Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 299 334
Rank change year-on-year -37 +35 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 8 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.074% 0.36% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.37% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 4
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -13.88% +22.94%
10th Percentile £35,500 £42,500 £48,025
90th Percentile £56,100 £50,625 £56,450
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -17.39%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,413 9,997 10,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.96% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,679 8,321 9,035
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 June 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
Gloucestershire +23 4 £46,000 +2.22%
Wiltshire -5 3 £38,000 -15.56%
Bristol -29 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Release Manager job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Firmware
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (50.00%) VHDL
3 4 (50.00%) PLM
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (50.00%) PLM
3 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase