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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
North West / Merseyside
Rank 47 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 15 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.65% 2.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 0
Median salary £45,000 £41,550 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.30% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year - +4.70%  

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 512 426 433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.30% 87.12% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 415 350 338
Median salary £40,372 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% -6.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 25 March 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 +7 15 £45,000 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL V3
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (28.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Banking
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Coaching
8 4 (16.00%) CMDB
8 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (16.00%) ITSM

Release Management
Top Related 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 (8.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) QlikView
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) RSpec
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Advertising
3 3 (12.00%) Games
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Application Development Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Change Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Change and Release Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Release Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Application Support Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (8.00%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (28.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Change Management
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (20.00%) BDD
6 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) ITSM
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) Smalltalk
2 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
1 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) VMware