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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 886 889 923
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 58 84 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.076% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.079% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 71
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -6 56 £57,500 +27.77% 4
London -16 27 £60,000 +26.31% 3
South East +29 9 £57,500 +16.16% 1
East Midlands +17 7 £37,500 -31.81%
Leicestershire - 7 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £29,500 -
City of London +58 4 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Surrey +5 4 £57,500 +16.16% 1
East of England +1 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Bedfordshire 0 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £29,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £42,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 - -
Yorkshire +4 2 - -
South West +4 2 £40,000 +7.38%
Leeds -5 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
Wales +4 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Cardiff +3 1 £29,000 -3.33%
South Wales +2 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £62,500 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 53 (48.62%) Windows
2 49 (44.95%) SQL
3 45 (41.28%) Finance
4 39 (35.78%) Python
5 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (31.19%) Linux
7 33 (30.28%) PowerShell
8 32 (29.36%) Release Management
9 30 (27.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (23.85%) QA
12 23 (21.10%) Ant
13 22 (20.18%) Bash Shell
14 21 (19.27%) JIRA
14 21 (19.27%) Maven
15 20 (18.35%) Java
15 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
15 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
16 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
17 18 (16.51%) C++
17 18 (16.51%) Banking
17 18 (16.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
19 16 (14.68%) Oracle
19 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
20 15 (13.76%) Change Control
20 15 (13.76%) Build Automation
21 13 (11.93%) DevOps
21 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
21 13 (11.93%) SDLC

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 8 (7.34%) Confluence
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) DHCP
1 1 (0.92%) DNS
1 1 (0.92%) LAN
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.92%) WAN
1 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Ant
2 21 (19.27%) JIRA
2 21 (19.27%) Maven
3 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
4 18 (16.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
6 12 (11.01%) Artifactory
7 11 (10.09%) CMake
8 10 (9.17%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (9.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (9.17%) Subversion
9 8 (7.34%) InstallShield
10 7 (6.42%) Bitbucket
11 6 (5.50%) Selenium
12 3 (2.75%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.83%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.83%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.92%) Hudson
14 1 (0.92%) Liquibase
General
1 45 (41.28%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Financial Institution
3 9 (8.26%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Automotive
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) Web Services
3 7 (6.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (6.42%) STL
4 2 (1.83%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Hedge funds
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.42%) Smartcard
4 6 (5.50%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.62%) Windows
2 34 (31.19%) Linux
3 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.26%) Unix
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) Release Management
3 30 (27.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
6 15 (13.76%) Build Automation
6 15 (13.76%) Change Control
7 13 (11.93%) DevOps
7 13 (11.93%) SDLC
8 10 (9.17%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.17%) Dependency Management
8 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.26%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (8.26%) ITIL
9 9 (8.26%) Logistics
9 9 (8.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.34%) OO
11 7 (6.42%) Change Management
11 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) SQL
2 39 (35.78%) Python
3 33 (30.28%) PowerShell
4 22 (20.18%) Bash Shell
5 20 (18.35%) Java
6 18 (16.51%) C++
7 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
8 13 (11.93%) C#
8 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
9 12 (11.01%) Perl
10 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.83%) VBScript
12 1 (0.92%) C
12 1 (0.92%) Scala
12 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) ISEB
3 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.85%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Perforce
3 11 (10.09%) VMware
4 7 (6.42%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.50%) AppSense
6 4 (3.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) Remedy
7 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago