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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build and Release Engineer
Rank 928 925 906
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 7 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.012% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 17
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Build and Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 10 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 12 February 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
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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 +15 7 £37,500 -11.76% 5
London +8 2 £84,500 +72.44% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £27,750 +11.00%
Leeds +1 2 £27,750 +11.00%
West Yorkshire -7 2 £27,750 +11.00%
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £35,000 - 1

Build and Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Apache
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Maven
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) DHCP
8 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) Ant
8 2 (10.53%) IIS
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

Build and Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) CloudStack
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
4 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) git-flow
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Build Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Game Development
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Go
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Chronos
1 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
1 2 (10.53%) Icinga
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.53%) logstash
1 2 (10.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + 10% Bonus, Pension & Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension & Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago