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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 199 203 181
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 9 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.060% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.063% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +7.95%
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
5230 4731 4579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.00% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 3998 4018
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 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
(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
Coventry - 4 £36,250 -
Solihull - 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £44,500 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Release Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) People Management
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Release Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
Solihull, West Midlands
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