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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 683 724 626
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 209 210 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 140 169 221
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.10% +5.55%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +16 185 £58,000 +7.90% 30
London +18 70 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East +36 45 £62,500 +8.69% 7
East of England +17 33 £60,000 +14.28% 4
City of London +40 19 £57,500 +4.54% 4
West Midlands -11 19 £60,000 +40.35%
Essex -13 18 £51,250 -4.65%
Berkshire -2 13 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Peterborough - 13 £62,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 13 £62,500 - 2
Coventry - 12 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 11 - - 1
Surrey +19 9 £58,000 -17.14% 2
Scotland +18 9 £55,250 +6.76% 1
Yorkshire -6 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Maidenhead 0 8 £70,000 - 1
Sheffield -1 8 £45,000 +20.00%
South Yorkshire -3 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £65,000 +52.94%
Brentwood -6 7 £60,000 -
Glasgow +15 6 £57,750 +5.00%
Hampshire -6 5 £62,500 +19.04% 2
South West -19 5 £45,000 -8.16% 1
Reading - 5 £57,500 -
High Wycombe - 4 £65,000 -
Edinburgh +15 3 £35,000 -27.83% 1
North West +10 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Birmingham -11 3 £70,000 +63.74%
Worcester - 3 £42,500 -
Staines - 3 £58,000 - 1

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 223 (63.53%) Release Management
2 157 (44.73%) ITIL
3 121 (34.47%) Finance
4 71 (20.23%) Project Management
5 67 (19.09%) Change Management
5 67 (19.09%) Java
6 62 (17.66%) Degree
6 62 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (14.53%) Oracle
7 51 (14.53%) Windows
8 49 (13.96%) ITIL Certification
9 44 (12.54%) Banking
9 44 (12.54%) Configuration Management
10 43 (12.25%) SQL
11 42 (11.97%) PRINCE2
11 42 (11.97%) QA
12 39 (11.11%) Service Management
13 35 (9.97%) SQL Server
14 33 (9.40%) UNIX
15 32 (9.12%) Service Delivery
16 30 (8.55%) Linux
17 29 (8.26%) SAP
17 29 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (7.98%) Subversion
18 28 (7.98%) JIRA
19 26 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (7.41%) Management Information System
19 26 (7.41%) Citrix
20 25 (7.12%) ITIL V3
21 24 (6.84%) Microsoft

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (6.55%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.57%) JBoss
6 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.56%) MS Office
3 12 (3.42%) MS Project
4 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.27%) assyst
2 4 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.57%) Cordys
5 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) DHCP
1 8 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (2.28%) NetScaler
1 8 (2.28%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.57%) LAN
2 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) ATM
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.99%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.42%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.99%) QlikView
7 5 (1.42%) DB2
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (7.98%) Subversion
1 28 (7.98%) JIRA
2 22 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.56%) Ant
3 16 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.42%) Maven
5 9 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.28%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.71%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.42%) Selenium
8 5 (1.42%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.85%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.85%) Hudson
10 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.28%) FxCop
11 1 (0.28%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.28%) FishEye
General
1 121 (34.47%) Finance
2 44 (12.54%) Banking
3 22 (6.27%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.85%) Retail
7 8 (2.28%) Law
8 7 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.14%) Back Office
9 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (1.14%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.55%) .NET
2 19 (5.41%) Mason
3 9 (2.56%) XML
4 8 (2.28%) XML Schema
5 6 (1.71%) Web Services
6 4 (1.14%) J2EE
7 2 (0.57%) JRules
8 1 (0.28%) Velocity
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.28%) Private Cloud
3 8 (2.28%) CLARiiON
4 7 (1.99%) PMI
5 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.14%) Kindle
7 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.85%) Derivative
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.57%) Open Source
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.28%) FMCG
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.28%) CMDB
9 1 (0.28%) EFT
9 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.53%) Windows
2 33 (9.40%) UNIX
3 30 (8.55%) Linux
4 26 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (63.53%) Release Management
2 157 (44.73%) ITIL
3 71 (20.23%) Project Management
4 67 (19.09%) Change Management
5 62 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (12.54%) Configuration Management
7 42 (11.97%) PRINCE2
8 39 (11.11%) Service Management
9 32 (9.12%) Service Delivery
10 29 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (7.12%) ITIL V3
12 22 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (5.98%) Validation
13 21 (5.98%) Waterfall
14 20 (5.70%) Revenue Management
15 19 (5.41%) Scrum
15 19 (5.41%) Product Management
16 18 (5.13%) ITSM
17 16 (4.56%) Business Analysis
18 13 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.09%) Java
2 43 (12.25%) SQL
3 19 (5.41%) C#
4 12 (3.42%) Python
5 9 (2.56%) VBA
5 9 (2.56%) VB
6 8 (2.28%) C++
7 7 (1.99%) C
8 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.85%) Ruby
9 3 (0.85%) Perl
10 2 (0.57%) PHP
10 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) ABAP
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (17.66%) Degree
2 49 (13.96%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (5.41%) PMP
4 14 (3.99%) PMI Certification
5 13 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.85%) CCNA
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.97%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) SLA
3 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (6.55%) XenApp
2 8 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 8 (2.28%) vSphere
2 8 (2.28%) UAG
3 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.42%) Puppet
3 3 (0.85%) SCCM
3 3 (0.85%) Nessus
4 2 (0.57%) Control-M
4 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 51 (14.53%) Oracle
2 29 (8.26%) SAP
3 26 (7.41%) Citrix
4 24 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.84%) EMC
6 15 (4.27%) NetApp
7 13 (3.70%) VMware
8 11 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.56%) Serena
10 8 (2.28%) Infoblox
10 8 (2.28%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.28%) Cisco
11 7 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.99%) Remedy
12 4 (1.14%) BMC
12 4 (1.14%) Siebel
13 3 (0.85%) Macrovision
14 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.57%) IBM
14 2 (0.57%) Sybase
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 + Bonu
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitve salary and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare.
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £58k +car allowance +bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Hounslow
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare.
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988-£30,194 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago