The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 215 208 212
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 24 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.32% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £58,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +19.58%
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
5874 5113 5029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.42% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 4281 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +12 21 £42,250 -29.58%
Birmingham -9 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) Release Management
2 25 (89.29%) ITIL
3 22 (78.57%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) Project Management
5 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Product Management
9 1 (3.57%) Confluence
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) People Management
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.57%) Marketing
9 1 (3.57%) Degree
9 1 (3.57%) COBIT
9 1 (3.57%) JIRA
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.57%) Service Management
9 1 (3.57%) Process Management
9 1 (3.57%) Cognizant

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Release Management
2 25 (89.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) Project Management
4 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Product Management
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) People Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.57%) Process Management
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow