Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 201 173
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 +60
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 164 148 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.59% 1.38% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.48% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 145 124 162
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% +0.92%
10th Percentile £42,750 £45,900 £41,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £76,375 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £70,750 £61,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.04% +11.82% +0.92%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,523 9,975 9,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.05% 93.13% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,444 8,833 8,538
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +0.87%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the City of London

Release Management
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the City of London

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 72 (43.90%) SQL
2 64 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.80%) Project Management
4 56 (34.15%) Finance
5 50 (30.49%) DevOps
6 48 (29.27%) Python
7 46 (28.05%) Linux
8 42 (25.61%) Microsoft
9 40 (24.39%) Java
10 38 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
11 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
12 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
12 33 (20.12%) Docker
13 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (18.90%) Change Management
14 31 (18.90%) Perl
14 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
14 31 (18.90%) Public Cloud
14 31 (18.90%) SDLC
15 26 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (15.85%) T-SQL
15 26 (15.85%) Oracle
16 25 (15.24%) ITIL
16 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Excel
16 25 (15.24%) Puppet
17 24 (14.63%) RSpec
17 24 (14.63%) QA
17 24 (14.63%) Ruby
17 24 (14.63%) C++
17 24 (14.63%) Apache

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
2 24 (14.63%) Apache
3 14 (8.54%) IIS
4 9 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.66%) Confluence
7 5 (3.05%) CMS
8 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.83%) Drupal
10 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.61%) JBoss
11 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 10 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.61%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.61%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.49%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (5.49%) Azure Functions
3 9 (5.49%) Serverless
4 7 (4.27%) SaaS
5 6 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.44%) IaaS
6 4 (2.44%) PaaS
7 3 (1.83%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
8 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) MPLS
1 11 (6.71%) WAN
2 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.49%) Ethernet
3 9 (5.49%) LAN
3 9 (5.49%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (5.49%) VPN
3 9 (5.49%) Wireless
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
4 2 (1.22%) IPsec
4 2 (1.22%) Multicast
4 2 (1.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.22%) RTSP
4 2 (1.22%) SNMP
4 2 (1.22%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.61%) BGP
5 1 (0.61%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (11.59%) Power BI
3 19 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (8.54%) MySQL
5 14 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
6 13 (7.93%) Biml
6 13 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.49%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.88%) Big Data
9 7 (4.27%) Data Lake
9 7 (4.27%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.63%) git-flow
2 24 (14.63%) RSpec
3 17 (10.37%) JIRA
4 14 (8.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (8.54%) TeamCity
5 13 (7.93%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.93%) Subversion
6 11 (6.71%) Eclipse
7 10 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (5.49%) tSQLt
9 5 (3.05%) Hudson
10 3 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (34.15%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Banking
3 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.71%) Retail
5 10 (6.10%) Front Office
6 9 (5.49%) Back Office
7 7 (4.27%) Law
8 6 (3.66%) Marketing
9 3 (1.83%) Prime Brokerage
9 3 (1.83%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
10 2 (1.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (19.51%) Analyst
2 30 (18.29%) Developer
3 27 (16.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.80%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (7.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (6.10%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Business Support Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Data Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Architect
9 8 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Support
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (9.15%) REST
3 14 (8.54%) Node.js
4 13 (7.93%) HTML
4 13 (7.93%) XML
5 10 (6.10%) React
6 9 (5.49%) J2EE
6 9 (5.49%) WebSockets
7 7 (4.27%) .NET
8 6 (3.66%) Visualforce
8 6 (3.66%) Web Services
8 6 (3.66%) WSDL
9 4 (2.44%) CSS
10 3 (1.83%) CSS3
10 3 (1.83%) HTML5
10 3 (1.83%) jQuery
10 3 (1.83%) MDX
10 3 (1.83%) Middleware
10 3 (1.83%) Velocity
11 2 (1.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.90%) Public Cloud
2 26 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.54%) Reinsurance
5 13 (7.93%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.10%) Equities
7 7 (4.27%) Derivative
7 7 (4.27%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.05%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.44%) Clustering
9 4 (2.44%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.83%) Fintech
11 2 (1.22%) BYOD
11 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.61%) CMDB
12 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.05%) Linux
2 20 (12.20%) Windows
3 16 (9.76%) Unix
4 5 (3.05%) CentOS
4 5 (3.05%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.80%) Project Management
3 50 (30.49%) DevOps
4 31 (18.90%) Change Management
4 31 (18.90%) SDLC
5 25 (15.24%) ITIL
6 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (14.02%) ETL
6 23 (14.02%) Incident Management
6 23 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.54%) Visualisation
9 13 (7.93%) Data Management
9 13 (7.93%) Matrix Organization
10 12 (7.32%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.71%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.71%) Load Balancing
11 11 (6.71%) Programme Management
11 11 (6.71%) Service Management
11 11 (6.71%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.90%) SQL
2 48 (29.27%) Python
3 40 (24.39%) Java
4 31 (18.90%) Perl
5 26 (15.85%) T-SQL
6 24 (14.63%) C++
6 24 (14.63%) Ruby
7 21 (12.80%) C#
8 19 (11.59%) JavaScript
9 14 (8.54%) VBA
10 11 (6.71%) C
10 11 (6.71%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.88%) PHP
11 8 (4.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
13 6 (3.66%) Apex Code
13 6 (3.66%) SOQL
14 3 (1.83%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PgMP
2 1 (0.61%) PhD
2 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.63%) QA
2 13 (7.93%) Data Quality
3 9 (5.49%) MiFID
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (20.12%) Docker
2 23 (14.02%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.27%) XenApp
4 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (15.24%) Puppet
2 24 (14.63%) Ansible
2 24 (14.63%) Consul
2 24 (14.63%) Icinga
2 24 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (14.63%) Packer
2 24 (14.63%) Prometheus
2 24 (14.63%) Salt
3 4 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.85%) Oracle
3 11 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.10%) Citrix
4 10 (6.10%) Sybase
5 7 (4.27%) Google
6 4 (2.44%) Pega
6 4 (2.44%) VMware
7 3 (1.83%) Sun
7 3 (1.83%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco
8 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.61%) BMC
9 1 (0.61%) Charles River
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) Informatica
9 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.61%) Wallstreet Suite