The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Release Manager
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 160 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.040% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £46,500 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £53,250 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.33% -21.73%  

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 2442 2858 3238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.10% 97.84% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2368 2569
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (100.00%) Release Management
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) Service Management
4 9 (64.29%) Change Management
5 8 (57.14%) ITSM
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (50.00%) DevOps
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
10 1 (7.14%) Subversion
10 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.14%) Windows
10 1 (7.14%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) MySQL
10 1 (7.14%) Oracle

Release Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Release Management
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Change Management
3 9 (64.29%) Service Management
4 8 (57.14%) ITSM
5 7 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) Service Design
9 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle