI
8 2 (0.47%) Statistics
9 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.23%) Life Science
9 1 (0.23%) Informatics
9 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.23%) Physics
9 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.39%) Windows
2 57 (13.32%) Linux
3 30 (7.01%) UNIX
4 23 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (61.68%) Release Management
2 182 (42.52%) ITIL
3 87 (20.33%) Configuration Management
4 86 (20.09%) Project Management
5 70 (16.36%) Change Management
6 65 (15.19%) SDLC
7 56 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (10.98%) Service Management
8 47 (10.98%) PRINCE2
9 38 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (6.07%) Revenue Management
13 23 (5.37%) Wealth Management
14 22 (5.14%) ITIL V3
15 21 (4.91%) Waterfall
16 19 (4.44%) DevOps
17 18 (4.21%) Software Delivery
17 18 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (4.21%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.32%) Java
2 41 (9.58%) SQL
3 20 (4.67%) Perl
3 20 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 14 (3.27%) C
6 11 (2.57%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.10%) C#
8 8 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.64%) Python
10 5 (1.17%) C-shell
11 4 (0.93%) VB
12 3 (0.70%) VBA
12 3 (0.70%) Ruby
13 2 (0.47%) Groovy
14 1 (0.23%) LINC
14 1 (0.23%) ABAP
14 1 (0.23%) PHP
14 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (14.25%) Degree
2 44 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.87%) PMP
6 7 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.40%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) CCNA
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.23%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.35%) QA
2 7 (1.64%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (4.91%) XenApp
2 18 (4.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 18 (4.21%) vSphere
2 18 (4.21%) UAG
2 18 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (5.84%) Puppet
2 18 (4.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (2.34%) Nagios
4 8 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.17%) Capistrano
5 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 62 (14.49%) Oracle
2 45 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.64%) SAP
4 24 (5.61%) Citrix
4 24 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 22 (5.14%) EMC
6 21 (4.91%) VMware
7 18 (4.21%) Infoblox
7 18 (4.21%) Cisco
8 10 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.34%) Remedy
9 6 (1.40%) CollabNet
9 6 (1.40%) HP
9 6 (1.40%) BMC
10 5 (1.17%) IBM
11 4 (0.93%) Siebel
11 4 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.93%) Serena
12 3 (0.70%) Informatica
12 3 (0.70%) NetApp
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