The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 95 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.40% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  

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 1213 1149 1647
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 96.65% 95.27% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 963 985 1251
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 Cheshire

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

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
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 3 months to 27 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 -13 1 £50,000 -
Release Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (50.00%) SDLC
1 5 (50.00%) Release Management
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) PMI
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB

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 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Release Management
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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