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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 842 773 790
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 63 100 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.094% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.100% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 58 78 90
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,200 £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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -56 59 £45,000 +5.88% 3
London -20 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East of England +1 14 £35,000 -18.60%
City of London +11 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £31,250 -
Stoke-on-Trent +4 3 £27,500 -
Staffordshire -17 3 £27,500 -
East Midlands -17 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £27,500 -
Dunstable - 3 £32,500 -
Watford - 3 £56,250 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £56,250 -
South East -29 2 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -34 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Yorkshire -41 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Leicestershire - 2 £37,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Bedford - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Essex +6 1 £45,000 +4.65%
Nottingham +2 1 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire -8 1 £37,500 -
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 70 (44.30%) Continuous Integration
2 68 (43.04%) Subversion
3 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (36.71%) SQL
5 56 (35.44%) Linux
6 51 (32.28%) Configuration Management
6 51 (32.28%) Jenkins
7 46 (29.11%) Java
8 45 (28.48%) .NET
9 40 (25.32%) PowerShell
10 39 (24.68%) Maven
11 37 (23.42%) Git (software)
11 37 (23.42%) Release Management
12 35 (22.15%) UNIX
13 31 (19.62%) C#
14 28 (17.72%) Python
15 27 (17.09%) QA
15 27 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (17.09%) DevOps
16 26 (16.46%) Hudson
16 26 (16.46%) Windows
17 24 (15.19%) Ant
17 24 (15.19%) Ruby
18 22 (13.92%) Software Engineering
18 22 (13.92%) CruiseControl
18 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
18 22 (13.92%) TeamCity
19 21 (13.29%) MSBuild
20 20 (12.66%) Oracle
21 19 (12.03%) Perl

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (9.49%) IIS
2 9 (5.70%) Apache
3 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.27%) Mule
6 2 (1.27%) nginx
6 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) 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%) Internet
1 6 (3.80%) 3G
1 6 (3.80%) LTE
2 4 (2.53%) DNS
3 3 (1.90%) Firewall
3 3 (1.90%) Wireless
4 2 (1.27%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) 4G
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
2 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.53%) MySQL
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (43.04%) Subversion
2 51 (32.28%) Jenkins
3 39 (24.68%) Maven
4 37 (23.42%) Git (software)
5 27 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (16.46%) Hudson
7 24 (15.19%) Ant
8 22 (13.92%) CruiseControl
8 22 (13.92%) TeamCity
9 21 (13.29%) MSBuild
10 13 (8.23%) JIRA
11 12 (7.59%) Bugzilla
12 9 (5.70%) Mercurial
13 7 (4.43%) CMake
13 7 (4.43%) Gradle
14 6 (3.80%) InstallShield
15 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
15 4 (2.53%) Redmine
16 3 (1.90%) NUnit
16 3 (1.90%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.39%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.59%) Banking
4 6 (3.80%) 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%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.48%) .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%) jQuery
7 3 (1.90%) Spring
7 3 (1.90%) CSS
7 3 (1.90%) XSD
7 3 (1.90%) XSL
7 3 (1.90%) J2EE
8 2 (1.27%) Middleware
8 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.63%) Web Services
9 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
1 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.53%) Grid Computing
2 4 (2.53%) Social Network
2 4 (2.53%) Open Source
2 4 (2.53%) User Experience
3 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.44%) Linux
2 35 (22.15%) UNIX
3 26 (16.46%) Windows
4 14 (8.86%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.16%) Debian
6 4 (2.53%) Android
6 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.30%) Continuous Integration
2 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (32.28%) Configuration Management
4 37 (23.42%) Release Management
5 27 (17.09%) DevOps
6 22 (13.92%) Software Engineering
7 18 (11.39%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.76%) Change Control
9 16 (10.13%) Scrum
10 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (9.49%) Software Deployment
11 10 (6.33%) Build Automation
11 10 (6.33%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.70%) Workflow
13 7 (4.43%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.43%) Time Management
14 6 (3.80%) OO
15 5 (3.16%) ITIL
15 5 (3.16%) Validation
15 5 (3.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.71%) SQL
2 46 (29.11%) Java
3 40 (25.32%) PowerShell
4 31 (19.62%) C#
5 28 (17.72%) Python
6 24 (15.19%) 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%) C
11 7 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.80%) Groovy
12 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
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 27 (17.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) Puppet
2 7 (4.43%) Nagios
3 3 (1.90%) Opsview
4 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (12.66%) Oracle
2 16 (10.13%) Perforce
3 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.70%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.06%) Remedy
5 8 (5.06%) MKS
6 4 (2.53%) DataSynapse
6 4 (2.53%) Splunk
7 3 (1.90%) Akamai
7 3 (1.90%) Macrovision
8 2 (1.27%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.27%) TEOCO
8 2 (1.27%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.63%) ATG
9 1 (0.63%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix
9 1 (0.63%) Sybase
9 1 (0.63%) Cognos
9 1 (0.63%) CollabNet
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