The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England / South West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 195 215
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 66 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.00% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 30
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,750 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,840 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.53% +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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4713 5088 5344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.36% 88.26% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3870 4198 4368
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Release Management
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the South West

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the South West over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the South West

Release Management
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Wiltshire +36 22 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Somerset +3 20 £34,000 -20.93%
Bristol -15 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Gloucestershire +2 8 £40,000 -37.25%
Devon -9 1 £45,000 -33.33%
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.03%) PowerShell
3 36 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 36 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (28.21%) SDLC
5 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
6 31 (26.50%) C
6 31 (26.50%) .NET
7 30 (25.64%) ASP.NET
7 30 (25.64%) Automated Testing
8 29 (24.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
10 27 (23.08%) ITIL
10 27 (23.08%) Scrum
10 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 27 (23.08%) Unit Testing
11 26 (22.22%) Service Management
12 25 (21.37%) Service Delivery
12 25 (21.37%) SQL
12 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (21.37%) DevOps
13 23 (19.66%) SC Cleared
14 21 (17.95%) PHP
15 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
15 20 (17.09%) Visual Studio
15 20 (17.09%) TDD
15 20 (17.09%) MVC
15 20 (17.09%) Visual Studio Team System
15 20 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (12.82%) IIS
2 13 (11.11%) Confluence
3 11 (9.40%) Apache
4 9 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.84%) Alfresco
5 8 (6.84%) JBoss
5 8 (6.84%) Joomla!
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.84%) GitHub
3 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) G Suite
5 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.84%) MS Access
4 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.71%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.85%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Ingres
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (17.09%) Visual Studio
2 20 (17.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 19 (16.24%) JIRA
4 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.26%) Maven
5 12 (10.26%) Subversion
6 8 (6.84%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.13%) Selenium
8 4 (3.42%) Ant
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.85%) JMeter
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.85%) MSI
9 1 (0.85%) NUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) Release Manager
3 18 (15.38%) Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.27%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.27%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Head of Delivery
9 5 (4.27%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Release Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Salesforce Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.50%) .NET
2 30 (25.64%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.24%) HTML
3 19 (16.24%) Web Services
3 19 (16.24%) XML
4 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.26%) Hibernate
5 12 (10.26%) Spring
6 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.40%) Backbone.js
6 11 (9.40%) WCF
7 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.55%) jQuery
8 9 (7.69%) JPA
8 9 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 9 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
9 8 (6.84%) Ajax
9 8 (6.84%) Dojo
9 8 (6.84%) RESTful
9 8 (6.84%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.27%) CMDB
4 2 (1.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.55%) Linux
4 9 (7.69%) Unix
5 8 (6.84%) Android
5 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Fedora
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) VMS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (28.21%) SDLC
4 30 (25.64%) Automated Testing
5 27 (23.08%) ITIL
5 27 (23.08%) Scrum
5 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 27 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 26 (22.22%) Service Management
7 25 (21.37%) DevOps
7 25 (21.37%) Service Delivery
8 20 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (17.09%) MVC
8 20 (17.09%) TDD
9 19 (16.24%) Software Delivery
10 16 (13.68%) Change Management
10 16 (13.68%) User Stories
11 15 (12.82%) Line Management
12 13 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 13 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.50%) C
4 25 (21.37%) SQL
5 21 (17.95%) PHP
6 18 (15.38%) Java
7 14 (11.97%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.97%) Python
8 13 (11.11%) C#
9 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (6.84%) Apex Code
10 8 (6.84%) Delphi
10 8 (6.84%) Pascal
10 8 (6.84%) VBA
11 5 (4.27%) XPath
11 5 (4.27%) XQuery
12 2 (1.71%) Perl
13 1 (0.85%) C++
13 1 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.66%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.98%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) MCSD
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ACCA
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) EXIN
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) iptables
3 1 (0.85%) KVM
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Nagios
2 4 (3.42%) Graylog
3 3 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.85%) Salt
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 13 (11.11%) HP
3 8 (6.84%) IBM
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.71%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) RedGate
5 1 (0.85%) Remedy
5 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.85%) Talend
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago