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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
UK
Rank 718 750 801
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 133 168 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 154 94
Median salary £52,500 £48,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% -12.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,400 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +50 128 £52,500 +10.52% 14
London +47 65 £57,500 +4.54% 4
South West +32 19 £47,500 - 1
South East +67 18 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 11 £47,500 -
North West -25 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds +32 9 £47,500 +5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +23 9 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Yorkshire +1 9 £47,500 +58.33% 6
Cheltenham - 9 £47,500 -
Bristol - 8 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +37 6 £67,500 +80.00%
Cheshire +15 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
City of London +19 5 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey +49 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Scotland +16 4 £64,250 +16.81%
Bromley - 4 £55,000 -
Warrington - 4 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £45,000 -
Redhill - 4 £47,500 -
Glasgow +22 3 £75,000 +50.00%
East of England +15 3 £52,500 -25.00%
Hungerford - 3 £67,500 -
Hampshire +16 2 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Bedfordshire +14 2 £52,500 -25.00%
East Midlands +5 2 £52,500 -
West Midlands 0 2 £42,500 -13.70%
Luton -11 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Manchester -40 2 £50,000 +25.00%

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 172 (56.21%) Release Management
2 131 (42.81%) ITIL
3 112 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (32.68%) SDLC
5 76 (24.84%) Project Management
6 75 (24.51%) Finance
7 63 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (19.93%) Change Management
9 49 (16.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (13.07%) Waterfall
10 40 (13.07%) Microsoft
11 34 (11.11%) JIRA
11 34 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 33 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (10.13%) Banking
14 30 (9.80%) .NET
14 30 (9.80%) Service Management
14 30 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (9.48%) ITIL V3
16 28 (9.15%) Git (software)
16 28 (9.15%) PowerShell
17 26 (8.50%) Process Improvement
17 26 (8.50%) QA
17 26 (8.50%) Configuration Management
17 26 (8.50%) Scrum
17 26 (8.50%) SQL
18 25 (8.17%) MS Excel
18 25 (8.17%) DevOps
19 24 (7.84%) C#
20 23 (7.52%) TeamCity

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 5 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.94%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) GitHub
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Google Play
4 1 (0.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) Internet
2 3 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (16.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.11%) JIRA
3 28 (9.15%) Git (software)
4 23 (7.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (7.52%) TeamCity
5 18 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.58%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.59%) Hudson
7 11 (3.59%) WiX
8 10 (3.27%) InstallShield
8 10 (3.27%) Subversion
9 8 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.31%) Ant
11 2 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.65%) Maven
11 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.33%) Selenium
12 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (24.51%) Finance
2 31 (10.13%) Banking
3 18 (5.88%) Publishing
4 16 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.92%) Retail
6 6 (1.96%) Games
6 6 (1.96%) Marketing
7 4 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.80%) .NET
2 10 (3.27%) Web Services
2 10 (3.27%) XML
3 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.96%) XSLT
5 5 (1.63%) HTML
6 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.65%) Ajax
7 2 (0.65%) CSS
7 2 (0.65%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.65%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.65%) jQuery
7 2 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.65%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.65%) SOAP
7 2 (0.65%) WCF
8 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.58%) PMI
3 10 (3.27%) CMDB
4 9 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.94%) Reinsurance
5 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.29%) iPad
7 6 (1.96%) Tandem
8 4 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.98%) Fintech
9 3 (0.98%) FMCG
9 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.33%) Derivative
11 1 (0.33%) Equities
11 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.58%) Linux
2 12 (3.92%) Unix
3 10 (3.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (56.21%) Release Management
2 131 (42.81%) ITIL
3 112 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (32.68%) SDLC
5 76 (24.84%) Project Management
6 63 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (19.93%) Change Management
8 40 (13.07%) Waterfall
9 34 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 33 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.80%) Service Management
12 29 (9.48%) ITIL V3
13 26 (8.50%) Configuration Management
13 26 (8.50%) Process Improvement
13 26 (8.50%) Scrum
14 25 (8.17%) DevOps
15 23 (7.52%) Software Delivery
16 22 (7.19%) Business Analysis
16 22 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (7.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.15%) PowerShell
2 26 (8.50%) SQL
3 24 (7.84%) C#
4 12 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.94%) Java
6 7 (2.29%) VB
7 6 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
1 15 (4.90%) PMI Certification
2 12 (3.92%) PMP
3 8 (2.61%) Degree
4 5 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) CIPD
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.50%) QA
2 14 (4.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO19770
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) Puppet
2 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) Ansible
3 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.86%) ServiceNow
3 17 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 12 (3.92%) HP
5 11 (3.59%) IBM
6 10 (3.27%) SAP
7 6 (1.96%) Informatica
8 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.98%) Computacenter
9 3 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.98%) Remedy
10 2 (0.65%) Adobe
10 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle
10 2 (0.65%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.65%) Sun
11 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.33%) Facebook
11 1 (0.33%) Google
11 1 (0.33%) IFS
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