Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 136 170
Rank change year-on-year +11 +34 -22
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 25 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 0.22% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.26% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 20
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,037 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +32.53% +23.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,083 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £53,161 £48,075
North West median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% +12.80% +13.89%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2307 1929 3166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.19% 86.70% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1630 2431
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Cheshire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Cheshire

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Cheshire

Release Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Knutsford -23 12 - - 1
Wilmslow - 7 £47,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £65,000 -
Release Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) SaaS
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (24.00%) PMI
4 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) PKI
7 3 (12.00%) Contactless
7 3 (12.00%) Law
7 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) WebEx
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Power BI
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) Essbase
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Configuration Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) PMI
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 3 (12.00%) CMDB
4 3 (12.00%) Contactless
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Social Media
4 3 (12.00%) User Experience
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.00%) Smart Energy
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Jython
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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