The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.19% 1.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 480 381 450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.39% 82.11% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 340 304 326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,910 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Merseyside

Release Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Merseyside

Release Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Release Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) Advertising
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) Phusion Passenger
7 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) RSpec

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) RSpec
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Application Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Application Support Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) Smalltalk
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
1 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy