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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 828 772 781
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 87 97 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 78 106
Average salary £38,250 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -35 83 £37,500 -6.25% 10
London -56 26 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East of England +7 20 £36,250 -19.88% 1
West Midlands +22 14 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +6 14 £27,500 -
East Midlands 0 14 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West +5 10 £29,500 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £35,000 -
Shropshire +6 8 - -
Cheshire +3 8 - -
Derbyshire -10 8 - -
City of London -5 7 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Dunstable - 7 £33,750 -
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £38,750 -18.42%
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Nottingham +2 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridge -5 6 £38,750 -18.42%
Yorkshire -25 6 £44,000 +3.52%
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £27,500 -
Berkshire +7 5 £47,500 +33.80% 2
South East -41 5 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Newbury - 5 £47,500 -
Leeds -31 4 £45,000 +5.88%
West Yorkshire -41 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Harrow - 4 £39,000 -
Essex +1 3 £40,000 -6.97%
North East - 3 £36,500 -
Gateshead - 3 £36,500 -
Chelmsford - 3 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £36,500 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 72 (42.86%) Subversion
2 62 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (35.71%) Linux
4 59 (35.12%) SQL
5 57 (33.93%) Configuration Management
6 56 (33.33%) Java
7 53 (31.55%) Jenkins
8 45 (26.79%) Git (software)
9 44 (26.19%) Maven
10 38 (22.62%) .NET
11 37 (22.02%) Hudson
12 35 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (20.83%) C#
13 34 (20.24%) Python
14 33 (19.64%) UNIX
14 33 (19.64%) Release Management
14 33 (19.64%) PowerShell
15 32 (19.05%) Oracle
16 31 (18.45%) Ant
17 27 (16.07%) Ruby
17 27 (16.07%) QA
18 26 (15.48%) Perl
18 26 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (14.88%) CruiseControl
20 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
21 23 (13.69%) Finance
22 22 (13.10%) Scrum
22 22 (13.10%) PHP
22 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
22 22 (13.10%) JIRA

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (7.74%) Tomcat
1 13 (7.74%) IIS
2 9 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.36%) Apache
3 6 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.60%) Node.js
6 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.60%) Mule
6 1 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) SaaS
1 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) LTE
1 5 (2.98%) 3G
2 4 (2.38%) Internet
3 3 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.19%) Wireless
4 2 (1.19%) LAN
4 2 (1.19%) WAN
4 2 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) 4G
5 1 (0.60%) AMQP
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) GSM
5 1 (0.60%) TDMA
5 1 (0.60%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) MySQL
3 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 72 (42.86%) Subversion
2 53 (31.55%) Jenkins
3 45 (26.79%) Git (software)
4 44 (26.19%) Maven
5 37 (22.02%) Hudson
6 35 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (18.45%) Ant
8 25 (14.88%) CruiseControl
9 22 (13.10%) JIRA
10 20 (11.90%) MSBuild
10 20 (11.90%) TeamCity
11 13 (7.74%) Gradle
11 13 (7.74%) Mercurial
11 13 (7.74%) Bugzilla
12 9 (5.36%) JUnit
13 8 (4.76%) CMake
14 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
14 6 (3.57%) JMeter
15 5 (2.98%) Redmine
15 5 (2.98%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (13.69%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.14%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Automotive
4 5 (2.98%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.19%) Back Office
6 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.62%) .NET
2 13 (7.74%) XML
3 12 (7.14%) Software Packaging
4 11 (6.55%) Application Packaging
4 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.17%) HTML
6 6 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.79%) Spring
7 3 (1.79%) XSD
7 3 (1.79%) Middleware
8 2 (1.19%) XSL
8 2 (1.19%) CSS
8 2 (1.19%) J2EE
8 2 (1.19%) jQuery
8 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.60%) MCollective
9 1 (0.60%) HTML5
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.76%) Social Network
2 4 (2.38%) Grid Computing
3 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.19%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Open Source
5 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.60%) Informatics
5 1 (0.60%) Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.71%) Linux
2 33 (19.64%) UNIX
3 21 (12.50%) Windows
4 11 (6.55%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.76%) Android
6 5 (2.98%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (33.93%) Configuration Management
3 33 (19.64%) Release Management
4 26 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.10%) Scrum
5 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (9.52%) Change Control
8 15 (8.93%) Automated Testing
9 14 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.33%) DevOps
10 13 (7.74%) Software Deployment
11 10 (5.95%) Regression Testing
11 10 (5.95%) Build Automation
12 8 (4.76%) ITIL
12 8 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.17%) Change Management
13 7 (4.17%) Workflow
14 6 (3.57%) OO
14 6 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.12%) SQL
2 56 (33.33%) Java
3 35 (20.83%) C#
4 34 (20.24%) Python
5 33 (19.64%) PowerShell
6 27 (16.07%) Ruby
7 26 (15.48%) Perl
8 22 (13.10%) PHP
9 17 (10.12%) Shell Script
10 15 (8.93%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.55%) C++
12 10 (5.95%) Groovy
13 8 (4.76%) C
13 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.79%) Scala
15 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
16 2 (1.19%) VBScript
16 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.60%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) Varnish
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Puppet
2 4 (2.38%) Nagios
3 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.19%) Opsview
4 1 (0.60%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (19.05%) Oracle
2 19 (11.31%) Perforce
3 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.95%) MKS
5 8 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.76%) Remedy
6 7 (4.17%) JBoss
7 4 (2.38%) DataSynapse
8 3 (1.79%) IBM
9 2 (1.19%) Macrovision
9 2 (1.19%) ATG
9 2 (1.19%) VMware
9 2 (1.19%) Cisco
9 2 (1.19%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.60%) TEOCO
10 1 (0.60%) CyberSource
10 1 (0.60%) Akamai
10 1 (0.60%) Splunk
10 1 (0.60%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) CollabNet
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