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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 310 337
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 787 1069 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.02% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.16% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 588 817 741
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.70%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in the UK

Release Management
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 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
England -10 750 £52,500 +5.00% 87
London -22 314 £59,250 +3.04% 41
South East +57 135 £51,250 +4.06% 9
East of England +57 102 £47,500 -3.06% 10
City of London +23 66 £55,000 +0.91% 19
South West +44 64 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Yorkshire +33 62 £47,500 +13.09% 10
West Yorkshire +20 58 £47,500 +13.09% 8
Leeds +36 48 £48,750 +21.87% 6
Surrey +75 45 £60,000 +25.00% 2
North West -47 45 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +17 35 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Hampshire +33 34 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Watford +17 29 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Manchester -54 25 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +15 22 £61,250 +21.04% 2
West Midlands -43 21 £53,500 +21.59% 4
Bedfordshire +33 19 £52,500 -2.77% 2
Somerset +9 19 £34,000 -28.79% 1
Scotland +3 19 £50,375 +18.52% 2
Bristol -14 16 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wiltshire +33 15 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Woking +22 14 £33,000 -30.52%
Cambridgeshire +18 14 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Norfolk -1 14 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Redhill - 14 £60,500 -
Cambridge +15 13 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Liverpool +6 13 £45,000 -
Merseyside -6 13 £45,000 +8.30%
Essex +16 12 £51,500 +25.60% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 647 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (31.15%) ITIL
3 485 (29.11%) Finance
4 417 (25.03%) Microsoft
5 371 (22.27%) SQL
6 310 (18.61%) SDLC
7 300 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
8 297 (17.83%) .NET
9 296 (17.77%) Change Management
10 294 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 290 (17.41%) Configuration Management
12 286 (17.17%) DevOps
13 280 (16.81%) Java
14 271 (16.27%) QA
15 261 (15.67%) Windows
16 252 (15.13%) C#
17 238 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 226 (13.57%) JavaScript
19 219 (13.15%) Linux
20 214 (12.85%) Web Services
21 209 (12.55%) Project Management
22 207 (12.42%) TDD
23 206 (12.36%) MVC
24 193 (11.58%) Oracle
25 190 (11.40%) XML
26 189 (11.34%) ASP.NET
27 177 (10.62%) HTML
28 176 (10.56%) Service Delivery
29 157 (9.42%) Service Management
29 157 (9.42%) Analytical Skills

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 93 (5.58%) CMS
2 81 (4.86%) IIS
3 71 (4.26%) EPiServer
4 68 (4.08%) JBoss
5 62 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 62 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 55 (3.30%) Apache
7 40 (2.40%) Confluence
8 34 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 33 (1.98%) Apache ServiceMix
10 32 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 31 (1.86%) Mule
12 29 (1.74%) MS Exchange
13 27 (1.62%) Anypoint
14 23 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (0.96%) Skype for Business
16 12 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 152 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.30%) MS Office
3 21 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.72%) MS Project
5 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.54%) Simulink
7 1 (0.060%) Blender
Business Applications
1 35 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 10 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
5 8 (0.48%) Radian6
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.30%) PlanetPress Connect
8 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.24%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.24%) Magento
8 4 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 4 (0.24%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.12%) HFM
9 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 79 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.70%) SaaS
4 29 (1.74%) Office 365
5 21 (1.26%) IaaS
6 18 (1.08%) PaaS
7 15 (0.90%) GitHub
8 14 (0.84%) Force.com
9 11 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.60%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.54%) G Suite
11 9 (0.54%) Heroku
12 6 (0.36%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.06%) Internet
2 73 (4.38%) Intranet
3 44 (2.64%) Firewall
4 33 (1.98%) DNS
5 25 (1.50%) SAN
6 22 (1.32%) LAN
7 19 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 19 (1.14%) WAN
8 14 (0.84%) Kerberos
9 13 (0.78%) HTTP
9 13 (0.78%) Network Security
9 13 (0.78%) Skype
10 12 (0.72%) DHCP
11 10 (0.60%) SSL
12 9 (0.54%) Profibus
13 6 (0.36%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.30%) AMQP
14 5 (0.30%) LDAP
14 5 (0.30%) MPLS
14 5 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 131 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 86 (5.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 82 (4.92%) MySQL
6 61 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 39 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (1.86%) NoSQL
11 25 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.02%) Big Data
15 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database
16 15 (0.90%) MarkLogic
17 12 (0.72%) DB2
17 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 238 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 149 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 145 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 119 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 102 (6.12%) Subversion
6 101 (6.06%) JIRA
7 56 (3.36%) Maven
8 54 (3.24%) Selenium
9 39 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
10 37 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 36 (2.16%) Ant
12 30 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (1.80%) MSBuild
13 27 (1.62%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.62%) JUnit
14 25 (1.50%) SonarQube
15 24 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
16 23 (1.38%) Hudson
17 20 (1.20%) Appium
18 17 (1.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 485 (29.11%) Finance
2 124 (7.44%) Banking
3 105 (6.30%) Retail
4 42 (2.52%) Marketing
4 42 (2.52%) Publishing
5 37 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.22%) Legal
6 32 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.44%) Back Office
8 19 (1.14%) Electronics
9 17 (1.02%) Front Office
10 15 (0.90%) Law
11 14 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.66%) Games
13 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.42%) Advertising
14 7 (0.42%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.30%) Billing
16 2 (0.12%) Local Government
16 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (19.39%) Developer
2 242 (14.53%) Analyst
3 177 (10.62%) Release Manager
4 141 (8.46%) .NET Developer
5 130 (7.80%) C# Developer
6 119 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (6.06%) Architect
8 97 (5.82%) Applications Support
9 78 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 77 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
11 64 (3.84%) Senior Developer
12 62 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
12 62 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 60 (3.60%) Service Manager
14 55 (3.30%) Project Manager
15 52 (3.12%) Java Developer
16 51 (3.06%) Applications Support Analyst
17 46 (2.76%) IT Manager
18 44 (2.64%) Support Engineer
19 43 (2.58%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (17.83%) .NET
2 214 (12.85%) Web Services
3 190 (11.40%) XML
4 189 (11.34%) ASP.NET
5 177 (10.62%) HTML
6 156 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 133 (7.98%) CSS
8 122 (7.32%) HTML5
9 111 (6.66%) .NET Framework
10 103 (6.18%) XSLT
11 94 (5.64%) RESTful
12 89 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 85 (5.10%) CSS3
13 85 (5.10%) jQuery
14 81 (4.86%) AngularJS
15 79 (4.74%) Spring
16 78 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 78 (4.68%) JSON
17 73 (4.38%) Entity Framework
18 65 (3.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 86 (5.16%) User Experience
4 67 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 41 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.40%) Fintech
8 30 (1.80%) CMDB
8 30 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.32%) Clustering
10 20 (1.20%) PMI
11 19 (1.14%) Replication
12 17 (1.02%) PKI
13 16 (0.96%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.66%) Equities
15 10 (0.60%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.60%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 8 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 261 (15.67%) Windows
2 219 (13.15%) Linux
3 137 (8.22%) Unix
4 102 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 52 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (2.82%) Android
7 45 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 35 (2.10%) CentOS
8 35 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.56%) Solaris
11 13 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.60%) AIX
13 9 (0.54%) VxWorks
13 9 (0.54%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.36%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (31.15%) ITIL
3 310 (18.61%) SDLC
4 300 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
5 296 (17.77%) Change Management
6 290 (17.41%) Configuration Management
7 286 (17.17%) DevOps
8 209 (12.55%) Project Management
9 207 (12.42%) TDD
10 206 (12.36%) MVC
11 176 (10.56%) Service Delivery
12 157 (9.42%) Service Management
13 155 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 142 (8.52%) Scrum
15 134 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 132 (7.92%) Software Engineering
17 129 (7.74%) OO
18 121 (7.26%) Mentoring
18 121 (7.26%) Web Development
19 116 (6.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 371 (22.27%) SQL
2 280 (16.81%) Java
3 252 (15.13%) C#
4 226 (13.57%) JavaScript
5 153 (9.18%) PowerShell
6 124 (7.44%) Python
7 88 (5.28%) XPath
8 74 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 74 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 68 (4.08%) PHP
10 58 (3.48%) Perl
11 57 (3.42%) Ruby
12 54 (3.24%) VB.NET
13 53 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 50 (3.00%) C
15 38 (2.28%) VB
16 32 (1.92%) C++
17 22 (1.32%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.90%) VBA
18 15 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (9.24%) Degree
2 88 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 86 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
4 55 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 35 (2.10%) ISEB
6 30 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.74%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.20%) PMP
10 19 (1.14%) APMP
10 19 (1.14%) ISTQB
11 17 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.60%) MCSA
12 10 (0.60%) MCSD
12 10 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.48%) CCNP
13 8 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (16.27%) QA
2 96 (5.76%) SLA
3 19 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.90%) PMO
5 9 (0.54%) COBIT
6 8 (0.48%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.30%) SDET
9 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.060%) Basel III
11 1 (0.060%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.060%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.060%) MiFID
11 1 (0.060%) UCITS
System Software
1 95 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.92%) Docker
4 24 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.20%) vSphere
6 16 (0.96%) XenApp
7 14 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.48%) NFS
11 6 (0.36%) iptables
11 6 (0.36%) KVM
11 6 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.18%) Firmware
12 3 (0.18%) Squid
12 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.12%) Xen
14 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 67 (4.02%) Puppet
2 56 (3.36%) Ansible
3 54 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (2.28%) SCCM
5 30 (1.80%) SCOM
6 25 (1.50%) WSUS
7 21 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (1.20%) Nagios
9 17 (1.02%) Terraform
10 11 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (0.54%) Salt
12 8 (0.48%) Control-M
12 8 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.36%) vRealize
14 5 (0.30%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.30%) Perfmon
14 5 (0.30%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.24%) Grafana
15 4 (0.24%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 417 (25.03%) Microsoft
2 193 (11.58%) Oracle
3 95 (5.70%) HP
4 92 (5.52%) VMware
5 78 (4.68%) SAP
6 62 (3.72%) IBM
7 44 (2.64%) Atlassian
8 41 (2.46%) MuleSoft
9 39 (2.34%) Talend
10 36 (2.16%) Citrix
10 36 (2.16%) WSO2
11 31 (1.86%) webMethods
12 29 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.68%) Red Hat
14 27 (1.62%) Cisco
15 23 (1.38%) SolarWinds
16 22 (1.32%) NetApp
17 20 (1.20%) Remedy
17 20 (1.20%) ServiceNow
18 17 (1.02%) Sybase
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £140,000 per annum Excellent base + variable + benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 20% Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
L'OREAL UK LTD
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday