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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 784 818 780
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 75 83 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.075% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.080% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 69 67 74
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £58,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +22 29 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England +5 14 £47,500 +31.03% 1
South West -5 10 £43,000 +22.85%
South East +31 7 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Yorkshire 0 6 £36,750 -16.47%
East Midlands -9 4 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -26 3 £30,000 +9.09%
North West -12 2 £27,000 -8.47%
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 63 (39.38%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (38.13%) DevOps
4 55 (34.38%) Java
5 52 (32.50%) Windows
5 52 (32.50%) Linux
6 47 (29.38%) Python
7 44 (27.50%) Finance
7 44 (27.50%) Software Engineering
8 41 (25.63%) Degree
9 40 (25.00%) .NET
9 40 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 39 (24.38%) Maven
11 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (20.63%) Git (software)
12 33 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (19.38%) C#
14 30 (18.75%) QA
15 29 (18.13%) TeamCity
16 28 (17.50%) Bash Shell
16 28 (17.50%) Configuration Management
16 28 (17.50%) Subversion
17 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
18 26 (16.25%) Release Management
19 24 (15.00%) Internet
20 23 (14.38%) IIS
21 21 (13.13%) Oracle
21 21 (13.13%) Puppet
22 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
22 20 (12.50%) SQL

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (14.38%) IIS
2 6 (3.75%) CMS
2 6 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (3.75%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) assyst
1 6 (3.75%) Tridion
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.00%) Internet
2 13 (8.13%) ATM
3 4 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) Broadband
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.75%) DB2
3 7 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.75%) Big Data
4 6 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 39 (24.38%) Maven
3 33 (20.63%) Git (software)
3 33 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (18.13%) TeamCity
5 28 (17.50%) Subversion
6 20 (12.50%) Ant
7 19 (11.88%) MSBuild
7 19 (11.88%) JIRA
8 17 (10.63%) Gradle
9 10 (6.25%) Selenium
9 10 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 9 (5.63%) CruiseControl
11 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (3.13%) MSTest
14 4 (2.50%) Hudson
15 3 (1.88%) Mercurial
16 2 (1.25%) InstallShield
16 2 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.75%) Back Office
5 5 (3.13%) Marketing
6 4 (2.50%) Retail
7 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (8.75%) Web Services
3 11 (6.88%) XML
4 8 (5.00%) WCF
5 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.13%) HTML5
6 5 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.13%) HTML
7 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.50%) WPF
7 4 (2.50%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.63%) GWT
8 1 (0.63%) J2EE
8 1 (0.63%) XSL
8 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.63%) Ajax
8 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) EFT
2 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.50%) Physics
5 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.88%) Grid Computing
5 3 (1.88%) Equities
6 2 (1.25%) DTV
6 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.25%) Social Network
7 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.50%) Windows
1 52 (32.50%) Linux
2 12 (7.50%) UNIX
3 10 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.38%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (38.13%) DevOps
3 44 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (17.50%) Configuration Management
6 26 (16.25%) Release Management
7 16 (10.00%) Scrum
8 14 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.75%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (7.50%) SDLC
11 11 (6.88%) Kanban
12 10 (6.25%) ITIL
12 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 10 (6.25%) Build Automation
13 7 (4.38%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.38%) Business Analysis
14 6 (3.75%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.38%) Java
2 47 (29.38%) Python
3 40 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 31 (19.38%) C#
5 28 (17.50%) Bash Shell
6 20 (12.50%) SQL
7 16 (10.00%) C++
8 15 (9.38%) Ruby
9 13 (8.13%) C
10 12 (7.50%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
12 10 (6.25%) PHP
13 9 (5.63%) Perl
14 5 (3.13%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.50%) Delphi
15 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.50%) Groovy
16 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (25.63%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.75%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (13.13%) Puppet
2 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (1.25%) logstash
4 2 (1.25%) Kibana
5 1 (0.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.13%) Oracle
3 17 (10.63%) Perforce
4 13 (8.13%) Remedy
5 6 (3.75%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (1.25%) Citrix
7 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.63%) Akamai
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk
8 1 (0.63%) Sybase
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) BMC
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) Macrovision
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