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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 95 107
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.80% 0.25% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.30% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 13
Median salary £47,500 - £28,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £39,800
UK excluding London median salary £48,840 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.53% +5.88%  

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 1105 1016 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.98% 84.81% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 865 852 1173
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 4 £47,500 -
Knutsford -11 3 - -
Runcorn - 1 £65,000 -
Release Management
North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) PMI
3 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (8.33%) Mercurial

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Release Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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