Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 291 343
Rank change year-on-year -57 +52 -15
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1,318 1,941 1,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.26% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,298 1,309
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,600 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.56% +0.19% +0.96%
10th Percentile £35,225 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 135,998 154,654 159,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,808 123,799 133,287
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -59 605 £60,500 +0.83% 49
South East -24 246 £50,000 +1.01% 20
North of England -89 143 £42,500 -10.53% 46
East of England +1 119 £55,000 +15.79% 13
Midlands +68 114 £47,500 - 24
South West +2 90 £49,000 +8.89% 20
North West -52 86 £45,000 -7.22% 23
West Midlands +32 64 £42,500 -10.53% 16
Yorkshire -70 49 £41,500 -2.35% 16
East Midlands +37 47 £54,000 -6.09% 8
North East -2 8 £28,500 -26.03% 7
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 565 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (35.28%) Finance
3 391 (29.67%) SQL
4 341 (25.87%) ITIL
5 337 (25.57%) DevOps
6 331 (25.11%) Microsoft
7 283 (21.47%) Windows
8 233 (17.68%) SQL Server
9 226 (17.15%) Linux
10 216 (16.39%) Project Management
11 213 (16.16%) Change Management
12 209 (15.86%) Degree
13 205 (15.55%) Test Automation
13 205 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
13 205 (15.55%) .NET
14 188 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
15 185 (14.04%) Scrum
16 184 (13.96%) C#
17 172 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
18 163 (12.37%) JavaScript
19 159 (12.06%) JIRA
19 159 (12.06%) SDLC
20 154 (11.68%) Java
21 153 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
22 150 (11.38%) QA
23 146 (11.08%) Waterfall
24 145 (11.00%) Oracle
25 143 (10.85%) PowerShell
26 141 (10.70%) Service Delivery
27 139 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement

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 75 (5.69%) Confluence
2 42 (3.19%) Tomcat
2 42 (3.19%) WebSphere
3 41 (3.11%) JBoss
4 38 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 31 (2.35%) IIS
6 28 (2.12%) Apache
7 25 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (1.67%) GlassFish
9 17 (1.29%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 14 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.91%) CMS
13 8 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.46%) Drupal
14 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.30%) GemFire
16 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.76%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.61%) Magento
4 7 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.46%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 6 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.46%) SAP MDG
5 6 (0.46%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.46%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.30%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.15%) Endur
8 2 (0.15%) HFM
8 2 (0.15%) iTrent
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 205 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (5.92%) SaaS
4 61 (4.63%) PaaS
5 51 (3.87%) IaaS
6 49 (3.72%) GitHub
7 34 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (2.05%) Office 365
8 27 (2.05%) Serverless
9 14 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (0.99%) Azure Functions
11 10 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.53%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.46%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.19%) FIX Connectivity
2 40 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.88%) Firewall
4 30 (2.28%) VPN
5 29 (2.20%) WAN
6 25 (1.90%) LAN
7 21 (1.59%) Network Security
8 16 (1.21%) Ethernet
8 16 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.06%) Internet
10 13 (0.99%) Broadband
10 13 (0.99%) DNS
11 10 (0.76%) HTTP
11 10 (0.76%) MPLS
11 10 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (0.76%) SAN
12 9 (0.68%) Skype
13 7 (0.53%) DHCP
13 7 (0.53%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.46%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (5.24%) Relational Database
4 63 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 57 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 50 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 39 (2.96%) Big Data
10 34 (2.58%) MySQL
11 32 (2.43%) Power BI
12 26 (1.97%) MongoDB
12 26 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (1.59%) Hadoop
16 19 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
18 13 (0.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 12 (0.91%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 159 (12.06%) JIRA
2 127 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 117 (8.88%) Jenkins
4 77 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 62 (4.70%) Selenium
7 59 (4.48%) Visual Studio
8 53 (4.02%) Subversion
9 42 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 42 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 30 (2.28%) Maven
11 28 (2.12%) JUnit
12 20 (1.52%) Bitbucket
13 16 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.14%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.06%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.06%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.06%) SoapUI
16 13 (0.99%) Gerrit
General
1 465 (35.28%) Finance
2 121 (9.18%) Banking
3 72 (5.46%) Retail
4 42 (3.19%) Legal
5 40 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.73%) Back Office
7 30 (2.28%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.97%) Front Office
9 19 (1.44%) Billing
10 18 (1.37%) Games
10 18 (1.37%) Marketing
11 15 (1.14%) Law
12 12 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.53%) Czech Language
13 7 (0.53%) Local Government
14 6 (0.46%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.30%) Military
16 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 231 (17.53%) Analyst
2 181 (13.73%) Developer
3 114 (8.65%) Release Manager
