The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 428 420
Rank change year-on-year +78 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 30 14 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.077% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.079% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 37
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -26.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £36,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £80,000 £70,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the South East

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in the South East

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 13 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £63,750 -
Berkshire +21 5 £41,250 -48.43%
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 36 (69.23%) ITIL
2 29 (55.77%) Release Management
3 25 (48.08%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (46.15%) Project Management
4 24 (46.15%) Finance
5 20 (38.46%) SDLC
6 15 (28.85%) Degree
7 14 (26.92%) Change Management
8 10 (19.23%) ITIL V3
9 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) Validation
11 7 (13.46%) SQL
11 7 (13.46%) Time Management
12 6 (11.54%) SaaS
12 6 (11.54%) PMO
12 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
12 6 (11.54%) Windows
12 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
13 5 (9.62%) QA
13 5 (9.62%) C#
13 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
14 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
14 4 (7.69%) Problem Management

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.77%) OLAP
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.85%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) ITIL
2 29 (55.77%) Release Management
3 24 (46.15%) Project Management
4 20 (38.46%) SDLC
5 14 (26.92%) Change Management
6 10 (19.23%) ITIL V3
7 8 (15.38%) Validation
8 7 (13.46%) Time Management
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 3 (5.77%) Change Control
12 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.77%) SOA
12 3 (5.77%) Workflow
13 2 (3.85%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.77%) VB
5 3 (5.77%) VB6
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PMO
2 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Salt
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Snow
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