The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 710 658 639
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 203 226 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 152 171 214
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +0.54%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 July 2014 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 July 2014. 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 -64 181 £55,000 +4.76% 29
London -45 107 £57,500 +9.52% 20
City of London +8 43 £60,000 +14.28% 10
South East -12 35 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England +1 18 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Scotland +3 15 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Berkshire +9 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Essex +4 10 £55,000 -4.34%
East Midlands -10 9 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Glasgow -9 8 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Oxford +6 7 £40,000 -4.76%
Oxfordshire -8 7 £40,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £42,500 -
Colchester - 6 £61,250 -
Luton - 6 £52,500 -
Leicestershire - 6 £38,950 - 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
North West +7 5 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Stirling - 5 £45,000 -
Kent -8 4 £55,000 -
South West -12 4 £52,500 +5.00%
West Sussex -24 4 £52,500 -7.89%
Leicester - 4 £43,401 - 2
Reading -6 3 - -
West Yorkshire -54 3 £110,000 +150.00%
Leeds -56 3 £110,000 +150.00%
Yorkshire -57 3 £110,000 +150.00%
Edinburgh - 3 £48,500 -
Cheshire - 3 - -

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 254 (62.10%) Release Management
2 147 (35.94%) ITIL
3 110 (26.89%) Project Management
4 102 (24.94%) Windows
5 88 (21.52%) Change Management
6 84 (20.54%) Java
6 84 (20.54%) Oracle
7 81 (19.80%) SQL
7 81 (19.80%) Finance
8 62 (15.16%) Configuration Management
9 56 (13.69%) .NET
10 53 (12.96%) Linux
11 51 (12.47%) Service Management
12 49 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (11.74%) UNIX
13 48 (11.74%) SQL Server
14 46 (11.25%) Degree
15 45 (11.00%) Banking
16 44 (10.76%) JIRA
17 43 (10.51%) Subversion
18 42 (10.27%) Microsoft
19 38 (9.29%) Citrix
19 38 (9.29%) ITIL Certification
19 38 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (8.07%) Scrum
20 33 (8.07%) Business Analysis
20 33 (8.07%) SAP
21 32 (7.82%) QA
22 31 (7.58%) C#
23 30 (7.33%) MS Excel

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (7.09%) IIS
2 22 (5.38%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.89%) Documentum
4 20 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.20%) Apache
8 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.71%) CMS
10 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.73%) SAS
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.24%) Mule
13 1 (0.24%) nginx
13 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 30 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.42%) MS Office
3 11 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.42%) assyst
2 10 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.71%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.73%) Demantra
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.22%) SaaS
2 4 (0.98%) PaaS
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.96%) DSL
2 7 (1.71%) FTP
3 5 (1.22%) Internet
4 3 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.93%) DB2
3 10 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.20%) MySQL
5 8 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.73%) DataStage
8 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 44 (10.76%) JIRA
2 43 (10.51%) Subversion
3 28 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (5.62%) Maven
5 18 (4.40%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.40%) Git (software)
6 17 (4.16%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.67%) Ant
8 11 (2.69%) MSBuild
9 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.20%) Hudson
11 7 (1.71%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.98%) Selenium
13 3 (0.73%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.73%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.73%) FogBugz
14 2 (0.49%) Redmine
14 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.49%) InstallShield
General
1 81 (19.80%) Finance
2 45 (11.00%) Banking
3 30 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.62%) Law
6 16 (3.91%) Legal
7 14 (3.42%) Retail
8 13 (3.18%) Games
9 12 (2.93%) Front Office
10 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.47%) Advertising
12 5 (1.22%) Marketing
13 4 (0.98%) Back Office
13 4 (0.98%) Publishing
14 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.69%) .NET
2 23 (5.62%) Web Services
2 23 (5.62%) XML
3 22 (5.38%) Middleware
4 18 (4.40%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.96%) HTML
6 6 (1.47%) Flash
7 4 (0.98%) LAMP
7 4 (0.98%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.73%) WCF
8 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.49%) REST
9 2 (0.49%) Spring
9 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.49%) SOAP
9 2 (0.49%) J2EE
10 1 (0.24%) EJB
10 1 (0.24%) JSP
10 1 (0.24%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.20%) CMDB
4 8 (1.96%) EFT
5 7 (1.71%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.47%) Open Source
6 6 (1.47%) PMI
7 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.98%) Derivative
7 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.73%) FMCG
9 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.49%) Chemistry
9 2 (0.49%) Online Games
9 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.24%) Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.94%) Windows
2 53 (12.96%) Linux
3 48 (11.74%) UNIX
4 27 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.73%) Solaris
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (62.10%) Release Management
2 147 (35.94%) ITIL
3 110 (26.89%) Project Management
4 88 (21.52%) Change Management
5 62 (15.16%) Configuration Management
6 51 (12.47%) Service Management
7 49 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (8.07%) Scrum
9 33 (8.07%) Business Analysis
10 28 (6.85%) ERP
10 28 (6.85%) PRINCE2
10 28 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.60%) ITSM
12 26 (6.36%) CRM
13 25 (6.11%) ITIL V3
14 24 (5.87%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.62%) Matrix Management
16 22 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (4.89%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.54%) Java
2 81 (19.80%) SQL
3 31 (7.58%) C#
4 20 (4.89%) ABAP
5 17 (4.16%) VBA
5 17 (4.16%) VB
5 17 (4.16%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.18%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.44%) Perl
8 9 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.20%) Python
9 8 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.22%) PHP
11 4 (0.98%) Ruby
11 4 (0.98%) C
11 4 (0.98%) C++
12 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.73%) Groovy
13 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (11.25%) Degree
2 38 (9.29%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (1.71%) PMP
3 7 (1.71%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.47%) APMP
4 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) MOS
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.82%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
3 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 28 (6.85%) XenApp
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.71%) Control-M
3 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 4 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.98%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (20.54%) Oracle
2 42 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.29%) Citrix
4 33 (8.07%) SAP
5 23 (5.62%) NetApp
6 20 (4.89%) EMC
7 12 (2.93%) HP
7 12 (2.93%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.69%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.71%) Fiserv
10 6 (1.47%) Huawei
10 6 (1.47%) IBM
11 5 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.98%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.98%) VMware
13 3 (0.73%) Compaq
13 3 (0.73%) Sun
13 3 (0.73%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.49%) Cerillion
14 2 (0.49%) Avaloq
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
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South West London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum
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Wimbledon
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £44000 - £56000 per annum
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
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Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: excellent benefits package
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City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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East Anglia
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City of London
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