Period
to 16 January 2018

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

Release Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 123 159
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36 -18
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 52 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.62% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.91% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 14
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £30,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.72% -32.22% +45.16%
10th Percentile £39,375 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +28.57%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,844 1,976 2,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.82% 87.78% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 1,604 2,189
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,575 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -25 22 £50,000 - 2
Warrington -8 3 £40,000 +31.15% 4
Chester - 2 £53,750 -
Runcorn - 2 - -
Release Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 20 (38.46%) Banking
5 19 (36.54%) ITIL
6 17 (32.69%) Project Management
7 16 (30.77%) SDLC
8 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
9 14 (26.92%) Change Management
10 13 (25.00%) Service Management
10 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (23.08%) PMI
11 12 (23.08%) PMI Certification
11 12 (23.08%) PRINCE
12 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
12 11 (21.15%) Change Control
13 10 (19.23%) Supplier Management
13 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
13 10 (19.23%) Windows
14 9 (17.31%) Oracle
14 9 (17.31%) Information Security
14 9 (17.31%) Investment Banking
14 9 (17.31%) Wealth Management
14 9 (17.31%) Programme Delivery
15 8 (15.38%) CMMI
15 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 8 (15.38%) Perl
15 8 (15.38%) Java
15 8 (15.38%) SQL
15 8 (15.38%) Linux

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 6 (11.54%) IIS
1 6 (11.54%) JBoss
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) CICS
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Force.com
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (13.46%) Law
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Release Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Implementation Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Technical Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Change Manager
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL Change Manager
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL Implementation Manager
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Service Transition Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Transition Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Release Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) LAMP
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.92%) EJB
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) JSP
5 1 (1.92%) Servlets
5 1 (1.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) PMI
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) PKI
5 3 (5.77%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.92%) Contactless
7 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.92%) Fintech
7 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) AIX
4 3 (5.77%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 19 (36.54%) ITIL
4 17 (32.69%) Project Management
5 16 (30.77%) SDLC
6 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
7 14 (26.92%) Change Management
8 13 (25.00%) Service Management
8 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (23.08%) PRINCE
10 11 (21.15%) Change Control
10 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
11 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 10 (19.23%) Supplier Management
12 9 (17.31%) Information Security
12 9 (17.31%) Programme Delivery
12 9 (17.31%) Wealth Management
13 8 (15.38%) CMMI
13 8 (15.38%) RUP
14 7 (13.46%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
1 8 (15.38%) Perl
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.54%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) C
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.92%) COBOL
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCDP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 4 (7.69%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 4 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) VMware