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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 161 185 151
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 67 28 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 0.52% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.66% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 50
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
4888 4270 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.57% 79.34% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3549 3685
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 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 August 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 -9 20 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Warwickshire 0 16 £34,333 -23.70%
Staffordshire - 9 £28,500 - 3
Coventry -9 5 £58,750 +30.55% 2
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Solihull +6 1 £28,500 -36.66%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 53 (38.69%) ITIL
2 41 (29.93%) .NET
3 39 (28.47%) Project Management
4 35 (25.55%) HTML
5 34 (24.82%) Finance
6 33 (24.09%) Change Management
6 33 (24.09%) JavaScript
7 32 (23.36%) C#
8 30 (21.90%) SAP
9 29 (21.17%) Windows
9 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
9 29 (21.17%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (21.17%) MVC
10 28 (20.44%) CSS
11 26 (18.98%) ASP.NET
11 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
12 25 (18.25%) SQL
12 25 (18.25%) jQuery
13 22 (16.06%) UNIX
13 22 (16.06%) SOA
14 21 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (14.60%) SLA
15 20 (14.60%) Oracle
15 20 (14.60%) SDLC
16 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (13.87%) QA
16 19 (13.87%) Incident Management
16 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (13.14%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (13.14%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (10.95%) IBM Notes
1 15 (10.95%) SAS
2 10 (7.30%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.92%) CMS
3 4 (2.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Office
2 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) SAP SM
1 5 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.65%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) MPLS
2 1 (0.73%) BGP
2 1 (0.73%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.73%) MGCP
2 1 (0.73%) TACACS
2 1 (0.73%) H.323
2 1 (0.73%) Firewall
2 1 (0.73%) Wireless
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.73%) LAN
2 1 (0.73%) WLAN
2 1 (0.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.65%) OLAP
3 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (3.65%) QlikView
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Subversion
1 6 (4.38%) Maven
1 6 (4.38%) Ant
1 6 (4.38%) Gradle
2 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.30%) Military
4 7 (5.11%) Banking
5 6 (4.38%) Front Office
6 4 (2.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Release Manager
2 35 (25.55%) Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Software Developer
4 19 (13.87%) Analyst
5 18 (13.14%) SAP Manager
6 14 (10.22%) Mainframe Operator
7 13 (9.49%) SAP Release Manager
8 10 (7.30%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.84%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.11%) Service Manager
10 7 (5.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) Junior
12 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.65%) Computer Operator
12 5 (3.65%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.93%) .NET
2 35 (25.55%) HTML
3 28 (20.44%) CSS
4 26 (18.98%) ASP.NET
5 25 (18.25%) jQuery
6 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (13.14%) XML
8 15 (10.95%) ISPF
8 15 (10.95%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.30%) WCF
10 8 (5.84%) Adobe AIR
10 8 (5.84%) Java EE
10 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
10 8 (5.84%) Spring
10 8 (5.84%) Apache Camel
10 8 (5.84%) Spring Boot
10 8 (5.84%) Entity Framework
10 8 (5.84%) PhoneGap
10 8 (5.84%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Mainframe
2 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.11%) PMI
4 6 (4.38%) Derivative
4 6 (4.38%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.17%) Windows
2 22 (16.06%) UNIX
3 3 (2.19%) Linux
4 1 (0.73%) MVS
4 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.69%) ITIL
2 39 (28.47%) Project Management
3 33 (24.09%) Change Management
4 29 (21.17%) MVC
5 22 (16.06%) SOA
6 21 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (14.60%) SDLC
8 19 (13.87%) Incident Management
9 18 (13.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.68%) TDD
11 16 (11.68%) Migration
11 16 (11.68%) API Design
12 15 (10.95%) Validation
13 12 (8.76%) System Testing
13 12 (8.76%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.03%) Service Management
15 10 (7.30%) Service Delivery
15 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
15 10 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.36%) C#
3 25 (18.25%) SQL
4 18 (13.14%) Java
5 15 (10.95%) JCL
6 7 (5.11%) VBA
6 7 (5.11%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.11%) VB
7 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.19%) XPath
9 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.38%) PMP
6 5 (3.65%) Degree
6 5 (3.65%) MCSD
7 2 (1.46%) MCSE
7 2 (1.46%) MCSA
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) SLA
2 19 (13.87%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) COBIT
4 2 (1.46%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.46%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (10.95%) Time Sharing Option
1 15 (10.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) OpenView
1 15 (10.95%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (1.46%) SCCM
3 2 (1.46%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) SAP
2 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.60%) Oracle
4 16 (11.68%) VMware
5 15 (10.95%) IBM
5 15 (10.95%) HP
5 15 (10.95%) Intel
5 15 (10.95%) Lotus
6 8 (5.84%) Adobe
7 5 (3.65%) Cognos
8 2 (1.46%) Remedy
8 2 (1.46%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.73%) BT
9 1 (0.73%) Cisco
9 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
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