The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Release Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 844 783 804
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 52 88 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.082% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.087% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,550 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -47 50 £45,000 - 6
London -43 32 £55,000 +12.82% 3
East Midlands +10 7 £37,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 6 £37,500 - 1
City of London +10 4 £43,750 +2.94% 1
East of England - 4 £45,000 -
South East -20 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +9 2 £36,750 -13.52% 1
South West -24 2 £35,000 -15.15%
North West -28 2 £33,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £38,750 -
Manchester - 2 £33,500 - 1
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Stockport - 2 £33,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £32,500 -
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Reading - 1 £36,000 - 1
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Release Engineer in their job title.

1 59 (42.14%) Subversion
1 59 (42.14%) Continuous Integration
2 55 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (36.43%) Linux
4 50 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 47 (33.57%) .NET
6 46 (32.86%) Java
7 42 (30.00%) SQL
8 40 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 35 (25.00%) Maven
10 34 (24.29%) PowerShell
11 32 (22.86%) Git (software)
12 30 (21.43%) DevOps
13 29 (20.71%) Release Management
14 28 (20.00%) Windows
15 27 (19.29%) C#
15 27 (19.29%) QA
16 24 (17.14%) Ant
16 24 (17.14%) E-Commerce
17 23 (16.43%) UNIX
18 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
18 21 (15.00%) Python
18 21 (15.00%) Hudson
19 20 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (14.29%) TeamCity
19 20 (14.29%) Ruby
20 19 (13.57%) CruiseControl
21 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
21 18 (12.86%) Perl
21 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Release Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.71%) IIS
2 9 (6.43%) Apache
3 8 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.43%) Mule
7 2 (1.43%) nginx
7 2 (1.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Retail-J
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) SaaS
1 4 (2.86%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Internet
2 6 (4.29%) 3G
2 6 (4.29%) LTE
3 5 (3.57%) DNS
4 3 (2.14%) Wireless
5 2 (1.43%) Firewall
5 2 (1.43%) HTTP
5 2 (1.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.86%) MySQL
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.43%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 59 (42.14%) Subversion
2 50 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 35 (25.00%) Maven
4 32 (22.86%) Git (software)
5 24 (17.14%) Ant
6 21 (15.00%) Hudson
7 20 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (14.29%) TeamCity
8 19 (13.57%) CruiseControl
9 15 (10.71%) MSBuild
10 11 (7.86%) Bugzilla
11 10 (7.14%) JIRA
12 7 (5.00%) Gradle
12 7 (5.00%) CMake
13 6 (4.29%) InstallShield
13 6 (4.29%) Mercurial
14 4 (2.86%) JUnit
14 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
14 4 (2.86%) Redmine
15 2 (1.43%) PVCS
General
1 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.14%) Finance
3 12 (8.57%) Banking
4 10 (7.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Automotive
5 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (33.57%) .NET
2 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.14%) XML
3 10 (7.14%) Software Packaging
4 8 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 7 (5.00%) HTML
6 6 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.14%) jQuery
7 3 (2.14%) CSS
7 3 (2.14%) XSD
7 3 (2.14%) XSL
7 3 (2.14%) J2EE
7 3 (2.14%) Spring
8 2 (1.43%) Middleware
9 1 (0.71%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.86%) Open Source
3 3 (2.14%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Life Science
5 1 (0.71%) Social Network
5 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.43%) Linux
2 28 (20.00%) Windows
3 23 (16.43%) UNIX
4 14 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.57%) Debian
6 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.14%) Continuous Integration
2 55 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 30 (21.43%) DevOps
5 29 (20.71%) Release Management
6 24 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 17 (12.14%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.00%) Change Control
9 12 (8.57%) Software Deployment
10 10 (7.14%) Scrum
11 9 (6.43%) Workflow
12 8 (5.71%) Build Automation
13 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.00%) Performance Management
14 6 (4.29%) Automated Testing
14 6 (4.29%) Time Management
15 5 (3.57%) Validation
16 4 (2.86%) Workflow Management
16 4 (2.86%) Web Development
16 4 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) Java
2 42 (30.00%) SQL
3 34 (24.29%) PowerShell
4 27 (19.29%) C#
5 21 (15.00%) Python
6 20 (14.29%) Ruby
7 18 (12.86%) Perl
8 15 (10.71%) PHP
9 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
10 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.71%) C++
12 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
13 5 (3.57%) Groovy
13 5 (3.57%) C
14 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.86%) BeanShell
15 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Puppet
2 6 (4.29%) Nagios
3 3 (2.14%) Opsview
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Oracle
2 12 (8.57%) Perforce
3 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.00%) MKS
6 5 (3.57%) Remedy
7 4 (2.86%) Akamai
7 4 (2.86%) Splunk
8 3 (2.14%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.14%) Macrovision
9 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.43%) TEOCO
9 2 (1.43%) CyberSource
9 2 (1.43%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.71%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.71%) Sybase
10 1 (0.71%) HP
10 1 (0.71%) Cognos
10 1 (0.71%) Google
10 1 (0.71%) VMware
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