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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 867 882 928
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 42 83 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.077% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.080% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 40 66 66
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,800 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 May 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 May 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 -14 42 £53,750 +19.44% 6
London +15 18 £60,000 +25.00% 2
South East +23 7 £57,500 +17.34% 1
West Midlands -10 7 £30,000 -
East Midlands +11 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Leicestershire - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey +3 4 £57,500 +17.34%
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £57,500 -
West Bromwich - 3 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £29,000 -
East of England +18 2 £42,500 -2.85%
Bedfordshire +6 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +5 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Dunstable - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 - -
City of London +48 1 £80,000 +55.33%
South West -1 1 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Staffordshire -5 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £62,500 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 46 (49.46%) SQL
3 38 (40.86%) Python
4 36 (38.71%) Finance
5 33 (35.48%) Linux
6 31 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 29 (31.18%) Release Management
8 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (27.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (26.88%) QA
11 23 (24.73%) Ant
12 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
13 21 (22.58%) Maven
14 20 (21.51%) JIRA
14 20 (21.51%) Java
15 18 (19.35%) Jenkins
15 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
16 17 (18.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (18.28%) C++
16 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
17 15 (16.13%) Build Automation
18 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
19 12 (12.90%) Perl
19 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
19 12 (12.90%) C#
19 12 (12.90%) Oracle
19 12 (12.90%) Banking
19 12 (12.90%) Degree
19 12 (12.90%) Git (software)

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 7 (7.53%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) DHCP
1 1 (1.08%) DNS
1 1 (1.08%) LAN
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.08%) WAN
1 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Ant
2 21 (22.58%) Maven
3 20 (21.51%) JIRA
4 18 (19.35%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (12.90%) Artifactory
6 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
7 10 (10.75%) Apache Ivy
7 10 (10.75%) CMake
7 10 (10.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (10.75%) Subversion
8 8 (8.60%) InstallShield
9 6 (6.45%) Bitbucket
9 6 (6.45%) Selenium
10 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.08%) AccuRev
12 1 (1.08%) Hudson
12 1 (1.08%) Liquibase
General
1 36 (38.71%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.30%) Automotive
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Web Services
2 6 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (6.45%) STL
3 5 (5.38%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (10.75%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.53%) Smartcard
2 7 (7.53%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.23%) CMDB
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 33 (35.48%) Linux
3 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.68%) Unix
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Release Management
2 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (27.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
5 15 (16.13%) Build Automation
6 12 (12.90%) DevOps
7 11 (11.83%) Change Control
8 10 (10.75%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Dependency Management
8 10 (10.75%) ITIL
9 9 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.68%) SDLC
10 8 (8.60%) OO
11 7 (7.53%) Algorithmic Trading
11 7 (7.53%) Integration Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.53%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) SQL
2 38 (40.86%) Python
3 31 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
5 20 (21.51%) Java
6 17 (18.28%) C++
7 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
8 12 (12.90%) C#
8 12 (12.90%) Perl
8 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) ISEB
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.88%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Puppet
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Perforce
2 11 (11.83%) VMware
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.30%) AppSense
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.08%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
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