The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
Rank 150 170 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 0.092% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.095% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2527 3168 3603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2608 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Leeds

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Leeds

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in Leeds

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 28 (84.85%) Release Management
2 23 (69.70%) Finance
3 21 (63.64%) ITIL
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Banking
5 12 (36.36%) High Availability
5 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (36.36%) Change Management
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (27.27%) Service Management
7 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
8 8 (24.24%) ITSM
8 8 (24.24%) Line Management
9 7 (21.21%) DevOps
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Product Management
11 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 4 (12.12%) Coaching
11 4 (12.12%) Planning and Forecasting
12 3 (9.09%) Games
13 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
13 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (6.06%) Degree

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Release Management
2 21 (63.64%) ITIL
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Change Management
4 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 12 (36.36%) High Availability
4 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 8 (24.24%) ITSM
6 8 (24.24%) Line Management
7 7 (21.21%) DevOps
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Coaching
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.12%) Product Management
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA