A Software Release Manager earns an average salary of C$92,829 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$59,814 - C$107,901
C$60K
C$84K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$84,288
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90%
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Salary C$59,814 - C$107,901
Bonus C$1,700 - C$12,365
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C$60,249 - C$124,212
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Software Release Manager

Software release managers manage all aspects of software release activities. They are in charge of planning and coordinating among several development departments to ensure a proper release schedule and that all requirements are met before release. Software release managers actively participate in review sessions, approve completed portions as needed, and facilitate communication channels between engineering and software development staff to ensure idea and process alignment. They define release schedules and adhere to company procedures in all tasks. One of the software release manager's main functions includes solving technical and logistical issues as they arise. They also use their technical expertise to participate in functionality meetings and suggest changes to satisfy business and client needs. Software release managers develop a comprehensive plan to track and integrate multiple inputs, provide direction to internal teams, and conduct status reviews to ensure approval from upper management.

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Software Release Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate across software development groups to ensure teams understand their goals and are meeting them according to the agreed metrics.
  • Identify and document successes and challenges in release cycles to improve future processes.
  • Track and document bug resolution efforts and trends, highlighting positive and negative trends for future release practices.
  • Derive test plans from stakeholder input and communicate the details effectively to development teams.

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Key Stats for Software Release Manager

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Software Release Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
C$88,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 10%