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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 878 859 845
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 18 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.033% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 24
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £58,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 9 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 24 November 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 -24 18 £55,000 +0.91% 3
London -9 15 £55,000 - 2
South West -9 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 - 1
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
South East - 1 £52,500 -

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (62.26%) Subversion
2 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
3 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (43.40%) Windows
6 22 (41.51%) Linux
6 22 (41.51%) .NET
7 21 (39.62%) PowerShell
8 15 (28.30%) Maven
9 14 (26.42%) Ant
9 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
10 13 (24.53%) Hudson
10 13 (24.53%) IIS
10 13 (24.53%) SQL
10 13 (24.53%) Java
10 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
11 12 (22.64%) C#
11 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
11 12 (22.64%) TeamCity
11 12 (22.64%) DevOps
12 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
13 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.98%) C++
14 9 (16.98%) XML
15 8 (15.09%) PHP
15 8 (15.09%) Python
16 7 (13.21%) Change Control
16 7 (13.21%) Gradle
16 7 (13.21%) Perforce
17 6 (11.32%) Bugzilla

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (24.53%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
1 5 (9.43%) 3G
1 5 (9.43%) LTE
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (62.26%) Subversion
2 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
3 15 (28.30%) Maven
4 14 (26.42%) Ant
4 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
5 13 (24.53%) Hudson
6 12 (22.64%) TeamCity
7 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (13.21%) Gradle
9 6 (11.32%) MSBuild
9 6 (11.32%) CMake
9 6 (11.32%) Bugzilla
10 4 (7.55%) CruiseControl
11 3 (5.66%) InstallShield
11 3 (5.66%) Redmine
12 2 (3.77%) JIRA
13 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) XML
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) XSD
7 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) UNIX
4 4 (7.55%) Debian
4 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
4 12 (22.64%) DevOps
5 7 (13.21%) Change Control
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Validation
7 5 (9.43%) Release Management
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.66%) Bug Management
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
10 2 (3.77%) Time Management
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Analytics
11 1 (1.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (24.53%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) C++
5 8 (15.09%) Python
5 8 (15.09%) PHP
6 6 (11.32%) Ruby
6 6 (11.32%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Opsview
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Perforce
2 6 (11.32%) MKS
3 4 (7.55%) Akamai
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.77%) TEOCO
5 2 (3.77%) CyberSource
6 1 (1.89%) CollabNet
6 1 (1.89%) HP
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