Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 208 266
Rank change year-on-year -48 +58 +12
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 89 134 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 1.29% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.40% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 41 106 70
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,760 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9,911 9,549 9,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.58% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,152 7,874 8,261
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Cornwall - 37 £45,000 -
Bristol +4 24 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Gloucestershire -19 9 £45,500 - 4
Wiltshire -37 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset -2 3 £55,000 +44.74% 2
Devon +6 1 £57,500 +51.32%
Dorset -31 1 - - 2
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 51 (57.30%) ITIL
2 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
2 42 (47.19%) Degree
3 39 (43.82%) Process Improvement
4 38 (42.70%) QA
5 37 (41.57%) SQL
6 35 (39.33%) Mentoring
7 33 (37.08%) Management Information System
7 33 (37.08%) Business Process Improvement
8 24 (26.97%) DevOps
9 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
9 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (23.60%) Service Delivery
11 18 (20.22%) Finance
12 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
13 16 (17.98%) Driving Licence
13 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
13 16 (17.98%) Time Management
14 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
15 14 (15.73%) JIRA
16 13 (14.61%) PowerShell
16 13 (14.61%) Service Management
16 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (13.48%) Project Management
17 12 (13.48%) C
18 11 (12.36%) Scrum
18 11 (12.36%) Integration Testing
18 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
18 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (11.24%) Change Management

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 (7.87%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) iPaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Extranet
1 2 (2.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.62%) Big Data
5 4 (4.49%) GIS
6 2 (2.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.25%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) QGIS
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) SQLite
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) JIRA
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.49%) Selenium
5 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.37%) Subversion
5 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.25%) Maven
6 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) dbdeploy
7 1 (1.12%) Gradle
7 1 (1.12%) Hudson
7 1 (1.12%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Law
3 2 (2.25%) Local Government
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Analyst
2 29 (32.58%) IT Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Research Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Service Analyst
5 12 (13.48%) Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Release Manager
7 6 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Product Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Product Owner
9 4 (4.49%) DevOps Manager
9 4 (4.49%) FPGA Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) VHDL Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Analytics Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Data Analytics Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
1 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
1 5 (5.62%) CSS
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
1 5 (5.62%) jQuery
2 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.49%) Ember.js
2 4 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.37%) Aurelia
3 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.37%) LINQ
3 3 (3.37%) RequireJS
3 3 (3.37%) RESTful
3 3 (3.37%) WCF
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.08%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.98%) Driving Licence
3 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.99%) iPhone
5 4 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.49%) Fintech
5 4 (4.49%) VHDL
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
4 2 (2.25%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) ITIL
2 39 (43.82%) Process Improvement
3 35 (39.33%) Mentoring
4 33 (37.08%) Business Process Improvement
5 24 (26.97%) DevOps
6 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (23.60%) Service Delivery
8 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.98%) Time Management
9 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
10 13 (14.61%) Service Management
11 12 (13.48%) Project Management
12 11 (12.36%) Integration Testing
12 11 (12.36%) Scrum
12 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
12 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (11.24%) Change Management
14 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (10.11%) User Stories
15 8 (8.99%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
2 37 (41.57%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) PowerShell
4 12 (13.48%) C
5 10 (11.24%) C#
6 9 (10.11%) Python
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Java
9 2 (2.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.12%) Delphi
10 1 (1.12%) Pascal
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.12%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (47.19%) Degree
2 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.25%) CEH
6 2 (2.25%) ISEB
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.25%) MCSA
6 2 (2.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) CIPD
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (42.70%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) EMIR
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Firmware
1 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) Graylog
2 1 (1.12%) Nagios
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.62%) Cognos
4 4 (4.49%) HP
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Capita
6 1 (1.12%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter