Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Release Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 135 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +187
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 -
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46% -18.75%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2520 2142 3372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.74% 96.27% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 1845 2618
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Cheshire

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Cheshire

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in Cheshire

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Wilmslow - 7 £47,500 -
Knutsford -33 2 £50,000 -
Release Manager
North West

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Cheshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (70.00%) PMI
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) SaaS
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Power BI
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) RUP
7 1 (10.00%) PMP
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) CMMI
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Power BI
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) CMMI
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Robert Walters
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