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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 706 785 832
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 201 182 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 165 140 121
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +89 186 £57,500 +4.54% 9
London +66 103 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East +63 36 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Kent - 16 £38,000 - 1
Yorkshire +35 14 £50,000 +31.57% 2
West Yorkshire +27 14 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 13 £38,000 -
Berkshire +33 12 £60,000 +6.66%
City of London +41 11 £62,500 +8.69% 1
East of England +23 11 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Scotland +22 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -8 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West +1 8 £45,000 +38.46%
Glasgow - 8 £47,500 -
Halifax - 8 £50,000 -
Cheshire +30 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Gloucestershire -2 6 £48,750 +21.87%
Warrington - 6 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 6 - -
Brighton - 6 - -
Reading +18 5 £45,000 -21.73%
East Midlands +15 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Hertfordshire +23 4 £50,000 +29.87%
Essex +8 4 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham +8 4 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £27,500 -
Cheltenham -10 4 £51,250 +28.12%
Wakefield - 4 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £65,500 -
Luton - 3 £65,500 -

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 224 (57.44%) Release Management
2 170 (43.59%) ITIL
3 125 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (27.18%) Finance
5 99 (25.38%) Project Management
5 99 (25.38%) Change Management
6 91 (23.33%) SDLC
7 71 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 41 (10.51%) JIRA
11 39 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 36 (9.23%) Waterfall
13 34 (8.72%) Windows
13 34 (8.72%) QA
13 34 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (8.21%) PowerShell
14 32 (8.21%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (7.95%) TeamCity
16 30 (7.69%) Git (software)
16 30 (7.69%) SQL
17 29 (7.44%) PRINCE2
17 29 (7.44%) Octopus Deploy
17 29 (7.44%) Software Delivery
18 28 (7.18%) E-Commerce
19 27 (6.92%) Banking
19 27 (6.92%) Retail
20 26 (6.67%) Service Delivery
20 26 (6.67%) Service Management

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 8 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.77%) Apache
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.51%) CMS
3 2 (0.51%) Confluence
3 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.59%) SaaS
2 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.03%) Google Play
4 3 (0.77%) iTunes
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.03%) SAN
2 3 (0.77%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) Firewall
3 2 (0.51%) LAN
3 2 (0.51%) VPN
3 2 (0.51%) WAN
3 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.77%) ActiveReports
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.51%) MySQL
7 2 (0.51%) Power BI
7 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (10.51%) JIRA
2 39 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.95%) TeamCity
4 30 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 29 (7.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.28%) Subversion
8 4 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.77%) Ant
10 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.51%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.51%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.51%) WiX
11 1 (0.26%) ERwin
11 1 (0.26%) Hudson
11 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (27.18%) Finance
2 27 (6.92%) Banking
2 27 (6.92%) Retail
3 14 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.33%) Publishing
5 7 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.28%) Advertising
6 5 (1.28%) Law
7 4 (1.03%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) Front Office
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.41%) .NET
2 6 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.54%) Web Services
2 6 (1.54%) XML
2 6 (1.54%) XSLT
3 2 (0.51%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.51%) HTML
3 2 (0.51%) HTML5
4 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.10%) CMDB
2 16 (4.10%) Virtual Team
3 15 (3.85%) Tandem
4 14 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.56%) iPad
7 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.03%) PMI
9 4 (1.03%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.03%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.77%) Fintech
10 3 (0.77%) Statistics
10 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.51%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.72%) Windows
2 25 (6.41%) Linux
3 21 (5.38%) Unix
4 3 (0.77%) Android
4 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (57.44%) Release Management
2 170 (43.59%) ITIL
3 125 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (25.38%) Change Management
4 99 (25.38%) Project Management
5 91 (23.33%) SDLC
6 71 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 36 (9.23%) Waterfall
10 34 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (7.44%) PRINCE2
11 29 (7.44%) Software Delivery
12 28 (7.18%) E-Commerce
13 26 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 26 (6.67%) Service Management
14 25 (6.41%) ITIL V3
15 21 (5.38%) Automated Testing
16 20 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
17 19 (4.87%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.21%) PowerShell
2 30 (7.69%) SQL
3 15 (3.85%) Java
4 14 (3.59%) Shell Script
5 12 (3.08%) C#
6 6 (1.54%) VB
6 6 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.77%) Ruby
8 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.21%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (5.13%) Degree
3 7 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.03%) PMP
6 2 (0.51%) CIPD
6 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.72%) QA
2 9 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Puppet
2 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (5.38%) ServiceNow
2 16 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.59%) Informatica
4 13 (3.33%) Oracle
5 5 (1.28%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.28%) SAP
6 4 (1.03%) Google
7 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.77%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.77%) Computacenter
7 3 (0.77%) HP
7 3 (0.77%) Planview
8 2 (0.51%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) Riverbed
8 2 (0.51%) Sun
8 2 (0.51%) Tableau
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco
9 1 (0.26%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.26%) IFS
9 1 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
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