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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 149 159 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 55 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.96% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
4091 3436 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.00% 79.54% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 2780 3095
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 20 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Coventry -5 8 £55,000 +76.00% 3
Solihull - 8 £31,500 -
Warwickshire -11 4 £33,000 -9.40%
Worcestershire - 4 £44,000 -
Staffordshire +6 3 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Shropshire - 3 £77,500 -
Wolverhampton -14 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (44.76%) ITIL
2 31 (29.52%) Incident Management
3 27 (25.71%) SQL
4 26 (24.76%) Change Management
5 25 (23.81%) .NET
6 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 24 (22.86%) Migration
7 23 (21.90%) Windows
8 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 21 (20.00%) C#
9 18 (17.14%) Problem Management
10 16 (15.24%) Finance
10 16 (15.24%) VMware
10 16 (15.24%) QA
11 15 (14.29%) UNIX
12 14 (13.33%) SLA
12 14 (13.33%) Service Management
13 13 (12.38%) MVC
13 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.38%) TDD
14 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.43%) Service Delivery
14 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
14 12 (11.43%) IBM
14 12 (11.43%) SOA
15 11 (10.48%) HP
15 11 (10.48%) Automated Testing
15 11 (10.48%) CMDB
15 11 (10.48%) Degree
15 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (9.52%) SAS
1 10 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 9 (8.57%) Umbraco
3 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.76%) Apache
4 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) SAN
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
3 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Automotive
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 10 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Mainframe Operator
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Change Manager
7 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Change and Release Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Software Tester
9 3 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) .NET
2 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (9.52%) ISPF
2 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 10 (9.52%) HTML
3 8 (7.62%) .NET Framework
3 8 (7.62%) LESS
3 8 (7.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (7.62%) PhoneGap
3 8 (7.62%) Adobe AIR
3 8 (7.62%) jQuery
3 8 (7.62%) CSS
4 6 (5.71%) WCF
5 5 (4.76%) Web Services
6 4 (3.81%) WPF
6 4 (3.81%) J2EE
6 4 (3.81%) Middleware
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.48%) CMDB
3 10 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.67%) Open Source
5 4 (3.81%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) AS400
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) UNIX
3 10 (9.52%) Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Solaris
5 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) MVS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) ITIL
2 31 (29.52%) Incident Management
3 26 (24.76%) Change Management
4 24 (22.86%) Migration
5 18 (17.14%) Problem Management
6 14 (13.33%) Service Management
7 13 (12.38%) MVC
7 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.38%) TDD
8 12 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 12 (11.43%) SOA
9 11 (10.48%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.48%) Capacity Management
9 11 (10.48%) Web Application Development
10 10 (9.52%) Supplier Management
10 10 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (8.57%) Project Management
11 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.52%) JCL
4 7 (6.67%) C++
5 6 (5.71%) Java
6 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) RPG
7 3 (2.86%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 10 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) ISEB
4 7 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) QA
2 14 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) vSphere
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) XenApp
3 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
1 10 (9.52%) OpenView
2 4 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.81%) Nagios
2 4 (3.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.24%) VMware
3 12 (11.43%) IBM
4 11 (10.48%) HP
5 10 (9.52%) Intel
5 10 (9.52%) Lotus
6 9 (8.57%) BMC
7 8 (7.62%) Adobe
8 5 (4.76%) Remedy
8 5 (4.76%) SAP
9 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.86%) Symantec
11 2 (1.90%) Dell
11 2 (1.90%) NetApp
11 2 (1.90%) Citrix
12 1 (0.95%) BT
12 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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