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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 875 895 860
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 28 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.037% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.039% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £31,982 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £59,200 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -26.19%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 18 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 17 April 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 +20 28 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +33 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 9 £42,500 +3.65% 1
London -6 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £24,500 -
Cambridge +18 6 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Leeds - 6 £24,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 -
Ipswich - 5 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 -
Bedford +24 1 £45,000 +20.00%
City of London +23 1 £48,000 -1.53%
Bedfordshire +17 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (67.65%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) DevOps
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) Python
6 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
7 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 9 (26.47%) TeamCity
9 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.59%) QA
10 7 (20.59%) Ant
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) JIRA
11 6 (17.65%) Subversion
11 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (17.65%) MSBuild
12 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
12 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
12 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.71%) IIS
12 5 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (14.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) TeamCity
3 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.59%) Ant
5 6 (17.65%) Subversion
5 6 (17.65%) JIRA
5 6 (17.65%) MSBuild
6 5 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.88%) Maven
8 2 (5.88%) Gradle
8 2 (5.88%) Hudson
9 1 (2.94%) NuGet
9 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.94%) JUnit
9 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.94%) FxCop
9 1 (2.94%) StyleCop
9 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Internet of Things
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (38.24%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
1 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 3 (8.82%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
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