Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 323 328
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1829 1947 2139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1519 1631
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158285 175244 190972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125396 146177 155973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the UK

Release Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the UK

Release Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the UK

Release Management
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 August 2017. 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
England +23 1732 £52,500 +5.00% 127
UK excluding London -5 976 £49,500 +10.00% 92
London +36 819 £60,000 - 43
South East +38 264 £52,500 +5.00% 20
North of England +11 257 £42,500 -5.56% 33
East of England +48 204 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Yorkshire +84 153 £41,000 +9.33% 18
South West +40 131 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North West -75 98 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Midlands -122 76 £53,000 +24.71% 12
West Midlands -85 54 £53,000 +29.27% 10
Scotland -11 43 £57,500 +15.00% 5
East Midlands -63 22 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Wales +6 21 £31,825 -33.00% 3
North East +19 6 £37,500 -32.74% 2

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, 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 with a requirement for Release Management.

1 711 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (36.80%) Finance
3 567 (31.00%) ITIL
4 445 (24.33%) Microsoft
5 392 (21.43%) SQL
6 358 (19.57%) Java
7 347 (18.97%) Change Management
8 346 (18.92%) Windows
9 345 (18.86%) DevOps
10 337 (18.43%) Banking
11 319 (17.44%) SDLC
12 313 (17.11%) .NET
13 309 (16.89%) Linux
14 300 (16.40%) Retail
15 298 (16.29%) Configuration Management
16 297 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
17 279 (15.25%) QA
18 278 (15.20%) C#
19 264 (14.43%) SQL Server
20 255 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
21 252 (13.78%) Asset Management
22 246 (13.45%) Project Management
23 243 (13.29%) Investment Banking
24 239 (13.07%) Python
25 238 (13.01%) Degree
26 234 (12.79%) Test Automation
27 228 (12.47%) Wealth Management
28 226 (12.36%) Oracle
29 213 (11.65%) Unix
30 207 (11.32%) JavaScript

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 111 (6.07%) IIS
2 109 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 107 (5.85%) Confluence
4 75 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 67 (3.66%) Apache
6 36 (1.97%) DataSynapse
7 35 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.80%) JBoss
9 31 (1.69%) CMS
10 29 (1.59%) EPiServer
11 23 (1.26%) WebLogic
12 22 (1.20%) MS Exchange
13 20 (1.09%) Mule
14 19 (1.04%) Anypoint
15 17 (0.93%) GlassFish
16 14 (0.77%) NServiceBus
17 11 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (0.55%) Mule ESB
19 8 (0.44%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 106 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) Simulink
7 1 (0.055%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 50 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.04%) SAP CO
2 19 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 19 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (0.77%) Siebel CRM
4 11 (0.60%) SAP SRM
5 10 (0.55%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.49%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.38%) Magento
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.11%) Exstream
10 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 171 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (4.70%) SaaS
4 39 (2.13%) Office 365
5 24 (1.31%) IaaS
6 22 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 19 (1.04%) PaaS
8 12 (0.66%) GitHub
9 10 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.49%) G Suite
11 7 (0.38%) Force.com
12 6 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.22%) iPaaS
15 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.47%) Firewall
2 58 (3.17%) SAN
3 47 (2.57%) Internet
4 43 (2.35%) DNS
5 42 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 38 (2.08%) SSL
7 36 (1.97%) LAN
8 28 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (1.31%) WAN
10 23 (1.26%) HTTP
10 23 (1.26%) VPN
11 22 (1.20%) DHCP
12 16 (0.87%) Intranet
13 12 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
13 12 (0.66%) VoIP
14 11 (0.60%) IP Telephony
15 10 (0.55%) LDAP
15 10 (0.55%) Skype
16 9 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
16 9 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 99 (5.41%) MySQL
3 93 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 82 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 82 (4.48%) OLAP
6 79 (4.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 74 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.86%) Big Data
11 29 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 24 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.26%) Couchbase
16 20 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.82%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 195 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 193 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 163 (8.91%) JIRA
4 152 (8.31%) Jenkins
5 137 (7.49%) Subversion
6 108 (5.90%) Visual Studio
7 91 (4.98%) TeamCity
8 86 (4.70%) Maven
9 61 (3.34%) MSBuild
10 57 (3.12%) Selenium
11 41 (2.24%) Ant
12 37 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (1.97%) GCC
14 28 (1.53%) Gradle
15 26 (1.42%) Bitbucket
16 25 (1.37%) Cucumber
17 24 (1.31%) NUnit
18 22 (1.20%) Mercurial
19 21 (1.15%) Moq
19 21 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 673 (36.80%) Finance
2 337 (18.43%) Banking
3 300 (16.40%) Retail
4 243 (13.29%) Investment Banking
5 207 (11.32%) Retail Banking
6 82 (4.48%) Front Office
7 39 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 37 (2.02%) Back Office
9 24 (1.31%) Legal
9 24 (1.31%) Marketing
10 22 (1.20%) Law
11 20 (1.09%) Publishing
12 11 (0.60%) Electronics
12 11 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.49%) Advertising
13 9 (0.49%) Billing
13 9 (0.49%) Games
14 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 364 (19.90%) Developer
2 215 (11.76%) Analyst
3 182 (9.95%) Release Manager
4 127 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 106 (5.80%) .NET Developer
6 105 (5.74%) C# Developer
7 100 (5.47%) Applications Support
8 92 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 91 (4.98%) Support Analyst
10 84 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 75 (4.10%) Change Manager
12 70 (3.83%) Software Engineer
13 68 (3.72%) Service Manager
14 67 (3.66%) IT Engineer
15 64 (3.50%) IT Manager
16 62 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
17 61 (3.34%) Project Manager
18 53 (2.90%) Architect
18 53 (2.90%) Quantitative Developer
19 50 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (17.11%) .NET
2 142 (7.76%) HTML
3 128 (7.00%) CSS
4 117 (6.40%) ASP.NET
5 111 (6.07%) Web Services
6 107 (5.85%) AngularJS
7 90 (4.92%) XML
8 76 (4.16%) HTML5
9 70 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 69 (3.77%) jQuery
10 69 (3.77%) SOAP
11 68 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (3.66%) JSON
13 66 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 64 (3.50%) WCF
15 62 (3.39%) RESTful
16 60 (3.28%) REST
17 59 (3.23%) .NET Framework
18 52 (2.84%) Spring
19 48 (2.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 297 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 110 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 94 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
5 86 (4.70%) Linux Command Line
6 62 (3.39%) Data Centre
7 55 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 46 (2.52%) Derivative
9 37 (2.02%) Fintech
9 37 (2.02%) Market Risk
10 36 (1.97%) Exotic Derivative
11 33 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
12 32 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.53%) User Experience
14 26 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 24 (1.31%) Public Cloud
16 20 (1.09%) PMI
17 16 (0.87%) Clustering
17 16 (0.87%) CMDB
18 10 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 346 (18.92%) Windows
2 309 (16.89%) Linux
3 213 (11.65%) Unix
4 89 (4.87%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.73%) Android
6 41 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.53%) CentOS
10 22 (1.20%) Debian
10 22 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.71%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.66%) Solaris
13 11 (0.60%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.49%) AIX
15 8 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.27%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (31.00%) ITIL
3 347 (18.97%) Change Management
4 345 (18.86%) DevOps
5 319 (17.44%) SDLC
6 298 (16.29%) Configuration Management
7 255 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
8 252 (13.78%) Asset Management
9 246 (13.45%) Project Management
10 234 (12.79%) Test Automation
11 228 (12.47%) Wealth Management
12 185 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 176 (9.62%) Scrum
14 170 (9.29%) Service Delivery
15 169 (9.24%) Problem Management
16 161 (8.80%) TDD
17 156 (8.53%) Software Engineering
18 154 (8.42%) Service Management
19 139 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
20 136 (7.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 392 (21.43%) SQL
2 358 (19.57%) Java
3 278 (15.20%) C#
4 239 (13.07%) Python
5 207 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 157 (8.58%) C++
7 155 (8.47%) Perl
8 132 (7.22%) PowerShell
9 99 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 98 (5.36%) PL/SQL
11 84 (4.59%) Shell Script
12 70 (3.83%) R
13 57 (3.12%) VB.NET
14 55 (3.01%) T-SQL
15 52 (2.84%) Ruby
16 51 (2.79%) C
17 49 (2.68%) VB
18 42 (2.30%) VBScript
19 37 (2.02%) PHP
20 26 (1.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 238 (13.01%) Degree
2 120 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 55 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 50 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.42%) MCSE
8 25 (1.37%) PMI Certification
9 24 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.31%) DV Cleared
10 23 (1.26%) CCNP
10 23 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 19 (1.04%) ISEB
12 15 (0.82%) CCNA
12 15 (0.82%) PMP
13 13 (0.71%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.55%) CCIE
15 10 (0.55%) CCNP Voice
15 10 (0.55%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (15.25%) QA
2 121 (6.62%) SLA
3 28 (1.53%) PMO
4 21 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.22%) IEC 61508
10 4 (0.22%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.055%) Basel III
12 1 (0.055%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.055%) EMIR
12 1 (0.055%) MiFID
12 1 (0.055%) NIST 800
System Software
1 139 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 67 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.02%) Docker
4 27 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.82%) vSphere
7 10 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.44%) NFS
10 6 (0.33%) iptables
10 6 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.33%) XenApp
11 5 (0.27%) KVM
11 5 (0.27%) vCloud
12 4 (0.22%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.16%) Firmware
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.11%) ClearTrust
14 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 115 (6.29%) Puppet
2 94 (5.14%) Ansible
3 92 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (2.19%) SCCM
5 33 (1.80%) PowerBroker
6 25 (1.37%) Nagios
7 23 (1.26%) SCOM
8 22 (1.20%) Terraform
9 13 (0.71%) FortiGate
10 12 (0.66%) Salt
11 11 (0.60%) CloudHub
12 10 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
12 10 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
13 8 (0.44%) Control-M
13 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.44%) Pingdom
14 6 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.33%) WSUS
15 5 (0.27%) Packer
15 5 (0.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 445 (24.33%) Microsoft
2 226 (12.36%) Oracle
3 106 (5.80%) VMware
4 72 (3.94%) Cisco
4 72 (3.94%) SAP
5 44 (2.41%) IBM
6 40 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 38 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 36 (1.97%) Citrix
9 35 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (1.75%) SolarWinds
10 32 (1.75%) Splunk
11 27 (1.48%) OpenText
12 26 (1.42%) HP
12 26 (1.42%) Tableau
13 25 (1.37%) MuleSoft
14 23 (1.26%) Murex
14 23 (1.26%) Remedy
14 23 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 22 (1.20%) CheckPoint