The median annual salary for a Release Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Release Manager
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 206 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Manager 14 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 0
Median salary £47,500 £33,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.74% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% -21.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3557 4304 4918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.85% 96.92% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3568 3933
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in West Yorkshire

Release Manager
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Release Manager in West Yorkshire

Release Manager
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Manager in West Yorkshire

Release Manager
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +32 13 £47,500 +35.71%
Release Manager
Yorkshire

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 28 (82.35%) Release Management
2 24 (70.59%) Finance
3 22 (64.71%) ITIL
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) Change Management
6 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 12 (35.29%) Banking
6 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (35.29%) High Availability
7 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (29.41%) Service Management
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL V3
9 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
9 9 (26.47%) ITSM
10 8 (23.53%) DevOps
10 8 (23.53%) Line Management
11 5 (14.71%) Windows
11 5 (14.71%) Project Management
12 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
12 4 (11.76%) Product Management
12 4 (11.76%) Coaching
12 4 (11.76%) SDLC
12 4 (11.76%) Planning and Forecasting
13 3 (8.82%) Games
14 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
14 2 (5.88%) Degree
14 2 (5.88%) QA

Release Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Release Management
2 22 (64.71%) ITIL
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Change Management
5 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 12 (35.29%) High Availability
5 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL V3
6 10 (29.41%) Service Management
7 9 (26.47%) ITSM
7 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
8 8 (23.53%) DevOps
8 8 (23.53%) Line Management
9 5 (14.71%) Project Management
10 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Coaching
10 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.76%) Product Management
10 4 (11.76%) SDLC
10 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA