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 June 2017.

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

Release Manager
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 243 264
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 17 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 11
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £41,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.00%  

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 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
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 June 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
Essex +4 10 £55,000 +34.14% 1
Hertfordshire 0 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Bedfordshire +22 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (90.91%) Release Management
2 17 (51.52%) SDLC
2 17 (51.52%) ITIL
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Change Management
5 12 (36.36%) Retail
6 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 9 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) Product Management
9 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
12 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
12 2 (6.06%) Snow
12 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
12 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (6.06%) ISEB
12 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
12 2 (6.06%) Marketing
12 2 (6.06%) Validation
13 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
13 1 (3.03%) QA

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Ant
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Release Management
2 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 17 (51.52%) SDLC
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Change Management
5 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 9 (27.27%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Product Management
7 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Validation
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.03%) Document Composition
10 1 (3.03%) Global Marketing
10 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) Snow
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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