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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 858 837 850
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 29 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.036% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 43
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 19 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 16 September 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 -23 29 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East of England -12 14 £33,750 -21.51%
London -27 11 £55,000 +5.76% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £33,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £33,750 -
Cambridge - 5 £32,500 -
Dunstable - 5 £32,500 -
City of London -1 3 £45,000 -18.18%
South West -21 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Bedford - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham -3 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands -17 1 £35,000 -
South East -23 1 £52,500 +61.53%
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Watford - 1 - -

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (46.88%) Subversion
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (40.63%) Jenkins
4 23 (35.94%) PowerShell
4 23 (35.94%) .NET
5 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
6 20 (31.25%) C#
6 20 (31.25%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) Maven
8 17 (26.56%) Java
8 17 (26.56%) Ant
8 17 (26.56%) Linux
9 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (23.44%) Hudson
10 15 (23.44%) Windows
11 14 (21.88%) Scrum
11 14 (21.88%) MSBuild
12 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
13 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
13 12 (18.75%) Python
13 12 (18.75%) PHP
14 11 (17.19%) IIS
14 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
14 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (17.19%) DevOps
15 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.63%) Perforce
15 10 (15.63%) Oracle
15 10 (15.63%) SQL Server

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (17.19%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) 3G
1 6 (9.38%) LTE
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) Wireless
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) Subversion
2 26 (40.63%) Jenkins
3 18 (28.13%) Maven
4 17 (26.56%) Ant
5 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (23.44%) Hudson
7 14 (21.88%) MSBuild
8 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
9 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
10 8 (12.50%) Bugzilla
11 7 (10.94%) CMake
11 7 (10.94%) Gradle
11 7 (10.94%) CruiseControl
12 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
12 4 (6.25%) Redmine
12 4 (6.25%) JIRA
13 3 (4.69%) Selenium
13 3 (4.69%) InstallShield
13 3 (4.69%) NUnit
14 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.94%) XML
4 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (4.69%) XSD
7 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Social Network
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 15 (23.44%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.81%) Debian
4 4 (6.25%) UNIX
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 14 (21.88%) Scrum
5 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (17.19%) DevOps
6 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.50%) Release Management
8 7 (10.94%) Change Control
8 7 (10.94%) Software Deployment
8 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
10 4 (6.25%) Bug Management
11 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.69%) Validation
12 2 (3.13%) Project Management
12 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.13%) Web Development
12 2 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) PowerShell
2 20 (31.25%) C#
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) Java
4 12 (18.75%) Python
4 12 (18.75%) PHP
5 10 (15.63%) C++
6 7 (10.94%) Ruby
6 7 (10.94%) Perl
7 5 (7.81%) C
8 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
3 2 (3.13%) Opsview
4 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.56%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Perforce
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) MKS
3 3 (4.69%) Akamai
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) TEOCO
4 2 (3.13%) CyberSource
5 1 (1.56%) CollabNet
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) HP
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