The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 252 239 247
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £26,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6117 6717 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.47% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5420 5859
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Perforce
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Games

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle