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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 730 714 705
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 136 161 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 93 109 148
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 131 £55,000 +10.00% 24
London -33 55 £64,000 +8.47% 6
South East -23 27 £56,250 - 10
East of England +7 24 £52,500 +5.00% 2
City of London +6 19 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Essex -8 18 £51,250 +7.89% 2
West Midlands - 12 £43,500 -
Hampshire -28 9 £63,250 +15.00% 3
East Midlands +10 7 £41,674 -20.41%
Surrey -4 7 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Brentwood -18 6 - -
Middlesex - 6 - -
Northamptonshire - 5 £62,500 -
Solihull - 5 - -
South West -14 4 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £44,000 -
Worcester - 4 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Portsmouth -17 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Hounslow - 3 £45,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £52,500 -
Colchester +2 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Cambridge -1 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire -20 2 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Dorset - 2 £41,875 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £41,674 -
Coventry - 2 £36,500 -

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 161 (54.03%) Release Management
2 114 (38.26%) ITIL
3 82 (27.52%) Finance
4 67 (22.48%) Windows
5 64 (21.48%) Service Management
6 60 (20.13%) Change Management
7 59 (19.80%) Project Management
8 55 (18.46%) UNIX
9 52 (17.45%) Java
9 52 (17.45%) QA
10 46 (15.44%) Configuration Management
11 43 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (12.42%) Oracle
13 37 (12.42%) Linux
13 37 (12.42%) JIRA
14 36 (12.08%) Subversion
15 35 (11.74%) Degree
16 32 (10.74%) Service Delivery
17 29 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (9.40%) SQL
19 25 (8.39%) SQL Server
20 24 (8.05%) Banking
21 23 (7.72%) Jenkins
21 23 (7.72%) Ant
21 23 (7.72%) Python
22 22 (7.38%) Business Analysis
23 20 (6.71%) Maven
23 20 (6.71%) TeamCity
23 20 (6.71%) E-Commerce

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (3.02%) IIS
2 7 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.68%) Apache
4 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.01%) JBoss
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (4.70%) MS Project
2 11 (3.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) assyst
1 3 (1.01%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) FTP
2 3 (1.01%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.34%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.03%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.34%) Big Data
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.01%) DB2
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (12.42%) JIRA
2 36 (12.08%) Subversion
3 23 (7.72%) Ant
3 23 (7.72%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.71%) TeamCity
4 20 (6.71%) Maven
5 18 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.03%) MSBuild
7 7 (2.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.01%) Selenium
9 5 (1.68%) InstallShield
10 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.34%) Hudson
11 3 (1.01%) MSI
11 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.67%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 82 (27.52%) Finance
2 24 (8.05%) Banking
3 17 (5.70%) Law
4 13 (4.36%) Retail
5 7 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.01%) Front Office
6 6 (2.01%) Legal
7 5 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.34%) Back Office
9 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Marketing
10 2 (0.67%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.04%) XML
2 17 (5.70%) XML Schema
2 17 (5.70%) .NET
3 8 (2.68%) Web Services
4 6 (2.01%) Middleware
5 3 (1.01%) J2EE
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
6 1 (0.34%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.03%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.34%) Derivative
4 3 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.01%) Kindle
5 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.67%) CMDB
5 2 (0.67%) Open Source
5 2 (0.67%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.67%) IPTV
5 2 (0.67%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.67%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.34%) Tandem
6 1 (0.34%) PMI
6 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.34%) FMCG
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.48%) Windows
2 55 (18.46%) UNIX
3 37 (12.42%) Linux
4 14 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.03%) Solaris
6 11 (3.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.01%) CentOS
9 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.03%) Release Management
2 114 (38.26%) ITIL
3 64 (21.48%) Service Management
4 60 (20.13%) Change Management
5 59 (19.80%) Project Management
6 46 (15.44%) Configuration Management
7 43 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (10.74%) Service Delivery
10 29 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.38%) Business Analysis
12 20 (6.71%) PRINCE2
12 20 (6.71%) E-Commerce
13 19 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.70%) ITIL V3
15 12 (4.03%) Waterfall
16 10 (3.36%) Validation
16 10 (3.36%) Asset Management
16 10 (3.36%) Change Control
17 9 (3.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.45%) Java
2 28 (9.40%) SQL
3 23 (7.72%) Python
4 17 (5.70%) C++
5 11 (3.69%) C#
6 8 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.01%) PHP
8 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.34%) C
10 3 (1.01%) VBA
11 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (11.74%) Degree
2 18 (6.04%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.01%) APMP
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (17.45%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.68%) XenApp
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (0.67%) vSphere
3 2 (0.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) SCCM
2 8 (2.68%) Puppet
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.34%) Control-M
5 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (12.42%) Oracle
2 16 (5.37%) Remedy
3 13 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.69%) Citrix
5 6 (2.01%) VMware
6 5 (1.68%) SAP
7 4 (1.34%) EMC
7 4 (1.34%) Serena
8 3 (1.01%) Fiserv
8 3 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.01%) NetApp
8 3 (1.01%) BT
8 3 (1.01%) HP
9 2 (0.67%) BMC
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
9 2 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.67%) Macrovision
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.67%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
North East
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates - Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates - Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare.
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 22 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago