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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 828 787 792
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 63 102 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.095% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.10% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 89
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 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 1 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
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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 -61 59 £45,000 +5.88% 4
London -27 36 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England +1 11 £35,000 -18.60%
City of London +3 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £32,500 -
East Midlands -12 4 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £31,250 -
South East -14 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Leicestershire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +4 2 £27,500 -
Berkshire +3 2 £36,750 -2.00%
Staffordshire -12 2 £27,500 -
South West -14 2 £35,000 -15.15%
West Midlands -23 2 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £56,250 -
Watford - 2 £56,250 -
Bedford - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Reading +5 1 £36,000 +7.46%
Essex +4 1 £45,000 +4.65%
Yorkshire -38 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 72 (45.57%) Continuous Integration
2 68 (43.04%) Subversion
3 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (35.44%) SQL
4 56 (35.44%) Linux
5 52 (32.91%) Jenkins
6 48 (30.38%) Configuration Management
7 47 (29.75%) .NET
8 46 (29.11%) Java
9 41 (25.95%) PowerShell
10 39 (24.68%) Git (software)
10 39 (24.68%) Maven
11 37 (23.42%) Release Management
12 33 (20.89%) UNIX
13 30 (18.99%) C#
14 28 (17.72%) Windows
14 28 (17.72%) Python
14 28 (17.72%) QA
14 28 (17.72%) DevOps
15 25 (15.82%) Hudson
16 24 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (15.19%) Ant
17 23 (14.56%) Ruby
17 23 (14.56%) TeamCity
18 22 (13.92%) CruiseControl
18 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
18 22 (13.92%) E-Commerce
19 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
19 20 (12.66%) MSBuild
20 19 (12.03%) Oracle

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (10.13%) IIS
2 9 (5.70%) Apache
3 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.27%) nginx
6 2 (1.27%) Node.js
6 2 (1.27%) Mule
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) SaaS
2 3 (1.90%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) LTE
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
1 6 (3.80%) 3G
2 4 (2.53%) DNS
3 3 (1.90%) Wireless
3 3 (1.90%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) 4G
4 2 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 68 (43.04%) Subversion
2 52 (32.91%) Jenkins
3 39 (24.68%) Git (software)
3 39 (24.68%) Maven
4 25 (15.82%) Hudson
5 24 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (15.19%) Ant
6 23 (14.56%) TeamCity
7 22 (13.92%) CruiseControl
8 20 (12.66%) MSBuild
9 13 (8.23%) JIRA
10 12 (7.59%) Bugzilla
11 9 (5.70%) Mercurial
12 7 (4.43%) Gradle
12 7 (4.43%) CMake
13 6 (3.80%) InstallShield
14 4 (2.53%) Redmine
14 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
15 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.39%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.59%) Banking
4 7 (4.43%) Retail
5 4 (2.53%) Automotive
5 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.75%) .NET
2 15 (9.49%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.23%) Software Packaging
4 11 (6.96%) XML
4 11 (6.96%) Application Packaging
5 7 (4.43%) HTML
6 6 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.90%) J2EE
7 3 (1.90%) CSS
7 3 (1.90%) XSD
7 3 (1.90%) XSL
7 3 (1.90%) Spring
7 3 (1.90%) jQuery
8 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.27%) Middleware
9 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.53%) Open Source
2 4 (2.53%) Social Network
2 4 (2.53%) User Experience
2 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.53%) Grid Computing
3 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.63%) Life Science
4 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.44%) Linux
2 33 (20.89%) UNIX
3 28 (17.72%) Windows
4 14 (8.86%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.16%) Debian
6 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.53%) Android
6 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.57%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.38%) Configuration Management
4 37 (23.42%) Release Management
5 28 (17.72%) DevOps
6 22 (13.92%) E-Commerce
7 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.76%) Change Control
9 14 (8.86%) Scrum
9 14 (8.86%) Software Deployment
10 13 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.33%) Build Automation
12 9 (5.70%) Workflow
12 9 (5.70%) Regression Testing
13 6 (3.80%) Automated Testing
13 6 (3.80%) Time Management
13 6 (3.80%) OO
14 5 (3.16%) Validation
14 5 (3.16%) Kanban
15 4 (2.53%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.44%) SQL
2 46 (29.11%) Java
3 41 (25.95%) PowerShell
4 30 (18.99%) C#
5 28 (17.72%) Python
6 23 (14.56%) Ruby
7 19 (12.03%) Perl
8 17 (10.76%) PHP
9 16 (10.13%) T-SQL
9 16 (10.13%) Shell Script
10 10 (6.33%) C++
11 7 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.80%) Groovy
12 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.80%) C
13 4 (2.53%) BeanShell
13 4 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Varnish
1 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) Puppet
2 7 (4.43%) Nagios
3 3 (1.90%) Opsview
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Oracle
2 16 (10.13%) Perforce
3 12 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.70%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.06%) MKS
5 8 (5.06%) Remedy
6 4 (2.53%) Splunk
6 4 (2.53%) DataSynapse
7 3 (1.90%) Macrovision
7 3 (1.90%) Akamai
8 2 (1.27%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.27%) TEOCO
8 2 (1.27%) CyberSource
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Sybase
9 1 (0.63%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix
9 1 (0.63%) Cognos
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) VMware
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