The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 177 164 175
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 24 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.79% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.03% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 17
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £29,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £51,600 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Release Management
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +17 7 £27,850 -7.16%
Birmingham -7 6 £37,500 -20.63%
Coventry +14 3 - -
Solihull -1 2 £48,750 +50.00%
Staffordshire -7 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Worcestershire +2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Herefordshire -5 1 £25,000 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (34.43%) Change Management
2 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 17 (27.87%) ERP
3 16 (26.23%) UNIX
3 16 (26.23%) Finance
4 15 (24.59%) Java
5 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
6 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 13 (21.31%) ITIL
7 12 (19.67%) Solaris
7 12 (19.67%) Incident Management
8 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
8 11 (18.03%) Migration
8 11 (18.03%) Logistics
9 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.39%) .NET
9 10 (16.39%) Degree
9 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (14.75%) SAP ERP
10 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
10 9 (14.75%) SAP
10 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
10 9 (14.75%) IBM
11 8 (13.11%) Advertising
11 8 (13.11%) Unified Process
11 8 (13.11%) Workflow
11 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (13.11%) WebLogic Portal
11 8 (13.11%) WebLogic Integration

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
1 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Process Server
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (13.11%) WebLogic Portal
2 8 (13.11%) WebLogic Integration
2 8 (13.11%) AquaLogic
2 8 (13.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.84%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Resin
5 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) SAP ERP
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (13.11%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Hudson
2 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.64%) Ant
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Advertising
3 6 (9.84%) Financial Institution
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Front Office
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Back Office
6 2 (3.28%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Applications Support
2 10 (16.39%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.20%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (6.56%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Release Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Junior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.92%) MFC
3 3 (4.92%) ActiveX
3 3 (4.92%) ODBC
3 3 (4.92%) COM
3 3 (4.92%) DAO
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) JSP
4 1 (1.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Open Source
1 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) Equities
4 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) UNIX
2 12 (19.67%) Solaris
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Change Management
2 17 (27.87%) ERP
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 12 (19.67%) Incident Management
5 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
5 11 (18.03%) Migration
5 11 (18.03%) Logistics
6 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.11%) Unified Process
7 8 (13.11%) Workflow
7 8 (13.11%) SOA
7 8 (13.11%) RUP
8 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.48%) CRM
8 7 (11.48%) Service Management
8 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) VB
4 4 (6.56%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (8.20%) Control-M
3 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) SAP
3 9 (14.75%) IBM
4 5 (8.20%) Sybase
5 3 (4.92%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) BMC
6 2 (3.28%) JDA
6 2 (3.28%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.64%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) Splunk
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software