The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 246 243 248
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 14 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.26% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -17.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £43,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Release Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7015 7621 7238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.77% 95.87% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5870 6343 6195
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £50,000 +29.03%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £35,000 -37.77%
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (89.29%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Python
4 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) Internet
5 9 (32.14%) Internet of Things
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) Release Management
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) IIS
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.71%) DevOps
10 3 (10.71%) MSBuild

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
3 3 (10.71%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 2 (7.14%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) GCC
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) WCF
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) GWT
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Internet of Things
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Spread Betting
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Release Management
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
1 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase