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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
UK
Rank 750 771 806
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 113 182 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 71 169 111
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,400 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +23 111 £50,000 - 9
London +21 45 £57,500 +4.54% 4
South East +44 18 £51,250 +13.88%
South West +36 15 £48,750 - 2
Yorkshire +22 14 £47,500 +58.33% 1
West Yorkshire +22 14 £47,500 +40.74% 1
Leeds +35 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Berkshire +31 13 £60,000 +57.89%
Bristol - 12 £50,000 - 2
North West -24 10 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East of England +16 8 £55,000 - 1
Reading +31 6 £37,500 -
Cheshire +20 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +52 4 £47,500 -
Bromley -8 4 £50,000 +7.52%
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £47,500 - 1
Hammersmith -10 3 £70,000 +16.66%
Cheltenham - 3 £47,500 -
Watford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Hatfield - 3 - -
Redhill - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +24 2 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +17 2 £52,500 -
Luton -1 2 £52,500 -
Manchester -49 2 £50,000 +8.10%
Hungerford - 2 £67,500 -
West Midlands +27 1 £42,500 -4.49%

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 167 (63.50%) Release Management
2 123 (46.77%) ITIL
3 86 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (29.28%) SDLC
5 67 (25.48%) Finance
6 56 (21.29%) Project Management
7 51 (19.39%) Change Management
8 49 (18.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (15.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (14.07%) Service Management
10 37 (14.07%) Microsoft
11 33 (12.55%) DevOps
12 28 (10.65%) Waterfall
12 28 (10.65%) ITIL V3
13 26 (9.89%) JIRA
14 23 (8.75%) Scrum
14 23 (8.75%) E-Commerce
14 23 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (8.37%) MS Excel
16 21 (7.98%) .NET
16 21 (7.98%) Configuration Management
16 21 (7.98%) Banking
17 20 (7.60%) Git (software)
17 20 (7.60%) Business Analysis
17 20 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (7.22%) Jenkins
18 19 (7.22%) ITSM
19 18 (6.84%) Service Delivery
19 18 (6.84%) SLA
19 18 (6.84%) C#

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 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.14%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) Internet
2 3 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.14%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (15.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.89%) JIRA
3 20 (7.60%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.22%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.70%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.18%) Hudson
7 10 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (3.80%) Subversion
7 10 (3.80%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.80%) WiX
8 9 (3.42%) InstallShield
9 8 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.52%) Maven
11 2 (0.76%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.76%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.38%) Selenium
12 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (25.48%) Finance
2 21 (7.98%) Banking
3 13 (4.94%) Publishing
4 12 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.04%) Marketing
5 8 (3.04%) Retail
6 6 (2.28%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.98%) .NET
2 5 (1.90%) HTML
2 5 (1.90%) Web Services
2 5 (1.90%) XML
3 3 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.76%) Ajax
4 2 (0.76%) CSS
4 2 (0.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.76%) jQuery
4 2 (0.76%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (0.76%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (0.76%) SOAP
4 2 (0.76%) WCF
5 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (6.08%) PMI
2 7 (2.66%) Reinsurance
3 6 (2.28%) CMDB
3 6 (2.28%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.90%) Fintech
4 5 (1.90%) iPad
5 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.14%) FMCG
6 2 (0.76%) Tandem
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Online Games
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) User Experience
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.42%) Linux
2 5 (1.90%) Unix
2 5 (1.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (63.50%) Release Management
2 123 (46.77%) ITIL
3 86 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (29.28%) SDLC
5 56 (21.29%) Project Management
6 51 (19.39%) Change Management
7 49 (18.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (14.07%) Service Management
9 33 (12.55%) DevOps
10 28 (10.65%) ITIL V3
10 28 (10.65%) Waterfall
11 23 (8.75%) E-Commerce
11 23 (8.75%) Scrum
12 21 (7.98%) Configuration Management
13 20 (7.60%) Business Analysis
13 20 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (7.22%) ITSM
15 18 (6.84%) PRINCE2
15 18 (6.84%) Process Improvement
15 18 (6.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.84%) C#
2 16 (6.08%) SQL
3 15 (5.70%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.04%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.66%) Java
6 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.76%) C
7 2 (0.76%) C++
7 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.76%) Python
7 2 (0.76%) Ruby
7 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.76%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 12 (4.56%) Degree
4 11 (4.18%) PMP
5 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) CIPD
7 1 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) SLA
2 16 (6.08%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO19770
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.28%) Puppet
2 5 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) Ansible
4 2 (0.76%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.84%) ServiceNow
3 16 (6.08%) Atlassian
4 12 (4.56%) HP
5 11 (4.18%) IBM
6 10 (3.80%) SAP
7 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.14%) Computacenter
8 3 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.14%) Remedy
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe
9 2 (0.76%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.76%) Informatica
9 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.76%) Sun
10 1 (0.38%) Facebook
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle
10 1 (0.38%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.38%) Snow
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