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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 864 853 847
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 27 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.036% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 39
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 14 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 1 October 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 -31 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
London -15 16 £55,000 +1.85% 2
East of England -2 8 £33,750 -21.51%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £31,250 -
City of London +9 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
South West -14 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Bedford - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
South East +2 1 £52,500 +61.53%
Dunstable - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (53.85%) Subversion
2 31 (47.69%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (44.62%) Jenkins
5 24 (36.92%) PowerShell
5 24 (36.92%) .NET
6 20 (30.77%) Linux
7 19 (29.23%) Windows
7 19 (29.23%) SQL
8 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
8 18 (27.69%) Maven
8 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
9 17 (26.15%) Java
9 17 (26.15%) Ant
10 16 (24.62%) C#
11 15 (23.08%) Hudson
12 14 (21.54%) TeamCity
13 13 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (20.00%) IIS
14 12 (18.46%) PHP
14 12 (18.46%) Python
14 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
14 12 (18.46%) MSBuild
14 12 (18.46%) DevOps
15 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
16 10 (15.38%) Perforce
16 10 (15.38%) Scrum
16 10 (15.38%) C++
16 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
17 9 (13.85%) Oracle

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) 3G
1 6 (9.23%) LTE
2 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) Wireless
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) 4G
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Subversion
2 29 (44.62%) Jenkins
3 18 (27.69%) Maven
3 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (26.15%) Ant
5 15 (23.08%) Hudson
6 14 (21.54%) TeamCity
7 13 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (18.46%) MSBuild
9 8 (12.31%) Bugzilla
10 7 (10.77%) CMake
10 7 (10.77%) Gradle
10 7 (10.77%) CruiseControl
11 4 (6.15%) Redmine
11 4 (6.15%) JIRA
12 3 (4.62%) InstallShield
12 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
13 2 (3.08%) NUnit
13 2 (3.08%) Selenium
14 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.77%) XML
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.15%) HTML
6 3 (4.62%) XSD
7 1 (1.54%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Social Network
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.69%) Debian
4 4 (6.15%) UNIX
4 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
4 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
4 12 (18.46%) DevOps
5 10 (15.38%) Scrum
6 8 (12.31%) Release Management
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.77%) Change Control
8 6 (9.23%) Software Deployment
9 5 (7.69%) Build Automation
10 4 (6.15%) Bug Management
11 3 (4.62%) Validation
12 2 (3.08%) Project Management
12 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.08%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.08%) Web Development
12 2 (3.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) PowerShell
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) C#
5 12 (18.46%) PHP
5 12 (18.46%) Python
6 10 (15.38%) C++
7 7 (10.77%) Ruby
7 7 (10.77%) Perl
8 5 (7.69%) C
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) Opsview
4 1 (1.54%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.54%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Perforce
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) MKS
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Akamai
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.08%) TEOCO
6 2 (3.08%) CyberSource
7 1 (1.54%) CollabNet
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) HP
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