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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 811 853 816
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 85 87 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.073% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.077% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 73 71 62
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -3.75%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +31 83 £45,000 +12.50% 3
London +36 49 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England +27 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 10 £42,500 +10.38% 1
South West -9 8 £37,250 +20.16%
Cambridge +16 6 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Bath - 6 - -
Somerset - 6 - -
City of London +24 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £23,250 -47.15%
Surrey +25 4 £49,500 -
Leeds +13 4 £23,250 -47.15%
South East +12 4 £49,500 +23.75%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £23,250 -47.15%
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £57,500 -
Staines - 4 £49,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £45,000 -
Cardiff +8 2 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Wales -1 2 £30,000 -4.76% 2
South Wales -9 2 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £37,250 -
Chippenham - 2 £37,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bedford +19 1 £45,000 +20.00%
North West +5 1 £26,500 -
Bedfordshire -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 68 (49.64%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (40.88%) DevOps
3 55 (40.15%) Windows
4 47 (34.31%) Finance
5 43 (31.39%) Linux
6 42 (30.66%) .NET
6 42 (30.66%) Jenkins
7 41 (29.93%) Degree
8 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (28.47%) Java
9 38 (27.74%) Python
10 35 (25.55%) Software Engineering
10 35 (25.55%) PowerShell
11 33 (24.09%) TeamCity
12 30 (21.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (21.90%) C#
12 30 (21.90%) Ant
13 29 (21.17%) Release Management
14 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
15 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
15 26 (18.98%) Configuration Management
15 26 (18.98%) Maven
16 25 (18.25%) QA
17 23 (16.79%) IIS
18 22 (16.06%) UNIX
19 21 (15.33%) C
20 20 (14.60%) Financial Institution
21 19 (13.87%) SQL
21 19 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (13.87%) Gradle

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 23 (16.79%) IIS
2 6 (4.38%) CMS
2 6 (4.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (4.38%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) assyst
2 6 (4.38%) Tridion
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.03%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Internet
2 4 (2.92%) Wireless
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (30.66%) Jenkins
2 33 (24.09%) TeamCity
3 30 (21.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (21.90%) Ant
4 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
5 26 (18.98%) Maven
6 19 (13.87%) Gradle
7 18 (13.14%) MSBuild
8 17 (12.41%) JIRA
9 16 (11.68%) Subversion
10 14 (10.22%) Selenium
10 14 (10.22%) WebDriver
11 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio
12 9 (6.57%) CruiseControl
13 5 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (3.65%) Grunt
13 5 (3.65%) MSTest
14 4 (2.92%) InstallShield
15 3 (2.19%) GCC
15 3 (2.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 20 (14.60%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.46%) Games
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.66%) .NET
2 16 (11.68%) Web Services
3 15 (10.95%) XML
4 6 (4.38%) WCF
5 4 (2.92%) WPF
5 4 (2.92%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.73%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.73%) GWT
7 1 (0.73%) JSON
7 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.73%) Ajax
7 1 (0.73%) Spring
7 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.73%) J2EE
7 1 (0.73%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.57%) Internet of Things
4 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.92%) Physics
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.19%) Social Network
7 2 (1.46%) Open Source
8 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) CMDB
8 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.15%) Windows
2 43 (31.39%) Linux
3 22 (16.06%) UNIX
4 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.73%) Android
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.64%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (40.88%) DevOps
3 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (25.55%) Software Engineering
5 29 (21.17%) Release Management
6 26 (18.98%) Configuration Management
7 18 (13.14%) Test Automation
8 16 (11.68%) Scrum
9 15 (10.95%) Kanban
10 13 (9.49%) ITIL
11 12 (8.76%) Automated Testing
12 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (5.84%) MVC
14 8 (5.84%) Build Automation
15 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
15 7 (5.11%) Content Management
15 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 6 (4.38%) Business Analysis
16 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) Java
2 38 (27.74%) Python
3 35 (25.55%) PowerShell
4 30 (21.90%) C#
5 21 (15.33%) C
6 19 (13.87%) SQL
7 18 (13.14%) C++
8 16 (11.68%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.84%) Ruby
10 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.11%) PHP
11 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.65%) Perl
13 4 (2.92%) Delphi
13 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.46%) VBScript
15 1 (0.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (29.93%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.25%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Puppet
2 7 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.38%) Ansible
4 3 (2.19%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.73%) Salt
5 1 (0.73%) SCCM
5 1 (0.73%) SCOM
5 1 (0.73%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.73%) WMI
5 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Perforce
3 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 11 (8.03%) Remedy
4 7 (5.11%) Sitecore
4 7 (5.11%) VMware
5 3 (2.19%) Macrovision
5 3 (2.19%) BMC
6 2 (1.46%) hybris
7 1 (0.73%) Akamai
7 1 (0.73%) Splunk
7 1 (0.73%) Sybase
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) Informatica
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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