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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 321 328
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 831 982 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 1.00% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 585 742 783
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88%  

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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -20 785 £52,500 +5.00% 108
London +8 326 £57,500 -8.00% 53
South East +28 145 £47,250 -0.52% 15
East of England +26 112 £50,000 - 7
South West +28 74 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Surrey +73 69 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Yorkshire +33 63 £40,000 +6.66% 11
City of London +23 48 £67,500 +10.65% 18
West Yorkshire +28 42 £44,000 +17.33% 9
North West -79 40 £50,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire -17 33 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Leeds +23 31 £44,000 +17.33% 4
West Midlands -81 29 £53,000 +25.44% 6
Bedfordshire +22 25 £50,000 -13.79% 3
Scotland -1 25 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Gloucestershire +8 24 £46,750 -16.88%
Cambridge -6 24 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Reigate - 24 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire +11 23 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Berkshire -8 23 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Manchester -72 22 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Essex +11 21 £55,000 +34.14% 1
Wiltshire +18 19 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Woking +30 18 £38,000 -22.84% 1
Hertfordshire +4 18 £53,000 -1.39%
Reading +13 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cheshire - 15 £51,265 - 4
Edinburgh -6 13 £60,000 - 1
Hull - 13 £35,000 -
East Yorkshire - 13 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 658 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (30.97%) ITIL
3 473 (29.36%) Finance
4 405 (25.14%) Microsoft
5 372 (23.09%) SQL
6 320 (19.86%) .NET
7 309 (19.18%) Windows
8 305 (18.93%) SDLC
9 289 (17.94%) DevOps
10 280 (17.38%) SQL Server
11 277 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
12 275 (17.07%) Configuration Management
13 273 (16.95%) Change Management
14 269 (16.70%) C#
15 247 (15.33%) Java
16 240 (14.90%) Linux
17 228 (14.15%) Degree
18 210 (13.04%) QA
19 209 (12.97%) Team Foundation Server
20 204 (12.66%) Project Management
21 196 (12.17%) Test Automation
22 186 (11.55%) Oracle
23 185 (11.48%) Git (software)
24 184 (11.42%) TDD
25 183 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
26 176 (10.92%) Scrum
27 169 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
28 163 (10.12%) JavaScript
29 162 (10.06%) Banking
29 162 (10.06%) PowerShell

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
1 115 (7.14%) IIS
2 101 (6.27%) SharePoint
3 51 (3.17%) Confluence
4 45 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 39 (2.42%) JBoss
6 36 (2.23%) Apache
7 33 (2.05%) CMS
8 29 (1.80%) MS Exchange
9 27 (1.68%) Mule
10 25 (1.55%) EPiServer
11 24 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 23 (1.43%) Anypoint
13 21 (1.30%) Tomcat
14 18 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
15 17 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.87%) Skype for Business
17 11 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.68%) GlassFish
18 10 (0.62%) OpenEdge
19 8 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 97 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.062%) Blender
7 1 (0.062%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 44 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.68%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 11 (0.68%) Siebel CRM
3 10 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.62%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.31%) Magento
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.31%) PlanetPress Connect
7 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
8 4 (0.25%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 137 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (5.03%) SaaS
4 42 (2.61%) Office 365
5 26 (1.61%) IaaS
6 18 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 18 (1.12%) PaaS
7 17 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.81%) G Suite
9 12 (0.74%) GitHub
10 8 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.43%) Force.com
11 7 (0.43%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.25%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 3 (0.19%) Trello
13 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.23%) Firewall
2 48 (2.98%) Internet
3 41 (2.55%) DNS
3 41 (2.55%) SAN
4 34 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.99%) LAN
6 24 (1.49%) WAN
7 20 (1.24%) DHCP
7 20 (1.24%) HTTP
8 15 (0.93%) IP Telephony
9 14 (0.87%) Intranet
9 14 (0.87%) Skype
10 13 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.68%) SSL
11 11 (0.68%) VPN
12 9 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
13 8 (0.50%) Kerberos
14 7 (0.43%) Network Security
14 7 (0.43%) SSH
14 7 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.15%) MySQL
3 89 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 65 (4.03%) MongoDB
6 62 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 29 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (1.74%) OLAP
10 28 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
12 25 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.37%) Big Data
13 22 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.30%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
16 18 (1.12%) Couchbase
17 15 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 209 (12.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 185 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 125 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 117 (7.26%) JIRA
5 113 (7.01%) Subversion
6 107 (6.64%) Visual Studio
7 62 (3.85%) Maven
8 54 (3.35%) MSBuild
9 51 (3.17%) TeamCity
10 50 (3.10%) Selenium
11 46 (2.86%) Ant
12 31 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
14 26 (1.61%) Bitbucket
15 25 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
16 24 (1.49%) Appium
17 23 (1.43%) Gradle
18 22 (1.37%) Eclipse
19 20 (1.24%) JUnit
19 20 (1.24%) Mercurial
General
1 473 (29.36%) Finance
2 162 (10.06%) Banking
3 145 (9.00%) Retail
4 65 (4.03%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 36 (2.23%) Back Office
7 33 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.80%) Publishing
9 27 (1.68%) Marketing
10 23 (1.43%) Legal
11 16 (0.99%) Law
12 12 (0.74%) Front Office
13 9 (0.56%) Games
