Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 197 114
Rank change year-on-year +34 -83 +42
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 23 8 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.18% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.20% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 74
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -12.82% +21.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £58,375 £102,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,266 3,968 3,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.80% 90.49% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,442 2,919 2,714
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) QA
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Subversion
4 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (21.74%) Collateral Management
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
5 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
5 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
5 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (21.74%) JBehave
5 5 (21.74%) WebDriver

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 (21.74%) JBoss
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) MPLS
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 4 (17.39%) WLAN
3 3 (13.04%) BGP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.70%) TACACS
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
2 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
2 5 (21.74%) IntelliJ
2 5 (21.74%) JBehave
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) JMeter
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
2 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 5 (21.74%) WATIR
2 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Release Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Change and Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) CMDB
3 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Collateral Management
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) RUP
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) RHCE
6 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) SELinux
2 1 (4.35%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.04%) F5
2 3 (13.04%) Juniper
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
3 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) VMware