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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 817 818 823
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 49 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.055% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.058% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 52
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £31,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.60% -30.55%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 49 £48,000 +37.14% 12
London -8 27 £52,500 +13.51% 5
City of London +17 12 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Yorkshire -4 7 £25,000 +4.16% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £45,000 +50.00% 2
West Yorkshire -6 4 £24,500 +2.08% 2
East of England -9 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South West - 4 £37,250 -
Leeds +11 3 £24,000 - 2
Cambridge -1 3 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Chippenham - 3 £37,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £37,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
North West -2 2 £24,500 -10.90%
South East -28 2 £54,000 +66.15% 2
Surrey - 2 £54,000 - 2
Skipton - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £54,000 - 2
Manchester -5 1 £24,000 -12.72%
West Midlands -9 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Stockport - 1 £24,000 -
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £25,000 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £25,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 47 (47.47%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.39%) Windows
4 37 (37.37%) Linux
4 37 (37.37%) DevOps
5 36 (36.36%) .NET
6 29 (29.29%) Jenkins
6 29 (29.29%) Subversion
7 26 (26.26%) Release Management
7 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
8 24 (24.24%) QA
8 24 (24.24%) Java
9 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 21 (21.21%) E-Commerce
10 21 (21.21%) UNIX
11 20 (20.20%) Configuration Management
11 20 (20.20%) TeamCity
12 18 (18.18%) Finance
13 17 (17.17%) Python
13 17 (17.17%) C#
14 16 (16.16%) Ant
14 16 (16.16%) Maven
14 16 (16.16%) Degree
15 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
15 15 (15.15%) SQL
16 13 (13.13%) IIS
17 11 (11.11%) Financial Institution
18 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
18 10 (10.10%) Internet

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (13.13%) IIS
2 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.02%) Apache
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
4 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (1.01%) Mule
4 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Internet
2 4 (4.04%) DNS
2 4 (4.04%) Wireless
3 2 (2.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
4 1 (1.01%) 4G
4 1 (1.01%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Jenkins
1 29 (29.29%) Subversion
2 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
3 20 (20.20%) TeamCity
4 16 (16.16%) Ant
4 16 (16.16%) Maven
5 8 (8.08%) Gradle
5 8 (8.08%) JIRA
6 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.06%) Hudson
7 6 (6.06%) MSBuild
7 6 (6.06%) CruiseControl
8 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.04%) Selenium
10 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.03%) InstallShield
10 3 (3.03%) Grunt
11 2 (2.02%) GCC
11 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.04%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.07%) Web Services
4 6 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (2.02%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.01%) LAMP
6 1 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.01%) Spring
6 1 (1.01%) JSON
6 1 (1.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Open Source
2 4 (4.04%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Social Network
4 1 (1.01%) Life Science
4 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Linux
3 21 (21.21%) UNIX
4 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.03%) Solaris
5 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Debian
7 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.37%) DevOps
4 26 (26.26%) Release Management
5 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 21 (21.21%) E-Commerce
7 20 (20.20%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.07%) Scrum
8 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.06%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.06%) ITIL
10 5 (5.05%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Kanban
11 4 (4.04%) Software Deployment
11 4 (4.04%) Service Management
12 3 (3.03%) Validation
12 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.03%) Build Automation
12 3 (3.03%) Wealth Management
13 2 (2.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) Java
2 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 17 (17.17%) Python
3 17 (17.17%) C#
4 15 (15.15%) SQL
5 8 (8.08%) C
5 8 (8.08%) Perl
5 8 (8.08%) C++
6 7 (7.07%) PHP
6 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.04%) Ruby
9 2 (2.02%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.01%) X++
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) Nagios
3 2 (2.02%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) Salt
4 1 (1.01%) Opsview
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) Perforce
3 3 (3.03%) Macrovision
3 3 (3.03%) VMware
3 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.03%) Akamai
4 2 (2.02%) hybris
4 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.02%) Splunk
4 2 (2.02%) BMC
4 2 (2.02%) Remedy
5 1 (1.01%) MKS
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) TEOCO
5 1 (1.01%) CyberSource
Staines
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago