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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 824 759 792
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 80 112 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 93
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -44 76 £37,500 -11.76% 3
London -40 26 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England +22 21 £35,000 -22.65%
West Midlands -5 9 £27,500 -
Staffordshire -5 9 £27,500 -
East Midlands -12 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Bedfordshire - 9 £35,000 -
Dunstable - 7 £33,750 -
Stoke-on-Trent +9 6 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridge +4 6 £33,750 -28.94%
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £33,750 -28.94%
Nottingham -5 6 £35,000 -6.66%
City of London -16 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -34 5 £38,250 -4.37%
North West -21 4 £24,000 -
Essex +8 3 £40,000 -6.97%
Shropshire -10 3 - -
Berkshire -10 3 £47,500 +33.80% 2
Derbyshire -15 3 - -
Cheshire -20 3 - -
Leeds -25 3 £44,500 +11.25%
West Yorkshire -34 3 £44,500 +11.25%
South East -37 3 £47,500 +19.49% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £36,500 -
North East - 3 £36,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £56,250 -
Newbury - 3 £47,500 - 1
Watford - 3 £56,250 -
Gateshead - 3 £36,500 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 73 (43.71%) Subversion
2 67 (40.12%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (37.13%) Linux
4 60 (35.93%) SQL
5 59 (35.33%) Configuration Management
6 56 (33.53%) Jenkins
7 55 (32.93%) Java
8 47 (28.14%) Git (software)
9 45 (26.95%) .NET
10 43 (25.75%) Maven
11 39 (23.35%) Release Management
12 38 (22.75%) PowerShell
12 38 (22.75%) UNIX
13 35 (20.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (20.36%) C#
15 33 (19.76%) Hudson
16 31 (18.56%) Python
16 31 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (17.96%) QA
18 29 (17.37%) Ant
19 28 (16.77%) Ruby
20 25 (14.97%) Oracle
20 25 (14.97%) Windows
21 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
21 24 (14.37%) CruiseControl
22 23 (13.77%) Software Engineering
22 23 (13.77%) Perl
23 22 (13.17%) PHP
23 22 (13.17%) Finance
23 22 (13.17%) Scrum

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (9.58%) IIS
2 10 (5.99%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.39%) Apache
4 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.20%) Mule
6 2 (1.20%) nginx
6 2 (1.20%) Confluence
6 2 (1.20%) Node.js
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) SaaS
2 3 (1.80%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) 3G
1 6 (3.59%) LTE
2 5 (2.99%) Internet
3 4 (2.40%) DNS
3 4 (2.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.80%) Wireless
5 2 (1.20%) LAN
5 2 (1.20%) WAN
5 2 (1.20%) HTTP
5 2 (1.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) MySQL
3 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.20%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 73 (43.71%) Subversion
2 56 (33.53%) Jenkins
3 47 (28.14%) Git (software)
4 43 (25.75%) Maven
5 35 (20.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (19.76%) Hudson
7 29 (17.37%) Ant
8 24 (14.37%) CruiseControl
9 22 (13.17%) TeamCity
10 21 (12.57%) MSBuild
11 19 (11.38%) JIRA
12 12 (7.19%) Bugzilla
12 12 (7.19%) Mercurial
13 10 (5.99%) Gradle
14 8 (4.79%) CMake
15 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
15 6 (3.59%) JUnit
15 6 (3.59%) InstallShield
16 4 (2.40%) NUnit
16 4 (2.40%) Redmine
General
1 22 (13.17%) Finance
2 18 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.40%) Automotive
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.20%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.95%) .NET
2 13 (7.78%) Software Packaging
2 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET
2 13 (7.78%) XML
3 11 (6.59%) Application Packaging
4 8 (4.79%) HTML
5 6 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.80%) jQuery
6 3 (1.80%) Spring
6 3 (1.80%) XSD
6 3 (1.80%) XSL
6 3 (1.80%) CSS
7 2 (1.20%) Middleware
7 2 (1.20%) J2EE
7 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.60%) MCollective
8 1 (0.60%) HTML5
8 1 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.60%) Web Services
8 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.59%) Social Network
2 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.40%) Grid Computing
3 4 (2.40%) Open Source
4 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.60%) Informatics
6 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.13%) Linux
2 38 (22.75%) UNIX
3 25 (14.97%) Windows
4 15 (8.98%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.59%) Android
5 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.99%) Debian
7 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (35.33%) Configuration Management
3 39 (23.35%) Release Management
4 31 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.77%) Software Engineering
6 22 (13.17%) Scrum
7 21 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (11.98%) DevOps
9 17 (10.18%) Change Control
10 16 (9.58%) Software Deployment
11 14 (8.38%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.78%) Build Automation
13 10 (5.99%) Workflow
13 10 (5.99%) Regression Testing
13 10 (5.99%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.19%) Change Management
16 6 (3.59%) OO
16 6 (3.59%) ITIL
16 6 (3.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.93%) SQL
2 55 (32.93%) Java
3 38 (22.75%) PowerShell
4 34 (20.36%) C#
5 31 (18.56%) Python
6 28 (16.77%) Ruby
7 23 (13.77%) Perl
8 22 (13.17%) PHP
9 19 (11.38%) Shell Script
10 16 (9.58%) T-SQL
11 10 (5.99%) C++
12 8 (4.79%) Bash Shell
12 8 (4.79%) Groovy
13 7 (4.19%) C
14 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
15 4 (2.40%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.40%) BeanShell
16 2 (1.20%) VBScript
16 2 (1.20%) Scala
17 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.20%) Varnish
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.38%) Puppet
2 8 (4.79%) Nagios
3 3 (1.80%) Opsview
4 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (14.97%) Oracle
2 16 (9.58%) Perforce
3 12 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.99%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.39%) MKS
6 8 (4.79%) Remedy
7 4 (2.40%) DataSynapse
7 4 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (1.80%) Akamai
8 3 (1.80%) Macrovision
8 3 (1.80%) JBoss
9 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) ATG
9 2 (1.20%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.20%) TEOCO
9 2 (1.20%) CyberSource
10 1 (0.60%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.60%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) Sybase
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