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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 841 881 862
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 49 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.032% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 38
Average salary £53,750 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.26% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,125 £63,800 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 24 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 7 July 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 +34 47 £53,750 +47.26% 7
London +45 23 £55,000 +15.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 12 £48,750 +11.42% 2
East of England +3 12 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cambridge +22 9 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Sheffield - 6 £36,750 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £36,750 -
Yorkshire - 6 £36,750 -
South East - 5 £52,500 - 3
Farnborough - 4 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
North West +14 1 £26,500 -
Bedford +8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Guildford - 1 - - 2
Liverpool - 1 £26,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £45,000 -

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 42 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (40.00%) Linux
4 26 (34.67%) Software Engineering
5 25 (33.33%) Python
6 24 (32.00%) Bash Shell
7 23 (30.67%) Java
8 22 (29.33%) DevOps
9 21 (28.00%) Internet
9 21 (28.00%) Maven
10 19 (25.33%) Subversion
11 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
13 16 (21.33%) Windows
14 13 (17.33%) DB2
14 13 (17.33%) Oracle
15 12 (16.00%) C#
15 12 (16.00%) SQL
15 12 (16.00%) ATM
15 12 (16.00%) EFT
15 12 (16.00%) QA
16 11 (14.67%) Degree
16 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (13.33%) TeamCity
17 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 10 (13.33%) .NET
18 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
18 9 (12.00%) Microsoft

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) Internet
2 12 (16.00%) ATM
3 3 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (1.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) DB2
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (28.00%) Maven
3 19 (25.33%) Subversion
4 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (12.00%) MSBuild
6 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (10.67%) JIRA
8 7 (9.33%) Gradle
9 6 (8.00%) Ant
10 5 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.67%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.67%) Mockito
11 2 (2.67%) Hudson
11 2 (2.67%) JUnit
12 1 (1.33%) FxCop
12 1 (1.33%) StyleCop
12 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.33%) NuGet
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Games
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.33%) Front Office
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) HTML5
2 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) EFT
2 8 (10.67%) Internet of Things
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Grid Computing
4 3 (4.00%) Equities
4 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (34.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (29.33%) DevOps
4 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.67%) SDLC
8 5 (6.67%) Scrum
8 5 (6.67%) TDD
8 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Release Management
9 4 (5.33%) Open Source
9 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.67%) Software Delivery
12 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) Python
2 24 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 23 (30.67%) Java
4 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
5 12 (16.00%) C#
5 12 (16.00%) SQL
6 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.33%) Perl
7 7 (9.33%) PHP
8 6 (8.00%) C++
9 5 (6.67%) Ruby
10 4 (5.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) Ansible
4 2 (2.67%) logstash
4 2 (2.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Perforce
4 4 (5.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
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