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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 180 147 166
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 42 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.18% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.51% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 26
Average salary £38,500 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,250 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%
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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -23 21 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Warwickshire +8 7 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Staffordshire -16 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £38,500 -
Coventry -19 2 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £42,500 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (46.67%) ITIL
2 23 (38.33%) Incident Management
3 18 (30.00%) Service Management
4 17 (28.33%) Migration
5 15 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 14 (23.33%) Change Management
6 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.00%) SLA
7 12 (20.00%) QA
7 12 (20.00%) Capacity Management
8 11 (18.33%) Supplier Management
9 10 (16.67%) BMC
9 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 10 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (16.67%) CMDB
9 10 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 9 (15.00%) Finance
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.33%) VMware
11 8 (13.33%) Degree
12 7 (11.67%) C#
12 7 (11.67%) .NET
12 7 (11.67%) UNIX
12 7 (11.67%) Windows
12 7 (11.67%) IBM
12 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.00%) Java
13 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.33%) FileNet
4 2 (3.33%) LiveCycle
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MySQL
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Mainframe Operator
6 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Team Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) J2EE
3 4 (6.67%) ISPF
4 3 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.33%) Spring
5 2 (3.33%) JSF
5 2 (3.33%) WCF
5 2 (3.33%) WPF
5 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.33%) LINQ
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) XSLT
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) CMDB
2 6 (10.00%) Open Source
3 5 (8.33%) Firmware
4 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) UNIX
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) ITIL
2 23 (38.33%) Incident Management
3 18 (30.00%) Service Management
4 17 (28.33%) Migration
5 15 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 14 (23.33%) Change Management
7 12 (20.00%) Capacity Management
8 11 (18.33%) Supplier Management
9 10 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 10 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (6.67%) Change Control
14 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
14 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) JCL
5 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.33%) Groovy
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) Clojure
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) SLA
1 12 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) OpenView
1 4 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) BMC
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) IBM
5 5 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (6.67%) Lotus
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 4 (6.67%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) Intel
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (3.33%) SunGard
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Twitter
8 1 (1.67%) BT
8 1 (1.67%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.67%) JDA
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
University of Warwick
Salary: £38,511 - £45,954 pa
Posted: 17 days ago