Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Release Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1074 1113 1135
Rank change year-on-year +39 +22 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 77 99 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.055% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.057% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 62 74 130
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +12.35% +4.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,075 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,125 £76,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year -10.99% +15.76% +3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,013 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in England

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in England

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Engineer in England

Release Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
London +2 27 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North of England +15 23 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Yorkshire +41 17 £40,000 - 2
South East +16 14 £45,000 +9.09% 1
East of England +13 6 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North West -5 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Midlands +48 5 £55,000 -4.35%
East Midlands +38 5 £55,000 -26.67%
South West +5 2 £33,250 -26.11%
Release Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.96%) PowerShell
3 30 (38.96%) Linux
4 29 (37.66%) Windows
5 27 (35.06%) .NET
5 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
5 27 (35.06%) Release Automation
6 23 (29.87%) Unix
7 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 21 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (25.97%) DevOps
9 20 (25.97%) SQL
10 19 (24.68%) C#
11 18 (23.38%) ITIL
12 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 17 (22.08%) Release Management
13 16 (20.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (20.78%) Python
13 16 (20.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (19.48%) Ansible
14 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
15 14 (18.18%) Puppet
15 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 13 (16.88%) IIS
16 13 (16.88%) Perl
17 12 (15.58%) Java
18 11 (14.29%) Bash Shell
18 11 (14.29%) Subversion

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (16.88%) IIS
2 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) JBoss
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) IaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (14.29%) Subversion
5 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (11.69%) Maven
7 8 (10.39%) Ant
7 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
8 7 (9.09%) Gradle
8 7 (9.09%) JIRA
9 4 (5.19%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (3.90%) Buildbot
10 3 (3.90%) CruiseControl
10 3 (3.90%) NuGet
11 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.60%) Hudson
11 2 (2.60%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Automotive
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.19%) Spring
3 4 (5.19%) Velocity
4 3 (3.90%) Java EE
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.19%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 29 (37.66%) Windows
3 23 (29.87%) Unix
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) HPUX
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.06%) Release Automation
4 21 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (25.97%) DevOps
6 18 (23.38%) ITIL
7 17 (22.08%) Release Management
8 16 (20.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
10 9 (11.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (11.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (11.69%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.09%) Scrum
11 7 (9.09%) Web Development
12 6 (7.79%) Kanban
12 6 (7.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) PowerShell
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 19 (24.68%) C#
4 16 (20.78%) Python
5 13 (16.88%) Perl
6 12 (15.58%) Java
7 11 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.19%) Ruby
11 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.60%) C
12 2 (2.60%) C++
12 2 (2.60%) PHP
13 1 (1.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Siebel Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.19%) PMP
3 2 (2.60%) APMP
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.60%) Xen
4 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) Ansible
2 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (18.18%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) OpenText
1 9 (11.69%) Siebel
1 9 (11.69%) Sun
2 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.60%) HP