The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Release Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 265 296
Rank change year-on-year +46 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 4 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.078% 0.042% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.044% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 18
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,000 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -21.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the City of London

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in the City of London

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in the City of London

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) PMP
7 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO19770
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago