Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 722 729
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 74 157 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 132 117
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -13.04% +4.55%

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 69254 78893 85693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.94% 96.04% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55741 68417 72292
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
City of London +42 7 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Bromley -2 4 - -
Hammersmith - 4 £59,250 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Croydon +7 2 £42,283 -32.35% 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Release Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (64.86%) Release Management
2 41 (55.41%) ITIL
3 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (28.38%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
6 17 (22.97%) Retail
7 14 (18.92%) QA
7 14 (18.92%) Project Management
8 12 (16.22%) Service Management
8 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.51%) Windows
9 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
9 10 (13.51%) .NET
9 10 (13.51%) Scrum
9 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
10 9 (12.16%) SLA
10 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
11 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
11 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
12 7 (9.46%) DevOps
12 7 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (9.46%) Subversion
12 7 (9.46%) Maven
13 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.11%) Test Management

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 1 (1.35%) Confluence
1 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) LAN
1 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) Maven
4 7 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (9.46%) Subversion
4 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.76%) Ant
5 5 (6.76%) JIRA
6 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
7 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Fintech
2 4 (5.41%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.41%) PMI
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Release Management
2 41 (55.41%) ITIL
3 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 14 (18.92%) Project Management
6 12 (16.22%) Service Management
6 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.51%) Scrum
7 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.46%) DevOps
9 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.11%) Change Management
10 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.11%) SDLC
10 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.11%) Test Management
11 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) PHP
1 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) C#
2 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.76%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
2 9 (12.16%) SLA
3 4 (5.41%) PMO
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Baan
4 1 (1.35%) Epicor
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) IFS
4 1 (1.35%) Infor
4 1 (1.35%) Informatica
4 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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