Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 132 132
Rank change year-on-year +54 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 56 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.91% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.82% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 12
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £31,825 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.40% -33.00% +39.19%
10th Percentile £35,300 £25,875 £29,400
90th Percentile £68,760 £48,875 £52,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.61%

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 1,771 1,960 2,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.90% 90.74% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,663 1,961
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 - 34 - -
South Wales +19 18 £45,000 +41.40% 3
West Wales - 4 £65,985 -
Release Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 48 (85.71%) ITIL
2 40 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 40 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 37 (66.07%) Degree
4 36 (64.29%) Process Improvement
5 34 (60.71%) Business Process Improvement
5 34 (60.71%) QA
5 34 (60.71%) Management Information System
6 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.57%) Time Management
7 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 16 (28.57%) Driving Licence
8 12 (21.43%) Scrum
9 10 (17.86%) SAP
9 10 (17.86%) User Experience
10 8 (14.29%) TDD
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.29%) JIRA
11 7 (12.50%) DevOps
11 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.50%) Java
11 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (10.71%) PMO
12 6 (10.71%) HTML
12 6 (10.71%) CSS
12 6 (10.71%) Web Development
12 6 (10.71%) Subversion

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 (7.14%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) IaaS
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Extranet
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Maven
3 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Analyst
2 30 (53.57%) IT Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Research Analyst
4 14 (25.00%) Service Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Service Transition Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Change and Release Manager
9 1 (1.79%) SAP Developer
9 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow Developer
9 1 (1.79%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) HTML5
3 5 (8.93%) jQuery
4 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.14%) Java EE
4 4 (7.14%) JPA
4 4 (7.14%) OSGi
4 4 (7.14%) Spring
4 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.36%) React
5 3 (5.36%) RESTful
5 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (60.71%) Management Information System
2 16 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 10 (17.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (85.71%) ITIL
2 40 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 36 (64.29%) Process Improvement
4 34 (60.71%) Business Process Improvement
5 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (28.57%) Time Management
7 12 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.71%) Web Development
11 5 (8.93%) Change Management
12 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 4 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) C
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) XPath
5 1 (1.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 37 (66.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CITP
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (60.71%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) PMO
3 4 (7.14%) GDPR
4 3 (5.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) SAP
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow