Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Project Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Project Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1219 1304
Rank change year-on-year +49 +85 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Project Manager 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 8
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £48,125 £52,500 £32,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Release Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Release Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Release Project Manager in the UK

Release Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Release Project Manager in the UK

Release Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Project Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Project Manager in the UK

Release Project Manager
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +68 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
England +30 7 £57,500 -4.17% 1
North of England +9 3 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North West -17 3 £57,500 +9.52% 1
South East - 2 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £51,250 -
Midlands - 2 £51,250 -

Release Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Release Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Release Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) CMMI
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) RUP
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (14.29%) PMI
6 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) People Management

Release Project Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) CMMI
6 1 (14.29%) People Management
6 1 (14.29%) Product Management
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO