The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 88 95 97
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 11 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.32% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.73% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.70%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 764 954 922
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.83% 89.83% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 620 605 747
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Gloucestershire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Gloucestershire

Release Management
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +6 6 £30,000 -42.85%
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) DV Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) JIRA
4 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
4 16 (51.61%) Python
4 16 (51.61%) V-Model
5 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
5 15 (48.39%) Confluence
5 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
5 15 (48.39%) User Stories
5 15 (48.39%) Test Planning
5 15 (48.39%) DevOps
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL
5 15 (48.39%) HP
5 15 (48.39%) C
5 15 (48.39%) PHP
5 15 (48.39%) Change Management
5 15 (48.39%) Service Management
5 15 (48.39%) TDD
5 15 (48.39%) Incident Management
5 15 (48.39%) PowerShell
5 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
5 15 (48.39%) Atlassian
6 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 15 (48.39%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) JMeter
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Test Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Software Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Configuration Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Software Test Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) jQuery
1 5 (16.13%) WCF
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
2 16 (51.61%) V-Model
3 15 (48.39%) Change Management
3 15 (48.39%) DevOps
3 15 (48.39%) Incident Management
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
3 15 (48.39%) Service Management
3 15 (48.39%) TDD
3 15 (48.39%) Test Planning
3 15 (48.39%) User Stories
3 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
4 6 (19.35%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
3 15 (48.39%) C
3 15 (48.39%) PHP
3 15 (48.39%) PowerShell
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) DV Cleared
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) MCSD
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Atlassian
1 15 (48.39%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft