The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 836 820 830
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 81 63 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.057% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.060% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 85
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 73 £40,000 -5.88% 13
London -39 40 £47,500 - 6
East of England - 16 £38,000 - 3
Bedford - 11 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 11 £37,500 - 1
South East -10 9 £33,750 -25.00%
East Midlands -20 7 £40,000 +23.07%
City of London -16 6 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Chiswick - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £38,500 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £38,500 - 1
Berkshire -4 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Northamptonshire - 4 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 £31,500 -
Wales - 4 £31,500 -
South West -7 3 £29,000 -3.33% 1
North West -7 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Derbyshire -18 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £30,000 -
Newport - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Shropshire +2 2 - -
West Midlands -1 2 - - 2
Cheshire -6 2 - -
Staffordshire -8 2 - - 2
Wellingborough - 2 £36,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,000 - 1

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (43.26%) Configuration Management
2 60 (42.55%) Java
3 55 (39.01%) Linux
4 52 (36.88%) Hudson
4 52 (36.88%) Jenkins
5 51 (36.17%) Git (software)
6 49 (34.75%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (34.75%) SQL
7 48 (34.04%) Maven
8 47 (33.33%) Subversion
9 44 (31.21%) Ant
10 42 (29.79%) Perl
11 39 (27.66%) QA
12 37 (26.24%) Puppet
13 34 (24.11%) .NET
14 32 (22.70%) Oracle
15 31 (21.99%) C#
15 31 (21.99%) Shell Script
16 30 (21.28%) E-Commerce
17 29 (20.57%) Windows
17 29 (20.57%) Gradle
18 28 (19.86%) Automated Testing
18 28 (19.86%) JUnit
18 28 (19.86%) Finance
19 27 (19.15%) UNIX
19 27 (19.15%) MySQL
20 26 (18.44%) Groovy
21 25 (17.73%) PowerShell
21 25 (17.73%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (17.73%) Release Management

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (14.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (10.64%) IIS
3 8 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.96%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.84%) Lightstreamer
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.42%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.71%) Confluence
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.42%) SaaS
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Firewall
1 6 (4.26%) Internet
2 4 (2.84%) Broadband
3 2 (1.42%) Wireless
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) GSM
4 1 (0.71%) TETRA
4 1 (0.71%) TDMA
4 1 (0.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) MySQL
2 24 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (36.88%) Hudson
1 52 (36.88%) Jenkins
2 51 (36.17%) Git (software)
3 48 (34.04%) Maven
4 47 (33.33%) Subversion
5 44 (31.21%) Ant
6 29 (20.57%) Gradle
7 28 (19.86%) JUnit
8 25 (17.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (17.02%) JIRA
10 23 (16.31%) JMeter
10 23 (16.31%) Mercurial
11 20 (14.18%) MSBuild
12 19 (13.48%) CruiseControl
13 11 (7.80%) TeamCity
14 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio
15 5 (3.55%) ClearCase
16 4 (2.84%) TestNG
16 4 (2.84%) NUnit
16 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.11%) .NET
2 20 (14.18%) Spring
3 18 (12.77%) ActiveMQ
4 17 (12.06%) MCollective
5 9 (6.38%) XML
6 7 (4.96%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.55%) Web Services
7 5 (3.55%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.84%) Apache Whirr
8 4 (2.84%) EJB
8 4 (2.84%) XSLT
8 4 (2.84%) J2EE
8 4 (2.84%) Flash
9 3 (2.13%) HTML
9 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.13%) Lucene
9 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.42%) Application Packaging
10 2 (1.42%) Software Packaging
10 2 (1.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.96%) Social Network
3 5 (3.55%) Statistics
3 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.55%) Open Source
4 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.42%) Physics
5 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Informatics
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) Linux
2 29 (20.57%) Windows
3 27 (19.15%) UNIX
4 7 (4.96%) Android
4 7 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.26%) Configuration Management
2 49 (34.75%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (21.28%) E-Commerce
4 28 (19.86%) Automated Testing
5 25 (17.73%) Release Management
6 19 (13.48%) Dependency Management
6 19 (13.48%) SOA
6 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (12.77%) Scrum
8 16 (11.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (11.35%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.22%) ITIL
10 12 (8.51%) Change Management
11 10 (7.09%) Regression Testing
11 10 (7.09%) Build Automation
12 7 (4.96%) Information Management
13 6 (4.26%) Software Deployment
13 6 (4.26%) Change Control
13 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.55%) Java
2 49 (34.75%) SQL
3 42 (29.79%) Perl
4 31 (21.99%) C#
4 31 (21.99%) Shell Script
5 26 (18.44%) Groovy
6 25 (17.73%) PowerShell
7 20 (14.18%) Python
8 19 (13.48%) Scala
9 17 (12.06%) Bash Shell
10 13 (9.22%) PHP
11 9 (6.38%) Ruby
11 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.84%) C
13 4 (2.84%) VB
14 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.13%) C++
15 2 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (27.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (26.24%) Puppet
2 18 (12.77%) Nagios
3 12 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.71%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Perforce
2 17 (12.06%) Foundry
3 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.80%) JBoss
5 6 (4.26%) IBM
6 5 (3.55%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.55%) MKS
7 4 (2.84%) StreamBase
7 4 (2.84%) VMware
7 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.13%) Talend
9 2 (1.42%) Remedy
9 2 (1.42%) ATG
9 2 (1.42%) Cisco
9 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix
10 1 (0.71%) DataSynapse
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