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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 860 827 807
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 37 63 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.061% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 63
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.82%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 19 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 19 December 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 -28 37 £47,500 +5.55% 10
London -8 21 £52,500 +16.66% 6
City of London +28 6 £50,250 -8.63% 2
Yorkshire -24 4 £32,500 +35.41% 1
South West - 4 £37,250 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £38,250 -
Leicestershire - 4 £38,250 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Stockport - 3 £33,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £33,500 - 1
North West - 3 £33,500 - 1
Skipton - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,250 -
Bristol - 2 £47,500 - 1
Chippenham - 2 £37,250 -
Reading +4 1 £36,000 -20.00%
South East +4 1 £36,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -1 1 £36,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -17 1 £35,000 +45.83% 1

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.31%) .NET
3 42 (40.38%) Subversion
3 42 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (40.38%) Linux
4 37 (35.58%) Jenkins
5 35 (33.65%) DevOps
6 32 (30.77%) Windows
7 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 28 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 27 (25.96%) QA
8 27 (25.96%) Release Management
8 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
9 26 (25.00%) Java
10 23 (22.12%) E-Commerce
10 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
11 22 (21.15%) UNIX
12 20 (19.23%) C#
12 20 (19.23%) Maven
13 19 (18.27%) Ant
14 17 (16.35%) SQL
14 17 (16.35%) Finance
15 16 (15.38%) TeamCity
15 16 (15.38%) Python
16 15 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 13 (12.50%) Ruby
18 12 (11.54%) Degree
18 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (10.58%) IIS
2 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) Mule
4 2 (1.92%) nginx
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Internet
2 6 (5.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.85%) 3G
3 4 (3.85%) LTE
4 3 (2.88%) Wireless
4 3 (2.88%) HTTP
5 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 2 (1.92%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (40.38%) Subversion
2 37 (35.58%) Jenkins
3 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 20 (19.23%) Maven
5 19 (18.27%) Ant
6 16 (15.38%) TeamCity
7 15 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (11.54%) Hudson
9 9 (8.65%) MSBuild
9 9 (8.65%) Gradle
10 7 (6.73%) CruiseControl
11 5 (4.81%) JIRA
12 4 (3.85%) Bugzilla
12 4 (3.85%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.85%) CMake
13 3 (2.88%) InstallShield
14 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.92%) Selenium
14 2 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.31%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.88%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.92%) Web Services
6 2 (1.92%) Spring
6 2 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (0.96%) CSS
7 1 (0.96%) XSL
7 1 (0.96%) Middleware
7 1 (0.96%) LAMP
7 1 (0.96%) HTML
7 1 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Open Source
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.38%) Linux
2 32 (30.77%) Windows
3 22 (21.15%) UNIX
4 7 (6.73%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.92%) Debian
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (33.65%) DevOps
4 27 (25.96%) Release Management
4 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
5 23 (22.12%) E-Commerce
5 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.73%) Scrum
6 7 (6.73%) Performance Management
6 7 (6.73%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.81%) Build Automation
7 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (3.85%) Time Management
8 4 (3.85%) Workflow
8 4 (3.85%) Service Management
9 3 (2.88%) ITIL
9 3 (2.88%) Validation
9 3 (2.88%) Change Management
9 3 (2.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 26 (25.00%) Java
3 20 (19.23%) C#
4 17 (16.35%) SQL
5 16 (15.38%) Python
6 13 (12.50%) Ruby
7 11 (10.58%) PHP
8 10 (9.62%) Perl
9 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.77%) C++
11 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.85%) BeanShell
12 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.85%) C
13 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.96%) X++
14 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.92%) Varnish
3 1 (0.96%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) Puppet
2 6 (5.77%) Nagios
3 3 (2.88%) Opsview
4 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Perforce
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.85%) MKS
5 4 (3.85%) Akamai
5 4 (3.85%) Splunk
6 3 (2.88%) Macrovision
7 2 (1.92%) TEOCO
7 2 (1.92%) CyberSource
7 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.96%) Remedy
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) VMware
8 1 (0.96%) CollabNet
8 1 (0.96%) AccuRev
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