The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 836 869 937
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 50 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.071% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.074% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 30 69 41
Median salary £45,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

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 6 December 2016 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 50 £45,750 +22.00% 6
London +78 20 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South East +51 13 £36,000 -5.26% 1
North West - 12 £31,500 - 2
Liverpool - 10 £31,500 - 1
Merseyside - 10 £31,500 - 1
East Sussex +16 6 £36,000 -5.26%
Brighton +9 6 £36,000 -5.26%
Berkshire +54 4 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +15 2 £24,000 -43.52%
Woking +3 2 £24,000 -43.52%
West Midlands -24 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £34,250 - 1
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £45,750 -
Newbury +20 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £75,000 -
Staffordshire -13 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Stoke-on-Trent -14 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottingham - 1 £75,000 -
Bromley - 1 £48,000 -
Hungerford - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £75,000 -
Kent - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £25,000 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Release Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (44.66%) .NET
2 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (42.72%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (40.78%) SQL
5 37 (35.92%) Git (software)
6 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
7 34 (33.01%) Configuration Management
8 31 (30.10%) PowerShell
9 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (28.16%) DevOps
11 28 (27.18%) Jenkins
12 27 (26.21%) Python
13 26 (25.24%) Perl
13 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
14 23 (22.33%) C#
14 23 (22.33%) MSBuild
15 22 (21.36%) Linux
15 22 (21.36%) Windows
15 22 (21.36%) Finance
16 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (20.39%) IIS
17 19 (18.45%) Java
17 19 (18.45%) QA
17 19 (18.45%) High Availability
18 18 (17.48%) Change Control
18 18 (17.48%) Data Cleansing
18 18 (17.48%) Oracle
18 18 (17.48%) Web Services
18 18 (17.48%) IBM
19 17 (16.50%) Atlassian Bamboo

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (20.39%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.74%) PaaS
3 6 (5.83%) IaaS
4 3 (2.91%) GitHub
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.88%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (35.92%) Git (software)
2 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (27.18%) Jenkins
4 23 (22.33%) MSBuild
5 17 (16.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (13.59%) TeamCity
7 13 (12.62%) Hudson
8 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
9 8 (7.77%) Subversion
10 7 (6.80%) NuGet
10 7 (6.80%) WiX
11 6 (5.83%) Bitbucket
11 6 (5.83%) Maven
11 6 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (4.85%) JIRA
13 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.97%) Apache Archiva
14 1 (0.97%) Gradle
14 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.77%) Games
4 6 (5.83%) Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) Electronics
6 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.91%) Marketing
7 2 (1.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (44.66%) .NET
2 18 (17.48%) Web Services
3 9 (8.74%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.94%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.97%) BBC
4 1 (0.97%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
1 22 (21.36%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) Unix
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) AIX
4 2 (1.94%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.72%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (33.01%) Configuration Management
4 29 (28.16%) DevOps
5 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (18.45%) High Availability
7 18 (17.48%) Change Control
7 18 (17.48%) Data Cleansing
8 14 (13.59%) Release Management
8 14 (13.59%) Static Code Analysis
9 13 (12.62%) Change Data Capture
9 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (11.65%) ITIL
10 12 (11.65%) Software Deployment
11 11 (10.68%) Code Coverage
11 11 (10.68%) Project Management
12 10 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (9.71%) SDLC
13 8 (7.77%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (7.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) SQL
2 31 (30.10%) PowerShell
3 27 (26.21%) Python
4 26 (25.24%) Perl
5 23 (22.33%) C#
6 19 (18.45%) Java
7 15 (14.56%) T-SQL
8 13 (12.62%) C++
9 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.83%) Ruby
10 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.88%) Groovy
11 4 (3.88%) VB
12 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.94%) C
13 2 (1.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) CCNP
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) Salt
4 3 (2.91%) Ansible
5 2 (1.94%) SCCM
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.48%) IBM
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) Perforce
4 9 (8.74%) Splunk
5 5 (4.85%) Cognizant
5 5 (4.85%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) Cisco
7 2 (1.94%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) NetApp
7 2 (1.94%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.94%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.97%) BMC
8 1 (0.97%) Pega
8 1 (0.97%) Remedy
8 1 (0.97%) Sony
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