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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 177 152 178
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 26 64 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.15% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.50% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3993 4261 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.87% 76.73% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3298 3599 3169
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 -9 16 £45,000 - 2
Coventry +3 4 £45,000 -7.69%
Solihull -3 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,500 - 1
Warwickshire +5 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Change Management
3 15 (30.61%) Incident Management
4 14 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.45%) Service Management
6 10 (20.41%) Logistics
7 9 (18.37%) Finance
7 9 (18.37%) SLA
7 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
8 7 (14.29%) Degree
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.24%) SAP
9 6 (12.24%) UNIX
9 6 (12.24%) ERP
9 6 (12.24%) Project Management
9 6 (12.24%) SAP ERP
9 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) QA
10 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Firmware
10 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.20%) MS Office
10 5 (10.20%) Java
10 5 (10.20%) J2EE
10 5 (10.20%) Open Source
10 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
10 5 (10.20%) Change Control
11 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.12%) Apache
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) FileNet
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Hudson
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Service Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Coordinator
3 6 (12.24%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Junior
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Data Centre Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Release Coordinator
7 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.08%) LINQ
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) XSLT
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) WPF
3 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
3 2 (4.08%) JSF
3 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Firmware
1 5 (10.20%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.16%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) CMDB
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Solaris
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Change Management
3 15 (30.61%) Incident Management
4 14 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 11 (22.45%) Service Management
6 10 (20.41%) Logistics
7 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
8 6 (12.24%) ERP
8 6 (12.24%) Project Management
8 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.20%) Change Control
10 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) Scala
4 2 (4.08%) Clojure
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) Groovy
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Symantec
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) NetApp
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) BMC
5 2 (4.08%) Twitter
5 2 (4.08%) RedPrairie
5 2 (4.08%) JDA
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) SunGard
6 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago