Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 260 257
Rank change year-on-year +63 -3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 144 88 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.38% 0.79% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.89% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 114 68 76
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £68,750 £50,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 9447 9834 10543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.44% 88.21% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7832 8160 8737
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +53 38 £47,500 +18.75%
Gloucestershire +23 37 £46,750 -10.95%
Somerset +18 34 £42,000 -1.18% 2
Bristol -26 22 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Devon -4 11 £38,000 -20.83%
Dorset +19 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.64%) SDLC
3 39 (27.08%) PowerShell
4 38 (26.39%) Microsoft
5 36 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 34 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (22.92%) Scrum
7 33 (22.92%) Software Engineering
8 32 (22.22%) ITIL
9 31 (21.53%) .NET
10 28 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
11 27 (18.75%) Degree
11 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.75%) DevOps
12 26 (18.06%) SQL
13 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (17.36%) Software Delivery
14 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 24 (16.67%) Windows
15 23 (15.97%) JIRA
15 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
16 22 (15.28%) Oracle
16 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (14.58%) Service Management
17 21 (14.58%) Unit Testing
18 20 (13.89%) C
19 19 (13.19%) C#
19 19 (13.19%) HTML
19 19 (13.19%) XML

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 16 (11.11%) Confluence
2 13 (9.03%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.33%) Apache
3 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.94%) IIS
5 8 (5.56%) Anypoint
5 8 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 8 (5.56%) Mule
5 8 (5.56%) Mule ESB
5 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.78%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.78%) JBoss
7 4 (2.78%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.39%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.78%) GitHub
4 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.08%) SaaS
4 3 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) G Suite
5 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.25%) MySQL
4 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.47%) MS Access
6 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.39%) Big Data
8 2 (1.39%) Ingres
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.69%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (15.97%) JIRA
3 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (9.03%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.03%) Maven
4 13 (9.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.25%) JUnit
6 8 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.56%) Gradle
6 8 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 8 (5.56%) Subversion
7 7 (4.86%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.78%) Selenium
10 3 (2.08%) InstallShield
10 3 (2.08%) MSI
10 3 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Electronics
2 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.78%) Marketing
2 4 (2.78%) Retail
2 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.39%) Military
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Release Manager
2 29 (20.14%) Developer
3 26 (18.06%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) AWS Software Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.47%) Applications Manager
8 5 (3.47%) Change and Release Manager
8 5 (3.47%) Change Manager
8 5 (3.47%) Development Manager
8 5 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Release Analyst
8 5 (3.47%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.53%) .NET
2 28 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 19 (13.19%) HTML
3 19 (13.19%) XML
4 16 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 12 (8.33%) SOAP
5 12 (8.33%) Spring
5 12 (8.33%) Web Services
5 12 (8.33%) WSDL
5 12 (8.33%) XSLT
6 11 (7.64%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.94%) CSS
7 10 (6.94%) REST
8 9 (6.25%) Visualforce
9 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (5.56%) J2EE
9 8 (5.56%) RAML
9 8 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.47%) Renewable Energy
4 4 (2.78%) CMDB
5 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.39%) Replication
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (8.33%) Linux
3 11 (7.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.78%) Android
5 4 (2.78%) Unix
6 3 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) CentOS
7 1 (0.69%) Fedora
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.64%) SDLC
3 36 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 34 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (22.92%) Scrum
5 33 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 32 (22.22%) ITIL
7 27 (18.75%) DevOps
8 25 (17.36%) Software Delivery
9 21 (14.58%) Service Management
9 21 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 18 (12.50%) MVC
10 18 (12.50%) User Stories
11 17 (11.81%) Change Management
12 16 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 16 (11.11%) TDD
13 15 (10.42%) Waterfall
14 14 (9.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 26 (18.06%) SQL
3 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.89%) C
5 19 (13.19%) C#
6 17 (11.81%) Java
7 12 (8.33%) XPath
8 10 (6.94%) PHP
8 10 (6.94%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.25%) Apex Code
9 9 (6.25%) Groovy
9 9 (6.25%) Python
9 9 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.47%) VBA
12 4 (2.78%) Delphi
12 4 (2.78%) Pascal
12 4 (2.78%) VB
12 4 (2.78%) XQuery
13 3 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.75%) Degree
3 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.08%) CITP
6 3 (2.08%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) CEH
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.39%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.39%) MCSA
7 2 (1.39%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) ACCA
8 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) EXIN
8 1 (0.69%) HND
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) Docker
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) iptables
4 1 (0.69%) KVM
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) CloudHub
2 6 (4.17%) Puppet
3 4 (2.78%) Ansible
3 4 (2.78%) Graylog
3 4 (2.78%) Nagios
3 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.28%) Oracle
3 12 (8.33%) IBM
4 9 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.86%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.47%) Remedy
8 4 (2.78%) HP
8 4 (2.78%) SAP
8 4 (2.78%) VMware
9 2 (1.39%) Telerik
10 1 (0.69%) CA
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.69%) Cognos
10 1 (0.69%) Google
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.69%) RedGate
10 1 (0.69%) Talend
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