Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 242 252
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 97 102 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.97% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.09% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 68
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £54,500 £65,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +8.91% +1.00%

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 8,978 9,396 10,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.09% 89.47% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,371 7,788 8,697
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Wiltshire -6 26 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Gloucestershire +26 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bristol -22 17 £45,000 -30.77% 4
Somerset +6 15 £35,000 -7.89%
Cornwall - 4 £42,500 - 2
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) ITIL
3 42 (43.30%) Security Cleared
4 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
5 29 (29.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (28.87%) Service Management
7 26 (26.80%) Test Scripting
7 26 (26.80%) Test Automation
8 25 (25.77%) Waterfall
8 25 (25.77%) Incident Management
9 24 (24.74%) DevOps
10 23 (23.71%) Change Management
10 23 (23.71%) Integration Testing
11 22 (22.68%) Windows
11 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (21.65%) Scrum
12 21 (21.65%) V-Model
12 21 (21.65%) Degree
12 21 (21.65%) Test Planning
13 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
13 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
14 17 (17.53%) SharePoint
14 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (17.53%) Risk Management
14 17 (17.53%) JIRA
14 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.49%) Quality Management
15 16 (16.49%) Linux
15 16 (16.49%) Process Improvement
16 15 (15.46%) User Stories

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 17 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.43%) Confluence
3 9 (9.28%) Apache
4 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.12%) Anypoint
5 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.12%) Mule
5 4 (4.12%) Mule ESB
5 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.09%) CMS
6 3 (3.09%) Moodle
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.31%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
1 1 (1.03%) Skype
1 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) MySQL
3 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL Workbench
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) JIRA
2 7 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.15%) InstallShield
4 5 (5.15%) MSI
4 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.12%) Gradle
5 4 (4.12%) JUnit
5 4 (4.12%) Maven
5 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Electronics
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Military
5 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Tester
3 14 (14.43%) Technical Leader
4 13 (13.40%) Lead Tester
4 13 (13.40%) Technical Tester
5 10 (10.31%) Release Manager
6 9 (9.28%) Applications Specialist
7 8 (8.25%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.22%) IT Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) IT Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Implementation Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Digital Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Platform Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) REST
2 8 (8.25%) XML
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.19%) Spring
5 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.15%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.15%) JSON
5 5 (5.15%) SOAP
6 4 (4.12%) J2EE
6 4 (4.12%) JMS
6 4 (4.12%) RAML
6 4 (4.12%) WSDL
6 4 (4.12%) XSD
6 4 (4.12%) XSLT
7 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.09%) jQuery
8 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) iPhone
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.06%) VLE
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Windows
2 16 (16.49%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) ITIL
3 29 (29.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (28.87%) Service Management
5 26 (26.80%) Test Automation
5 26 (26.80%) Test Scripting
6 25 (25.77%) Incident Management
6 25 (25.77%) Waterfall
7 24 (24.74%) DevOps
8 23 (23.71%) Change Management
8 23 (23.71%) Integration Testing
9 21 (21.65%) Scrum
9 21 (21.65%) Test Planning
9 21 (21.65%) V-Model
10 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
11 17 (17.53%) Risk Management
12 16 (16.49%) Process Improvement
12 16 (16.49%) Quality Management
13 15 (15.46%) Manual Testing
13 15 (15.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.37%) C#
4 9 (9.28%) Java
4 9 (9.28%) PHP
5 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.25%) C
5 8 (8.25%) Python
5 8 (8.25%) SQL
6 7 (7.22%) VB
7 6 (6.19%) VBScript
8 4 (4.12%) Groovy
8 4 (4.12%) XPath
9 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.03%) C++
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (43.30%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.65%) Degree
3 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.40%) CEH
4 13 (13.40%) ISEB
4 13 (13.40%) ISTQB
4 13 (13.40%) MCSA
4 13 (13.40%) MCSE
5 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) CITP
8 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.06%) HND
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) PMO
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.25%) HP
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 4 (4.12%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.09%) Adobe
6 3 (3.09%) Blackboard
6 3 (3.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.03%) IFS
7 1 (1.03%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.03%) Teradata