The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 157 228
Rank change year-on-year -81 +71  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 34 79 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 1.43% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.62% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 74 24
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Release Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the North West

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the North West

Release Management
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -78 16 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Cheshire - 15 £51,265 - 5
Merseyside -15 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) ITIL
3 27 (34.18%) Finance
4 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (20.25%) SQL
6 16 (20.25%) .NET
6 16 (20.25%) Degree
7 15 (18.99%) C#
7 15 (18.99%) Change Management
7 15 (18.99%) DevOps
8 14 (17.72%) QA
9 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
9 12 (15.19%) Windows
10 11 (13.92%) Service Management
10 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
10 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
10 11 (13.92%) TDD
10 11 (13.92%) ITIL V3
11 10 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.66%) CSS
11 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.39%) Web Services
12 9 (11.39%) Workflow
12 9 (11.39%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (11.39%) Project Management
12 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
12 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (6.33%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (2.53%) Magento
4 1 (1.27%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Office 365
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) LDAP
2 3 (3.80%) WebEx
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) SAN
3 2 (2.53%) SSH
4 1 (1.27%) DHCP
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Power BI
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.27%) Essbase
6 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
1 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.33%) NuGet
2 5 (6.33%) Selenium
2 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.53%) RSpec
5 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.27%) gulp
5 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Publishing
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Advertising
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Law
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Developer
2 8 (10.13%) Analyst
2 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Release Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Release Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Application Development Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Development Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) CSS
2 10 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (11.39%) Web Services
4 8 (10.13%) JSON
5 6 (7.59%) SOAP
6 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.33%) HTML
7 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.80%) JMS
7 3 (3.80%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) REST
7 3 (3.80%) XML
8 2 (2.53%) Ajax
8 2 (2.53%) HTML5
8 2 (2.53%) LAMP
8 2 (2.53%) Phusion Passenger
8 2 (2.53%) RESTful
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.53%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) PMI
4 4 (5.06%) CMDB
4 4 (5.06%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) PKI
6 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Contactless
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.27%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.27%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) ITIL
3 15 (18.99%) Change Management
3 15 (18.99%) DevOps
4 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL V3
5 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.92%) Service Management
5 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.39%) Project Management
7 9 (11.39%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.39%) Workflow
8 8 (10.13%) BDD
8 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
8 8 (10.13%) ITSM
8 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.25%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) C#
4 7 (8.86%) Java
5 6 (7.59%) Python
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.06%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.53%) Smalltalk
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) Jython
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) APMP
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) vSphere
1 2 (2.53%) XenApp
1 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) KVM
2 1 (1.27%) NFS
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Remedy
3 5 (6.33%) BMC
3 5 (6.33%) Citrix
4 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.80%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.53%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Zend
7 1 (1.27%) CA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.27%) Northgate
7 1 (1.27%) Pega
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 4 days ago