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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 152 161
Rank change year-on-year -34 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 20 93 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 1.51% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.71% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 41
Median salary £53,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.59% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,977
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.70%  

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 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Coventry +10 7 £72,500 +64.77%
Shropshire -1 5 £53,500 +87.71%
Staffordshire +13 2 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Birmingham +11 2 £32,500 -5.10%
Wolverhampton +9 2 £55,000 +73.22%
Worcestershire - 2 £53,000 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) SDLC
4 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.86%) .NET
4 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
4 15 (25.86%) CSS
4 15 (25.86%) MVC
5 14 (24.14%) Finance
5 14 (24.14%) C#
5 14 (24.14%) HTML
6 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.69%) Oracle
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.97%) Subversion
8 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
9 10 (17.24%) Web Services
9 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
9 10 (17.24%) Change Control
10 9 (15.52%) Profibus
10 9 (15.52%) Coverity
10 9 (15.52%) Confluence
10 9 (15.52%) SonarQube
10 9 (15.52%) Issue Tracking
10 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
10 9 (15.52%) V-Model
10 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo

Release Management
Top Related 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 9 (15.52%) Confluence
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) OpenEdge
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
1 9 (15.52%) Simulink
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Profibus
2 8 (13.79%) LAN
3 7 (12.07%) WAN
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) BGP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) DHCP
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.72%) MPLS
5 1 (1.72%) PABX
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) TACACS
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
2 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Subversion
2 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (15.52%) JIRA
3 9 (15.52%) SonarQube
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) Gradle
5 2 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) C# Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Applications Support
3 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Support Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Support
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Support Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Logistics Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Head of Development
6 4 (6.90%) ITSM Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
1 15 (25.86%) CSS
2 14 (24.14%) HTML
3 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.24%) Web Services
5 9 (15.52%) WCF
6 8 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.34%) ADO.NET
8 6 (10.34%) Ajax
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (10.34%) Backbone.js
8 6 (10.34%) JSON
8 6 (10.34%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) HTML5
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
10 4 (6.90%) XSLT
11 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.17%) CSS3
11 3 (5.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) VxWorks
2 7 (12.07%) Unix
3 6 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) SDLC
3 15 (25.86%) MVC
4 13 (22.41%) ITIL
5 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
7 10 (17.24%) Change Control
8 9 (15.52%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (15.52%) Logistics
8 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Requirements Management
8 9 (15.52%) TDD
8 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.52%) V-Model
8 9 (15.52%) Wealth Management
9 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.79%) Service Management
10 7 (12.07%) OO
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) C
3 9 (15.52%) MATLAB
3 9 (15.52%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) COBOL
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.90%) XPath
7 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) MCSD
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.34%) PMP
3 4 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) RHCE
5 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) IEC 61508
2 4 (6.90%) COBIT
3 3 (5.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) Cacti
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) SELinux
1 1 (1.72%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle
3 9 (15.52%) Atlassian
3 9 (15.52%) Coverity
4 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.72%) Ariba
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) F5
7 1 (1.72%) Intel
7 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
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