The median annual salary for a Release Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 190
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.89% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.91% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 29 1
Median salary - £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3777 3290 3662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.92% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 2733 3002
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) FMCG
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management

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 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) CMMI
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cognizant