The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 432 400 429
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 3 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.053% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 10
Average salary £54,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £31,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -30.55%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Surrey - 3 £54,000 - 3
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) assyst
3 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Tridion
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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