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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank - 198 196
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
5474 4973 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.18% 95.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4246 3804
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 8 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 8 (57.14%) Software Packaging
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (42.86%) Mercurial
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Ant
7 2 (14.29%) Back Office
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Application Packaging
1 8 (57.14%) Software Packaging
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Control
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) AccuRev