The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 174 131 167
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 39 71 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.30% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.68% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Release Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Release Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the West Midlands region.

Release Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Release Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Birmingham -18 21 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire -15 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £38,500 -
Warwickshire +8 3 £33,000 -26.66%
Coventry -6 3 - -
Solihull -2 2 £42,500 -
Walsall - 1 £42,500 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 27 (48.21%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 15 (26.79%) Service Management
3 15 (26.79%) Change Management
4 13 (23.21%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.21%) Migration
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 11 (19.64%) SLA
7 10 (17.86%) SQL
7 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
8 9 (16.07%) Supplier Management
8 9 (16.07%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (16.07%) QA
8 9 (16.07%) Finance
9 8 (14.29%) BMC
9 8 (14.29%) CMDB
9 8 (14.29%) Degree
9 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (12.50%) Logistics
11 6 (10.71%) VMware
11 6 (10.71%) C#
11 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.93%) Change Control
12 5 (8.93%) Open Source
12 5 (8.93%) Java
12 5 (8.93%) .NET
12 5 (8.93%) J2EE

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) Apache
1 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) FileNet
2 2 (3.57%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Mainframe Operator
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
1 5 (8.93%) J2EE
2 3 (5.36%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.57%) Spring
3 2 (3.57%) JSF
3 2 (3.57%) ISPF
3 2 (3.57%) WCF
3 2 (3.57%) WPF
3 2 (3.57%) Silverlight
3 2 (3.57%) LINQ
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) XSLT
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) CMDB
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
2 5 (8.93%) Firmware
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 15 (26.79%) Service Management
3 15 (26.79%) Change Management
4 13 (23.21%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.21%) Migration
5 12 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
7 9 (16.07%) Supplier Management
7 9 (16.07%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.50%) Logistics
10 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.93%) Change Control
12 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) C#
3 5 (8.93%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.57%) JCL
5 2 (3.57%) Groovy
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Scala
5 2 (3.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) SLA
2 9 (16.07%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) OpenView
1 2 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) BMC
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) Symantec
5 4 (7.14%) NetApp
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Adobe
7 2 (3.57%) SunGard
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Intel
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
7 2 (3.57%) JDA
7 2 (3.57%) RedPrairie
7 2 (3.57%) Twitter
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) BT
8 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 24 days ago