Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 230 266
Rank change year-on-year -11 +36 -23
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 91 116 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 1.14% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.25% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 98 73
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.88% +13.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,675 £34,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,760 £70,625 £71,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,495 9,307 9,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.17% 91.48% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,688 8,214
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,175
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +24 27 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Cornwall +21 22 £38,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 19 £55,000 +20.88% 2
Somerset +13 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire -21 10 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Devon +12 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Dorset -29 1 - - 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 39 (42.86%) ITIL
2 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) Process Improvement
4 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 27 (29.67%) SQL
6 26 (28.57%) DevOps
7 25 (27.47%) QA
7 25 (27.47%) Finance
8 23 (25.27%) Degree
8 23 (25.27%) Mentoring
9 21 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
9 21 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
11 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
12 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
12 16 (17.58%) ETL
13 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (16.48%) Service Delivery
13 15 (16.48%) Incident Management
14 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
14 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
14 14 (15.38%) Change Management
15 13 (14.29%) Cognos
15 13 (14.29%) C
15 13 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
16 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
16 12 (13.19%) JIRA

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 7 (7.69%) Confluence
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.20%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Extranet
1 2 (2.20%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (12.09%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
5 3 (3.30%) GIS
6 2 (2.20%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JIRA
2 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.10%) Ant
6 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.10%) dbdeploy
6 1 (1.10%) Gradle
6 1 (1.10%) Hudson
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Service Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Release Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Research Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Software Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Development Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Software Development Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Development Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Software Development Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) RESTful
3 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) JSON
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) POSIX
3 1 (1.10%) Symfony
3 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.89%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (3.30%) Fintech
6 3 (3.30%) VHDL
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) ITIL
2 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) Process Improvement
4 26 (28.57%) DevOps
5 23 (25.27%) Mentoring
6 21 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
7 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.58%) ETL
9 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (16.48%) Incident Management
9 15 (16.48%) Service Delivery
10 14 (15.38%) Change Management
10 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.09%) Data Governance
12 11 (12.09%) Scrum
12 11 (12.09%) Test Planning
12 11 (12.09%) V-Model
12 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.67%) SQL
3 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 13 (14.29%) C
5 10 (10.99%) Python
6 8 (8.79%) PHP
7 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.69%) Java
8 3 (3.30%) C#
8 3 (3.30%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.49%) MCSA
5 5 (5.49%) MCSE
5 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.40%) CEH
6 4 (4.40%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.47%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) GDPR
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) PMO
4 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Firmware
1 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Cognos
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) Atlassian
4 7 (7.69%) HP
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) Veeam
6 1 (1.10%) VMware