The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 132 154
Rank change year-on-year -74 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 27 119 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 1.95% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 2.20% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 64 54
Median salary £53,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.44% +12.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £28,150 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Release Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Release Management in the West Midlands

Release Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Release Management in the West Midlands

Release Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +3 6 £53,000 +32.50%
Shropshire -9 5 £53,500 +91.07% 2
Birmingham -25 5 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Coventry -23 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Warwickshire -3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Walsall +7 2 £33,500 -8.21%
Release Management
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 16 (34.04%) Windows
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) LAN
4 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (21.28%) Java
5 10 (21.28%) OpenEdge
5 10 (21.28%) WAN
6 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) DevOps
7 8 (17.02%) Project Management
8 7 (14.89%) Logistics
8 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (14.89%) COBOL
8 7 (14.89%) PMP
8 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
8 7 (14.89%) Business Process Modelling
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.77%) SLA
9 6 (12.77%) Internet
9 6 (12.77%) SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.64%) Information Security
10 5 (10.64%) Scrum
10 5 (10.64%) Wireless

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (21.28%) OpenEdge
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.26%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) LAN
2 10 (21.28%) WAN
3 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (12.77%) Internet
5 5 (10.64%) Wireless
6 4 (8.51%) DHCP
6 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) Bluetooth
7 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 3 (6.38%) WLAN
8 2 (4.26%) BGP
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (4.26%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.26%) Firewall
8 2 (4.26%) MPLS
8 2 (4.26%) Profibus
8 2 (4.26%) SAN
8 2 (4.26%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.38%) Automotive
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) OpenEdge Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Progress Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Support Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Systems Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Systems Support
3 7 (14.89%) Systems Support Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Logistics Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Head of Development
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Head of Application Development
6 3 (6.38%) Head of Applications
6 3 (6.38%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) ISPF
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) MVS
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Business Process Modelling
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.89%) Logistics
5 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.64%) Information Security
7 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 3 (6.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) COBOL
3 6 (12.77%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) C
4 5 (10.64%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) JCL
6 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
1 7 (14.89%) PMP
2 2 (4.26%) CCNA
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) MCSD
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 4 (8.51%) COBIT
3 2 (4.26%) IEC 61508
3 2 (4.26%) IEC 62304
3 2 (4.26%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (4.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Cacti
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) SELinux
1 1 (2.13%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Green Hills
3 3 (6.38%) Intel
3 3 (6.38%) QNX
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Coverity
4 2 (4.26%) F5
4 2 (4.26%) Juniper
4 2 (4.26%) Lotus
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.13%) Ariba
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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