The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Build and Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 887 952 960
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 25 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.022% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 27
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Build and Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Build and Release Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Build and Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 25 £52,500 -
London +54 12 £70,000 +27.27%
South East +43 11 £45,000 -14.28%
Hampshire +13 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Farnborough -1 8 £45,000 -14.28%
City of London +55 7 £70,000 +27.27%
South West 0 2 £45,000 +87.50%
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

Build and Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Build and Release Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Build and Release Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (66.67%) DevOps
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
6 14 (38.89%) C#
6 14 (38.89%) Finance
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) TDD
7 12 (33.33%) MSBuild
8 11 (30.56%) .NET
8 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
9 10 (27.78%) Puppet
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (25.00%) PaaS
10 9 (25.00%) Splunk
10 9 (25.00%) Python
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
12 7 (19.44%) QA
12 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
12 7 (19.44%) WiX
12 7 (19.44%) SDLC
13 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 6 (16.67%) Linux
14 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management

Build and Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.00%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
3 12 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
5 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (19.44%) WiX
7 5 (13.89%) Subversion
8 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
9 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
9 3 (8.33%) CMake
9 3 (8.33%) Maven
10 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.78%) GoCD
11 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
11 1 (2.78%) MSI
11 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 4 (11.11%) Electronics
4 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) BBC
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) DevOps
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (33.33%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (19.44%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) Release Management
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 3 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
11 2 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) Groovy
6 3 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (25.00%) Splunk
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Sony