The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 203 202 189
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 8 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Release Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Release Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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
Staffordshire -5 8 £27,500 -
Shropshire -9 2 - -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
1 12 (70.59%) Python
1 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
2 11 (64.71%) Software Packaging
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Change Control
3 8 (47.06%) Remedy
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Subversion
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Ant
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Back Office
6 2 (11.76%) Validation

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
1 11 (64.71%) Software Packaging
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (47.06%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
1 12 (70.59%) Python
1 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) AccuRev