Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Release Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 330 396
Rank change year-on-year +16 +66 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 8 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.079% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 26
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £46,925 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% -2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in the City of London

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Pega
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Pega