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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 792 836 809
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 81 83 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.070% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.074% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 72
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +46 77 £45,000 +12.50% 6
London +54 41 £49,000 +12.64% 3
East of England +24 15 £43,750 +12.90%
Cambridgeshire +20 11 £45,000 +4.65%
South West -4 11 £40,250 +29.83% 1
Somerset - 8 £42,750 - 1
Cambridge +20 7 £45,000 +4.65%
Bath - 7 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +38 4 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Yorkshire +15 4 £31,000 -29.54% 1
Cardiff +5 4 £30,000 -4.76%
Wales +3 4 £30,000 -4.76%
South Wales 0 4 £30,000 -4.76%
South Yorkshire - 4 £31,000 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £31,000 - 1
Surrey +28 3 £49,000 -
South East +13 3 £49,000 +3.15%
Wiltshire - 3 £37,250 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Staines - 3 £49,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +3 2 £30,000 -
West Midlands -8 2 £30,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £30,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £37,250 -
Bedford +26 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire +9 1 £45,000 +20.00%
North West +6 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 74 (49.01%) Continuous Integration
2 63 (41.72%) Windows
3 56 (37.09%) DevOps
4 51 (33.77%) Jenkins
5 50 (33.11%) Finance
6 49 (32.45%) Linux
7 44 (29.14%) Degree
8 43 (28.48%) Java
8 43 (28.48%) .NET
9 42 (27.81%) Python
9 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (25.83%) PowerShell
11 36 (23.84%) Software Engineering
12 34 (22.52%) Release Management
13 33 (21.85%) Git (software)
13 33 (21.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (20.53%) TeamCity
14 31 (20.53%) Maven
15 30 (19.87%) Configuration Management
16 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
16 29 (19.21%) C#
17 28 (18.54%) Ant
17 28 (18.54%) IIS
18 25 (16.56%) QA
19 24 (15.89%) Bash Shell
20 21 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
20 21 (13.91%) C
20 21 (13.91%) UNIX
21 20 (13.25%) Test Automation
22 19 (12.58%) Gradle

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (18.54%) IIS
2 6 (3.97%) Umbraco
2 6 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (3.97%) CMS
3 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) assyst
2 6 (3.97%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) Internet
2 6 (3.97%) Wireless
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) ATM
4 1 (0.66%) Broadband
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.32%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 51 (33.77%) Jenkins
2 33 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (20.53%) TeamCity
3 31 (20.53%) Maven
4 28 (18.54%) Ant
5 19 (12.58%) Gradle
5 19 (12.58%) Subversion
6 18 (11.92%) JIRA
6 18 (11.92%) MSBuild
7 14 (9.27%) Selenium
7 14 (9.27%) WebDriver
8 10 (6.62%) CruiseControl
8 10 (6.62%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (3.31%) Grunt
10 5 (3.31%) MSTest
11 4 (2.65%) InstallShield
12 3 (1.99%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.99%) GCC
General
1 50 (33.11%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.31%) Back Office
5 3 (1.99%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.48%) .NET
2 18 (11.92%) Web Services
3 12 (7.95%) XML
4 10 (6.62%) WCF
5 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.65%) WPF
6 4 (2.65%) Silverlight
6 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.66%) JSON
8 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.66%) Spring
8 1 (0.66%) Ajax
8 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.66%) XSL
8 1 (0.66%) J2EE
8 1 (0.66%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.60%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.95%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.65%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.65%) Physics
6 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.99%) Social Network
7 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.32%) EFT
8 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.66%) CMDB
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.72%) Windows
2 49 (32.45%) Linux
3 21 (13.91%) UNIX
4 13 (8.61%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.65%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.01%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (37.09%) DevOps
3 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (23.84%) Software Engineering
5 34 (22.52%) Release Management
6 30 (19.87%) Configuration Management
7 20 (13.25%) Test Automation
8 18 (11.92%) Scrum
9 15 (9.93%) Kanban
10 12 (7.95%) ITIL
10 12 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.95%) SDLC
11 11 (7.28%) Automated Testing
12 10 (6.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (5.96%) Build Automation
14 8 (5.30%) Service Delivery
14 8 (5.30%) MVC
15 7 (4.64%) Business Analysis
15 7 (4.64%) Content Management
15 7 (4.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.48%) Java
2 42 (27.81%) Python
3 39 (25.83%) PowerShell
4 29 (19.21%) C#
5 24 (15.89%) Bash Shell
6 21 (13.91%) C
7 18 (11.92%) SQL
8 17 (11.26%) C++
9 12 (7.95%) Ruby
10 10 (6.62%) T-SQL
10 10 (6.62%) PHP
11 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.64%) Perl
12 4 (2.65%) Delphi
12 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.99%) Groovy
14 2 (1.32%) VBScript
14 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (29.14%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.56%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) Puppet
2 7 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.97%) Ansible
4 3 (1.99%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.66%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.66%) WMI
5 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.66%) Salt
5 1 (0.66%) SCCM
5 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.60%) Perforce
3 14 (9.27%) Oracle
4 13 (8.61%) Remedy
5 7 (4.64%) VMware
5 7 (4.64%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.99%) Macrovision
6 3 (1.99%) BMC
7 2 (1.32%) hybris
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase
8 1 (0.66%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) Apple
8 1 (0.66%) Splunk
8 1 (0.66%) Akamai
8 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
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