Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 171 132
Rank change year-on-year -5 -39 +27
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 13 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.34% 0.96% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.09% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 55
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +75.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £75,000 £62,000
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +24.71% +6.25% -11.11%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3456 4205 3357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.77% 87.31% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 3109 2734
Birmingham median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -2.30% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Birmingham

Release Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Birmingham

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Presales
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Process Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) TACACS
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) JBehave
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) WATIR
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Presales
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Process Management
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) SELinux
1 1 (7.69%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) VMware