The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
UK / England
Rank 773 863 859
Rank change year-on-year +90 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 50 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.061% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.063% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 71
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £57,500
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 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 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 24 March 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 24 March 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
South East +73 21 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West - 15 £30,000 -
London +47 10 £63,750 +2.00% 2
East of England +22 3 £50,000 +17.64% 2
West Midlands +23 1 - -
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 47 (47.47%) Python
3 45 (45.45%) Linux
3 45 (45.45%) Perl
4 39 (39.39%) Java
4 39 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (36.36%) DevOps
6 31 (31.31%) Puppet
6 31 (31.31%) Unix
7 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.30%) Maven
7 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
8 29 (29.29%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (29.29%) Bash Shell
9 28 (28.28%) Finance
9 28 (28.28%) Ant
9 28 (28.28%) Configuration Management
10 25 (25.25%) Salt
10 25 (25.25%) Ansible
10 25 (25.25%) SQL
10 25 (25.25%) Windows
11 23 (23.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (20.20%) Release Management
13 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
13 20 (20.20%) QA
14 19 (19.19%) Spring
14 19 (19.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (18.18%) Oracle
16 17 (17.17%) Gradle

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (10.10%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) JBoss
4 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Magento
2 4 (4.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.16%) SaaS
3 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.02%) IaaS
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) MySQL
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 30 (30.30%) Maven
3 28 (28.28%) Ant
4 23 (23.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (17.17%) Gradle
6 16 (16.16%) JIRA
6 16 (16.16%) Subversion
6 16 (16.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (13.13%) Bitbucket
8 12 (12.12%) Apache Ivy
9 11 (11.11%) TeamCity
10 9 (9.09%) Hudson
11 7 (7.07%) Mercurial
12 6 (6.06%) MSBuild
13 5 (5.05%) ClearCase
13 5 (5.05%) CruiseControl
13 5 (5.05%) NuGet
14 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 16 (16.16%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Games
4 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) Spring
2 13 (13.13%) .NET
3 11 (11.11%) Web Services
4 6 (6.06%) LAMP
5 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.01%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.01%) WCF
5 1 (1.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.45%) Linux
2 31 (31.31%) Unix
3 25 (25.25%) Windows
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.02%) AIX
6 2 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (36.36%) DevOps
3 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (28.28%) Configuration Management
5 20 (20.20%) Release Management
6 19 (19.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (13.13%) Build Automation
7 13 (13.13%) Project Management
8 12 (12.12%) Dependency Management
8 12 (12.12%) Prototyping
8 12 (12.12%) Rapid Prototyping
8 12 (12.12%) SOA
9 11 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.09%) OO
10 9 (9.09%) Workflow
11 8 (8.08%) Game Development
12 7 (7.07%) ITIL
12 7 (7.07%) Software Deployment
12 7 (7.07%) Static Code Analysis
13 6 (6.06%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) Python
2 45 (45.45%) Perl
3 39 (39.39%) Java
4 29 (29.29%) Bash Shell
5 25 (25.25%) SQL
6 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
7 12 (12.12%) C++
8 11 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 10 (10.10%) C#
10 6 (6.06%) Groovy
10 6 (6.06%) PHP
11 4 (4.04%) Ruby
12 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.02%) VB
13 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.02%) CCNP
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) NCDA
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (31.31%) Puppet
2 29 (29.29%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (25.25%) Ansible
3 25 (25.25%) Salt
4 4 (4.04%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.02%) SCCM
5 2 (2.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.07%) Perforce
3 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.05%) Pega
5 4 (4.04%) BMC
5 4 (4.04%) Cognizant
5 4 (4.04%) Remedy
5 4 (4.04%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) NetApp
6 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.01%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (1.01%) Zend
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