Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

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

Release Engineer
England > London
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 683 765 836
Rank change year-on-year +82 +71 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 55 43 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.064% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.067% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 15
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,500 £83,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% +37.50% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 52,107 64,273 69,958
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.28% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42,441 52,511 54,699
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in London

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in London

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Engineer in London over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Release Engineer in London

Release Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. 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
Central London +38 4 £82,500 +3.13% 1
East London - 1 £62,500 -
Release Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, Release Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Scrum
3 28 (50.91%) QA
3 28 (50.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 28 (50.91%) Release Train
4 24 (43.64%) Coaching
4 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
5 21 (38.18%) Release Management
6 20 (36.36%) Kanban
6 20 (36.36%) Information Security
6 20 (36.36%) Change Management
6 20 (36.36%) Dependency Management
6 20 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (36.36%) Sprint Planning
6 20 (36.36%) Workshop Facilitation
6 20 (36.36%) SAFe Agilist
7 15 (27.27%) DevOps
7 15 (27.27%) Ansible
7 15 (27.27%) Java
7 15 (27.27%) Python
8 14 (25.45%) Docker
9 13 (23.64%) Puppet
9 13 (23.64%) Finance
9 13 (23.64%) Degree
10 12 (21.82%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.00%) Maven
11 11 (20.00%) Gradle
12 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.36%) TeamCity

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Azure
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (3.64%) GCP
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.82%) GitHub
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) npm
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (20.00%) Gradle
1 11 (20.00%) Maven
2 9 (16.36%) Ant
2 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.91%) fastlane
3 6 (10.91%) Grunt
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.82%) GitLab
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) RESTful
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Scrum
3 28 (50.91%) Release Train
3 28 (50.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 24 (43.64%) Coaching
4 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
5 21 (38.18%) Release Management
6 20 (36.36%) Change Management
6 20 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (36.36%) Dependency Management
6 20 (36.36%) Information Security
6 20 (36.36%) Kanban
6 20 (36.36%) Sprint Planning
6 20 (36.36%) Workshop Facilitation
7 15 (27.27%) DevOps
8 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
1 15 (27.27%) Python
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.73%) Ruby
4 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) SAFe Agilist
2 13 (23.64%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Ansible
2 13 (23.64%) Puppet
3 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (12.73%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (3.64%) Rancher
5 2 (3.64%) Terraform
5 2 (3.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.82%) SaltStack