The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Release Manager
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 607 593
Rank change year-on-year +50 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 31 54 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 59
Median salary £70,000 £54,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.44% -5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32835 40862 43410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.04% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27639 35385 36545
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
City of London +43 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Hammersmith - 3 £70,000 -
Bromley +5 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 65 (69.15%) ITIL
2 58 (61.70%) Release Management
3 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.79%) SDLC
5 24 (25.53%) Project Management
6 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.28%) Service Management
9 19 (20.21%) Finance
9 19 (20.21%) DevOps
10 18 (19.15%) Scrum
11 17 (18.09%) Change Management
12 14 (14.89%) SLA
12 14 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (12.77%) Publishing
14 11 (11.70%) Quality Management
14 11 (11.70%) PMP
14 11 (11.70%) PMI Certification
14 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (10.64%) Hudson
15 10 (10.64%) Atlassian
15 10 (10.64%) IT Governance
15 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
15 10 (10.64%) HP
15 10 (10.64%) Six Sigma
15 10 (10.64%) IBM
15 10 (10.64%) PMI
15 10 (10.64%) TQM
16 9 (9.57%) Retail
17 8 (8.51%) JIRA

Release Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.64%) Hudson
3 8 (8.51%) JIRA
3 8 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.45%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.06%) Maven
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Publishing
3 9 (9.57%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.19%) Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) PMI
2 7 (7.45%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.38%) Fintech
4 3 (3.19%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) ITIL
2 58 (61.70%) Release Management
3 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.79%) SDLC
5 24 (25.53%) Project Management
6 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (21.28%) Service Management
8 19 (20.21%) DevOps
9 18 (19.15%) Scrum
10 17 (18.09%) Change Management
11 14 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (11.70%) Quality Management
13 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 10 (10.64%) IT Governance
13 10 (10.64%) Six Sigma
13 10 (10.64%) TQM
14 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
14 7 (7.45%) Software Delivery
15 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) PMI Certification
1 11 (11.70%) PMP
2 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) SLA
2 8 (8.51%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO19770
3 1 (1.06%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Atlassian
2 10 (10.64%) HP
2 10 (10.64%) IBM
3 6 (6.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
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