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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 865 831 842
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 36 39 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.036% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.039% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 49
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +27.69%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 26 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 21 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
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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 -22 36 £35,000 -30.00%
East of England -2 17 £35,000 -22.65%
London -39 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Bedfordshire - 9 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £35,000 -26.31%
Cambridge -4 7 £35,000 -26.31%
Dunstable - 7 £33,750 -
East Midlands -8 5 £35,000 -
Nottingham -5 4 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £35,000 -
City of London -13 3 £45,000 -8.16%
Gateshead - 3 £36,500 -
North East - 3 £36,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £36,500 -
South West -17 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Bedford - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -5 1 - -
West Midlands -6 1 - -
Shropshire -8 1 - -
Derbyshire -11 1 - -
Cheshire -12 1 - -
North West -16 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £40,500 -

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 33 (44.59%) Subversion
2 29 (39.19%) Jenkins
3 27 (36.49%) Configuration Management
4 26 (35.14%) .NET
5 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (32.43%) C#
7 23 (31.08%) Java
7 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
8 22 (29.73%) SQL
8 22 (29.73%) Maven
9 21 (28.38%) Ant
10 20 (27.03%) Linux
11 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
11 19 (25.68%) Hudson
12 18 (24.32%) Scrum
12 18 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (21.62%) Windows
14 15 (20.27%) Python
14 15 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (20.27%) MSBuild
15 14 (18.92%) PHP
15 14 (18.92%) Oracle
16 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
16 13 (17.57%) TeamCity
17 12 (16.22%) IIS
17 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
18 11 (14.86%) Perl
18 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
18 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
18 11 (14.86%) Release Management

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 12 (16.22%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) CloudFront
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) 3G
1 6 (8.11%) LTE
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) 4G
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Subversion
2 29 (39.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (29.73%) Maven
4 21 (28.38%) Ant
5 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
5 19 (25.68%) Hudson
6 18 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (20.27%) MSBuild
8 13 (17.57%) TeamCity
9 10 (13.51%) CruiseControl
9 10 (13.51%) Gradle
10 8 (10.81%) CMake
10 8 (10.81%) Bugzilla
11 7 (9.46%) JIRA
12 5 (6.76%) NUnit
12 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
13 4 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (5.41%) JUnit
13 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
13 4 (5.41%) Redmine
General
1 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
2 9 (12.16%) XML
3 6 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) XSD
6 1 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Social Network
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.11%) Android
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.76%) UNIX
4 5 (6.76%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Configuration Management
2 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (24.32%) Scrum
4 15 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.86%) Release Management
7 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.16%) DevOps
9 8 (10.81%) Build Automation
10 7 (9.46%) Software Deployment
10 7 (9.46%) Change Control
10 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Project Management
13 4 (5.41%) Bug Management
14 3 (4.05%) Validation
15 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
15 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 2 (2.70%) Time Management
15 2 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) C#
2 23 (31.08%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
3 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 15 (20.27%) Python
5 14 (18.92%) PHP
6 11 (14.86%) Perl
7 10 (13.51%) C++
8 8 (10.81%) Ruby
9 5 (6.76%) C
10 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) VBScript
11 2 (2.70%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) Groovy
12 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.70%) Opsview
4 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) Perforce
4 9 (12.16%) MKS
5 3 (4.05%) Akamai
6 2 (2.70%) TEOCO
6 2 (2.70%) CyberSource
6 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) CollabNet
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) JBoss