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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 153 160 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 63 40 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.82% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.05% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 58
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -13 25 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Coventry 0 10 £47,500 +52.00%
Warwickshire -3 6 £33,000 -26.66%
Solihull -3 5 £31,500 - 2
Staffordshire +5 4 £40,000 -4.19%
Shropshire - 3 £77,500 -
Wolverhampton -10 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £44,500 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (46.23%) ITIL
2 39 (36.79%) Incident Management
3 31 (29.25%) Migration
4 28 (26.42%) Change Management
5 25 (23.58%) Problem Management
6 21 (19.81%) SQL
6 21 (19.81%) Windows
6 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
7 20 (18.87%) Finance
8 19 (17.92%) Service Management
9 18 (16.98%) .NET
9 18 (16.98%) UNIX
10 16 (15.09%) C#
10 16 (15.09%) SLA
10 16 (15.09%) VMware
10 16 (15.09%) Capacity Management
11 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
11 15 (14.15%) QA
11 15 (14.15%) CMDB
12 14 (13.21%) Knowledge Management
13 13 (12.26%) Linux
13 13 (12.26%) IBM
13 13 (12.26%) BMC
13 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.26%) Supplier Management
13 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
14 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
15 11 (10.38%) HP
15 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (9.43%) IBM Notes
1 10 (9.43%) SAS
2 8 (7.55%) Apache
2 8 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.94%) FileNet
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.94%) AquaLogic
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.94%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.89%) Maven
3 2 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.94%) Hudson
4 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Automotive
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) German Language
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Release Manager
5 8 (7.55%) Mainframe Operator
6 7 (6.60%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.77%) Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Exchange Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Service Transition Manager
10 3 (2.83%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) .NET
2 10 (9.43%) ISPF
3 8 (7.55%) J2EE
4 7 (6.60%) Middleware
5 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (5.66%) HTML
6 5 (4.72%) WCF
7 4 (3.77%) Adobe AIR
7 4 (3.77%) jQuery
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.77%) Web Services
7 4 (3.77%) CSS
7 4 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (3.77%) PhoneGap
7 4 (3.77%) LESS
8 3 (2.83%) XML
8 3 (2.83%) WPF
9 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) CMDB
2 11 (10.38%) Open Source
3 10 (9.43%) Mainframe
4 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) Clustering
5 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) AS400
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) UNIX
3 13 (12.26%) Linux
4 8 (7.55%) Solaris
5 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.89%) MVS
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.23%) ITIL
2 39 (36.79%) Incident Management
3 31 (29.25%) Migration
4 28 (26.42%) Change Management
5 25 (23.58%) Problem Management
6 19 (17.92%) Service Management
7 16 (15.09%) Capacity Management
8 14 (13.21%) Knowledge Management
9 13 (12.26%) Supplier Management
9 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
9 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
10 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
11 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing
12 10 (9.43%) TDD
13 9 (8.49%) SOA
13 9 (8.49%) MVC
13 9 (8.49%) Software Testing
13 9 (8.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) SQL
2 16 (15.09%) C#
3 10 (9.43%) Java
3 10 (9.43%) JCL
4 7 (6.60%) C++
5 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 3 (2.83%) RPG
7 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.83%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.94%) Groovy
8 1 (0.94%) Scala
8 1 (0.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) ISEB
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) SLA
2 15 (14.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) XenApp
3 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) OpenView
1 10 (9.43%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.77%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.09%) VMware
3 13 (12.26%) BMC
3 13 (12.26%) IBM
4 11 (10.38%) HP
5 10 (9.43%) Intel
5 10 (9.43%) Lotus
6 5 (4.72%) Remedy
6 5 (4.72%) Adobe
7 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.83%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle
9 2 (1.89%) SAP
9 2 (1.89%) Citrix
10 1 (0.94%) Dell
10 1 (0.94%) Cisco
10 1 (0.94%) Twitter
10 1 (0.94%) BT
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40k plus 5k car allowance, pe
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
npower
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago