The median annual salary for a Release Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank - 234 194
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 15
Median salary - £44,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4575 5918 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.87% 96.37% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4813 4169
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the West Midlands

Release Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in the West Midlands

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Release Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL