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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 819 829 757
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 74 78 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 68 91
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.35% -12.50%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 30 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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 63 £52,500 +35.48% 9
London +14 28 £55,000 - 3
South East +22 11 £52,500 +7.69% 1
South West -16 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bath - 8 £47,500 -
Somerset - 8 £47,500 -
Scotland +8 7 £27,500 -15.38%
Hampshire - 7 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 7 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £50,000 +48.14%
East of England -17 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Edinburgh - 5 £27,500 -
Cambridge +13 4 £50,000 +48.14%
East Midlands -5 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £42,500 +11.11% 1
Cardiff - 3 £23,750 - 2
Wales - 3 £23,750 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £23,750 - 2
Sheffield - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +22 2 £55,500 +23.33%
Surrey +5 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Stockport +4 2 £31,750 +32.29%
Manchester +2 2 £31,750 +32.29%
North West +2 2 £31,750 +32.29%
Staffordshire -3 2 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -3 2 £30,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -11 2 £30,000 +9.09% 2
West Lothian - 2 - -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 65 (42.21%) Jenkins
2 57 (37.01%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (36.36%) Java
4 53 (34.42%) Windows
5 49 (31.82%) Linux
6 47 (30.52%) Maven
6 47 (30.52%) DevOps
7 45 (29.22%) Software Engineering
8 44 (28.57%) Python
9 42 (27.27%) .NET
10 40 (25.97%) Finance
11 39 (25.32%) Degree
12 38 (24.68%) Git (software)
13 37 (24.03%) Subversion
14 36 (23.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (22.73%) PowerShell
16 32 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (20.13%) C#
17 31 (20.13%) Configuration Management
18 30 (19.48%) TeamCity
19 28 (18.18%) IIS
20 25 (16.23%) SQL Server
20 25 (16.23%) Release Management
21 24 (15.58%) Bash Shell
21 24 (15.58%) SQL
21 24 (15.58%) Oracle
21 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
22 22 (14.29%) Internet
23 21 (13.64%) Puppet
24 20 (12.99%) JIRA

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (18.18%) IIS
2 3 (1.95%) CMS
2 3 (1.95%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.30%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.30%) JBoss
3 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Tridion
1 3 (1.95%) assyst
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.29%) Internet
2 13 (8.44%) ATM
3 3 (1.95%) Wireless
4 2 (1.30%) Broadband
4 2 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.09%) DB2
3 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.19%) Big Data
4 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (42.21%) Jenkins
2 47 (30.52%) Maven
3 38 (24.68%) Git (software)
4 37 (24.03%) Subversion
5 36 (23.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (19.48%) TeamCity
7 20 (12.99%) JIRA
8 14 (9.09%) Ant
8 14 (9.09%) Gradle
9 13 (8.44%) Hudson
10 12 (7.79%) MSBuild
10 12 (7.79%) CruiseControl
11 8 (5.19%) Visual Studio
12 7 (4.55%) AccuRev
12 7 (4.55%) Selenium
12 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.60%) Mercurial
13 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.95%) MSTest
15 2 (1.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Financial Institution
2 6 (3.90%) Back Office
3 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.27%) .NET
2 11 (7.14%) Web Services
3 10 (6.49%) XML
4 9 (5.84%) WCF
5 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.25%) HTML
6 5 (3.25%) HTML5
6 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.95%) WPF
8 3 (1.95%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.65%) J2EE
10 1 (0.65%) XSL
10 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.44%) EFT
3 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.60%) Physics
6 3 (1.95%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.95%) Equities
6 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Social Network
7 2 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.30%) DTV
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.42%) Windows
2 49 (31.82%) Linux
3 15 (9.74%) UNIX
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.65%) VMS
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.01%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (30.52%) DevOps
3 45 (29.22%) Software Engineering
4 32 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (20.13%) Configuration Management
6 25 (16.23%) Release Management
7 17 (11.04%) SDLC
8 13 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (8.44%) Scrum
9 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.49%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.49%) Software Deployment
10 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.19%) Kanban
12 8 (5.19%) Build Automation
13 7 (4.55%) Open Source
13 7 (4.55%) Software Delivery
13 7 (4.55%) Business Analysis
14 5 (3.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.36%) Java
2 44 (28.57%) Python
3 35 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 31 (20.13%) C#
5 24 (15.58%) SQL
5 24 (15.58%) Bash Shell
6 15 (9.74%) Ruby
7 14 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 13 (8.44%) Perl
9 12 (7.79%) C++
10 9 (5.84%) PHP
10 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.84%) C
11 8 (5.19%) Groovy
12 6 (3.90%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.60%) Delphi
14 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (25.32%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) Postfix
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Puppet
2 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.25%) Ansible
4 2 (1.30%) logstash
4 2 (1.30%) Kibana
4 2 (1.30%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.65%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (15.58%) Oracle
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.09%) Perforce
3 12 (7.79%) Remedy
4 4 (2.60%) VMware
5 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.95%) Citrix
6 2 (1.30%) BMC
6 2 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Informatica
7 1 (0.65%) Apple
7 1 (0.65%) Akamai
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
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