Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 246 247
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 84 97 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.86% 0.97% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.06% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 79
South West median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +8.91%

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 9,038 9,109 9,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.69% 91.06% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,080 7,471 7,906
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +29 27 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Gloucestershire +13 19 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire -18 19 £49,500 +10.00% 4
Somerset +11 13 £55,000 +57.14%
Cornwall +24 5 - -
Devon - 1 £57,500 -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) ITIL
3 24 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
5 22 (26.19%) Change Management
6 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (22.62%) DV Cleared
7 19 (22.62%) V-Model
7 19 (22.62%) Waterfall
7 19 (22.62%) DevOps
7 19 (22.62%) Test Planning
8 17 (20.24%) Process Improvement
8 17 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (19.05%) Problem Management
9 16 (19.05%) ETL
9 16 (19.05%) Cognos
9 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 16 (19.05%) Finance
10 15 (17.86%) Scrum
10 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
11 14 (16.67%) Service Management
11 14 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 14 (16.67%) Data Governance
12 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
12 13 (15.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 13 (15.48%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Network Security
1 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 1 (1.19%) Broadband
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) LAN
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) VoIP
2 1 (1.19%) VPN
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.38%) Appium
5 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.10%) Test Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Service Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Release Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Software Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) JSON
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
1 13 (15.48%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) ITIL
3 24 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 22 (26.19%) Change Management
5 19 (22.62%) DevOps
5 19 (22.62%) Test Planning
5 19 (22.62%) V-Model
5 19 (22.62%) Waterfall
6 17 (20.24%) Process Improvement
6 17 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (19.05%) ETL
7 16 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 16 (19.05%) Problem Management
8 15 (17.86%) Scrum
8 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
9 14 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 14 (16.67%) Data Governance
9 14 (16.67%) Service Management
10 13 (15.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.10%) C
2 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.71%) SQL
4 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.33%) C++
4 7 (8.33%) Java
4 7 (8.33%) PHP
4 7 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) C#
6 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.62%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (15.48%) ISTQB
5 12 (14.29%) ISEB
6 8 (9.52%) Degree
7 6 (7.14%) MCSA
7 6 (7.14%) MCSE
7 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.95%) CEH
9 4 (4.76%) HND
10 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) COBIT
2 3 (3.57%) PMO
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Cognos
3 9 (10.71%) HP
4 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Sun
7 1 (1.19%) Veeam
7 1 (1.19%) VMware