Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Release Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 153 156
Rank change year-on-year -35 +3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 37 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 1.21% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.33% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 106
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £68,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.91% +96.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5127 4738 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.34% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 2875 3684
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £65,875 £65,000 £63,925
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Scotland

Release Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Scotland

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Scotland

Release Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -36 23 £47,500 -34.48%
Edinburgh -22 8 £37,500 -19.79% 3
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) F5
4 8 (21.62%) REST
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.92%) FortiGate
5 7 (18.92%) Office 365
5 7 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
5 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) NetApp
5 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
5 7 (18.92%) SCCM
5 7 (18.92%) SCOM

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Moodle
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) Concordion
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Gradle
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) JBehave
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Release Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Build Manager
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Environment And Release Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Release Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Software Release Manager
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) REST
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) JSON
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Document Management
7 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
6 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.70%) EMIR
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) FortiGate
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
1 7 (18.92%) SCOM
1 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) F5
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
2 7 (18.92%) Juniper
2 7 (18.92%) NetApp
2 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
2 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.41%) Adobe
4 2 (5.41%) Blackboard
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.70%) Perforce
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Workday