4 83 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 61 (4.63%) .NET Developer
6 59 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 51 (3.87%) Support Analyst
8 48 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 45 (3.41%) Architect
10 44 (3.34%) Support Engineer
11 43 (3.26%) Senior Developer
12 42 (3.19%) IT Manager
13 37 (2.81%) Test Engineer
14 36 (2.73%) Business Analyst
14 36 (2.73%) Software Engineer
15 35 (2.66%) DevOps Manager
16 33 (2.50%) C# Developer
17 32 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
17 32 (2.43%) Change Manager
17 32 (2.43%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (15.55%) .NET
2 92 (6.98%) Web Services
3 87 (6.60%) HTML
4 72 (5.46%) AngularJS
5 61 (4.63%) React
6 60 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 59 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
8 57 (4.32%) CSS
9 54 (4.10%) ASP.NET
10 46 (3.49%) REST
10 46 (3.49%) XML
11 36 (2.73%) Middleware
12 34 (2.58%) HTML5
13 32 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (2.43%) Node.js
14 30 (2.28%) WCF
15 28 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (1.97%) Entity Framework
17 25 (1.90%) RESTful
18 23 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 172 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
3 70 (5.31%) Fixed Income
4 66 (5.01%) Equities
5 65 (4.93%) Derivative
6 56 (4.25%) Management Information System
7 54 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 49 (3.72%) Data Centre
9 42 (3.19%) Mobile App
10 40 (3.03%) Fintech
11 39 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (2.73%) CMDB
13 32 (2.43%) User Experience
14 25 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (1.59%) Virtual Team
17 19 (1.44%) Data Structures
18 18 (1.37%) PKI
19 11 (0.83%) Public Cloud
19 11 (0.83%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 283 (21.47%) Windows
2 226 (17.15%) Linux
3 126 (9.56%) Unix
4 99 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (2.43%) CentOS
7 30 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.67%) Windows 10
9 18 (1.37%) Android
10 17 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.06%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.076%) Solaris
15 1 (0.076%) VMS
15 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.076%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (25.87%) ITIL
3 337 (25.57%) DevOps
4 216 (16.39%) Project Management
5 213 (16.16%) Change Management
6 205 (15.55%) Test Automation
7 188 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
8 185 (14.04%) Scrum
9 159 (12.06%) SDLC
10 153 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
11 146 (11.08%) Waterfall
12 141 (10.70%) Service Delivery
13 139 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
14 130 (9.86%) Incident Management
15 127 (9.64%) Configuration Management
15 127 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 125 (9.48%) Service Management
17 115 (8.73%) Software Engineering
18 102 (7.74%) Problem Management
19 100 (7.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 391 (29.67%) SQL
2 184 (13.96%) C#
3 163 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 154 (11.68%) Java
5 143 (10.85%) PowerShell
6 112 (8.50%) Python
7 90 (6.83%) T-SQL
8 49 (3.72%) Bash Shell
9 46 (3.49%) C++
10 44 (3.34%) Shell Script
11 42 (3.19%) PHP
12 38 (2.88%) C
13 37 (2.81%) Ruby
14 27 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.97%) Perl
16 21 (1.59%) VB
17 17 (1.29%) VBA
18 12 (0.91%) VBScript
19 9 (0.68%) VB.NET
20 8 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (15.86%) Degree
2 75 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.72%) ISTQB
4 45 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 39 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (2.28%) SC Cleared
8 25 (1.90%) ISEB
9 18 (1.37%) MCSA
9 18 (1.37%) MCSE
9 18 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (1.29%) PMP
11 16 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (1.06%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.76%) MCP
14 9 (0.68%) CISSP
15 8 (0.61%) CISM
16 7 (0.53%) APMP
16 7 (0.53%) SAFe Agilist
17 6 (0.46%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (11.38%) QA
2 70 (5.31%) SLA
3 24 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.37%) GDPR
5 15 (1.14%) PMO
6 14 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.38%) COBIT
11 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.076%) JTAG
12 1 (0.076%) MiFID
12 1 (0.076%) MISRA
System Software
1 104 (7.89%) Docker
2 72 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 61 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.37%) Firmware
5 10 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.68%) vSphere
7 7 (0.53%) XenApp
8 6 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.46%) HDFS
8 6 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.23%) vCloud
11 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.076%) NFS
13 1 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 112 (8.50%) Puppet
2 100 (7.59%) Ansible
3 79 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (3.87%) Kubernetes
5 34 (2.58%) SCCM
6 28 (2.12%) Nagios
7 25 (1.90%) HP ALM
8 20 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
9 19 (1.44%) Salt
9 19 (1.44%) Terraform
10 15 (1.14%) WSUS
11 13 (0.99%) SCOM
12 10 (0.76%) Automic
12 10 (0.76%) Dollar Universe
13 9 (0.68%) Kibana
14 8 (0.61%) Perfmon
15 6 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.46%) Nessus
16 5 (0.38%) Control-M
16 5 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 331 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 145 (11.00%) Oracle
3 64 (4.86%) VMware
4 45 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 44 (3.34%) Citrix
6 43 (3.26%) ServiceNow
7 39 (2.96%) HP
7 39 (2.96%) Splunk
8 31 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 31 (2.35%) SAP
9 29 (2.20%) BMC
10 23 (1.75%) IBM
10 23 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.59%) Sitecore
12 18 (1.37%) Sybase
13 17 (1.29%) Cognos
14 16 (1.21%) Informatica
14 16 (1.21%) Remedy
15 15 (1.14%) Cisco
16 13 (0.99%) AppDynamics