The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 218 191
Rank change year-on-year +71 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 101 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.64% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.93% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 52
Median salary £48,750 £49,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.51% -4.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,350 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.70%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5384 6538 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.20% 87.81% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 5189 5107
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Hertfordshire +24 35 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Bedfordshire +29 19 £52,500 -2.77% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 14 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Norfolk 0 13 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Essex +14 12 £51,500 +25.60% 1
Suffolk +34 8 £34,925 -30.15%
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 81 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.90%) ITIL
3 53 (24.31%) SQL
3 53 (24.31%) Finance
4 46 (21.10%) TDD
5 45 (20.64%) SDLC
6 41 (18.81%) MVC
7 40 (18.35%) Scrum
8 39 (17.89%) Configuration Management
9 36 (16.51%) Project Management
10 35 (16.06%) .NET
10 35 (16.06%) jQuery
11 34 (15.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (15.14%) C#
12 33 (15.14%) Java
12 33 (15.14%) ASP.NET
13 31 (14.22%) Change Management
14 30 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (13.30%) Web Services
16 28 (12.84%) HTML
16 28 (12.84%) Degree
16 28 (12.84%) HTML5
16 28 (12.84%) BDD
16 28 (12.84%) REST
16 28 (12.84%) Non-Functional Testing
17 26 (11.93%) Software Engineering
18 25 (11.47%) WebLogic
18 25 (11.47%) Linux
18 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
19 24 (11.01%) Windows

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (11.47%) WebLogic
2 17 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.34%) Apache
4 11 (5.05%) JBoss
5 5 (2.29%) CMS
5 5 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.38%) IIS
7 3 (1.38%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.92%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.21%) SaaS
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.83%) Office 365
4 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.38%) G Suite
4 3 (1.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.21%) Firewall
2 4 (1.83%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.92%) BGP
4 2 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) MPLS
4 2 (0.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) Network Security
5 1 (0.46%) SMTP
5 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.67%) MySQL
3 8 (3.67%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.21%) MarkLogic
5 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.72%) Subversion
2 19 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.59%) JIRA
4 10 (4.59%) JUnit
5 9 (4.13%) LoadRunner
5 9 (4.13%) NUnit
5 9 (4.13%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.13%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.67%) Moq
6 8 (3.67%) MSBuild
7 7 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.21%) Mockito
8 6 (2.75%) ClearQuest
9 5 (2.29%) Selenium
10 4 (1.83%) Ant
10 4 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.83%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 53 (24.31%) Finance
2 14 (6.42%) Retail
3 5 (2.29%) Marketing
4 4 (1.83%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Publishing
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Local Government
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (24.77%) Developer
2 35 (16.06%) Analyst
3 20 (9.17%) C# Developer
3 20 (9.17%) Test Analyst
4 18 (8.26%) Applications Developer
4 18 (8.26%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.26%) Release Manager
5 17 (7.80%) Test Engineer
6 16 (7.34%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.34%) Architect
7 15 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.42%) IT Manager
9 13 (5.96%) Service Manager
10 12 (5.50%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.05%) Commercial Manager
11 11 (5.05%) SDLC Manager
12 10 (4.59%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (4.59%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.06%) .NET
1 35 (16.06%) jQuery
2 33 (15.14%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (13.30%) Web Services
5 28 (12.84%) HTML
5 28 (12.84%) HTML5
5 28 (12.84%) REST
6 24 (11.01%) XML
7 23 (10.55%) RESTful
8 22 (10.09%) Ajax
9 21 (9.63%) AngularJS
10 20 (9.17%) CSS
10 20 (9.17%) SOAP
11 19 (8.72%) Spring
12 18 (8.26%) Hibernate
13 16 (7.34%) Middleware
14 15 (6.88%) CSS3
15 13 (5.96%) .NET Framework
15 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.96%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.05%) CMDB
4 8 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.92%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) Fintech
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.47%) Linux
2 24 (11.01%) Windows
3 21 (9.63%) Unix
4 12 (5.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.21%) CentOS
7 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.90%) ITIL
3 46 (21.10%) TDD
4 45 (20.64%) SDLC
5 41 (18.81%) MVC
6 40 (18.35%) Scrum
7 39 (17.89%) Configuration Management
8 36 (16.51%) Project Management
9 34 (15.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (14.22%) Change Management
11 28 (12.84%) BDD
11 28 (12.84%) Non-Functional Testing
12 26 (11.93%) Software Engineering
13 24 (11.01%) Systems Analysis
13 24 (11.01%) Test Strategy
13 24 (11.01%) Waterfall
14 23 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (10.55%) SOA
15 22 (10.09%) PRINCE2
15 22 (10.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.31%) SQL
2 33 (15.14%) C#
2 33 (15.14%) Java
3 18 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.05%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.21%) PHP
6 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) Degree
2 17 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (6.42%) ISEB
4 13 (5.96%) APMP
5 7 (3.21%) CCNP
5 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.92%) RHCE
7 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) PMO
3 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.92%) vSphere
1 2 (0.92%) XenApp
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.05%) SCCM
2 6 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.29%) SCOM
4 3 (1.38%) Puppet
5 2 (0.92%) vRealize
6 1 (0.46%) Ansible
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.26%) Oracle
3 12 (5.50%) SolarWinds
4 11 (5.05%) HP
5 8 (3.67%) VMware
6 7 (3.21%) Cisco
6 7 (3.21%) Meraki
7 5 (2.29%) SAP
7 5 (2.29%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.29%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.83%) Citrix
9 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.38%) Google
9 3 (1.38%) IBM
9 3 (1.38%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.38%) WSO2
10 2 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.92%) hybris
10 2 (0.92%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (0.92%) Palo Alto
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