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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 839 899 915
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 51 64 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.061% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 61
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 25 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 1 October 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 +48 51 £48,000 +12.94% 3
South East +74 26 £43,750 +2.94% 1
London +67 18 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Brighton +15 13 £38,000 - 1
East Sussex +14 13 £38,000 - 1
Hampshire +19 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Farnborough +2 8 £45,000 -14.28%
City of London +56 7 £70,000 +26.12%
South West -6 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey +15 2 £24,000 -43.52%
East Midlands +9 2 £75,000 +100.00%
Woking +6 2 £24,000 -43.52%
North West +2 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 £75,000 -
Bromley - 2 £48,000 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £75,000 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Berkshire +32 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 38 (43.18%) .NET
2 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
5 30 (34.09%) DevOps
5 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
5 30 (34.09%) PowerShell
6 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
7 25 (28.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (23.86%) Python
8 21 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (22.73%) C#
10 19 (21.59%) Jenkins
10 19 (21.59%) MSBuild
10 19 (21.59%) IIS
10 19 (21.59%) Linux
10 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
10 19 (21.59%) Finance
11 18 (20.45%) Oracle
12 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
12 17 (19.32%) Web Services
12 17 (19.32%) IBM
12 17 (19.32%) Data Cleansing
12 17 (19.32%) Change Control
12 17 (19.32%) High Availability
13 16 (18.18%) Windows
14 15 (17.05%) Perl
14 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
14 15 (17.05%) Puppet

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 19 (21.59%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) PaaS
3 6 (6.82%) IaaS
4 3 (3.41%) GitHub
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) LAN
1 1 (1.14%) WAN
1 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) MySQL
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (28.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (21.59%) Jenkins
3 19 (21.59%) MSBuild
4 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 10 (11.36%) Subversion
6 9 (10.23%) TeamCity
7 7 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (7.95%) WiX
8 6 (6.82%) Hudson
9 5 (5.68%) Maven
10 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.41%) CMake
10 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.41%) Selenium
11 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.27%) NuGet
11 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.14%) GoCD
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Electronics
4 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) Automotive
6 2 (2.27%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.18%) .NET
2 17 (19.32%) Web Services
3 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Hedge funds
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 16 (18.18%) Windows
3 10 (11.36%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (34.09%) DevOps
4 21 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
6 17 (19.32%) Change Control
6 17 (19.32%) Data Cleansing
6 17 (19.32%) High Availability
7 13 (14.77%) Change Data Capture
7 13 (14.77%) ITIL
7 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (13.64%) TDD
9 11 (12.50%) Release Management
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.23%) SDLC
11 9 (10.23%) Static Code Analysis
12 7 (7.95%) Scrum
13 6 (6.82%) Code Coverage
13 6 (6.82%) Project Management
13 6 (6.82%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 30 (34.09%) PowerShell
3 21 (23.86%) Python
4 20 (22.73%) C#
5 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
6 15 (17.05%) Perl
7 11 (12.50%) Java
8 8 (9.09%) C++
9 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.82%) Ruby
10 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.41%) C
11 3 (3.41%) Groovy
12 2 (2.27%) PHP
12 2 (2.27%) VB
13 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.14%) CCA
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) MCITP
4 1 (1.14%) MCP
4 1 (1.14%) MCSA
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) MCTS
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Docker
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) Ansible
3 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.27%) Salt
4 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) Oracle
3 17 (19.32%) IBM
4 9 (10.23%) Splunk
5 6 (6.82%) Perforce
6 4 (4.55%) SAP
6 4 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (2.27%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.27%) Google
7 2 (2.27%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.14%) AppSense
8 1 (1.14%) Citrix
8 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.14%) Sony
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago