The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
England / South East
Rank 366 436 431
Rank change year-on-year +70 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 23 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 20
Median salary £56,250 £43,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £51,450
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £72,500
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 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 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 27 March 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 27 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
Berkshire +41 10 £37,500 -
Surrey - 8 £56,250 -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +22 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 28 (65.12%) Release Management
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
3 14 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.26%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Degree
6 8 (18.60%) Change Management
7 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.28%) SDLC
8 6 (13.95%) People Management
8 6 (13.95%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.63%) .NET
9 5 (11.63%) JIRA
9 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.63%) SaaS
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.30%) iPad
10 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
10 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
10 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
10 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
10 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
10 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
10 4 (9.30%) SLA

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Release Management
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) SDLC
7 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 6 (13.95%) People Management
7 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
9 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.30%) Validation
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.65%) Information Security
11 2 (4.65%) ITSM
11 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Salt
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
1 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.33%) Snow
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