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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 777 803 777
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 174 138 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 159 96 125
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +5.00%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +39 163 £49,000 -14.03% 25
London +28 81 £55,000 -14.06% 16
Yorkshire +39 27 £30,000 -27.71% 1
North West +28 24 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Manchester +41 23 £45,000 +35.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 17 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 17 £30,000 -
South East -18 16 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Yorkshire +13 10 £37,500 -9.63% 1
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 10 £50,000 -
Scotland +5 9 £52,500 - 2
East of England -17 7 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Edinburgh +11 5 £67,250 +28.09% 1
Leeds -1 5 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £43,000 - 1
City of London +40 4 £80,000 +45.45% 5
Essex -20 4 £45,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -21 4 £46,500 +4.49% 1
Hammersmith - 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands -3 3 £50,000 -4.00%
Glasgow -9 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 3
Luton - 3 - - 3
Wakefield - 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire +3 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £45,000 -
South Wales - 2 £45,000 -

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 189 (57.10%) Release Management
2 169 (51.06%) ITIL
3 134 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (40.18%) Finance
5 91 (27.49%) Change Management
6 89 (26.89%) Project Management
7 67 (20.24%) Waterfall
8 64 (19.34%) Service Management
9 62 (18.73%) Configuration Management
10 61 (18.43%) ITIL Certification
11 51 (15.41%) Service Delivery
12 50 (15.11%) Windows
13 48 (14.50%) SDLC
14 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (12.69%) Oracle
14 42 (12.69%) QA
15 38 (11.48%) Software Delivery
15 38 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (10.88%) SQL
17 35 (10.57%) DevOps
18 32 (9.67%) Microsoft
19 31 (9.37%) Java
20 30 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (8.16%) Management Information System
22 26 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (7.85%) Linux
22 26 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
23 25 (7.55%) Subversion
24 24 (7.25%) Banking
25 23 (6.95%) .NET

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (3.63%) IIS
2 10 (3.02%) Confluence
3 6 (1.81%) JBoss
3 6 (1.81%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.60%) CMS
5 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.83%) MS Office
3 10 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (3.02%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.91%) Summit
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) FastStats
4 2 (0.60%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) IaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.72%) Internet
2 4 (1.21%) Extranet
3 3 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.02%) SAP BW
4 9 (2.72%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.11%) MySQL
6 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.21%) GIS
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.91%) DB2
8 3 (0.91%) QlikView
9 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) DataStage
10 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.30%) SQLite
10 1 (0.30%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 30 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (7.55%) Subversion
3 22 (6.65%) JIRA
4 20 (6.04%) Maven
5 18 (5.44%) Jenkins
6 17 (5.14%) Git (software)
7 13 (3.93%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.63%) Ant
9 7 (2.11%) Artifactory
9 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.81%) Gradle
10 6 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.60%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.60%) Grunt
13 2 (0.60%) Hudson
14 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 133 (40.18%) Finance
2 24 (7.25%) Banking
3 19 (5.74%) Retail
4 7 (2.11%) Publishing
5 6 (1.81%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.51%) Legal
7 4 (1.21%) Back Office
7 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.21%) Law
8 3 (0.91%) Front Office
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.95%) .NET
2 7 (2.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.51%) Middleware
4 4 (1.21%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) SOAP
6 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.60%) Ext JS
6 2 (0.60%) HTML5
6 2 (0.60%) jQuery
6 2 (0.60%) Struts
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.30%) REST
7 1 (0.30%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.30%) WCF
7 1 (0.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.02%) Statistics
4 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.11%) Wiki
6 6 (1.81%) CMDB
6 6 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.81%) User Experience
7 5 (1.51%) Tandem
8 3 (0.91%) Fintech
8 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.91%) Physics
9 2 (0.60%) FMCG
9 2 (0.60%) Life Science
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.30%) iPad
10 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.11%) Windows
2 26 (7.85%) Linux
3 22 (6.65%) Unix
4 6 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.91%) Android
5 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (57.10%) Release Management
2 169 (51.06%) ITIL
3 134 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (27.49%) Change Management
5 89 (26.89%) Project Management
6 67 (20.24%) Waterfall
7 64 (19.34%) Service Management
8 62 (18.73%) Configuration Management
9 51 (15.41%) Service Delivery
10 48 (14.50%) SDLC
11 38 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (11.48%) Software Delivery
12 35 (10.57%) DevOps
13 26 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (5.74%) Process Improvement
16 18 (5.44%) Problem Management
17 16 (4.83%) Scrum
18 15 (4.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.88%) SQL
2 31 (9.37%) Java
3 14 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.32%) C#
5 9 (2.72%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.81%) C
7 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.21%) Perl
9 3 (0.91%) LINC
9 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.60%) Groovy
10 2 (0.60%) PHP
10 2 (0.60%) Python
10 2 (0.60%) Ruby
10 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (18.43%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (6.34%) Degree
3 6 (1.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (1.21%) CITP
4 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.21%) MBA
5 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) EXIN
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.69%) QA
2 16 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.02%) COSO
3 10 (3.02%) ISO 9001
3 10 (3.02%) ISO22301
4 6 (1.81%) HIPAA
4 6 (1.81%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.91%) COBIT
5 3 (0.91%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (4.23%) Puppet
2 3 (0.91%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (12.69%) Oracle
2 32 (9.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.44%) SAP
4 11 (3.32%) IBM
5 7 (2.11%) HP
6 6 (1.81%) Cisco
6 6 (1.81%) CollabNet
7 3 (0.91%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.91%) Remedy
7 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.91%) Unisys
8 2 (0.60%) Capita
8 2 (0.60%) Google
8 2 (0.60%) Informatica
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.60%) Sencha
8 2 (0.60%) Serena
8 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.60%) TOWER Software
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Salary Market rates + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus
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Salary: Up to £46,750 per annum + £1,500 Location Allowance, Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
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