The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 878 873
Rank change year-on-year +63 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 51 33 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.036% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.037% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 65
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £62,250 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
North West -23 18 £37,500 +7.14%
South East +50 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +6 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
London +29 5 £62,500 +13.63%
South West -2 4 £36,250 -19.44%
East of England -10 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Release Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 69 (68.32%) Git (software)
2 64 (63.37%) Linux
3 54 (53.47%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (51.49%) Puppet
5 50 (49.50%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (47.52%) Ansible
6 48 (47.52%) DevOps
7 47 (46.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 47 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (44.55%) Python
9 44 (43.56%) Unix
10 39 (38.61%) Perl
10 39 (38.61%) Ant
11 38 (37.62%) Java
12 37 (36.63%) Maven
13 34 (33.66%) Bash Shell
14 32 (31.68%) Salt
14 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (30.69%) PowerShell
15 31 (30.69%) Windows
16 28 (27.72%) MySQL
16 28 (27.72%) Spring
17 27 (26.73%) QA
17 27 (26.73%) Release Management
17 27 (26.73%) Gradle
18 23 (22.77%) Apache Ivy
18 23 (22.77%) Dependency Management
18 23 (22.77%) NoSQL
18 23 (22.77%) SQL
18 23 (22.77%) SOA

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 12 (11.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Magento
2 3 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.99%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.83%) SaaS
3 4 (3.96%) IaaS
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) GitHub
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) MySQL
2 23 (22.77%) NoSQL
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (13.86%) MongoDB
5 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
6 12 (11.88%) RDBMS
7 11 (10.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 69 (68.32%) Git (software)
2 39 (38.61%) Ant
3 37 (36.63%) Maven
4 27 (26.73%) Gradle
5 23 (22.77%) Apache Ivy
6 20 (19.80%) Jenkins
7 19 (18.81%) Subversion
8 15 (14.85%) NuGet
9 12 (11.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (11.88%) JIRA
10 10 (9.90%) Bitbucket
11 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (5.94%) Mercurial
13 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
13 5 (4.95%) Selenium
14 4 (3.96%) ClearCase
14 4 (3.96%) CruiseControl
14 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
15 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
16 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) Spring
2 13 (12.87%) Web Services
3 8 (7.92%) .NET
4 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.96%) LAMP
6 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.99%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.95%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) Fintech
3 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (63.37%) Linux
2 44 (43.56%) Unix
3 31 (30.69%) Windows
4 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (53.47%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (47.52%) DevOps
3 47 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (46.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 27 (26.73%) Release Management
5 23 (22.77%) Dependency Management
5 23 (22.77%) SOA
6 19 (18.81%) Build Automation
6 19 (18.81%) TDD
7 17 (16.83%) Release Automation
8 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
9 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.88%) Prototyping
10 12 (11.88%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.93%) Project Management
14 6 (5.94%) Regression Testing
15 5 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) Python
2 39 (38.61%) Perl
3 38 (37.62%) Java
4 34 (33.66%) Bash Shell
5 31 (30.69%) PowerShell
6 23 (22.77%) SQL
7 10 (9.90%) C#
8 8 (7.92%) PHP
9 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.96%) C++
10 4 (3.96%) Groovy
11 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.97%) Ruby
12 2 (1.98%) Go
12 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) APMP
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.73%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.90%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (9.90%) VirtualBox
2 10 (9.90%) Xen
3 3 (2.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 52 (51.49%) Puppet
2 50 (49.50%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (47.52%) Ansible
4 32 (31.68%) Salt
5 3 (2.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
1 22 (21.78%) Oracle
2 15 (14.85%) VMware
3 6 (5.94%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.96%) Pega
5 3 (2.97%) BMC
5 3 (2.97%) Remedy
6 2 (1.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.99%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) Perforce
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