The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £56,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Release Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 160 155
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 4 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.070% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.072% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Median salary £56,750 £40,000 £48,730
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.87% -17.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,150 £40,000 £64,100
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Scotland

Release Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in Scotland

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Glasgow +5 3 £56,750 +41.87%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow