The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 136 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £58,000 £49,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.36% -11.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £37,500 £52,492
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £51,000 £60,000
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 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 2227 2780 2960
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.82% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1808 1834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
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 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 25 March 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 +18 2 £58,000 +32.57%
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (16.67%) SAP