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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 734 804 802
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 152 141 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 124 115 136
Median salary £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,250 £50,300
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.99%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
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 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +77 144 £57,500 +21.05% 12
London +88 69 £57,500 -4.16% 3
South East +69 23 £60,000 +4.34% 2
West Yorkshire +45 21 £51,250 +13.88%
Leeds +35 21 £51,250 +13.88%
Yorkshire +25 21 £51,250 +70.83%
South West +21 13 £47,500 +46.15%
Gloucestershire -7 12 £47,500 -
North West -38 10 £50,000 +29.87% 6
Berkshire +58 9 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Cheltenham - 8 £47,500 -
City of London +26 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Kent - 6 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +1 5 £60,000 +13.20%
Cheshire - 5 £50,000 - 4
Scotland +27 4 £61,500 -8.88%
West Midlands -21 4 £48,750 -1.01%
Manchester -38 4 £60,000 +55.84% 1
Warrington - 4 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +15 2 £47,500 -17.39%
East of England +4 2 £65,500 -6.42%
East Midlands +2 2 £52,500 -
Birmingham -14 2 £42,500 -16.66%
Solihull - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £47,500 -
Fareham - 2 £67,500 -
Redhill - 2 £47,500 -
Hungerford - 2 £67,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £75,000 -

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 194 (53.30%) Release Management
2 148 (40.66%) ITIL
3 130 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (28.85%) SDLC
5 96 (26.37%) Finance
6 93 (25.55%) Project Management
7 80 (21.98%) Change Management
8 77 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (13.19%) Waterfall
11 41 (11.26%) JIRA
12 39 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (10.44%) E-Commerce
14 37 (10.16%) Microsoft
14 37 (10.16%) .NET
14 37 (10.16%) Banking
15 35 (9.62%) ITIL V3
16 34 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (9.34%) PowerShell
17 33 (9.07%) Git (software)
18 32 (8.79%) QA
18 32 (8.79%) MS Excel
19 31 (8.52%) SQL
19 31 (8.52%) Service Management
19 31 (8.52%) Configuration Management
19 31 (8.52%) Process Improvement
20 30 (8.24%) TeamCity
21 29 (7.97%) Octopus Deploy
21 29 (7.97%) Software Delivery

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 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.82%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.75%) SaaS
2 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.10%) Google Play
4 3 (0.82%) GitHub
4 3 (0.82%) iTunes
5 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.10%) SAN
2 3 (0.82%) HTTP
2 3 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.27%) Big Data
6 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (11.26%) JIRA
3 33 (9.07%) Git (software)
4 30 (8.24%) TeamCity
5 29 (7.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (4.40%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.02%) WiX
9 10 (2.75%) InstallShield
9 10 (2.75%) Subversion
10 6 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.65%) Hudson
11 4 (1.10%) Ant
12 2 (0.55%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.55%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.27%) JUnit
13 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 96 (26.37%) Finance
2 37 (10.16%) Banking
3 19 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.95%) Retail
5 17 (4.67%) Publishing
6 8 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.65%) Games
8 4 (1.10%) Advertising
8 4 (1.10%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.16%) .NET
2 10 (2.75%) Web Services
2 10 (2.75%) XML
3 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.65%) HTML
4 6 (1.65%) XSLT
5 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.55%) Ajax
6 2 (0.55%) CSS
6 2 (0.55%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.55%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.55%) jQuery
6 2 (0.55%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (0.55%) SOAP
6 2 (0.55%) WCF
7 1 (0.27%) HTML5
7 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.57%) CMDB
2 13 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.02%) Tandem
4 9 (2.47%) PMI
5 8 (2.20%) iPad
5 8 (2.20%) Reinsurance
6 6 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.37%) Fintech
8 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.82%) FMCG
9 3 (0.82%) Statistics
10 2 (0.55%) Telematics
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.87%) Windows
2 20 (5.49%) Linux
3 19 (5.22%) Unix
4 3 (0.82%) Android
4 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (53.30%) Release Management
2 148 (40.66%) ITIL
3 130 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (28.85%) SDLC
5 93 (25.55%) Project Management
6 80 (21.98%) Change Management
7 77 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (13.19%) Waterfall
9 38 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (10.44%) E-Commerce
10 35 (9.62%) ITIL V3
11 34 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (8.52%) Configuration Management
12 31 (8.52%) Process Improvement
12 31 (8.52%) Service Management
13 29 (7.97%) Software Delivery
14 25 (6.87%) PRINCE2
15 20 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.49%) Service Delivery
16 19 (5.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.34%) PowerShell
2 31 (8.52%) SQL
3 23 (6.32%) C#
4 17 (4.67%) Java
5 14 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.92%) VB
7 6 (1.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.55%) C
9 2 (0.55%) C++
9 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (2.75%) Degree
2 10 (2.75%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.92%) PMP
4 5 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) CIPD
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.79%) QA
2 7 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (0.55%) Ansible
2 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.04%) ServiceNow
3 10 (2.75%) Atlassian
3 10 (2.75%) Informatica
3 10 (2.75%) SAP
4 9 (2.47%) Oracle
5 7 (1.92%) HP
5 7 (1.92%) IBM
6 4 (1.10%) Google
7 3 (0.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.82%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.82%) Computacenter
7 3 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.82%) Planview
7 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.55%) Remedy
8 2 (0.55%) Riverbed
8 2 (0.55%) Sun
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £47530 - £71296 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
North London
Devlifecycle.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus, 7% pension + other bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago