Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 226 194
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +36
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 86 55 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.08% 0.74% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.81% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 70
Manchester median annual salary £44,471 £52,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +30.63% -6.98%
10th Percentile £31,625 £24,925 £34,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £52,875
North West median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% +25.00%

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Manchester

Release Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Manchester

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Manchester

Release Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Stockport - 6 £44,471 -
Rochdale - 5 £37,500 -
Salford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bolton - 2 £32,500 -
Bury - 2 £55,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Release Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.19%) Windows
3 35 (40.70%) Linux
4 34 (39.53%) Change Management
4 34 (39.53%) Git (software)
5 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (34.88%) Atlassian
6 30 (34.88%) DV Cleared
6 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
6 30 (34.88%) C
7 29 (33.72%) C#
8 27 (31.40%) Software Engineering
9 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
10 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
10 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
11 22 (25.58%) Integration Testing
12 19 (22.09%) .NET
13 18 (20.93%) Java
14 17 (19.77%) ITIL
14 17 (19.77%) AngularJS
15 16 (18.60%) DevOps
15 16 (18.60%) Big Data
15 16 (18.60%) TDD
16 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
16 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
16 15 (17.44%) Machine Learning
17 14 (16.28%) OO
17 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
17 14 (16.28%) SQL
17 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (5.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.65%) EPiServer
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
4 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP ERP
1 3 (3.49%) SAP MII
2 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) VPN
3 5 (5.81%) SAN
4 3 (3.49%) BGP
4 3 (3.49%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.49%) IPsec
4 3 (3.49%) LAN
4 3 (3.49%) MPLS
4 3 (3.49%) Network Security
4 3 (3.49%) OSPF
4 3 (3.49%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (3.49%) VLAN
4 3 (3.49%) VoIP
4 3 (3.49%) VRRP
4 3 (3.49%) WAN
4 3 (3.49%) Wireless
4 3 (3.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) Big Data
3 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) Apache Accumulo
4 5 (5.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.81%) HBase
4 5 (5.81%) Impala
4 5 (5.81%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.33%) Power BI
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
3 14 (16.28%) Selenium
4 12 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.95%) Subversion
5 11 (12.79%) FogBugz
6 6 (6.98%) JIRA
7 5 (5.81%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.16%) Grunt
9 1 (1.16%) gulp
9 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.16%) NuGet
9 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 3 (3.49%) Banking
1 3 (3.49%) Finance
1 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Law
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Software Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Developer
3 13 (15.12%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (12.79%) Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Java Automation Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 9 (10.47%) Developer in Test
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation Developer
7 8 (9.30%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) AngularJS
3 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
4 12 (13.95%) jQuery
4 12 (13.95%) Node.js
5 11 (12.79%) CSS
5 11 (12.79%) Gherkin
5 11 (12.79%) HTML
5 11 (12.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (10.47%) Backbone.js
7 8 (9.30%) D3.js
7 8 (9.30%) Ember.js
7 8 (9.30%) NancyFx
7 8 (9.30%) React
8 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.98%) GWT
9 6 (6.98%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.98%) J2EE
9 6 (6.98%) SOAP
9 6 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.81%) NHS
5 4 (4.65%) PKI
6 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.33%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.16%) Fintech
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.19%) Windows
2 35 (40.70%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.53%) Change Management
3 27 (31.40%) Software Engineering
4 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
5 22 (25.58%) Integration Testing
6 17 (19.77%) ITIL
7 16 (18.60%) DevOps
7 16 (18.60%) TDD
8 15 (17.44%) Machine Learning
9 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
9 14 (16.28%) Load Testing
9 14 (16.28%) OO
10 13 (15.12%) BDD
11 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.79%) Manual Testing
11 11 (12.79%) MVC
11 11 (12.79%) Scenario Testing
11 11 (12.79%) Service Management
11 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
12 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) C
2 29 (33.72%) C#
3 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.93%) Java
5 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 14 (16.28%) SQL
6 7 (8.14%) Python
7 6 (6.98%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) ABAP
9 1 (1.16%) COBOL
9 1 (1.16%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) DV Cleared
1 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) CCDP
3 6 (6.98%) CCNP
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.98%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.33%) MCITP
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) MCTS
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) APMP
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Firmware
1 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Apache Flume
2 5 (5.81%) HDFS
3 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) Atlassian
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) Cisco
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle
5 9 (10.47%) Cloudera
6 6 (6.98%) Sun
6 6 (6.98%) VMware
7 5 (5.81%) Xamarin
8 3 (3.49%) Capita
8 3 (3.49%) HP
8 3 (3.49%) SAP
9 2 (2.33%) BMC
9 2 (2.33%) Remedy
9 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.16%) CA
10 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.16%) Talend
10 1 (1.16%) WorldPay