The table below looks at the statistics for the Build and Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Build and Release Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 863 852 862
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 18 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.038% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.040% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £32,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Build and Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Build and Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Build and Release Engineer within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Build and Release Engineer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Build and Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
England -23 18 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England -1 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leeds - 6 £24,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Cambridge +1 3 £42,500 +3.65% 2
London -1 2 £40,250 -19.50% 3
City of London -1 1 £48,000 -8.57% 2

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Build and 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 Build and Release Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
5 15 (42.86%) Subversion
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
8 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 10 (28.57%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
11 8 (22.86%) TeamCity
12 7 (20.00%) MSBuild
12 7 (20.00%) QA
12 7 (20.00%) Ant
13 6 (17.14%) Python
13 6 (17.14%) SQL
14 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 5 (14.29%) Finance
14 5 (14.29%) Hudson
14 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
15 4 (11.43%) Degree
15 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
15 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
15 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
15 4 (11.43%) UNIX
15 4 (11.43%) IIS
16 3 (8.57%) C++
16 3 (8.57%) Internet

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Build and 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 Build and Release Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 15 (42.86%) Subversion
3 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 8 (22.86%) TeamCity
5 7 (20.00%) MSBuild
5 7 (20.00%) Ant
6 5 (14.29%) Hudson
6 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (5.71%) Maven
7 2 (5.71%) JIRA
8 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.86%) Redmine
8 1 (2.86%) FxCop
8 1 (2.86%) StyleCop
8 1 (2.86%) NuGet
8 1 (2.86%) Gradle
8 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) Bug Management
8 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Kanban
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Akamai
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