Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 221 281
Rank change year-on-year -23 +60 -26
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 105 116 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 1.14% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.25% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 58 80 61
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £60,000 £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 9,669 9,271 10,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.75% 91.25% 90.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,949 7,606 8,537
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,700 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 - 24 £45,000 -
Wiltshire -17 21 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Bristol -22 20 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Gloucestershire +25 16 £45,500 +13.75% 7
Somerset -6 7 £43,750 +28.68% 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 61 (58.10%) ITIL
2 42 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 39 (37.14%) Degree
4 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
4 32 (30.48%) Process Improvement
5 29 (27.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (27.62%) Integration Testing
6 28 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 28 (26.67%) DevOps
7 27 (25.71%) Service Delivery
8 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
9 25 (23.81%) Service Management
10 24 (22.86%) SQL
11 23 (21.90%) Windows
11 23 (21.90%) QA
12 22 (20.95%) Application Packaging
12 22 (20.95%) Test Automation
13 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (19.05%) Incident Management
14 20 (19.05%) Project Management
15 19 (18.10%) Change Management
15 19 (18.10%) Management Information System
15 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
15 19 (18.10%) Business Process Improvement
15 19 (18.10%) Waterfall
15 19 (18.10%) PowerShell
15 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
16 18 (17.14%) iPhone

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 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.52%) Confluence
3 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.95%) Drupal
5 1 (0.95%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.95%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (16.19%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Firewall
1 1 (0.95%) Skype
1 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) Big Data
5 2 (1.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL Workbench
6 1 (0.95%) QGIS
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) JIRA
2 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) InstallShield
2 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.76%) MSI
2 5 (4.76%) Selenium
3 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.90%) Subversion
6 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.95%) JMeter
6 1 (0.95%) Maven
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (41.90%) Analyst
2 19 (18.10%) IT Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Tester
4 12 (11.43%) Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Technical Leader
5 11 (10.48%) Lead Tester
5 11 (10.48%) Technical Tester
6 9 (8.57%) Research Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Release Manager
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
9 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Platform Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (6.67%) CSS
2 7 (6.67%) HTML
2 7 (6.67%) jQuery
3 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.76%) Ember.js
4 5 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (4.76%) SOAP
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.81%) Aurelia
5 4 (3.81%) Entity Framework
5 4 (3.81%) LINQ
5 4 (3.81%) RequireJS
5 4 (3.81%) WCF
6 2 (1.90%) CSS3
6 2 (1.90%) HTML5
6 2 (1.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (18.10%) Management Information System
3 18 (17.14%) iPhone
4 9 (8.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.90%) VHDL
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) ITIL
2 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.48%) Process Improvement
3 29 (27.62%) Integration Testing
3 29 (27.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (26.67%) DevOps
4 28 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 27 (25.71%) Service Delivery
6 25 (23.81%) Service Management
7 22 (20.95%) Application Packaging
7 22 (20.95%) Test Automation
8 20 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 20 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (19.05%) Project Management
9 19 (18.10%) Business Process Improvement
9 19 (18.10%) Change Management
9 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
9 19 (18.10%) Waterfall
10 18 (17.14%) Scrum
11 17 (16.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
2 24 (22.86%) SQL
3 19 (18.10%) PowerShell
4 12 (11.43%) C#
5 9 (8.57%) C
5 9 (8.57%) Python
6 8 (7.62%) PHP
7 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.71%) VB
8 5 (4.76%) VBScript
9 3 (2.86%) Java
10 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.95%) Java 8
11 1 (0.95%) Pascal
11 1 (0.95%) Perl
11 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (37.14%) Degree
3 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.48%) CEH
4 11 (10.48%) ISEB
4 11 (10.48%) ISTQB
4 11 (10.48%) MCSA
4 11 (10.48%) MCSE
5 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.95%) CIPD
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) PMO
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) EMIR
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.95%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP ALM
2 5 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) Graylog
3 1 (0.95%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.71%) Cognos
3 6 (5.71%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) VMware
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) Capita
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.95%) Sybase