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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 724 731 778
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 211 229 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 176 137 151
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 23 July 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 +64 205 £50,000 -9.09% 14
London +65 105 £60,000 +4.34% 7
South East -9 22 £42,500 -22.72%
North West - 22 £46,500 - 2
Manchester - 15 £45,000 -
East of England +21 14 £43,750 -28.57%
West Midlands -13 13 £42,250 -15.50% 1
Yorkshire +28 12 £32,500 -10.46% 1
West Yorkshire +28 12 £32,500 -10.46% 1
Coventry +9 11 £42,000 -
City of London +66 10 £47,500 -26.07% 2
Kent - 10 £37,750 -
South West +22 9 £50,500 +49.62% 2
Essex +15 8 £41,000 -
East Midlands +9 8 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £27,500 -
Hampshire +6 6 £42,500 -20.93%
Berkshire -16 6 £77,500 +37.77%
Nottingham - 6 £27,500 -
Fareham - 6 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £38,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +1 5 £47,500 -2.52%
Glasgow -7 5 £47,500 -2.52%
Leeds - 5 £45,000 -
Wakefield - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 - 2
Bristol - 4 £52,750 -
Slough +14 3 £80,000 +60.00%
Brentwood +7 3 - -

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (59.89%) Release Management
2 188 (50.27%) ITIL
3 118 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (30.75%) Change Management
5 114 (30.48%) Finance
6 86 (22.99%) Project Management
7 79 (21.12%) SDLC
8 59 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (14.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (11.50%) ITIL Certification
11 41 (10.96%) Service Delivery
12 37 (9.89%) Service Management
12 37 (9.89%) Windows
13 35 (9.36%) JIRA
14 33 (8.82%) Configuration Management
15 31 (8.29%) Waterfall
16 28 (7.49%) PRINCE2
16 28 (7.49%) Java
17 25 (6.68%) QA
17 25 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (6.42%) ITIL V3
18 24 (6.42%) Degree
19 23 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (5.88%) High Availability
20 22 (5.88%) Virtual Team
20 22 (5.88%) Software Delivery
21 20 (5.35%) Process Management
22 19 (5.08%) Retail
22 19 (5.08%) Matrix 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 10 (2.67%) Confluence
1 10 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.07%) CMS
3 3 (0.80%) Apache
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.07%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.07%) SunGard APT
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.81%) SaaS
2 7 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.80%) Google Play
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) SAN
2 2 (0.53%) Firewall
2 2 (0.53%) LAN
2 2 (0.53%) Network Security
2 2 (0.53%) VPN
2 2 (0.53%) WAN
2 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.27%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.80%) ActiveReports
5 3 (0.80%) MySQL
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.53%) Power BI
6 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (9.36%) JIRA
2 23 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 15 (4.01%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.34%) Subversion
7 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.53%) Ant
8 2 (0.53%) Hudson
8 2 (0.53%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.53%) Maven
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.27%) ERwin
9 1 (0.27%) GitLab
9 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.27%) WiX
General
1 114 (30.48%) Finance
2 19 (5.08%) Retail
3 17 (4.55%) Banking
4 9 (2.41%) Billing
4 9 (2.41%) Publishing
4 9 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.14%) Legal
6 7 (1.87%) Games
7 6 (1.60%) Law
8 4 (1.07%) Advertising
8 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.08%) .NET
2 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.53%) HTML
2 2 (0.53%) HTML5
2 2 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 15 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.74%) CMDB
5 13 (3.48%) iPad
6 12 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.21%) Tandem
7 9 (2.41%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.87%) User Experience
9 5 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.07%) PMI
11 2 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) FMCG
11 2 (0.53%) Telematics
11 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.89%) Windows
2 18 (4.81%) Linux
3 12 (3.21%) Unix
4 2 (0.53%) Android
4 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (59.89%) Release Management
2 188 (50.27%) ITIL
3 118 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (30.75%) Change Management
5 86 (22.99%) Project Management
6 79 (21.12%) SDLC
7 59 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (14.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 41 (10.96%) Service Delivery
10 37 (9.89%) Service Management
11 33 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 31 (8.29%) Waterfall
13 28 (7.49%) PRINCE2
14 25 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (6.42%) ITIL V3
16 22 (5.88%) High Availability
16 22 (5.88%) Software Delivery
17 20 (5.35%) Process Management
18 19 (5.08%) Matrix Management
19 18 (4.81%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.49%) Java
2 15 (4.01%) PowerShell
2 15 (4.01%) SQL
3 8 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.14%) PHP
3 8 (2.14%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.34%) C#
5 3 (0.80%) Ruby
5 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) C
6 1 (0.27%) JCL
6 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (11.50%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (6.42%) Degree
3 7 (1.87%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.80%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.68%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (5.08%) Oracle
2 13 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.41%) ServiceNow
4 8 (2.14%) Informatica
5 6 (1.60%) SAP
6 5 (1.34%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.07%) Charles River
7 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.07%) SunGard
8 3 (0.80%) Google
9 2 (0.53%) Planview
9 2 (0.53%) Tableau
9 2 (0.53%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco
10 1 (0.27%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.27%) HP
10 1 (0.27%) IBM
10 1 (0.27%) NetApp
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
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