Period
to 23 November 2020

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 6 months to 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 262 272
Rank change year-on-year +81 +10 -45
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 17 62 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.67% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 60 74
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £34,506 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £61,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.37%

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,938 9,189 10,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.72% 93.17% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,417 7,224 8,613
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +5.00%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the North West

Release Management
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Release Management in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

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 6 months to 23 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +28 10 £53,000 -1.40% 1
Manchester +60 5 £31,000 -31.11% 4
Cheshire +53 2 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Legal
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) Investment Management
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Service Design
4 5 (29.41%) GDPR
4 5 (29.41%) MCP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) IIS
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (23.53%) Document Management
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Search

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 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) AWS
4 1 (5.88%) GCP
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Legal
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Housing Association
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Change Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Change and Release Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Legal Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Application Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Change Management
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (29.41%) Investment Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (23.53%) Document Management
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Search
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Practice Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) MCP
3 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GDPR
2 3 (17.65%) PMO
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Aderant
2 3 (17.65%) iManage
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow