The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 177 211 228
Rank change year-on-year +34 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 9 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 6
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3207 4678 5136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 94.62% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3815 3811
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Berkshire

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Berkshire

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in Berkshire

Release Manager
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Reading +32 6 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) Release Management
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) SaaS
4 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (25.00%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Maven
7 2 (12.50%) Logistics
7 2 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Python

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) B2B
6 1 (6.25%) B2C
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Snow