Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 130 136
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 32 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.56% 0.89% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.00% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 17
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £18,800 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £48,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1848 2309 2352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.01% 88.98% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1973 1977
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Wales

Release Management
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Wales

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Wales

Release Management
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
South Wales +48 30 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
2 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Service Management
4 9 (28.13%) Process Improvement
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (25.00%) QA
5 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.88%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) PaaS
6 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.88%) IaaS
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) React
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) MySQL
7 6 (18.75%) Unix
7 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.63%) jQuery
8 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (12.50%) CMS
1 4 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) IaaS
1 7 (21.88%) PaaS
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.25%) G Suite
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.13%) Ingres
6 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) MSTest
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.13%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management Advisor
3 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) React
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (12.50%) RequireJS
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) Java EE
6 2 (6.25%) JPA
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) OSGi
7 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
7 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 2 (6.25%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (6.25%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Process Improvement
4 9 (28.13%) Service Management
5 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
7 5 (15.63%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Code Coverage
8 4 (12.50%) Kanban
8 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CITP
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Actian
5 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.13%) Perforce
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Talend