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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 287 246
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 142 152 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.83% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.95% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123 126 174
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,825 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

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 12659 15948 18436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.76% 86.70% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10459 13388 14742
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Surrey +81 67 £57,500 -4.16% 5
Berkshire -4 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Hampshire +24 22 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Oxfordshire +23 10 £53,750 +8.58% 3
East Sussex +14 9 £42,000 -40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £58,750 - 1
Kent -9 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 107 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (37.37%) Microsoft
3 98 (34.88%) ITIL
4 82 (29.18%) Finance
5 69 (24.56%) SQL
5 69 (24.56%) DevOps
6 68 (24.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 63 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (21.71%) Windows
9 60 (21.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 57 (20.28%) Change Management
11 55 (19.57%) C#
11 55 (19.57%) Configuration Management
11 55 (19.57%) QA
12 51 (18.15%) Mentoring
13 49 (17.44%) Linux
14 47 (16.73%) .NET
15 38 (13.52%) SharePoint
15 38 (13.52%) TDD
16 37 (13.17%) CRM
16 37 (13.17%) BDD
17 36 (12.81%) SQL Server
17 36 (12.81%) Active Directory
18 35 (12.46%) Git (software)
18 35 (12.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 34 (12.10%) Dynamics CRM
19 34 (12.10%) MSBuild
20 33 (11.74%) ITIL V3
20 33 (11.74%) VB.NET
21 32 (11.39%) SaaS

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 38 (13.52%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.76%) IIS
3 9 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.85%) OpenEdge
5 7 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.14%) Drupal
6 6 (2.14%) SilverStripe
7 5 (1.78%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.07%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Apache
9 2 (0.71%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) CICS
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (12.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.39%) SaaS
2 29 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.63%) Office 365
5 10 (3.56%) IaaS
5 10 (3.56%) PaaS
6 6 (2.14%) G Suite
7 5 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.71%) Force.com
10 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) Firewall
2 14 (4.98%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.27%) DNS
4 10 (3.56%) Internet
5 9 (3.20%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (3.20%) IP Telephony
6 7 (2.49%) DHCP
7 6 (2.14%) SAN
8 5 (1.78%) NAS
8 5 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.78%) Skype
9 3 (1.07%) AMQP
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.71%) LAN
10 2 (0.71%) SMS
10 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.36%) FTP
11 1 (0.36%) VoIP
11 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.47%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.98%) MySQL
4 12 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.49%) Redis
6 3 (1.07%) DB2
6 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.71%) Looker
7 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.71%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) Ingres
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (24.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (12.46%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.10%) MSBuild
4 14 (4.98%) JIRA
5 12 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.27%) Subversion
6 10 (3.56%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.49%) HP UFT
8 5 (1.78%) Selenium
9 4 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.42%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.42%) Zephyr
10 3 (1.07%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.36%) Ant
11 1 (0.36%) Maven
11 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 82 (29.18%) Finance
2 19 (6.76%) Back Office
3 17 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.85%) Banking
5 5 (1.78%) Marketing
6 4 (1.42%) Electronics
6 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (22.42%) Developer
2 35 (12.46%) Analyst
3 31 (11.03%) Change Manager
3 31 (11.03%) CRM Developer
4 30 (10.68%) Release Manager
5 29 (10.32%) Applications Support
6 28 (9.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 25 (8.90%) .NET Developer
7 25 (8.90%) C# Developer
8 24 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (7.47%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 21 (7.47%) VB.NET Developer
10 20 (7.12%) IT Manager
10 20 (7.12%) Support Analyst
11 18 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (6.41%) IT Change Manager
12 15 (5.34%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (5.34%) SQL Support Analyst
13 13 (4.63%) Change and Release Manager
14 12 (4.27%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.73%) .NET
2 12 (4.27%) Web Services
3 9 (3.20%) XML
4 7 (2.49%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.49%) Symfony
5 6 (2.14%) HTML
5 6 (2.14%) REST
5 6 (2.14%) XML Schema
5 6 (2.14%) XSLT
6 5 (1.78%) jQuery
6 5 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (1.78%) WCF
7 4 (1.42%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.42%) Ajax
7 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.42%) CSS
8 3 (1.07%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.07%) JMS
8 3 (1.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.56%) Fintech
5 7 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.14%) Replication
6 6 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.78%) Clustering
7 5 (1.78%) CMDB
8 4 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.07%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) BYOD
10 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.71%) PMI
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.71%) Windows
2 49 (17.44%) Linux
3 11 (3.91%) Unix
4 9 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.49%) CentOS
5 7 (2.49%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.42%) Android
6 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.36%) VMS
8 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (34.88%) ITIL
3 69 (24.56%) DevOps
4 63 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (21.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 57 (20.28%) Change Management
7 55 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 51 (18.15%) Mentoring
9 38 (13.52%) TDD
10 37 (13.17%) BDD
10 37 (13.17%) CRM
11 35 (12.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (11.74%) ITIL V3
13 30 (10.68%) SOLID
14 29 (10.32%) Coaching
14 29 (10.32%) Incident Management
15 28 (9.96%) Test Automation
16 27 (9.61%) Project Management
17 26 (9.25%) Problem Management
17 26 (9.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.56%) SQL
2 55 (19.57%) C#
3 33 (11.74%) VB.NET
4 26 (9.25%) PowerShell
5 22 (7.83%) Perl
6 21 (7.47%) Bash Shell
6 21 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.47%) Python
7 19 (6.76%) Java
8 18 (6.41%) C++
9 12 (4.27%) Tcl
10 10 (3.56%) PHP
11 9 (3.20%) VB
12 7 (2.49%) VBScript
13 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.14%) XPath
14 4 (1.42%) Ruby
15 3 (1.07%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.07%) REXX
15 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.96%) ITIL Certification
2 27 (9.61%) Degree
3 17 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.27%) MCSE
6 6 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.07%) ISEB
8 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCIE
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) CCVP
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CNA
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (19.57%) QA
2 10 (3.56%) PMO
3 7 (2.49%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.14%) SLA
5 5 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (12.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.85%) Docker
4 7 (2.49%) vSphere
5 6 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.71%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) ACF2
7 1 (0.36%) RACF
Systems Management
1 24 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (6.76%) Ansible
3 17 (6.05%) Puppet
4 11 (3.91%) FortiGate
5 7 (2.49%) Pingdom
6 6 (2.14%) WSUS
7 3 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.07%) Terraform
7 3 (1.07%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.71%) vRealize
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 105 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.90%) Cisco
3 24 (8.54%) VMware
4 23 (8.19%) HP
5 19 (6.76%) Oracle
6 17 (6.05%) SAP
7 10 (3.56%) IBM
8 9 (3.20%) Citrix
9 8 (2.85%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.85%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.49%) New Relic
10 7 (2.49%) Zend
11 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.14%) Google
12 5 (1.78%) CA
12 5 (1.78%) Perforce
13 4 (1.42%) NetApp
14 3 (1.07%) Dell
14 3 (1.07%) LexisNexis
14 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
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