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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 437 403 444
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 3 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.11% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.11% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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
Berkshire -2 2 £43,750 +23.23%
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) CruiseControl
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow Management
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) CruiseControl
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow Management
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix