The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 73
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.41% 0.83% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.98% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +20.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,500 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 407 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.52% 84.62% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 348 345
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Release Management
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Release Management in Watford

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Watford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 14 (36.84%) SDLC
4 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
4 13 (34.21%) Retail
5 10 (26.32%) Java
5 10 (26.32%) Unix
5 10 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
8 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco
8 7 (18.42%) CCNP
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) Meraki
8 7 (18.42%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Scrum
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) Oracle
10 5 (13.16%) Ant
10 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
10 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.16%) Selenium

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) IaaS
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) G Suite
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) BGP
2 2 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Ant
1 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) ClearQuest
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 13 (34.21%) Retail
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Release Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Release Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Environment Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
2 1 (2.63%) GWT
2 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.63%) Java EE
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 14 (36.84%) SDLC
4 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
5 10 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.79%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.53%) Data Management
10 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
10 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.89%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) CCNP
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco
1 7 (18.42%) Meraki
1 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.89%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) MuleSoft
4 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.89%) WSO2
5 2 (5.26%) AppSense
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.26%) Snow