Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 249 174
Rank change year-on-year -24 -75 +64
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 55 83 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.72% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.81% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 137
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,125 £24,000 £27,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +26 24 £47,500 +5.56%
Coventry +9 11 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Staffordshire -7 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Shropshire -9 4 - - 1
Solihull -3 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Warwickshire -29 3 £48,750 +8.33%
Walsall +5 2 £33,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £55,000 -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Incident Management
2 18 (32.73%) ITIL
3 15 (27.27%) Change Management
4 14 (25.45%) Windows
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) Cisco
6 12 (21.82%) Service Management
6 12 (21.82%) Finance
7 11 (20.00%) Subversion
8 10 (18.18%) Degree
8 10 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) LAN
9 9 (16.36%) Java
9 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
9 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
10 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
10 8 (14.55%) Unix
10 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.55%) Presales
11 7 (12.73%) C
11 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.73%) Validation
11 7 (12.73%) Internet
11 7 (12.73%) Project Management
11 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery

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 6 (10.91%) Confluence
2 5 (9.09%) JBoss
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (7.27%) Simulink
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Exstream
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) LAN
2 7 (12.73%) Internet
3 6 (10.91%) WAN
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.27%) DHCP
5 4 (7.27%) Profibus
5 4 (7.27%) VPN
5 4 (7.27%) Wireless
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 3 (5.45%) MPLS
6 3 (5.45%) WLAN
7 2 (3.64%) BGP
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.64%) SMS
8 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.82%) QlikView
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Subversion
2 5 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 5 (9.09%) JBehave
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) JMeter
2 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 5 (9.09%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 5 (9.09%) WATIR
2 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Consultant
2 5 (9.09%) Developer
2 5 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 5 (9.09%) QA Engineer
2 5 (9.09%) Tester
3 4 (7.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (7.27%) Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
3 4 (7.27%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (7.27%) Integration Consultant
3 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Software Tester
3 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Flash
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) J2ME
3 2 (3.64%) JSP
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) ISPF
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) EPoS
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Unix
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.27%) VxWorks
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Incident Management
2 18 (32.73%) ITIL
3 15 (27.27%) Change Management
4 12 (21.82%) Service Management
5 10 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
7 8 (14.55%) Presales
8 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
8 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Validation
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) BDD
10 5 (9.09%) Change Control
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) C
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (9.09%) Python
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.45%) C#
8 2 (3.64%) Delphi
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) COBOL
9 1 (1.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.82%) JCL
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) IEC 61508
2 4 (7.27%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
2 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.27%) Coverity
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.64%) F5
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) AppSense
6 1 (1.82%) Capita
6 1 (1.82%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.82%) Intel
6 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) QNX
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) VMware