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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 806 830 794
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 89 96 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.082% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.086% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 74 74 80
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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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 +5 78 £50,000 +25.00% 11
London +24 39 £55,000 +15.78% 4
East of England +6 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Cambridge +20 10 £50,000 +14.28% 1
South West -3 7 £43,000 +30.30%
Yorkshire +6 6 £36,750 -16.47% 2
Somerset - 6 £43,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £36,750 -
Sheffield - 6 £36,750 -
South East +6 5 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Hertfordshire +3 5 £35,000 - 1
South Wales - 5 £30,000 -
Wales - 5 £30,000 -
Scotland - 5 £27,500 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £27,500 - 1
Bath - 5 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 3 £52,500 -
City of London +33 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey +16 2 £49,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +7 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Staffordshire -3 2 £30,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -19 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Bedford +11 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Bedfordshire -2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands -13 1 £38,250 +9.28% 1
North West -14 1 £26,500 -10.16%

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 78 (43.82%) Continuous Integration
2 68 (38.20%) Windows
3 67 (37.64%) Jenkins
4 61 (34.27%) DevOps
5 59 (33.15%) Java
6 55 (30.90%) Linux
7 51 (28.65%) Software Engineering
8 50 (28.09%) Python
9 49 (27.53%) Finance
9 49 (27.53%) Degree
10 47 (26.40%) .NET
11 46 (25.84%) Maven
12 42 (23.60%) PowerShell
12 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
13 41 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (20.22%) Configuration Management
14 36 (20.22%) Release Management
15 35 (19.66%) TeamCity
16 34 (19.10%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (18.54%) IIS
17 33 (18.54%) Subversion
18 32 (17.98%) C#
19 31 (17.42%) Microsoft
20 30 (16.85%) Bash Shell
21 28 (15.73%) SQL
22 27 (15.17%) Internet
22 27 (15.17%) QA
23 24 (13.48%) Oracle
24 23 (12.92%) SQL Server
24 23 (12.92%) Ant

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 33 (18.54%) IIS
2 6 (3.37%) Umbraco
2 6 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (3.37%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) assyst
2 6 (3.37%) Tridion
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.17%) Internet
2 12 (6.74%) ATM
3 7 (3.93%) Wireless
4 2 (1.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) DB2
3 7 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.12%) MySQL
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (37.64%) Jenkins
2 46 (25.84%) Maven
3 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
4 35 (19.66%) TeamCity
5 34 (19.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (18.54%) Subversion
7 23 (12.92%) Ant
7 23 (12.92%) MSBuild
8 21 (11.80%) JIRA
9 18 (10.11%) Gradle
10 14 (7.87%) Visual Studio
11 11 (6.18%) Selenium
11 11 (6.18%) WebDriver
12 10 (5.62%) CruiseControl
13 7 (3.93%) Hudson
14 6 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (2.81%) Grunt
15 5 (2.81%) MSTest
15 5 (2.81%) AccuRev
16 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.81%) Back Office
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.40%) .NET
2 19 (10.67%) Web Services
3 13 (7.30%) XML
4 10 (5.62%) WCF
5 5 (2.81%) HTML
5 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.81%) HTML5
5 5 (2.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.25%) WPF
6 4 (2.25%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.56%) GWT
8 1 (0.56%) J2EE
8 1 (0.56%) XSL
8 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.56%) Spring
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.87%) Internet of Things
4 12 (6.74%) EFT
5 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.25%) Physics
7 3 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.69%) Equities
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Social Network
7 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.56%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.20%) Windows
2 55 (30.90%) Linux
3 16 (8.99%) UNIX
4 11 (6.18%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (43.82%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (34.27%) DevOps
3 51 (28.65%) Software Engineering
4 41 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (20.22%) Configuration Management
5 36 (20.22%) Release Management
6 19 (10.67%) Test Automation
7 17 (9.55%) Scrum
7 17 (9.55%) SDLC
8 14 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (6.74%) Kanban
10 12 (6.74%) Automated Testing
10 12 (6.74%) ITIL
11 10 (5.62%) Build Automation
12 9 (5.06%) Software Deployment
12 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.49%) MVC
13 8 (4.49%) E-Commerce
14 7 (3.93%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.15%) Java
2 50 (28.09%) Python
3 42 (23.60%) PowerShell
4 32 (17.98%) C#
5 30 (16.85%) Bash Shell
6 28 (15.73%) SQL
7 20 (11.24%) C++
8 19 (10.67%) C
9 14 (7.87%) Ruby
10 13 (7.30%) PHP
11 12 (6.74%) JavaScript
12 11 (6.18%) Perl
12 11 (6.18%) T-SQL
13 8 (4.49%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.25%) Groovy
14 4 (2.25%) Delphi
15 2 (1.12%) VBScript
15 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (27.53%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.17%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (9.55%) Puppet
2 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.81%) Ansible
4 3 (1.69%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.12%) logstash
5 2 (1.12%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.48%) Oracle
3 19 (10.67%) Perforce
4 14 (7.87%) Remedy
5 7 (3.93%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.37%) VMware
7 3 (1.69%) Macrovision
7 3 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (0.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.56%) HP
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.56%) hybris
8 1 (0.56%) Akamai
8 1 (0.56%) Splunk
8 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
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