The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
UK
Rank 788 903 898
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 56 53 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.053% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.054% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 42 48 58
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Engineer over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +101 55 £42,500 -22.72% 4
North West - 23 £31,500 -
South East +70 21 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Berkshire - 18 £42,500 - 1
Manchester - 15 £30,000 -
Reading - 13 £42,500 - 1
London +36 8 £63,750 +2.00% 2
Liverpool - 8 £31,500 -
Merseyside - 8 £31,500 -
Newbury - 4 £40,000 -
South West +23 3 £40,000 -
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands +27 1 £40,000 +40.35%
South Wales +17 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Cardiff +16 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Oxfordshire +4 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Staffordshire +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Wales +1 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Reigate - 1 £60,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Release Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (48.54%) Git (software)
2 45 (43.69%) Python
3 41 (39.81%) Perl
3 41 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (34.95%) Linux
6 34 (33.01%) Java
6 34 (33.01%) DevOps
7 32 (31.07%) Jenkins
8 31 (30.10%) SQL
9 30 (29.13%) Configuration Management
10 28 (27.18%) Finance
11 27 (26.21%) Maven
11 27 (26.21%) Puppet
12 26 (25.24%) PowerShell
13 25 (24.27%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (23.30%) Unix
15 23 (22.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (22.33%) Bash Shell
16 22 (21.36%) QA
17 21 (20.39%) Windows
17 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
17 21 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (20.39%) Ansible
17 21 (20.39%) Salt
18 19 (18.45%) .NET
19 18 (17.48%) Ant
19 18 (17.48%) Release Management
20 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
21 15 (14.56%) TeamCity

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 15 (14.56%) IIS
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Magento
2 4 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.65%) SaaS
3 5 (4.85%) GitHub
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) MySQL
3 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (48.54%) Git (software)
2 32 (31.07%) Jenkins
3 27 (26.21%) Maven
4 23 (22.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (17.48%) Ant
7 15 (14.56%) Bitbucket
7 15 (14.56%) TeamCity
8 14 (13.59%) JIRA
9 12 (11.65%) MSBuild
9 12 (11.65%) Subversion
10 11 (10.68%) Gradle
11 8 (7.77%) Hudson
12 7 (6.80%) Mercurial
12 7 (6.80%) NuGet
13 6 (5.83%) Apache Ivy
14 5 (4.85%) ClearCase
14 5 (4.85%) CruiseControl
14 5 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 14 (13.59%) Banking
3 11 (10.68%) Games
4 8 (7.77%) Retail
4 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) .NET
2 13 (12.62%) Spring
3 12 (11.65%) Web Services
4 6 (5.83%) LAMP
5 2 (1.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.97%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.97%) WCF
6 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Linux
2 24 (23.30%) Unix
3 21 (20.39%) Windows
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) AIX
6 2 (1.94%) Android
6 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.01%) DevOps
4 30 (29.13%) Configuration Management
5 18 (17.48%) Release Management
6 13 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (11.65%) Project Management
8 11 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (9.71%) Game Development
10 9 (8.74%) ITIL
10 9 (8.74%) OO
10 9 (8.74%) Static Code Analysis
10 9 (8.74%) Workflow
11 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.77%) High Availability
12 7 (6.80%) Build Automation
12 7 (6.80%) Change Control
12 7 (6.80%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (6.80%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.69%) Python
2 41 (39.81%) Perl
3 34 (33.01%) Java
4 31 (30.10%) SQL
5 26 (25.24%) PowerShell
6 23 (22.33%) Bash Shell
7 15 (14.56%) C#
8 12 (11.65%) C++
9 10 (9.71%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.77%) Groovy
11 6 (5.83%) PHP
11 6 (5.83%) Ruby
12 4 (3.88%) VB
13 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) CCNP
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.94%) NCDA
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) Puppet
2 25 (24.27%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (20.39%) Ansible
3 21 (20.39%) Salt
4 4 (3.88%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.94%) SCCM
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.80%) IBM
3 7 (6.80%) Perforce
3 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.80%) VMware
4 4 (3.88%) BMC
4 4 (3.88%) Cognizant
4 4 (3.88%) Pega
4 4 (3.88%) Remedy
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.94%) Google
5 2 (1.94%) NetApp
5 2 (1.94%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.94%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago