Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 717 790
Rank change year-on-year +145 +73 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 39 60 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.10% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 35
Median annual salary £63,750 £63,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.93% +12.00%
10th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £116,250 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,984 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +1.64% +2.13% +38.24%

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 36,007 55,540 66,846
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 95.43% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,305 45,319 54,659
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in London

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Release Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Release Engineer in London

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Release Engineer in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +64 7 £70,000 -15.15%
Release Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Coaching
2 21 (53.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 21 (53.85%) Release Train
3 20 (51.28%) DevOps
4 18 (46.15%) Banking
5 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
6 15 (38.46%) Programme Management
6 15 (38.46%) Microservices
6 15 (38.46%) WorldPay
6 15 (38.46%) FIS
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) JIRA
8 10 (25.64%) Ansible
9 9 (23.08%) Docker
9 9 (23.08%) Puppet
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (20.51%) AWS
10 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
10 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
10 8 (20.51%) Migration
10 8 (20.51%) Maven
10 8 (20.51%) Java
10 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (20.51%) SDLC
11 7 (17.95%) User Experience
11 7 (17.95%) Lean Software Development
11 7 (17.95%) Monetization
11 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
1 2 (5.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 8 (20.51%) Maven
2 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
3 7 (17.95%) Ant
3 7 (17.95%) fastlane
3 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) Gradle
3 7 (17.95%) Grunt
4 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
General
1 18 (46.15%) Banking
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Coaching
2 21 (53.85%) Release Train
2 21 (53.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 20 (51.28%) DevOps
4 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
5 15 (38.46%) Microservices
5 15 (38.46%) Programme Management
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (20.51%) Migration
6 8 (20.51%) SDLC
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) Lean Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) Monetization
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
10 4 (10.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Ansible
2 9 (23.08%) Puppet
3 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) FIS
1 15 (38.46%) WorldPay
2 2 (5.13%) Murex
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle