The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 73 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 4 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.55% 1.25% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.29% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Release Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
715 620 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.76% 96.72% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 572 525 403
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Staffordshire

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Release Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Release Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 4 £27,500 -
Release Engineer
West Midlands

Release Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
1 12 (70.59%) Python
1 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
2 11 (64.71%) Software Packaging
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Change Control
3 8 (47.06%) Remedy
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Subversion
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Ant
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Back Office
6 2 (11.76%) Validation

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
1 11 (64.71%) Software Packaging
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (47.06%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
1 12 (70.59%) Python
1 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) AccuRev