14 8 (0.50%) Advertising
14 8 (0.50%) Electronics
14 8 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.43%) Automotive
15 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 326 (20.24%) Developer
2 208 (12.91%) Analyst
3 178 (11.05%) Release Manager
4 111 (6.89%) .NET Developer
4 111 (6.89%) C# Developer
5 96 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 92 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 79 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 75 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 68 (4.22%) Architect
10 63 (3.91%) Change Manager
11 62 (3.85%) Software Developer
12 59 (3.66%) Project Manager
13 58 (3.60%) Software Engineer
14 57 (3.54%) IT Manager
15 53 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
16 50 (3.10%) Service Manager
16 50 (3.10%) Support Engineer
17 41 (2.55%) Senior Developer
18 40 (2.48%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (19.86%) .NET
2 135 (8.38%) ASP.NET
3 131 (8.13%) HTML
4 119 (7.39%) Web Services
5 117 (7.26%) CSS
6 109 (6.77%) XML
7 95 (5.90%) AngularJS
8 88 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (4.72%) RESTful
10 72 (4.47%) HTML5
11 70 (4.35%) JSON
12 68 (4.22%) jQuery
12 68 (4.22%) WCF
13 67 (4.16%) .NET Framework
14 64 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 63 (3.91%) SOAP
16 58 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 53 (3.29%) Spring
18 48 (2.98%) REST
19 47 (2.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 183 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 84 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.05%) Fintech
7 32 (1.99%) Virtual Team
8 30 (1.86%) User Experience
9 27 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 25 (1.55%) CMDB
11 21 (1.30%) PMI
12 17 (1.06%) Clustering
13 15 (0.93%) PKI
14 14 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.81%) Derivative
16 11 (0.68%) Replication
17 10 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
17 10 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 309 (19.18%) Windows
2 240 (14.90%) Linux
3 134 (8.32%) Unix
4 93 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 54 (3.35%) Android
6 42 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 39 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.61%) CentOS
10 24 (1.49%) Solaris
11 18 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.81%) Debian
12 13 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.50%) AIX
13 8 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.37%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (30.97%) ITIL
3 305 (18.93%) SDLC
4 289 (17.94%) DevOps
5 277 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
6 275 (17.07%) Configuration Management
7 273 (16.95%) Change Management
8 204 (12.66%) Project Management
9 196 (12.17%) Test Automation
10 184 (11.42%) TDD
11 176 (10.92%) Scrum
12 169 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 157 (9.75%) Software Engineering
14 148 (9.19%) Service Delivery
15 146 (9.06%) MVC
16 144 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 129 (8.01%) Service Management
18 128 (7.95%) Mentoring
19 125 (7.76%) Problem Management
20 105 (6.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 372 (23.09%) SQL
2 269 (16.70%) C#
3 247 (15.33%) Java
4 163 (10.12%) JavaScript
5 162 (10.06%) PowerShell
6 146 (9.06%) Python
7 88 (5.46%) Bash Shell
8 83 (5.15%) Perl
9 79 (4.90%) T-SQL
10 71 (4.41%) C++
11 62 (3.85%) VB.NET
12 53 (3.29%) Ruby
13 49 (3.04%) PHP
14 47 (2.92%) C
15 44 (2.73%) PL/SQL
16 35 (2.17%) XPath
17 34 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.80%) Apex Code
19 27 (1.68%) VB
20 20 (1.24%) R
Qualifications
1 228 (14.15%) Degree
2 107 (6.64%) ITIL Certification
3 55 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 37 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.86%) PMI Certification
7 27 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (1.43%) ISEB
9 17 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 17 (1.06%) PMP
10 16 (0.99%) MCSE
11 13 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.74%) CCNP
12 12 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.74%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.43%) APMP
15 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (13.04%) QA
2 91 (5.65%) SLA
3 25 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.12%) PMO
5 12 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.062%) Basel III
11 1 (0.062%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.062%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.062%) UCITS
System Software
1 117 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.55%) Docker
4 25 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.12%) vSphere
6 14 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.68%) NFS
7 11 (0.68%) XenApp
8 9 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.50%) KVM
10 7 (0.43%) iptables
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.31%) vCloud
13 4 (0.25%) Firmware
13 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.19%) Squid
15 2 (0.12%) ClearTrust
15 2 (0.12%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (5.90%) Puppet
2 88 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (4.66%) Ansible
4 37 (2.30%) SCCM
5 26 (1.61%) SCOM
6 20 (1.24%) Nagios
7 19 (1.18%) Terraform
8 17 (1.06%) WSUS
9 14 (0.87%) Control-M
10 11 (0.68%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.62%) Salt
12 8 (0.50%) CloudHub
13 7 (0.43%) CFEngine
13 7 (0.43%) Pingdom
14 6 (0.37%) Grafana
15 5 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
16 4 (0.25%) Graylog
16 4 (0.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 405 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 186 (11.55%) Oracle
3 111 (6.89%) VMware
4 54 (3.35%) IBM
5 51 (3.17%) SAP
6 50 (3.10%) Cisco
7 44 (2.73%) HP
8 41 (2.55%) Citrix
8 41 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (2.17%) MuleSoft
10 29 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 29 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 28 (1.74%) Atlassian
12 25 (1.55%) Talend
13 24 (1.49%) OpenText
13 24 (1.49%) Tableau
13 24 (1.49%) webMethods
14 23 (1.43%) WSO2
15 18 (1.12%) Google
15 18 (1.12%) Remedy
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
I3
Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Salary: From £38,754 to £43,834 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
octopus
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + On Call Allowance + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus pension and health insurance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Starbuck James
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago