The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 12 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.98% 1.26% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.38% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 13
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +71.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £28,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1121 1089 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.89% 91.67% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 619 767
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Release Management
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Edinburgh

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Project Management
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (37.50%) Python
7 6 (37.50%) PMI
7 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
7 6 (37.50%) Teradata
7 6 (37.50%) Kanban
7 6 (37.50%) Conflict Management
8 5 (31.25%) QlikView
8 5 (31.25%) SaaS
9 4 (25.00%) DevOps
9 4 (25.00%) SDLC
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (25.00%) C#
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Linux
10 3 (18.75%) Nagios
10 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) iPaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) QlikView
2 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) NSubstitute
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PMI
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Conflict Management
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) DSDM
8 2 (12.50%) People Management
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
8 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) XPath
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Teradata
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 2 (12.50%) MuleSoft
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow