The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 218 260 305
Rank change year-on-year +42 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 9
Median salary - £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in the City of London

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Release Engineer in the City of London

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the City of London region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle