Period
to 20 October 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 334 319
Rank change year-on-year +42 -15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1907 1722 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 0.96% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.07% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1382 1685
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 146990 160782 182656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.24% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116515 135101 151697
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +55 925 £60,000 - 35
North of England +32 315 £45,000 - 17
South East +70 302 £49,500 +4.21% 10
Yorkshire +77 173 £40,000 +2.56% 9
East of England +12 166 £50,000 +2.56% 9
North West -15 131 £50,000 - 7
South West +40 113 £45,500 +13.75% 2
Midlands -68 90 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -23 59 £47,500 +6.74% 2
East Midlands -34 31 £57,500 +27.78% 1
North East +21 11 £38,531 -33.85% 1
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 750 (39.33%) Finance
2 691 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (29.63%) ITIL
4 472 (24.75%) Microsoft
5 437 (22.92%) SQL
6 403 (21.13%) Change Management
7 401 (21.03%) Java
7 401 (21.03%) Banking
8 393 (20.61%) Linux
9 385 (20.19%) Windows
10 366 (19.19%) DevOps
11 343 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
12 324 (16.99%) Asset Management
13 319 (16.73%) .NET
14 307 (16.10%) Investment Banking
15 301 (15.78%) C#
16 298 (15.63%) Wealth Management
17 288 (15.10%) Python
18 285 (14.94%) SQL Server
19 281 (14.74%) JavaScript
20 275 (14.42%) QA
21 273 (14.32%) Retail Banking
22 264 (13.84%) Configuration Management
23 257 (13.48%) Degree
24 253 (13.27%) Oracle
25 248 (13.00%) SDLC
26 246 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
27 233 (12.22%) Project Management
28 230 (12.06%) Unix
29 224 (11.75%) Test Automation

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
1 132 (6.92%) Confluence
2 119 (6.24%) Tomcat
3 116 (6.08%) IIS
4 113 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 99 (5.19%) Apache
6 46 (2.41%) DataSynapse
7 38 (1.99%) MS Exchange
8 35 (1.84%) CMS
9 34 (1.78%) JBoss
10 32 (1.68%) EPiServer
11 25 (1.31%) Skype for Business
11 25 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (1.05%) GlassFish
13 20 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.68%) Mule
15 13 (0.68%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.58%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 110 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.21%) Simulink
7 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.052%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 48 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 19 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 19 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (0.73%) Siebel CRM
4 11 (0.58%) SAP SRM
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.42%) Magento
7 7 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.16%) SAP MII
11 3 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 197 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.88%) SaaS
4 42 (2.20%) Office 365
5 28 (1.47%) IaaS
6 23 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.94%) PaaS
8 16 (0.84%) GitHub
9 15 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 13 (0.68%) Mimecast
11 13 (0.68%) npm
12 7 (0.37%) Force.com
12 7 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.26%) G Suite
15 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.98%) Firewall
2 63 (3.30%) SSL
3 56 (2.94%) Internet
4 48 (2.52%) DNS
5 46 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 42 (2.20%) LAN
7 39 (2.05%) SAN
8 33 (1.73%) HTTP
9 29 (1.52%) Skype
9 29 (1.52%) VPN
10 27 (1.42%) WAN
11 24 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (1.10%) DHCP
13 20 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
14 19 (1.00%) Intranet
15 17 (0.89%) FTP
16 16 (0.84%) Unified Communications
17 14 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (0.73%) SMS
17 14 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 125 (6.55%) MySQL
3 112 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
4 103 (5.40%) OLAP
4 103 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 100 (5.24%) Oracle OLAP
6 95 (4.98%) MongoDB
7 68 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (3.20%) NoSQL
9 57 (2.99%) Big Data
10 41 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (1.89%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.78%) Couchbase
13 29 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 204 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 188 (9.86%) JIRA
3 170 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 149 (7.81%) Jenkins
5 145 (7.60%) Subversion
6 113 (5.93%) TeamCity
7 100 (5.24%) Maven
8 93 (4.88%) Visual Studio
9 59 (3.09%) MSBuild
10 46 (2.41%) GCC
10 46 (2.41%) Selenium
11 40 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.78%) Ant
13 30 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 30 (1.57%) Gradle
13 30 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 27 (1.42%) Bitbucket
14 27 (1.42%) Mercurial
15 20 (1.05%) NUnit
16 19 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 750 (39.33%) Finance
2 401 (21.03%) Banking
3 307 (16.10%) Investment Banking
4 273 (14.32%) Retail Banking
5 106 (5.56%) Front Office
6 62 (3.25%) Retail
7 44 (2.31%) Law
8 39 (2.05%) Legal
9 34 (1.78%) Back Office
10 27 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.84%) Games
12 13 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.63%) Electronics
13 12 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.58%) Advertising
14 11 (0.58%) Marketing
15 10 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.52%) Publishing
16 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.31%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 413 (21.66%) Developer
2 216 (11.33%) Analyst
3 165 (8.65%) Release Manager
4 164 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 116 (6.08%) C# Developer
6 115 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 106 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 101 (5.30%) Support Analyst
