The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 321 307 325
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 5 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.042% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 16
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Release Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the City of London region.

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Release Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Release Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) Hudson
6 3 (27.27%) Opsview
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) CruiseControl
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Nagios

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Release Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Release Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Mule
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Hudson
3 4 (36.36%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) CruiseControl
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Ant
6 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Groovy
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opsview
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (18.18%) TEOCO
1 2 (18.18%) CyberSource
2 1 (9.09%) Macrovision
2 1 (9.09%) Akamai
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos