The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 774 809 787
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 80 80 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.073% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.077% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 65 66 67
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Release Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Release Engineer Salary Trend in England

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Release Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +42 44 £48,000 +1.05% 3
East of England +18 16 £45,000 +20.00%
South West -4 10 £38,000 +22.58% 3
Yorkshire +8 3 £26,000 -40.90% 1
South East +2 3 £49,000 +3.15%
West Midlands -13 2 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands +1 1 £55,000 -
North West -8 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 70 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (40.69%) Windows
3 56 (38.62%) DevOps
4 52 (35.86%) Finance
5 48 (33.10%) Jenkins
6 46 (31.72%) Linux
7 42 (28.97%) Java
7 42 (28.97%) Python
7 42 (28.97%) Degree
8 41 (28.28%) .NET
9 39 (26.90%) Software Engineering
10 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (24.14%) PowerShell
12 32 (22.07%) TeamCity
12 32 (22.07%) Git (software)
13 31 (21.38%) Ant
14 30 (20.69%) Configuration Management
14 30 (20.69%) Maven
14 30 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (20.00%) Release Management
15 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 27 (18.62%) C#
17 25 (17.24%) IIS
18 24 (16.55%) QA
19 21 (14.48%) Bash Shell
19 21 (14.48%) C
19 21 (14.48%) UNIX
20 20 (13.79%) Financial Institution
20 20 (13.79%) Gradle
20 20 (13.79%) Amazon AWS

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 25 (17.24%) IIS
2 6 (4.14%) Umbraco
2 6 (4.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (4.14%) CMS
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) assyst
2 6 (4.14%) Tridion
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.28%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) Internet
2 5 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (1.38%) ATM
3 2 (1.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (33.10%) Jenkins
2 32 (22.07%) TeamCity
2 32 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 31 (21.38%) Ant
4 30 (20.69%) Maven
4 30 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (13.79%) Gradle
6 19 (13.10%) Subversion
7 18 (12.41%) JIRA
7 18 (12.41%) MSBuild
8 14 (9.66%) WebDriver
8 14 (9.66%) Selenium
9 10 (6.90%) CruiseControl
9 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (3.45%) Grunt
11 5 (3.45%) MSTest
12 4 (2.76%) InstallShield
13 3 (2.07%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.07%) Hudson
General
1 52 (35.86%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.45%) Back Office
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.28%) .NET
2 19 (13.10%) Web Services
3 13 (8.97%) XML
4 8 (5.52%) WCF
5 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.76%) WPF
6 4 (2.76%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.69%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) Spring
7 1 (0.69%) Ajax
7 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.69%) XSL
7 1 (0.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.69%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.59%) Internet of Things
4 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.76%) Physics
6 3 (2.07%) Social Network
7 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.38%) EFT
8 1 (0.69%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 59 (40.69%) Windows
2 46 (31.72%) Linux
3 21 (14.48%) UNIX
4 12 (8.28%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (38.62%) DevOps
3 39 (26.90%) Software Engineering
4 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 29 (20.00%) Release Management
7 19 (13.10%) Test Automation
8 18 (12.41%) Scrum
9 16 (11.03%) Kanban
10 12 (8.28%) ITIL
11 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.52%) Build Automation
14 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.83%) Content Management
14 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.83%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.14%) MVC
15 6 (4.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.97%) Java
1 42 (28.97%) Python
2 35 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 27 (18.62%) C#
4 21 (14.48%) Bash Shell
4 21 (14.48%) C
5 19 (13.10%) SQL
6 17 (11.72%) C++
7 11 (7.59%) Ruby
8 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.52%) PHP
10 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.14%) Perl
12 4 (2.76%) Delphi
12 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.38%) Groovy
13 2 (1.38%) VBScript
13 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (28.97%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.55%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) Puppet
2 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.14%) Ansible
4 3 (2.07%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.69%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.69%) WMI
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) Perforce
3 13 (8.97%) Remedy
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle
5 7 (4.83%) VMware
5 7 (4.83%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.07%) Macrovision
6 3 (2.07%) BMC
7 2 (1.38%) hybris
8 1 (0.69%) Sybase
8 1 (0.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Akamai
8 1 (0.69%) Splunk
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
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