Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 295 340
Rank change year-on-year -64 +45 -16
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1,344 1,907 1,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 1.17% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.27% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1,256 1,382
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,525 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 138,796 149,766 163,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111,323 118,944 137,635
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in England

Release Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Release Management in England

Release Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Management in England

Release Management
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -80 591 £62,500 +4.17% 59
South East -34 251 £50,000 +1.01% 21
North of England -63 156 £42,500 -5.56% 43
East of England -11 128 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Midlands +59 123 £45,000 -10.00% 16
North West -12 107 £45,000 -10.00% 35
South West -13 90 £55,000 +20.88% 20
West Midlands +45 73 £42,500 -10.53% 10
East Midlands +20 47 £46,250 -19.57% 6
Yorkshire -96 40 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North East -11 9 £28,500 -26.03%
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 538 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (35.19%) Finance
3 436 (32.44%) SQL
4 377 (28.05%) ITIL
5 349 (25.97%) DevOps
6 332 (24.70%) Microsoft
7 302 (22.47%) Windows
8 263 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 255 (18.97%) Linux
10 237 (17.63%) Change Management
11 234 (17.41%) .NET
12 228 (16.96%) Degree
13 206 (15.33%) C#
14 196 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 191 (14.21%) Scrum
16 188 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
17 182 (13.54%) Test Automation
18 181 (13.47%) Project Management
19 180 (13.39%) JavaScript
20 174 (12.95%) JIRA
21 173 (12.87%) Java
22 170 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
23 162 (12.05%) SDLC
23 162 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
24 157 (11.68%) Service Delivery
25 154 (11.46%) Configuration Management
26 152 (11.31%) QA
26 152 (11.31%) PowerShell
27 149 (11.09%) Oracle
28 146 (10.86%) Problem-Solving

