The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 138 147
Rank change year-on-year +37 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.49% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1198 1823 2224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.32% 93.68% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1473 1524
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Reading

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Reading

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification