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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
UK
Rank 801 892 908
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 52 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.055% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.057% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 36
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 23 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +87 52 £42,500 +21.42% 8
North West - 23 £31,250 - 3
Manchester - 14 £30,500 - 3
South East +60 13 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Berkshire - 12 £42,500 - 2
London +63 11 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Liverpool - 9 £31,500 -
Merseyside - 9 £31,500 -
Reading - 5 £42,500 - 2
Newbury - 4 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £40,000 -
Swindon - 4 £40,000 -
South West - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -2 2 £32,500 +11.11%
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +18 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Staffordshire -1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Stoke-on-Trent -9 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Hungerford - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) Git (software)
3 38 (37.62%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (34.65%) SQL
5 34 (33.66%) Python
6 32 (31.68%) Perl
7 31 (30.69%) Configuration Management
8 30 (29.70%) PowerShell
9 29 (28.71%) Jenkins
9 29 (28.71%) DevOps
10 28 (27.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
11 27 (26.73%) .NET
12 26 (25.74%) Finance
13 23 (22.77%) QA
13 23 (22.77%) Java
13 23 (22.77%) Linux
14 20 (19.80%) C#
14 20 (19.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (18.81%) Puppet
16 18 (17.82%) MSBuild
16 18 (17.82%) IIS
16 18 (17.82%) Windows
17 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
18 16 (15.84%) Maven
18 16 (15.84%) TeamCity
19 15 (14.85%) Bash Shell
19 15 (14.85%) Opscode Chef
20 14 (13.86%) Release Management
21 13 (12.87%) JIRA

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 18 (17.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Magento
1 4 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) SaaS
3 4 (3.96%) PaaS
4 3 (2.97%) GitHub
5 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (39.60%) Git (software)
2 29 (28.71%) Jenkins
3 28 (27.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (19.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (17.82%) MSBuild
6 16 (15.84%) Maven
6 16 (15.84%) TeamCity
7 13 (12.87%) JIRA
8 11 (10.89%) Bitbucket
9 10 (9.90%) Ant
10 9 (8.91%) Subversion
11 8 (7.92%) Hudson
12 7 (6.93%) NuGet
13 6 (5.94%) Gradle
13 6 (5.94%) Mercurial
13 6 (5.94%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
14 5 (4.95%) ClearCase
14 5 (4.95%) CruiseControl
15 4 (3.96%) WiX
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Games
3 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) Web Services
3 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.95%) LAMP
3 5 (4.95%) Spring
4 2 (1.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) Linux
2 18 (17.82%) Windows
3 13 (12.87%) Unix
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.98%) AIX
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.62%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (30.69%) Configuration Management
4 29 (28.71%) DevOps
5 14 (13.86%) Release Management
6 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (11.88%) High Availability
8 11 (10.89%) Change Control
8 11 (10.89%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (10.89%) Project Management
9 10 (9.90%) Game Development
9 10 (9.90%) ITIL
10 9 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.91%) Static Code Analysis
11 8 (7.92%) OO
12 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.93%) Scrum
12 7 (6.93%) Software Deployment
12 7 (6.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) SQL
2 34 (33.66%) Python
3 32 (31.68%) Perl
4 30 (29.70%) PowerShell
5 23 (22.77%) Java
6 20 (19.80%) C#
7 15 (14.85%) Bash Shell
8 12 (11.88%) C++
9 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.92%) Groovy
11 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.95%) PHP
13 4 (3.96%) Ruby
13 4 (3.96%) VB
14 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) CCNP
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.98%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) Puppet
2 15 (14.85%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.87%) Ansible
3 13 (12.87%) Salt
4 4 (3.96%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.98%) SCCM
5 2 (1.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 11 (10.89%) IBM
4 7 (6.93%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.93%) Perforce
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.94%) VMware
6 4 (3.96%) BMC
6 4 (3.96%) Cognizant
6 4 (3.96%) Pega
6 4 (3.96%) Remedy
7 3 (2.97%) Splunk
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco
8 2 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (1.98%) NetApp
8 2 (1.98%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.98%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.99%) Sony
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago