The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 320 280
Rank change year-on-year +57 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 135 138 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 0.70% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.81% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 140
Median salary £51,250 £49,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.06% -1.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.70%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12927 17060 17753
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.14% 87.14% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10616 14363 14129
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey +75 45 £60,000 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +33 34 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Berkshire +15 22 £61,250 +21.04% 2
Oxfordshire +4 12 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £60,000 +69.01% 2
Kent +20 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Sussex +9 3 £48,000 +6.66%
East Sussex -9 3 £40,000 -42.85%
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 99 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.40%) Microsoft
3 69 (28.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (23.55%) Finance
5 54 (22.31%) ITIL
6 51 (21.07%) SQL
7 47 (19.42%) Configuration Management
7 47 (19.42%) QA
8 45 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (17.36%) Windows
10 41 (16.94%) Test Strategy
11 40 (16.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (16.53%) Mentoring
11 40 (16.53%) HP
12 37 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (14.46%) SAP
14 34 (14.05%) Test Scripting
15 33 (13.64%) DevOps
15 33 (13.64%) SDLC
16 31 (12.81%) Change Management
16 31 (12.81%) TDD
17 30 (12.40%) Project Management
17 30 (12.40%) Security Cleared
18 29 (11.98%) SC Cleared
18 29 (11.98%) BDD
18 29 (11.98%) MS Excel
19 28 (11.57%) .NET
19 28 (11.57%) Coaching
20 25 (10.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 25 (10.33%) C#

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.48%) Drupal
2 6 (2.48%) SilverStripe
3 5 (2.07%) Apache
3 5 (2.07%) JBoss
4 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.89%) SaaS
4 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.24%) IaaS
6 3 (1.24%) Office 365
7 2 (0.83%) Force.com
7 2 (0.83%) G Suite
7 2 (0.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) Internet
2 7 (2.89%) DNS
3 5 (2.07%) AMQP
3 5 (2.07%) LAN
3 5 (2.07%) WAN
4 3 (1.24%) Firewall
4 3 (1.24%) SMS
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.83%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.41%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.20%) MySQL
3 10 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.83%) Looker
7 2 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (28.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.26%) MSBuild
4 19 (7.85%) Subversion
5 15 (6.20%) JIRA
6 12 (4.96%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.72%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.31%) HP UFT
8 8 (3.31%) Selenium
8 8 (3.31%) Zephyr
9 4 (1.65%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.41%) MSI
10 1 (0.41%) NUnit
10 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 57 (23.55%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.13%) Marketing
4 8 (3.31%) Back Office
4 8 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.31%) Publishing
5 7 (2.89%) Electronics
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (19.01%) Developer
2 35 (14.46%) Analyst
3 30 (12.40%) Release Manager
4 22 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 19 (7.85%) CRM Developer
5 19 (7.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 17 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 16 (6.61%) Change Manager
8 15 (6.20%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.20%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.96%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.96%) Tester
10 11 (4.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 11 (4.55%) Change and Release Manager
10 11 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (4.13%) PHP Developer
11 10 (4.13%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.72%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.57%) .NET
2 15 (6.20%) AngularJS
3 13 (5.37%) Web Services
4 11 (4.55%) jQuery
5 9 (3.72%) JMS
6 8 (3.31%) Hibernate
6 8 (3.31%) Spring
7 7 (2.89%) JPA
8 6 (2.48%) Symfony
8 6 (2.48%) XML
8 6 (2.48%) XML Schema
8 6 (2.48%) XSLT
9 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.07%) Java EE
9 5 (2.07%) REST
9 5 (2.07%) Vaadin
10 4 (1.65%) JSON
10 4 (1.65%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.13%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.89%) CMDB
5 6 (2.48%) Replication
6 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.07%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.65%) iPad
8 3 (1.24%) Clustering
8 3 (1.24%) PMI
9 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.83%) AS400
9 2 (0.83%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.36%) Windows
2 19 (7.85%) Linux
3 8 (3.31%) Android
3 8 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.07%) Unix
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.41%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.31%) ITIL
3 47 (19.42%) Configuration Management
4 45 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (16.94%) Test Strategy
6 40 (16.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (16.53%) Mentoring
7 37 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (14.05%) Test Scripting
9 33 (13.64%) DevOps
9 33 (13.64%) SDLC
10 31 (12.81%) Change Management
10 31 (12.81%) TDD
11 30 (12.40%) Project Management
12 29 (11.98%) BDD
13 28 (11.57%) Coaching
14 25 (10.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (10.33%) CRM
15 23 (9.50%) Automated Testing
16 22 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.07%) SQL
2 25 (10.33%) C#
3 21 (8.68%) Java
4 20 (8.26%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.20%) PHP
7 12 (4.96%) Perl
8 11 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.55%) Python
9 9 (3.72%) C++
10 6 (2.48%) Ruby
10 6 (2.48%) VB
10 6 (2.48%) XPath
11 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.07%) VBScript
12 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.83%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.98%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.68%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (6.20%) Degree
5 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.48%) ISEB
7 5 (2.07%) MCSA
8 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.41%) CCSP
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) CISSP
10 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.41%) MCP
10 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (19.42%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) PMO
3 3 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) Firmware
4 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.13%) Ansible
2 6 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.48%) Puppet
3 5 (2.07%) Terraform
3 5 (2.07%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.83%) Salt
5 2 (0.83%) vRealize
5 2 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.53%) HP
3 35 (14.46%) SAP
4 21 (8.68%) Oracle
5 14 (5.79%) VMware
6 8 (3.31%) NetApp
7 6 (2.48%) Cisco
7 6 (2.48%) Juniper
7 6 (2.48%) Zend
8 5 (2.07%) Dell
8 5 (2.07%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (2.07%) Perforce
9 4 (1.65%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.24%) Snow
11 2 (0.83%) Google
11 2 (0.83%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.83%) Tableau
12 1 (0.41%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.41%) Blue Coat
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