9 100 (5.24%) Applications Support
10 99 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (4.61%) Change Manager
12 75 (3.93%) IT Engineer
13 74 (3.88%) Quantitative Developer
14 70 (3.67%) Software Engineer
15 68 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
16 65 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
17 64 (3.36%) Service Manager
18 58 (3.04%) IT Manager
19 48 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 48 (2.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (16.73%) .NET
2 169 (8.86%) HTML
3 161 (8.44%) CSS
4 132 (6.92%) Web Services
5 123 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 112 (5.87%) ASP.NET
7 86 (4.51%) XML
8 83 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 80 (4.20%) jQuery
10 79 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 77 (4.04%) HTML5
12 76 (3.99%) JSON
12 76 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 71 (3.72%) .NET Framework
14 66 (3.46%) RESTful
15 65 (3.41%) REST
16 64 (3.36%) WCF
17 60 (3.15%) SOAP
18 57 (2.99%) Spring
19 53 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 343 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 121 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 118 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
5 97 (5.09%) Management Information System
6 64 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 63 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 55 (2.88%) Derivative
9 50 (2.62%) Fintech
10 47 (2.46%) Market Risk
11 46 (2.41%) Exotic Derivative
12 39 (2.05%) User Experience
13 27 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 24 (1.26%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.10%) Clustering
16 20 (1.05%) CMDB
16 20 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (1.05%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.89%) PMI
18 14 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 393 (20.61%) Linux
2 385 (20.19%) Windows
3 230 (12.06%) Unix
4 109 (5.72%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (2.57%) CentOS
8 41 (2.15%) Android
9 40 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.63%) Debian
11 23 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 23 (1.21%) Windows 10
12 22 (1.15%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.63%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.42%) Solaris
16 7 (0.37%) AIX
16 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.21%) VxWorks
18 2 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (29.63%) ITIL
3 403 (21.13%) Change Management
4 366 (19.19%) DevOps
5 324 (16.99%) Asset Management
6 298 (15.63%) Wealth Management
7 264 (13.84%) Configuration Management
8 248 (13.00%) SDLC
9 246 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 233 (12.22%) Project Management
11 224 (11.75%) Test Automation
12 205 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 193 (10.12%) Scrum
14 191 (10.02%) Problem Management
15 171 (8.97%) Service Delivery
16 169 (8.86%) Service Management
17 166 (8.70%) TDD
18 163 (8.55%) Software Engineering
19 142 (7.45%) Analytics
19 142 (7.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 437 (22.92%) SQL
2 401 (21.03%) Java
3 301 (15.78%) C#
4 288 (15.10%) Python
5 281 (14.74%) JavaScript
6 205 (10.75%) Perl
7 178 (9.33%) C++
8 141 (7.39%) PowerShell
9 134 (7.03%) PL/SQL
10 117 (6.14%) Shell Script
11 111 (5.82%) Bash Shell
12 91 (4.77%) R
13 61 (3.20%) VB
14 59 (3.09%) T-SQL
15 56 (2.94%) VBScript
16 53 (2.78%) C
17 50 (2.62%) Ruby
18 48 (2.52%) VB.NET
19 35 (1.84%) PHP
20 24 (1.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 257 (13.48%) Degree
2 91 (4.77%) ITIL Certification
3 72 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 52 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (1.89%) MCSE
7 35 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 31 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.89%) Master's Degree
12 16 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.79%) ISEB
14 12 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.63%) MCSA
15 10 (0.52%) CCNA
15 10 (0.52%) PMP
16 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
17 8 (0.42%) CCNP
18 7 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (14.42%) QA
2 96 (5.03%) SLA
3 34 (1.78%) PMO
4 27 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.37%) COBIT
10 6 (0.31%) FISMA
10 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.21%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.21%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 169 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 87 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
4 34 (1.78%) Docker
5 27 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.79%) vSphere
7 12 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.42%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.37%) iptables
11 6 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.26%) Postfix
12 5 (0.26%) vCloud
13 4 (0.21%) BIND 9
13 4 (0.21%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.21%) XenApp
13 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.16%) Firmware
14 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 110 (5.77%) Puppet
2 92 (4.82%) Ansible
3 81 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.31%) PowerBroker
5 38 (1.99%) SCCM
6 27 (1.42%) Nagios
7 24 (1.26%) Terraform
8 21 (1.10%) SCOM
9 15 (0.79%) Salt
10 14 (0.73%) WSUS
11 13 (0.68%) FortiGate
12 12 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.58%) CloudHub
14 8 (0.42%) Packer
14 8 (0.42%) Pingdom
14 8 (0.42%) vRealize
15 7 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
16 6 (0.31%) BladeLogic
16 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 472 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 253 (13.27%) Oracle
3 121 (6.35%) VMware
4 80 (4.20%) SAP
5 79 (4.14%) Cisco
6 65 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 49 (2.57%) Atlassian
8 37 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 34 (1.78%) Murex
9 34 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (1.68%) ION Trading
11 31 (1.63%) Splunk
12 30 (1.57%) Citrix
13 28 (1.47%) IBM
14 27 (1.42%) HP
14 27 (1.42%) Sun
15 23 (1.21%) SolarWinds
16 22 (1.15%) OpenText
17 20 (1.05%) Hitachi
18 19 (1.00%) Tableau