Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 195 193
Rank change year-on-year -40 -2 +59
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 107 130 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.26% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.36% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 149
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £42,750 £44,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £87,750 £77,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -5.98%

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 9,888 9,554 10,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.83% 92.76% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,850 8,629 9,394
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% +2.61%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 65 (60.75%) SQL
2 62 (57.94%) Finance
3 50 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
5 34 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
7 27 (25.23%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (23.36%) ETL
8 25 (23.36%) T-SQL
8 25 (23.36%) C#
8 25 (23.36%) Oracle
9 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (21.50%) DevOps
10 23 (21.50%) QA
11 21 (19.63%) .NET
12 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (17.76%) SDLC
13 19 (17.76%) Power BI
14 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (16.82%) Project Management
15 17 (15.89%) Change Management
15 17 (15.89%) Linux
15 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (15.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
16 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (14.95%) Banking
16 16 (14.95%) Unix
17 15 (14.02%) Visualisation

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 9 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.74%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.87%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.41%) Azure Data Factory
2 9 (8.41%) Azure Functions
2 9 (8.41%) Serverless
3 5 (4.67%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.74%) SaaS
5 3 (2.80%) GitHub
5 3 (2.80%) PaaS
6 2 (1.87%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) NuGet
7 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.41%) Ethernet
2 9 (8.41%) MPLS
2 9 (8.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 9 (8.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (25.23%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (17.76%) Power BI
3 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (10.28%) NoSQL
6 11 (10.28%) RDBMS
6 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (8.41%) Biml
7 9 (8.41%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.67%) Big Data
8 5 (4.67%) Data Lake
8 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (2.80%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
1 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.15%) Subversion
2 13 (12.15%) TeamCity
3 12 (11.21%) JIRA
4 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (9.35%) MSBuild
6 9 (8.41%) tSQLt
7 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.80%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.87%) Hudson
12 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.93%) git-flow
12 1 (0.93%) Moq
12 1 (0.93%) MSTest
12 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (57.94%) Finance
2 16 (14.95%) Banking
3 11 (10.28%) Front Office
3 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (1.87%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Data Engineer
3 12 (11.21%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Junior
7 7 (6.54%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Junior Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) .NET
2 13 (12.15%) XML
3 10 (9.35%) Node.js
3 10 (9.35%) REST
4 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.41%) J2EE
4 9 (8.41%) WebSockets
5 7 (6.54%) CSS
5 7 (6.54%) HTML
6 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.61%) React
7 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.67%) RESTful
7 5 (4.67%) Velocity
7 5 (4.67%) WCF
8 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.74%) Kendo UI
8 4 (3.74%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (3.74%) Middleware
9 3 (2.80%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Data Structures
3 11 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.48%) Derivative
5 7 (6.54%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (6.54%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.80%) Fintech
6 3 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) Replication
6 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Eurex
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
2 16 (14.95%) Unix
3 13 (12.15%) Windows
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) ETL
3 23 (21.50%) DevOps
4 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (17.76%) SDLC
6 18 (16.82%) Project Management
7 17 (15.89%) Change Management
7 17 (15.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (14.02%) Visualisation
9 14 (13.08%) Analytics
9 14 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
10 13 (12.15%) Data Management
10 13 (12.15%) MVC
10 13 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (12.15%) Scrum
10 13 (12.15%) SOLID
10 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.75%) SQL
2 25 (23.36%) C#
2 25 (23.36%) T-SQL
3 14 (13.08%) Python
4 13 (12.15%) Java
5 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.41%) Perl
6 9 (8.41%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.41%) VBA
7 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.67%) U-SQL
9 4 (3.74%) C
10 3 (2.80%) C++
10 3 (2.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.87%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) ES6
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CISSP
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.93%) PgMP
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
3 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.50%) QA
2 13 (12.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.80%) GDPR
3 3 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) NFS
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Puppet
2 5 (4.67%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.74%) Nagios
4 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.80%) Salt
4 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.93%) Consul
5 1 (0.93%) Icinga
5 1 (0.93%) logstash
5 1 (0.93%) Packer
5 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.93%) QRadar
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.93%) Terraform
5 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.36%) Oracle
3 9 (8.41%) Sybase
4 4 (3.74%) Splunk
5 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.87%) Citrix
5 2 (1.87%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.87%) Sun
5 2 (1.87%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.93%) BMC
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Wallstreet Suite