Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Release Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 - 373
Rank change year-on-year - +373 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.034% - 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% - 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
East of England median annual salary £42,500 - £42,500
10th Percentile £32,500 - £40,875
90th Percentile £52,500 - £45,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% -20.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,436 12,036 14,335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.83% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,373 9,911 11,863
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,675
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Release Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in the East of England

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in the East of England

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Engineer in the East of England

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 East of England region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware