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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 828 776 804
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 50 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.085% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.090% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 61
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
London -43 33 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands 0 7 £37,500 - 1
East of England - 4 £45,000 -
South East -14 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -21 2 £35,000 -15.15%
North West -10 1 £33,500 - 1
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 58 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (41.91%) Subversion
3 52 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 46 (33.82%) Linux
6 45 (33.09%) .NET
7 43 (31.62%) Java
8 42 (30.88%) SQL
9 39 (28.68%) Configuration Management
10 36 (26.47%) Maven
11 34 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 30 (22.06%) DevOps
14 28 (20.59%) Release Management
15 27 (19.85%) C#
16 26 (19.12%) Windows
17 24 (17.65%) Ant
17 24 (17.65%) QA
18 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
19 22 (16.18%) Python
20 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
20 21 (15.44%) Hudson
21 20 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (14.71%) UNIX
22 19 (13.97%) CruiseControl
22 19 (13.97%) Ruby
22 19 (13.97%) TeamCity
23 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
23 18 (13.24%) Telecoms
24 17 (12.50%) Finance

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (10.29%) IIS
2 8 (5.88%) Apache
3 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.47%) Mule
7 2 (1.47%) nginx
7 2 (1.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Retail-J
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
1 4 (2.94%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Internet
2 6 (4.41%) LTE
2 6 (4.41%) 3G
3 5 (3.68%) DNS
4 3 (2.21%) Wireless
5 2 (1.47%) 4G
5 2 (1.47%) Firewall
5 2 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (41.91%) Subversion
2 48 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 36 (26.47%) Maven
4 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 24 (17.65%) Ant
6 21 (15.44%) Hudson
7 20 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (13.97%) CruiseControl
8 19 (13.97%) TeamCity
9 14 (10.29%) MSBuild
10 11 (8.09%) Bugzilla
11 10 (7.35%) JIRA
12 7 (5.15%) Gradle
12 7 (5.15%) CMake
13 6 (4.41%) Mercurial
13 6 (4.41%) InstallShield
14 4 (2.94%) Redmine
15 3 (2.21%) JUnit
15 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
16 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.50%) Finance
3 12 (8.82%) Banking
4 10 (7.35%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.21%) Automotive
7 2 (1.47%) Back Office
7 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.09%) .NET
2 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (8.09%) Software Packaging
4 10 (7.35%) XML
5 9 (6.62%) Application Packaging
6 7 (5.15%) HTML
7 6 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.21%) J2EE
8 3 (2.21%) CSS
8 3 (2.21%) XSD
8 3 (2.21%) XSL
8 3 (2.21%) Spring
8 3 (2.21%) jQuery
9 2 (1.47%) Middleware
10 1 (0.74%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.94%) Open Source
3 3 (2.21%) Grid Computing
3 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.47%) User Experience
4 2 (1.47%) Social Network
4 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Linux
2 26 (19.12%) Windows
3 20 (14.71%) UNIX
4 13 (9.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.68%) Debian
6 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.47%) Android
7 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
2 52 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.68%) Configuration Management
4 30 (22.06%) DevOps
5 28 (20.59%) Release Management
6 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
7 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.03%) Change Control
9 12 (8.82%) Software Deployment
10 10 (7.35%) Scrum
11 9 (6.62%) Workflow
12 8 (5.88%) Build Automation
13 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.41%) Performance Management
15 5 (3.68%) Automated Testing
15 5 (3.68%) Validation
15 5 (3.68%) Time Management
16 4 (2.94%) Bug Management
16 4 (2.94%) Kanban
16 4 (2.94%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.62%) Java
2 42 (30.88%) SQL
3 34 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 27 (19.85%) C#
5 22 (16.18%) Python
6 19 (13.97%) Ruby
7 17 (12.50%) Perl
8 16 (11.76%) PHP
9 13 (9.56%) T-SQL
10 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.88%) C++
12 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
13 5 (3.68%) Groovy
14 4 (2.94%) BeanShell
14 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.94%) C
15 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Puppet
2 6 (4.41%) Nagios
3 3 (2.21%) Opsview
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle
2 13 (9.56%) Perforce
3 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.15%) MKS
6 6 (4.41%) Remedy
7 4 (2.94%) Akamai
7 4 (2.94%) Splunk
8 3 (2.21%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.21%) Macrovision
9 2 (1.47%) TEOCO
9 2 (1.47%) CyberSource
9 2 (1.47%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.74%) HP
10 1 (0.74%) Cognos
10 1 (0.74%) Sybase
10 1 (0.74%) Google
10 1 (0.74%) VMware
10 1 (0.74%) CollabNet
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