Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 105 128
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 49 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.42% 1.49% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.61% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 18
Wales median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.29% -15.15% +13.79%
10th Percentile £34,625 £18,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,760 £55,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 1,809 1,801 2,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.20% 92.50% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 1,554 2,025
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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
Mid Wales +9 20 - -
South Wales -15 18 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North Wales - 7 £57,500 -
West Wales - 4 £65,985 -
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 30 (61.22%) SQL
2 27 (55.10%) ITIL
3 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 25 (51.02%) Mentoring
4 22 (44.90%) Process Improvement
5 21 (42.86%) QA
6 20 (40.82%) Degree
6 20 (40.82%) Management Information System
6 20 (40.82%) Business Process Improvement
7 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.41%) Scrum
9 9 (18.37%) Time Management
9 9 (18.37%) DevOps
9 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
9 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
10 8 (16.33%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) Java
11 7 (14.29%) .NET
11 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
12 6 (12.24%) TDD
12 6 (12.24%) SAP
12 6 (12.24%) Change Management
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) User Experience
12 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (12.24%) Deployment Automation
13 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing

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 3 (6.12%) Liferay
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 3 (6.12%) IaaS
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Extranet
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
2 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.20%) MorphX
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) GitLab
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
4 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Interactive Media
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) IT Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Service Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Research Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Release Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.08%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Principal Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (2.04%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) ODBC
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.12%) Java EE
4 3 (6.12%) JPA
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 3 (6.12%) OSGi
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.08%) WCF
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) XSLT
6 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) ITIL
2 25 (51.02%) Mentoring
3 22 (44.90%) Process Improvement
4 20 (40.82%) Business Process Improvement
5 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) Scrum
7 9 (18.37%) DevOps
7 9 (18.37%) Time Management
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) Change Management
9 6 (12.24%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.24%) TDD
10 5 (10.20%) CRM
10 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
10 5 (10.20%) ERP
10 5 (10.20%) Logistics
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) X++
5 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) XPath
7 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) GDPR
2 3 (6.12%) PMO
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) SAP
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) VMware