The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 238 223 216
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 6 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.035% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.036% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
5861 5571 5199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.22% 96.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4626 4410
Median salary £38,750 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Release Engineer Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Birmingham - 3 £29,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) Release Management
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy