Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 333 321
Rank change year-on-year +45 -12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 2069 1791 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.06% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1396 1759
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,875 £31,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.16%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +54 1971 £52,700 +0.38% 94
UK excluding London +22 1057 £47,500 - 64
London +68 978 £60,000 - 38
North of England +55 333 £46,500 +3.33% 24
South East +81 306 £49,500 +4.21% 17
Yorkshire +64 168 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East of England +7 160 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North West +26 153 £48,000 -4.00% 16
South West +28 107 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Midlands -49 87 £48,750 +8.33% 7
West Midlands -12 55 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Scotland -47 37 £47,500 -29.63% 5
Wales +23 33 £38,500 -9.41% 2
East Midlands -20 32 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North East +2 12 £38,531 -51.84% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 794 (38.38%) Finance
2 736 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
3 584 (28.23%) ITIL
4 517 (24.99%) Microsoft
5 455 (21.99%) SQL
6 445 (21.51%) Change Management
7 431 (20.83%) Linux
8 430 (20.78%) Java
9 427 (20.64%) Banking
10 421 (20.35%) Windows
11 405 (19.57%) DevOps
12 374 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
13 340 (16.43%) .NET
14 329 (15.90%) JavaScript
15 326 (15.76%) C#
16 320 (15.47%) Asset Management
17 307 (14.84%) Investment Banking
18 301 (14.55%) QA
19 300 (14.50%) Python
20 299 (14.45%) Wealth Management
21 292 (14.11%) SQL Server
22 281 (13.58%) Configuration Management
23 272 (13.15%) Retail Banking
24 259 (12.52%) Degree
25 257 (12.42%) Oracle
25 257 (12.42%) SDLC
26 255 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
27 246 (11.89%) Test Automation
28 245 (11.84%) Project Management
29 225 (10.87%) Unix

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
1 137 (6.62%) Confluence
2 132 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 119 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 109 (5.27%) IIS
5 103 (4.98%) Apache
6 50 (2.42%) CMS
7 46 (2.22%) DataSynapse
8 39 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 35 (1.69%) EPiServer
9 35 (1.69%) JBoss
10 30 (1.45%) Skype for Business
11 27 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 19 (0.92%) GlassFish
15 17 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.63%) nginx
17 13 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 113 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) Simulink
6 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.097%) Moqups
8 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 58 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.82%) SAP CO
2 17 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 17 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.53%) SAP SRM
4 10 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
6 8 (0.39%) Magento
7 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.19%) MetaTrader
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.14%) SAP MII
12 2 (0.097%) Endur
12 2 (0.097%) Exstream
12 2 (0.097%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 205 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.14%) SaaS
4 58 (2.80%) Office 365
5 28 (1.35%) IaaS
6 23 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 23 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 17 (0.82%) PaaS
8 15 (0.72%) GitHub
9 12 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.34%) npm
11 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.29%) Force.com
13 5 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 121 (5.85%) Firewall
2 69 (3.33%) Internet
2 69 (3.33%) SSL
3 58 (2.80%) SAN
4 55 (2.66%) DNS
5 48 (2.32%) LAN
6 46 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 43 (2.08%) VPN
8 40 (1.93%) HTTP
8 40 (1.93%) VoIP
9 34 (1.64%) Skype
9 34 (1.64%) WAN
10 28 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (1.26%) Intranet
12 23 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (1.11%) FTP
13 22 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (1.01%) DHCP
15 20 (0.97%) Unified Communications
16 15 (0.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 145 (7.01%) MySQL
3 123 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 119 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
5 100 (4.83%) OLAP
6 97 (4.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 87 (4.20%) MongoDB
8 68 (3.29%) NoSQL
8 68 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 65 (3.14%) Big Data
10 60 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 37 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 35 (1.69%) Couchbase
14 34 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
15 31 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 28 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
18 22 (1.06%) QlikView
18 22 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 201 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 196 (9.47%) JIRA
3 181 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 148 (7.15%) Jenkins
5 142 (6.86%) Subversion
6 109 (5.27%) TeamCity
7 108 (5.22%) Visual Studio
8 100 (4.83%) Maven
9 57 (2.75%) MSBuild
10 46 (2.22%) GCC
11 44 (2.13%) Selenium
12 39 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 35 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 35 (1.69%) Mercurial
14 33 (1.59%) Ant
15 29 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
16 27 (1.30%) Gradle
17 25 (1.21%) Bitbucket
18 23 (1.11%) Eclipse
19 19 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 794 (38.38%) Finance
2 427 (20.64%) Banking
3 307 (14.84%) Investment Banking
4 272 (13.15%) Retail Banking
5 104 (5.03%) Front Office
6 64 (3.09%) Retail
7 49 (2.37%) Legal
8 48 (2.32%) Law
9 39 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.40%) Back Office
11 17 (0.82%) Advertising
11 17 (0.82%) Games
12 16 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.68%) Electronics
13 14 (0.68%) Marketing
14 12 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.48%) Billing
16 9 (0.43%) Automotive
17 8 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 449 (21.70%) Developer
2 231 (11.16%) Analyst
3 190 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 165 (7.97%) Release Manager
5 127 (6.14%) C# Developer
6 126 (6.09%) .NET Developer
7 122 (5.90%) Senior Developer
8 108 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 101 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 97 (4.69%) Applications Support
11 87 (4.20%) Change Manager
12 78 (3.77%) Software Engineer
13 73 (3.53%) Quantitative Developer
14 71 (3.43%) IT Engineer
15 70 (3.38%) Operations Engineer
16 68 (3.29%) Service Manager
17 64 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
18 55 (2.66%) IT Manager
19 49 (2.37%) Project Manager
20 48 (2.32%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (16.43%) .NET
2 177 (8.55%) HTML
3 168 (8.12%) CSS
4 156 (7.54%) Web Services
5 135 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 118 (5.70%) ASP.NET
7 96 (4.64%) jQuery
8 90 (4.35%) XML
9 88 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 83 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (3.82%) .NET Framework
12 77 (3.72%) REST
13 74 (3.58%) HTML5
13 74 (3.58%) JSON
14 70 (3.38%) Spring
15 68 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 67 (3.24%) RESTful
17 63 (3.04%) SOAP
18 59 (2.85%) React
19 58 (2.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 374 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 126 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
4 121 (5.85%) Linux Command Line
5 104 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 99 (4.78%) Data Centre
7 59 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (2.71%) Fintech
9 54 (2.61%) Derivative
10 49 (2.37%) User Experience
11 48 (2.32%) Market Risk
12 46 (2.22%) Exotic Derivative
13 29 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.11%) Clustering
15 20 (0.97%) CMDB
15 20 (0.97%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.82%) PMI
17 16 (0.77%) Wiki
18 15 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 431 (20.83%) Linux
2 421 (20.35%) Windows
3 225 (10.87%) Unix
4 121 (5.85%) Windows Server
5 73 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (2.80%) CentOS
7 57 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (2.08%) Android
8 43 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (1.88%) Debian
10 30 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 30 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 27 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.39%) AIX
14 8 (0.39%) Solaris
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.19%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (28.23%) ITIL
3 445 (21.51%) Change Management
4 405 (19.57%) DevOps
5 320 (15.47%) Asset Management
6 299 (14.45%) Wealth Management
7 281 (13.58%) Configuration Management
8 257 (12.42%) SDLC
9 255 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
10 246 (11.89%) Test Automation
11 245 (11.84%) Project Management
12 218 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 218 (10.54%) Scrum
13 205 (9.91%) Service Delivery
14 197 (9.52%) Problem Management
15 196 (9.47%) Service Management
16 177 (8.55%) Software Engineering
17 171 (8.26%) TDD
18 153 (7.39%) MVC
19 145 (7.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 455 (21.99%) SQL
2 430 (20.78%) Java
3 329 (15.90%) JavaScript
4 326 (15.76%) C#
5 300 (14.50%) Python
6 219 (10.58%) Perl
7 172 (8.31%) C++
8 159 (7.68%) PowerShell
9 129 (6.23%) PL/SQL
10 126 (6.09%) Shell Script
11 116 (5.61%) Bash Shell
12 90 (4.35%) R
13 67 (3.24%) VB
14 64 (3.09%) C
15 63 (3.04%) T-SQL
16 60 (2.90%) VBScript
17 51 (2.46%) Ruby
18 50 (2.42%) PHP
19 45 (2.17%) VB.NET
20 23 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 259 (12.52%) Degree
2 96 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.25%) ITIL Certification
4 63 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (2.32%) DV Cleared
6 43 (2.08%) MCSE
7 39 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.69%) CCNP
10 32 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 30 (1.45%) CCNA
12 26 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 19 (0.92%) CCIE
13 19 (0.92%) CCNP Voice
13 19 (0.92%) CCVP
13 19 (0.92%) ISTQB
14 18 (0.87%) MCSA
14 18 (0.87%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.77%) ISEB
15 16 (0.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (14.55%) QA
2 119 (5.75%) SLA
3 35 (1.69%) PMO
4 28 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.34%) COBIT
9 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.29%) FISMA
10 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.19%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.19%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.097%) GDPR
12 2 (0.097%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.048%) EMIR
System Software
1 179 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 97 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.55%) Docker
6 19 (0.92%) vSphere
7 17 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.43%) Firmware
10 8 (0.39%) iptables
10 8 (0.39%) Postfix
10 8 (0.39%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.34%) BIND 9
11 7 (0.34%) HDFS
11 7 (0.34%) Kamailio
11 7 (0.34%) XenApp
11 7 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 121 (5.85%) Puppet
2 90 (4.35%) Ansible
3 82 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (2.27%) SCCM
5 44 (2.13%) PowerBroker
6 32 (1.55%) Nagios
7 24 (1.16%) SCOM
8 21 (1.01%) Cisco IPCC
8 21 (1.01%) Terraform
9 19 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
9 19 (0.92%) FortiGate
10 17 (0.82%) WSUS
11 14 (0.68%) Salt
12 12 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.48%) CloudHub
14 8 (0.39%) Kibana
14 8 (0.39%) Perfmon
14 8 (0.39%) Pingdom
14 8 (0.39%) vRealize
15 7 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 517 (24.99%) Microsoft
2 257 (12.42%) Oracle
3 144 (6.96%) VMware
4 111 (5.36%) Cisco
5 83 (4.01%) SAP
6 71 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 63 (3.04%) Atlassian
8 35 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 34 (1.64%) Murex
10 33 (1.59%) ION Trading
11 32 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.55%) SolarWinds
11 32 (1.55%) Splunk
12 29 (1.40%) Citrix
13 28 (1.35%) HP
14 26 (1.26%) IBM
15 23 (1.11%) F5
15 23 (1.11%) ServiceNow
16 22 (1.06%) NetApp
16 22 (1.06%) Sun