Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Release Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 284 320
Rank change year-on-year +46 +36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 17 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 15
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +32.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,200 £63,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £43,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +31.43% -20.45% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5980 8326 10623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 6524 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +47 8 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £57,500 -
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Release Management
3 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (35.29%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Product Management
3 6 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (23.53%) Velocity
5 4 (23.53%) Wiki
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Confluence
5 4 (23.53%) iPad
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) JIRA
7 1 (5.88%) Atlassian

Release Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) iPad
2 4 (23.53%) Wiki
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Release Management
3 6 (35.29%) Product Management
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat