The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 134 112
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 18 9 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.39% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.45% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 42
Median salary £53,000 £53,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.39% +53.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1815 2012 2445
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.30% 87.40% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1650 1934
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Watford -1 11 £55,000 -15.38%
St Albans - 6 £53,000 -
Release Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) Retail
4 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.00%) Finance
6 10 (20.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) Unix
6 10 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Windows
7 8 (16.00%) OpenEdge
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Meraki
8 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (14.00%) Firewall
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco
8 7 (14.00%) CCNP
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (14.00%) SQL
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.00%) Oracle
10 5 (10.00%) Ant

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (16.00%) OpenEdge
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) G Suite
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) BGP
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Ant
1 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (26.00%) Retail
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Release Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) OpenEdge Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Progress Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Firewall Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Release Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Environment Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) GWT
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) Java EE
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.00%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.00%) Data Management
10 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (8.00%) SOA
10 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) CCNP
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco
1 7 (14.00%) Meraki
1 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.00%) Google
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.00%) WSO2
5 2 (4.00%) AppSense
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Snow