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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 159 149 160
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 56 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.92% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 33
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,977 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.52%
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
4064 3360 3590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.35% 80.02% 76.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 2663 3032
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,867
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Birmingham -10 21 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Coventry -8 14 £60,000 +92.00% 2
Solihull 0 7 £25,500 -47.69%
Worcestershire - 6 £43,000 -
Warwickshire -16 2 £45,500 +63.37% 1
Shropshire - 2 £77,500 -
Wolverhampton -2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Staffordshire -3 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Herefordshire -7 1 £43,500 +74.00%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 57 (48.72%) ITIL
2 33 (28.21%) .NET
3 32 (27.35%) Change Management
4 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
5 26 (22.22%) C#
5 26 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 25 (21.37%) SQL
7 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 24 (20.51%) Finance
8 22 (18.80%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (17.95%) Windows
9 21 (17.95%) Project Management
10 20 (17.09%) MVC
10 20 (17.09%) SAP
11 18 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 18 (15.38%) Migration
12 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
12 17 (14.53%) JavaScript
12 17 (14.53%) HTML
12 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (12.82%) TDD
13 15 (12.82%) SOA
13 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.82%) Service Management
14 14 (11.97%) VMware
14 14 (11.97%) QA
14 14 (11.97%) Problem Management
15 13 (11.11%) WCF
15 13 (11.11%) Umbraco

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 13 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 8 (6.84%) SAS
2 8 (6.84%) IBM Notes
3 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.27%) Apache
5 3 (2.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.56%) SAP SM
3 3 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) SAN
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Release Manager
2 26 (22.22%) Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) SAP Manager
5 10 (8.55%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.55%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Change Manager
6 7 (5.98%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Change and Release Manager
7 6 (5.13%) SAP Release Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Mainframe Operator
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Transition Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Exchange Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) .NET
2 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
2 17 (14.53%) HTML
2 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 13 (11.11%) WCF
4 10 (8.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (8.55%) PhoneGap
4 10 (8.55%) Adobe AIR
4 10 (8.55%) jQuery
4 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.55%) CSS
4 10 (8.55%) LESS
5 8 (6.84%) ISPF
6 7 (5.98%) XML
6 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (5.13%) WPF
8 5 (4.27%) Web Services
9 4 (3.42%) Middleware
9 4 (3.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.84%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.98%) CMDB
3 7 (5.98%) Open Source
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) PMI
6 4 (3.42%) Clustering
7 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.71%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.71%) AS400
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) UNIX
3 9 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (4.27%) Solaris
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.71%) MVS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) ITIL
2 32 (27.35%) Change Management
3 26 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 21 (17.95%) Project Management
5 20 (17.09%) MVC
6 18 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 18 (15.38%) Migration
7 15 (12.82%) TDD
7 15 (12.82%) SOA
7 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.82%) Service Management
8 14 (11.97%) Problem Management
9 13 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (10.26%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.22%) C#
2 25 (21.37%) SQL
3 17 (14.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.84%) JCL
5 7 (5.98%) Java
6 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.56%) RPG
7 3 (2.56%) C++
7 3 (2.56%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) Degree
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) PMP
5 4 (3.42%) ISEB
6 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.71%) VCP4
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) QA
2 12 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) XenApp
3 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.71%) vSphere
3 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) ServiceCenter
1 8 (6.84%) OpenView
2 4 (3.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.42%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.09%) SAP
3 14 (11.97%) VMware
4 10 (8.55%) IBM
4 10 (8.55%) Adobe
5 9 (7.69%) HP
6 8 (6.84%) Lotus
6 8 (6.84%) Intel
7 5 (4.27%) BMC
8 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.42%) Remedy
9 2 (1.71%) Symantec
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix
9 2 (1.71%) NetApp
9 2 (1.71%) Dell
10 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle
10 1 (0.85%) BT
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