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 88 (6.55%) Confluence
2 52 (3.87%) Tomcat
3 48 (3.57%) JBoss
4 44 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 42 (3.13%) Apache
6 38 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 34 (2.53%) IIS
7 34 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 31 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.64%) GlassFish
10 19 (1.41%) Apache Spark
11 17 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (1.12%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.74%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.67%) CMS
15 6 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.45%) Drupal
16 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.67%) Documaker
4 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.67%) Magento
5 6 (0.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.45%) SAP MDG
5 6 (0.45%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.45%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.30%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.22%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.22%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.15%) iTrent
8 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 196 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (5.58%) SaaS
4 56 (4.17%) GitHub
5 55 (4.09%) IaaS
6 54 (4.02%) PaaS
7 41 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.71%) Office 365
9 18 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (1.26%) Serverless
11 10 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.45%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (0.37%) Yammer
15 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 42 (3.13%) FIX Connectivity
3 34 (2.53%) Firewall
4 32 (2.38%) WAN
5 27 (2.01%) LAN
5 27 (2.01%) VPN
6 22 (1.64%) DNS
7 20 (1.49%) HTTP
8 19 (1.41%) SSL
9 17 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (1.19%) DHCP
11 15 (1.12%) FTP
12 13 (0.97%) Broadband
12 13 (0.97%) Network Security
12 13 (0.97%) WebEx
13 12 (0.89%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (0.74%) Ethernet
15 10 (0.74%) Internet
15 10 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 66 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (4.46%) Big Data
5 60 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 51 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 51 (3.79%) MySQL
8 50 (3.72%) RDBMS
9 49 (3.65%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.79%) Power BI
12 23 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.41%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.97%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 174 (12.95%) JIRA
2 135 (10.04%) Git (software)
3 116 (8.63%) Jenkins
4 86 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (5.73%) Visual Studio
6 67 (4.99%) Selenium
7 58 (4.32%) Subversion
8 52 (3.87%) TeamCity
9 46 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
10 43 (3.20%) Maven
11 38 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (2.08%) Bitbucket
13 25 (1.86%) Gerrit
13 25 (1.86%) JUnit
13 25 (1.86%) MSBuild
14 23 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.71%) Eclipse
15 22 (1.64%) Cucumber
15 22 (1.64%) SpecFlow
16 19 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 473 (35.19%) Finance
2 118 (8.78%) Banking
3 69 (5.13%) Retail
4 55 (4.09%) Legal
5 26 (1.93%) Games
6 24 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 24 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.64%) Back Office
7 22 (1.64%) Front Office
8 21 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.19%) Law
10 15 (1.12%) Marketing
11 13 (0.97%) Billing
12 6 (0.45%) Local Government
13 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 3 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.22%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 238 (17.71%) Analyst
2 200 (14.88%) Developer
3 108 (8.04%) Release Manager
4 90 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 73 (5.43%) .NET Developer
6 65 (4.84%) Applications Support
7 60 (4.46%) Support Analyst
8 47 (3.50%) Software Engineer
9 46 (3.42%) C# Developer
9 46 (3.42%) Service Manager
10 45 (3.35%) Support Engineer
11 44 (3.27%) IT Manager
12 42 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 42 (3.13%) DevOps Manager
13 41 (3.05%) Business Analyst
14 36 (2.68%) Architect
15 35 (2.60%) AWS DevOps
16 34 (2.53%) Change Manager
17 33 (2.46%) Applications Support Analyst
17 33 (2.46%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (17.41%) .NET
2 121 (9.00%) Web Services
3 92 (6.85%) HTML
4 77 (5.73%) AngularJS
5 64 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 63 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 60 (4.46%) XML
8 55 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
9 54 (4.02%) React
10 53 (3.94%) CSS
11 52 (3.87%) REST
12 46 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (3.05%) Middleware
14 40 (2.98%) JSON
14 40 (2.98%) SOAP
15 38 (2.83%) RESTful
16 33 (2.46%) HTML5
17 31 (2.31%) WCF
18 28 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 27 (2.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 170 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (6.70%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (5.58%) Fixed Income
4 74 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 74 (5.51%) Management Information System
5 60 (4.46%) Data Centre
6 53 (3.94%) Equities
7 50 (3.72%) Mobile App
8 49 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 47 (3.50%) Derivative
10 43 (3.20%) CMDB
11 40 (2.98%) Fintech
12 33 (2.46%) User Experience
13 27 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (1.64%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.49%) Data Structures
16 19 (1.41%) Public Cloud
17 16 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 302 (22.47%) Windows
2 255 (18.97%) Linux
3 144 (10.71%) Unix
4 99 (7.37%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (2.98%) CentOS
7 37 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.93%) Android
9 23 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.74%) Solaris
12 8 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.15%) Debian
15 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
16 1 (0.074%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (28.05%) ITIL
3 349 (25.97%) DevOps
4 237 (17.63%) Change Management
5 191 (14.21%) Scrum
6 188 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
7 182 (13.54%) Test Automation
8 181 (13.47%) Project Management
9 162 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 162 (12.05%) SDLC
10 157 (11.68%) Service Delivery
11 154 (11.46%) Configuration Management
12 146 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
13 140 (10.42%) Waterfall
14 135 (10.04%) Service Management
15 130 (9.67%) Software Engineering
16 118 (8.78%) Incident Management
17 117 (8.71%) Mentoring
18 116 (8.63%) Problem Management
19 106 (7.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 436 (32.44%) SQL
2 206 (15.33%) C#
3 180 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 173 (12.87%) Java
5 152 (11.31%) PowerShell
6 126 (9.38%) Python
7 93 (6.92%) T-SQL
8 60 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 57 (4.24%) PHP
10 56 (4.17%) C++
11 50 (3.72%) C
12 47 (3.50%) Shell Script
13 41 (3.05%) Perl
14 37 (2.75%) Ruby
15 21 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.26%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.04%) VB
18 12 (0.89%) X++
19 10 (0.74%) ANSI SQL
19 10 (0.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 228 (16.96%) Degree
2 68 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.35%) DV Cleared
4 40 (2.98%) ISTQB
5 33 (2.46%) ISEB
5 33 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (2.01%) MCSE
7 27 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.93%) MCSA
9 25 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 18 (1.34%) MCP
11 17 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (0.82%) PMP
12 11 (0.82%) SAFe Agilist
13 9 (0.67%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.60%) CCNA
14 8 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (11.31%) QA
2 72 (5.36%) SLA
3 16 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.12%) PMO
5 12 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 11 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.74%) GDPR
8 9 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.15%) JTAG
10 2 (0.15%) MISRA
11 1 (0.074%) MiFID
System Software
1 103 (7.66%) Docker
2 64 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.79%) Firmware
5 19 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.89%) HDFS
8 9 (0.67%) Samba
8 9 (0.67%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.60%) vSphere
10 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.15%) vCloud
11 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.074%) XenApp
12 1 (0.074%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 133 (9.90%) Puppet
2 120 (8.93%) Ansible
3 90 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (3.35%) Kubernetes
5 34 (2.53%) Nagios
6 28 (2.08%) SCCM
7 24 (1.79%) Salt
8 21 (1.56%) Kibana
9 19 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
10 18 (1.34%) HP ALM
11 17 (1.26%) Terraform
12 15 (1.12%) Automic
12 15 (1.12%) Dollar Universe
12 15 (1.12%) Perfmon
13 13 (0.97%) HP UCMDB
14 12 (0.89%) SCOM
14 12 (0.89%) vRealize
15 9 (0.67%) Rancher
15 9 (0.67%) Sysdig
15 9 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 332 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 149 (11.09%) Oracle
3 81 (6.03%) ServiceNow
4 69 (5.13%) VMware
5 49 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 47 (3.50%) HP
7 43 (3.20%) BMC
8 42 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 42 (3.13%) Splunk
9 38 (2.83%) Citrix
10 24 (1.79%) AppDynamics
11 23 (1.71%) Cisco
12 22 (1.64%) Sitecore
13 21 (1.56%) SAP
14 20 (1.49%) IBM
15 16 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (1.12%) Pega
17 14 (1.04%) Cognos
17 14 (1.04%) Sybase
18 13 (0.97%) Remedy