Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £60,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Manager
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 131 150
Rank change year-on-year +40 +19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 18 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.29% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 1
Essex median annual salary £60,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.35% -5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £52,100 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,400 £46,250 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £60,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +30.81% +2.78% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1329 1960 2525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.80% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1505 1874
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,100 £26,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,339
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Essex

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Essex

Release Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Chelmsford +5 14 £60,250 +41.76%
Brentwood +29 3 - -
Release Manager
East of England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Release Management
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
3 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 12 (66.67%) Change Management
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (16.67%) Line Management
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management

Release Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Release Management
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
3 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 12 (66.67%) Change Management
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint