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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 872 881 906
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 43 87 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.079% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.082% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 68
Median salary £48,750 £48,750 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 41 £48,750 -2.50% 9
London +31 18 £55,000 - 1
South East +37 16 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Brighton - 9 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £40,000 - 1
City of London +69 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Farnborough +8 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Hampshire +6 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
South West +9 3 £45,000 +4.65%
Scotland +3 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +21 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Wiltshire +16 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield +13 1 £40,000 +8.84% 1
North West +10 1 £35,000 +29.62%
South Yorkshire +5 1 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Edinburgh +3 1 - -
Staffordshire -2 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Merseyside -6 1 £35,000 +32.07%
West Midlands -13 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Liverpool -16 1 £35,000 +32.07%
Luton - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 52 (50.00%) SQL
2 47 (45.19%) Windows
3 38 (36.54%) PowerShell
4 34 (32.69%) Finance
4 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (30.77%) Python
6 28 (26.92%) Linux
7 26 (25.00%) DevOps
8 24 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (23.08%) .NET
9 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
10 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 20 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 19 (18.27%) C#
11 19 (18.27%) Perl
11 19 (18.27%) Release Management
12 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
12 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
12 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
13 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
13 17 (16.35%) C++
13 17 (16.35%) QA
13 17 (16.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (15.38%) Java
14 16 (15.38%) Oracle
15 15 (14.42%) T-SQL
15 15 (14.42%) Puppet
16 14 (13.46%) Web Services
17 13 (12.50%) JIRA

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 9 (8.65%) IIS
2 2 (1.92%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.77%) PaaS
3 4 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) LAN
1 1 (0.96%) WAN
1 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
3 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.50%) JIRA
5 12 (11.54%) Ant
5 12 (11.54%) Artifactory
5 12 (11.54%) Maven
6 10 (9.62%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (9.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (9.62%) Subversion
7 8 (7.69%) InstallShield
7 8 (7.69%) MSBuild
8 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
9 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (5.77%) Selenium
10 5 (4.81%) CMake
10 5 (4.81%) Hudson
11 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.85%) WiX
12 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Automotive
6 2 (1.92%) Electronics
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.08%) .NET
2 14 (13.46%) Web Services
3 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Hedge funds
2 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.73%) Smartcard
3 7 (6.73%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Fintech
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.19%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Linux
3 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.54%) Unix
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (25.00%) DevOps
3 20 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 19 (18.27%) Release Management
5 17 (16.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (10.58%) Change Control
6 11 (10.58%) TDD
7 10 (9.62%) Dependency Management
7 10 (9.62%) High Availability
7 10 (9.62%) ITIL
7 10 (9.62%) SDLC
8 9 (8.65%) Build Automation
8 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 8 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.69%) OO
9 8 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.00%) SQL
2 38 (36.54%) PowerShell
3 32 (30.77%) Python
4 19 (18.27%) C#
4 19 (18.27%) Perl
5 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
5 17 (16.35%) C++
6 16 (15.38%) Java
7 15 (14.42%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.81%) Ruby
10 3 (2.88%) C
11 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.92%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.96%) CCA
3 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MCITP
3 1 (0.96%) MCP
3 1 (0.96%) MCSA
3 1 (0.96%) MCSE
3 1 (0.96%) MCTS
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.96%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) SCCM
3 3 (2.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) Oracle
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 10 (9.62%) Perforce
5 7 (6.73%) IBM
5 7 (6.73%) Splunk
6 4 (3.85%) AppSense
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.96%) Citrix
8 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
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