Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Release Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 272 244
Rank change year-on-year -24 -28 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 5 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.063% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 26
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +23.38% +4.76%
10th Percentile £44,000 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £49,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +29.87% +4.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7786 7278 7156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 6250 5964
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Manchester

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Manchester

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Manchester region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft