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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 901 885 892
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 50 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.054% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.056% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 44 49 44
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +2 50 £42,500 -10.52% 7
London -10 16 £63,500 +23.90% 2
South East 0 11 £55,000 +2.80% 1
City of London +54 9 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Yorkshire +13 9 £30,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £28,500 -45.71% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £30,000 -
West Bromwich - 4 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire +1 3 £27,500 +12.24% 1
East of England -1 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Leeds -7 3 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Brighton - 3 £35,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £42,500 -
Bristol -1 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1
South West -11 2 £40,000 +7.38% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £35,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (34.71%) SQL
2 41 (33.88%) Finance
3 39 (32.23%) Python
4 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
5 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 32 (26.45%) Linux
8 30 (24.79%) Maven
9 29 (23.97%) .NET
9 29 (23.97%) Jenkins
10 28 (23.14%) Java
10 28 (23.14%) Release Management
11 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (22.31%) Windows
12 26 (21.49%) Ant
13 25 (20.66%) Banking
14 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
15 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
15 23 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 22 (18.18%) Configuration Management
17 20 (16.53%) Subversion
18 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
18 19 (15.70%) High Availability
19 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
19 18 (14.88%) SDLC
19 18 (14.88%) QA
19 18 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (14.05%) Oracle
20 17 (14.05%) Logistics

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.61%) Confluence
3 5 (4.13%) Apache
4 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.48%) CMS
5 3 (2.48%) JBoss
6 2 (1.65%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
2 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) DNS
2 2 (1.65%) DHCP
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (24.79%) Maven
2 29 (23.97%) Jenkins
3 26 (21.49%) Ant
4 20 (16.53%) Subversion
5 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
6 14 (11.57%) JIRA
7 11 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (8.26%) TeamCity
9 8 (6.61%) CruiseControl
9 8 (6.61%) Hudson
10 7 (5.79%) Bitbucket
10 7 (5.79%) CMake
11 5 (4.13%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.31%) AccuRev
12 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.48%) MSBuild
13 3 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (1.65%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
15 1 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 41 (33.88%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Banking
3 12 (9.92%) Retail
4 11 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Marketing
6 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.97%) .NET
2 7 (5.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (5.79%) STL
3 6 (4.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) User Experience
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) CMDB
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Linux
2 27 (22.31%) Windows
3 14 (11.57%) Unix
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) Release Management
3 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 19 (15.70%) High Availability
6 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
7 18 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (14.88%) SDLC
8 17 (14.05%) Change Control
8 17 (14.05%) Logistics
9 12 (9.92%) Build Automation
10 11 (9.09%) Change Management
10 11 (9.09%) Project Management
11 10 (8.26%) DevOps
12 9 (7.44%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (6.61%) Line Management
14 7 (5.79%) Application Packaging
14 7 (5.79%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (5.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) SQL
2 39 (32.23%) Python
3 33 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 28 (23.14%) Java
5 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
6 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.92%) PL/SQL
8 10 (8.26%) Perl
9 7 (5.79%) C++
9 7 (5.79%) Ruby
10 6 (4.96%) C#
11 4 (3.31%) AWK
11 4 (3.31%) Jython
11 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.48%) Groovy
12 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.48%) VBScript
13 2 (1.65%) Go
14 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) ISEB
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) XenDesktop
2 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.65%) Docker
3 2 (1.65%) Postfix
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) Ansible
2 2 (1.65%) Chronos
2 2 (1.65%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.65%) Icinga
2 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.65%) logstash
2 2 (1.65%) Mesos
3 1 (0.83%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.05%) Oracle
3 10 (8.26%) IBM
4 9 (7.44%) Perforce
5 8 (6.61%) AppSense
5 8 (6.61%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.13%) Remedy
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) Google
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Parc Ellis
Salary: Up to UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Step Change Debt Charity
Salary: £28k per year
Posted: 23 days ago