The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 102 122 121
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 9 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.72% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 15
Median salary £37,500 £50,600 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% -15.66%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1036 1715 2050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.21% 88.17% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1378 1347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Release Management
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Reading

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (40.00%) SAP
2 10 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.00%) Java
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) J2EE
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) Clustering
8 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Change Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Release Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Information Services Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
1 10 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) VMware