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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 737 736 784
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 174 234 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 149 143 157
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £58,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +18.36%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 29 May 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 May 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 +6 167 £45,000 -22.74% 19
London +23 65 £55,000 -4.34% 9
North West +57 42 £45,000 - 3
Manchester +31 33 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -4 24 £42,500 -7.60%
Coventry +4 20 £42,000 -20.00%
East of England +12 11 £43,000 -31.20% 2
East Midlands +23 10 £45,000 -10.00%
South East -17 9 £75,000 +27.11% 2
Nottinghamshire - 9 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 8 £43,546 -
Scotland -3 7 £38,250 -21.50%
Chorley - 7 £31,000 -
Lancashire - 7 £31,000 -
City of London +55 6 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £80,000 +20.75%
Essex +13 5 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Glasgow -15 5 £37,500 -31.02%
Slough - 4 £80,000 -
Bristol +11 3 £50,500 +11.21%
Hampshire +10 3 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Bedfordshire +9 3 £57,500 -4.16%
South West +2 3 £50,500 +12.22% 1
Birmingham -9 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Fareham - 3 £42,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +25 2 £45,000 -
Brentwood +10 2 - -
Edinburgh +5 2 £39,000 +11.42%
Cheshire - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £62,500 -

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 218 (60.39%) Release Management
2 195 (54.02%) ITIL
3 134 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (35.73%) Finance
5 109 (30.19%) Change Management
6 96 (26.59%) Project Management
7 70 (19.39%) SDLC
8 59 (16.34%) Service Delivery
9 58 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
10 57 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 47 (13.02%) Service Management
13 44 (12.19%) Waterfall
14 40 (11.08%) Configuration Management
15 34 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (9.42%) Windows
16 33 (9.14%) Java
17 31 (8.59%) PRINCE2
18 29 (8.03%) QA
19 28 (7.76%) Degree
19 28 (7.76%) Oracle
19 28 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
21 26 (7.20%) Software Delivery
22 23 (6.37%) JIRA
22 23 (6.37%) Microsoft
22 23 (6.37%) .NET
22 23 (6.37%) Risk Management
23 22 (6.09%) DevOps
24 21 (5.82%) Management Information System

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 11 (3.05%) Confluence
2 6 (1.66%) CMS
3 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) Apache
4 3 (0.83%) IIS
4 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (4.16%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.11%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.11%) SunGard APT
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Summit
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.99%) SaaS
2 7 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.11%) Extranet
2 2 (0.55%) Firewall
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.55%) LAN
2 2 (0.55%) Network Security
2 2 (0.55%) VPN
2 2 (0.55%) WAN
2 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.28%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.11%) GIS
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.83%) ActiveReports
5 3 (0.83%) MySQL
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) DataStage
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Power BI
7 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.28%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQLite
7 1 (0.28%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (6.37%) JIRA
2 16 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.77%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.66%) Subversion
6 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.55%) Ant
7 2 (0.55%) Hudson
7 2 (0.55%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.55%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.28%) GitLab
8 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 129 (35.73%) Finance
2 21 (5.82%) Retail
3 20 (5.54%) Banking
4 10 (2.77%) Legal
5 9 (2.49%) Billing
6 8 (2.22%) Law
7 7 (1.94%) Games
7 7 (1.94%) Publishing
8 6 (1.66%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.83%) Marketing
11 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.37%) .NET
2 7 (1.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) HTML5
4 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.28%) REST
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) WCF
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.77%) CMDB
3 10 (2.77%) iPad
3 10 (2.77%) Statistics
3 10 (2.77%) User Experience
4 9 (2.49%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.22%) Tandem
6 6 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.83%) FMCG
8 3 (0.83%) PMI
9 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.55%) Life Science
9 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.55%) Wiki
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.42%) Windows
2 16 (4.43%) Linux
3 10 (2.77%) Unix
4 4 (1.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (60.39%) Release Management
2 195 (54.02%) ITIL
3 134 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (30.19%) Change Management
5 96 (26.59%) Project Management
6 70 (19.39%) SDLC
7 59 (16.34%) Service Delivery
8 50 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 47 (13.02%) Service Management
10 44 (12.19%) Waterfall
11 40 (11.08%) Configuration Management
12 34 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (8.59%) PRINCE2
14 28 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (7.20%) Software Delivery
17 23 (6.37%) Risk Management
18 22 (6.09%) DevOps
19 20 (5.54%) Process Improvement
20 19 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.14%) Java
2 20 (5.54%) SQL
3 11 (3.05%) C#
4 8 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.22%) PHP
4 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.83%) Ruby
5 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.28%) C
7 1 (0.28%) JCL
7 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (7.76%) Degree
3 6 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.11%) CITP
5 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.11%) MBA
6 2 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.03%) QA
2 16 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.60%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.05%) ISO 9001
5 10 (2.77%) COSO
5 10 (2.77%) ISO22301
6 8 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.39%) SLA
8 4 (1.11%) COBIT
9 3 (0.83%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.83%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.83%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Control-M
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (7.76%) Oracle
2 23 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.94%) SAP
4 5 (1.39%) IBM
5 4 (1.11%) Charles River
5 4 (1.11%) Cisco
5 4 (1.11%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.11%) SunGard
6 3 (0.83%) Informatica
6 3 (0.83%) Remedy
6 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.55%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.55%) HP
7 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.55%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.28%) CA
8 1 (0.28%) Perforce
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
4Com Plc
Salary: From £45,000 to £54,000 per annum +Audi A3 after one years service
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago