The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 75 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.62% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +53.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year +5.55% +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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 566 587 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.62% 89.21% 86.82%
Number of salaries quoted 517 499 536
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Release Management
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the North East

Release Management
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Tyne and Wear +10 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (55.56%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Redis
5 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.11%) Tandem
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) Windows

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Documentum
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Chief Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) EAI
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) PHP
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Groovy
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Genesys
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) CA
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat