Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 703 656 760
Rank change year-on-year -47 +104 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 118 158 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 119 124
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £42,725
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,746 67,949 81,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54,095 58,176 69,564
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 January 2018.

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 18 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
Central London -13 33 £65,000 +18.18% 5
South London -3 8 £47,500 -13.64%
West London +21 4 £57,500 -28.13% 6
Release Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 62 (52.54%) Release Management
2 60 (50.85%) ITIL
3 37 (31.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (23.73%) Service Management
4 28 (23.73%) Configuration Management
4 28 (23.73%) JIRA
5 27 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (21.19%) Change Management
6 25 (21.19%) ITSM
7 23 (19.49%) SDLC
8 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.41%) Retail
9 16 (13.56%) Finance
10 15 (12.71%) Service Delivery
11 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
11 13 (11.02%) Pega
11 13 (11.02%) Matrix Organization
12 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
13 11 (9.32%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.32%) Confluence
13 11 (9.32%) Test Management
13 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (8.47%) Problem Management
15 9 (7.63%) QA
15 9 (7.63%) Line Management
15 9 (7.63%) Windows
16 8 (6.78%) CRM
16 8 (6.78%) Banking
16 8 (6.78%) Capacity 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 11 (9.32%) Confluence
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Big Data
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.73%) JIRA
2 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.54%) IBM UrbanCode
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (14.41%) Retail
2 16 (13.56%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Publishing
5 6 (5.08%) Games
6 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Web Services
2 3 (2.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (1.69%) EPoS
1 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
2 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) Release Management
2 60 (50.85%) ITIL
3 37 (31.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (23.73%) Configuration Management
4 28 (23.73%) Service Management
5 27 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (21.19%) Change Management
6 25 (21.19%) ITSM
7 23 (19.49%) SDLC
8 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.71%) Service Delivery
10 13 (11.02%) Matrix Organization
11 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.32%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.32%) Test Management
13 10 (8.47%) Problem Management
13 10 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (7.63%) Line Management
15 8 (6.78%) Capacity Management
15 8 (6.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) Java
2 5 (4.24%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.69%) Perl
3 2 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
1 13 (11.02%) Pega
2 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
2 2 (1.69%) IBM
2 2 (1.69%) Informatica
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle
2 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.69%) VMware