Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 327 335
Rank change year-on-year -32 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1,429 1,712 1,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.03% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.12% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,036 1,164 1,460
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,575 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 143,839 152,341 168,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.14% 91.50% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 115,290 122,159 142,469
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -56 577 £60,000 - 69
South East +26 280 £47,500 -9.52% 29
North of England -17 211 £40,000 -5.88% 37
East of England -23 147 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Midlands +75 123 £45,000 -15.09% 21
North West +38 121 £42,500 -15.00% 17
South West -22 92 £55,000 +19.57% 26
Yorkshire -24 83 £40,000 -1.23% 15
West Midlands +42 71 £42,500 -19.81% 14
East Midlands +40 52 £45,000 -21.74% 6
North East -19 7 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 559 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (35.76%) Finance
3 456 (31.91%) SQL
4 427 (29.88%) ITIL
5 349 (24.42%) DevOps
6 311 (21.76%) Windows
7 281 (19.66%) Degree
8 280 (19.59%) Microsoft
9 274 (19.17%) Linux
10 268 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 244 (17.07%) Change Management
12 231 (16.17%) .NET
13 219 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
14 210 (14.70%) SDLC
15 204 (14.28%) C#
16 203 (14.21%) Scrum
17 196 (13.72%) QA
18 189 (13.23%) JavaScript
19 180 (12.60%) JIRA
20 178 (12.46%) Java
21 176 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
22 174 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
23 173 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
24 170 (11.90%) Test Automation
25 166 (11.62%) Configuration Management
26 164 (11.48%) Project Management
27 160 (11.20%) Mentoring
28 158 (11.06%) Git (software)
29 157 (10.99%) Service Delivery
30 155 (10.85%) PowerShell

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 93 (6.51%) Confluence
2 52 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 51 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 44 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 39 (2.73%) JBoss
6 38 (2.66%) Apache
7 31 (2.17%) IIS
8 28 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 26 (1.82%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.47%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.91%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.70%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.63%) CMS
15 9 (0.63%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.63%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.42%) Drupal
16 6 (0.42%) EPiServer
Applications
1 49 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.070%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 21 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.19%) Documaker
2 17 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.63%) Magento
5 8 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.56%) MetaTrader
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 6 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.42%) SAP MDG
7 6 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 6 (0.42%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 173 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (4.34%) GitHub
4 60 (4.20%) SaaS
5 59 (4.13%) IaaS
6 29 (2.03%) PaaS
7 27 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.77%) Office 365
9 11 (0.77%) Serverless
10 10 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.56%) NuGet
13 7 (0.49%) Slack
13 7 (0.49%) Trello
14 5 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 47 (3.29%) SSL
3 46 (3.22%) FIX Connectivity
4 37 (2.59%) WAN
5 36 (2.52%) DNS
6 33 (2.31%) Firewall
6 33 (2.31%) FTP
7 32 (2.24%) HTTP
7 32 (2.24%) LAN
8 27 (1.89%) DHCP
9 24 (1.68%) VPN
10 21 (1.47%) WebEx
11 19 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (1.33%) HTTPS
11 19 (1.33%) SSH
12 18 (1.26%) SNMP
13 17 (1.19%) ICMP
13 17 (1.19%) IMAP
13 17 (1.19%) IPsec
13 17 (1.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 81 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (5.53%) Big Data
6 69 (4.83%) MongoDB
7 60 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (4.06%) MySQL
9 49 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 43 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (2.59%) NoSQL
13 35 (2.45%) RDBMS
14 27 (1.89%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
16 24 (1.68%) Apache Hive
17 23 (1.61%) Power BI
18 22 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
19 20 (1.40%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 180 (12.60%) JIRA
2 158 (11.06%) Git (software)
3 123 (8.61%) Jenkins
4 91 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (5.39%) Visual Studio
6 60 (4.20%) Selenium
7 58 (4.06%) Subversion
8 48 (3.36%) TeamCity
9 46 (3.22%) Maven
10 40 (2.80%) Bitbucket
11 36 (2.52%) MSBuild
11 36 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 32 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
14 28 (1.96%) Eclipse
14 28 (1.96%) Gerrit
15 23 (1.61%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.26%) JUnit
17 15 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 511 (35.76%) Finance
2 112 (7.84%) Banking
3 90 (6.30%) Retail
4 55 (3.85%) Legal
5 29 (2.03%) Games
6 26 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 26 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.47%) Marketing
8 18 (1.26%) Back Office
8 18 (1.26%) Law
9 17 (1.19%) Publishing
10 15 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.77%) Front Office
13 10 (0.70%) Advertising
14 8 (0.56%) Billing
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
16 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 250 (17.49%) Analyst
2 201 (14.07%) Developer
3 135 (9.45%) Release Manager
4 111 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 64 (4.48%) Team Leader
6 63 (4.41%) Support Analyst
7 62 (4.34%) Software Engineer
