The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
England / East of England
Rank 226 259 241
Rank change year-on-year +33 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 16 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.082% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.085% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 22
Median salary £55,000 £57,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5868 7083 7192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.06% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 5722 5787
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the East of England

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in the East of England

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in the East of England

Release Manager
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 Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 10 £55,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +20 6 £52,500 -9.09% 3
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Release Management
2 12 (66.67%) SDLC
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Retail
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Product Management
8 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.11%) QA
10 2 (11.11%) DevOps
10 2 (11.11%) Document Composition
11 1 (5.56%) Snow
11 1 (5.56%) Global Marketing
11 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
11 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
11 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
11 1 (5.56%) Selenium

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Release Management
2 12 (66.67%) SDLC
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) Product Management
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Document Composition
9 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Global Marketing
9 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
9 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) Snow
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago