£40,887
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The average pay for a Software Release Manager is £40,887 per year.

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£29,308 - £70,237
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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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Pay by Experience Level for Software Release Manager

Pay by Experience for a Software Release Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Release Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Release Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤44,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Software Release Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤57,000 based on 12 salaries. A Software Release Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤60,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

41%

National Average: £41,226

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Key Stats for Software Release Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Software Release Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
₤41,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Software Release Manager Salaries


Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
▲2%

National Average
₤41,000

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 42%