The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 233 212 195
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 2 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.040% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.042% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 23
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5791 4811 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.04% 95.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4145 4826
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(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
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Hudson
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) CloudFront
4 2 (33.33%) Akamai
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Akamai
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) MKS