Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 111 78
Rank change year-on-year +25 -33 +42
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 34 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.50% 0.31% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.35% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 22
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +63.46% -45.83%
10th Percentile £31,000 £41,050 £19,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £42,950 £46,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1260 1151 985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 92.58% 87.93% 84.69%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1016 860
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,450
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Somerset

Release Management
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Somerset

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Somerset

Release Management
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Bath - 11 £50,000 - 2
Taunton +8 8 £75,000 +75.44%
Release Management
South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
2 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 18 (52.94%) .NET
4 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (47.06%) Scrum
5 16 (47.06%) Unit Testing
5 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
6 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio
8 13 (38.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (38.24%) Software Delivery
9 12 (35.29%) SDLC
10 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
10 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) DevOps
11 10 (29.41%) Line Management
12 9 (26.47%) C
13 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
14 7 (20.59%) IIS
14 7 (20.59%) Windows
14 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
15 6 (17.65%) ITIL
16 5 (14.71%) Degree
16 5 (14.71%) C#

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (20.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Release Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Change and Release Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Change Manager
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Chief Technology Officer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) WPF
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) WCF
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) WinForms
4 4 (11.76%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
3 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 16 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (38.24%) Software Delivery
5 12 (35.29%) SDLC
6 10 (29.41%) DevOps
6 10 (29.41%) Line Management
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Service Management
8 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Data Strategy
9 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (11.76%) Process Management
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
2 9 (26.47%) C
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.76%) XPath
4 4 (11.76%) XQuery
5 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
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