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

Release Management
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 152 204
Rank change year-on-year -50 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 45 85 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 1.50% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.70% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36 79 52
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,850
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 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 5510 4996 5898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.45% 87.88% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 4155 4746
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 27 March 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 27 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
Manchester -53 23 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Merseyside 0 15 £45,000 +8.30%
Cheshire +9 6 £47,500 +4.22%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 39 (46.99%) ITIL
2 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) Finance
4 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
4 22 (26.51%) ITIL V3
5 20 (24.10%) SQL
6 17 (20.48%) .NET
6 17 (20.48%) Change Management
6 17 (20.48%) QA
7 14 (16.87%) Project Management
8 13 (15.66%) Workflow
8 13 (15.66%) C#
9 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
9 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
9 12 (14.46%) Windows
9 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
9 12 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (14.46%) SDLC
10 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.05%) Degree
10 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (10.84%) JSON
11 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (10.84%) DevOps
12 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (9.64%) Web Services
12 8 (9.64%) SAP

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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (6.02%) PlanetPress Connect
3 4 (4.82%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) SaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Office 365
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.82%) QlikView
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) NuGet
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.61%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.61%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) MSTest
5 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.41%) RSpec
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Publishing
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Release Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.02%) Change Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Change and Release Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Development Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Release Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Release Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Head of Test
6 4 (4.82%) Integration Architect
6 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Change and Release Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Head of Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) JSON
2 9 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (9.64%) Web Services
4 7 (8.43%) CSS
4 7 (8.43%) SOAP
5 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.82%) JMS
5 4 (4.82%) REST
5 4 (4.82%) XML
6 2 (2.41%) Ajax
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) HTML5
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) Phusion Passenger
6 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) JSP
7 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) CMDB
2 4 (4.82%) FMCG
2 4 (4.82%) PMI
2 4 (4.82%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.20%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.20%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.41%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) CentOS
6 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.20%) HPUX
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) ITIL
2 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) ITIL V3
4 17 (20.48%) Change Management
5 14 (16.87%) Project Management
6 13 (15.66%) Workflow
7 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (14.46%) SDLC
7 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.84%) DevOps
10 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Management
10 8 (9.64%) Service Management
11 7 (8.43%) ITSM
11 7 (8.43%) Scrum
11 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) C#
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.02%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) Smalltalk
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) SLA
3 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) vSphere
1 2 (2.41%) XenApp
1 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.20%) KVM
2 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Remedy
2 8 (9.64%) SAP
3 4 (4.82%) BMC
3 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.41%) Pega
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.20%) Northgate
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.20%) Zend
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