The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 53 75 87
Rank change year-on-year +22 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 19 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.96% 1.39% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 1.50% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 7
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year - +4.70%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 572 731 966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.10% 92.53% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 429 599 722
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Release Management in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +9 7 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Management Information System
3 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (23.81%) Change Management
4 10 (23.81%) SDLC
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps
7 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 7 (16.67%) Degree
7 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 7 (16.67%) SCCM
7 7 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 7 (16.67%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
8 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.29%) Marketing
8 6 (14.29%) Retail
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 6 (14.29%) Service Design
9 5 (11.90%) Analytics
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.90%) Demand Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Fiddler
1 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) IT Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Head of Release Management
2 6 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Capacity Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Head of IT
4 4 (9.52%) Service Design Manager
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.14%) Ajax
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (7.14%) CSS
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
1 3 (7.14%) HTML5
1 3 (7.14%) jQuery
1 3 (7.14%) JSON
1 3 (7.14%) LESS
1 3 (7.14%) Ninject
1 3 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (7.14%) RESTful
1 3 (7.14%) Sass
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 10 (23.81%) Change Management
3 10 (23.81%) SDLC
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 6 (14.29%) Service Design
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Demand Management
8 5 (11.90%) People Management
8 5 (11.90%) Product Management
8 5 (11.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) PMO
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Sun
3 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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