Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Release Manager
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 113 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +143
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
South East median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +1.94% -2.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,269 1,578 2,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 97.89% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,325 1,894
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Kent

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Kent

Release Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
West Malling -10 1 £35,000 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA