Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 84 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 6 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.54% 1.60% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.72% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 18
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +49.12% -18.57%
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 955 1,048 1,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.35% 93.40% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 786 895 891
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20% +3.75%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Staffordshire

Release Management
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Release Management in Staffordshire

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Staffordshire

Release Management
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Stafford -2 4 £45,000 +2.86%
Release Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (66.67%) V-Model
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Coverity
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) Simulink
2 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) IEC 61508
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Profibus
2 4 (66.67%) SonarQube
2 4 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (66.67%) IEC 62304
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) SonarQube
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) IEC 61508
1 4 (66.67%) IEC 62304
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 4 (66.67%) Coverity
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft