The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Manager
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 237 251
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 23 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.12% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Median salary £45,000 £52,250 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.87% +25.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,250 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.33% -21.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5136 5115 5811
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.92% 97.61% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4343 4898
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the South West

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Manager in the South West.

Salary trend for Release Manager in the South West

Release Manager
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 Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -9 10 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 £45,000 -
Somerset - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Release Management
2 26 (72.22%) SDLC
3 5 (13.89%) Product Management
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (5.56%) CMDB
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) Finance
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Matrix Organization

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Release Management
2 26 (72.22%) SDLC
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Product Management
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree