The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 209 215 171
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 12 1 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.018% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.019% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 16
Average salary £50,000 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5367 5205 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4311 4391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager across the West Midlands region.

Release Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Release Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Release Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 £50,000 - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 24 (85.71%) Release Management
2 18 (64.29%) ITIL
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 9 (32.14%) Project Management
6 8 (28.57%) SAP
7 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) Product Management
9 5 (17.86%) Banking
9 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.86%) Military
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (10.71%) COBIT
12 2 (7.14%) Degree
12 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (7.14%) Retail
12 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
12 2 (7.14%) MS Office
12 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
13 1 (3.57%) CRM
13 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
13 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
13 1 (3.57%) B2C

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.86%) Military
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Release Management
2 18 (64.29%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Change Management
4 9 (32.14%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Product Management
7 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) Scrum
10 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.57%) Validation
10 1 (3.57%) Migration
10 1 (3.57%) Service Management
10 1 (3.57%) Process Management
10 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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