8 60 (4.20%) Applications Support
9 57 (3.99%) .NET Developer
10 54 (3.78%) IT Analyst
11 47 (3.29%) DevOps Manager
12 41 (2.87%) Business Analyst
13 40 (2.80%) C# Developer
14 39 (2.73%) Service Manager
14 39 (2.73%) SQL Developer
15 38 (2.66%) Administrator
15 38 (2.66%) AWS DevOps
16 37 (2.59%) Architect
17 35 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
18 34 (2.38%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (16.17%) .NET
2 116 (8.12%) Web Services
3 82 (5.74%) HTML
4 68 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 67 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 67 (4.69%) XML
6 63 (4.41%) SOAP
7 59 (4.13%) REST
8 58 (4.06%) FIX Protocol
9 54 (3.78%) .NET Framework
10 46 (3.22%) JSON
11 43 (3.01%) CSS
12 41 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (2.66%) React
15 37 (2.59%) Middleware
16 36 (2.52%) RESTful
16 36 (2.52%) Spring
17 32 (2.24%) HTML5
18 29 (2.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 174 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 90 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 79 (5.53%) Fixed Income
6 68 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 56 (3.92%) Mobile App
8 53 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 48 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (3.01%) Fintech
11 42 (2.94%) Equities
12 35 (2.45%) CMDB
13 30 (2.10%) Derivative
14 29 (2.03%) User Experience
15 27 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (1.54%) Data Structures
16 22 (1.54%) Driving Licence
16 22 (1.54%) Public Cloud
17 21 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 311 (21.76%) Windows
2 274 (19.17%) Linux
3 151 (10.57%) Unix
4 101 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 54 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (2.94%) CentOS
8 35 (2.45%) Android
9 33 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.26%) Solaris
11 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.70%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.49%) Debian
15 6 (0.42%) VMS
15 6 (0.42%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (29.88%) ITIL
3 349 (24.42%) DevOps
4 244 (17.07%) Change Management
5 219 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
6 210 (14.70%) SDLC
7 203 (14.21%) Scrum
8 176 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 170 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 166 (11.62%) Configuration Management
11 164 (11.48%) Project Management
12 160 (11.20%) Mentoring
13 157 (10.99%) Service Delivery
14 148 (10.36%) Software Engineering
15 146 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
16 135 (9.45%) Service Management
17 126 (8.82%) Waterfall
18 113 (7.91%) MVC
19 107 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 106 (7.42%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 456 (31.91%) SQL
2 204 (14.28%) C#
3 189 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 178 (12.46%) Java
5 155 (10.85%) PowerShell
6 148 (10.36%) Python
7 89 (6.23%) T-SQL
8 76 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 72 (5.04%) C++
10 60 (4.20%) PHP
11 56 (3.92%) C
12 51 (3.57%) Shell Script
13 50 (3.50%) Perl
14 41 (2.87%) Ruby
15 26 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.61%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.12%) RPG
18 12 (0.84%) ANSI SQL
18 12 (0.84%) X++
19 11 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 281 (19.66%) Degree
2 69 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.87%) ISEB
4 40 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.89%) MCSE
5 27 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.68%) MCSA
8 21 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 19 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (1.12%) MCP
10 16 (1.12%) SAFe Agilist
11 12 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.56%) CISSP
12 8 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.56%) RHCE
13 7 (0.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (13.72%) QA
2 60 (4.20%) SLA
3 25 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.26%) PMO
5 15 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.05%) GDPR
5 15 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 14 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.21%) JTAG
8 3 (0.21%) MISRA
9 2 (0.14%) COBIT
9 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.14%) GCP
9 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.070%) EMIR
10 1 (0.070%) TickIT
System Software
1 92 (6.44%) Docker
2 88 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 39 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (2.59%) Firmware
6 20 (1.40%) Hyper-V
7 18 (1.26%) Samba
8 17 (1.19%) VirtualBox
9 15 (1.05%) Apache Flume
9 15 (1.05%) HDFS
10 12 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.77%) vSphere
12 10 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.14%) NFS
14 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.070%) vCloud
15 1 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.070%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 126 (8.82%) Puppet
2 122 (8.54%) Ansible
3 106 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (2.38%) Nagios
5 30 (2.10%) Kibana
5 30 (2.10%) Kubernetes
6 29 (2.03%) SCCM
7 25 (1.75%) Automic
7 25 (1.75%) Terraform
8 22 (1.54%) Salt
9 21 (1.47%) Dollar Universe
10 20 (1.40%) Rancher
11 18 (1.26%) Perfmon
11 18 (1.26%) vRealize
12 17 (1.19%) Sysdig
13 15 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
14 12 (0.84%) SCOM
15 11 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
15 11 (0.77%) HP ALM
16 10 (0.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 280 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 142 (9.94%) Oracle
3 96 (6.72%) VMware
4 86 (6.02%) ServiceNow
5 58 (4.06%) Red Hat
6 53 (3.71%) HP
7 44 (3.08%) BMC
8 36 (2.52%) Atlassian
8 36 (2.52%) Cisco
8 36 (2.52%) SAP
9 34 (2.38%) Splunk
10 32 (2.24%) Citrix
11 27 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 26 (1.82%) IBM
12 26 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (1.75%) AppDynamics
14 22 (1.54%) New Relic
15 17 (1.19%) Dynatrace
15 17 (1.19%) Intel
15 17 (1.19%) WorldPay