The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 64 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.74% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £52,500 £57,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -18.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 618 760 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.26% 93.83% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 470 625 817
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Bedfordshire

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Bedfordshire

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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 +4 4 £52,500 - 2
Release Manager
East of England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Document Composition
6 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Document Composition
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago