The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Release Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 140 134
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,250 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.33% -21.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1902 2299 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.03% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1705 1622
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Birmingham

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Birmingham

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) B2B Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) B2B Sales
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) B2B Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) B2B Sales
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA