Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 797 871
Rank change year-on-year -18 +74 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 27 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.055% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.057% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 34
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,625 £44,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +4.94%

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 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Central London +21 11 £50,000 -28.57% 1
South London +2 2 £57,500 +19.79%
West London - 2 £85,000 -
Release Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Release Automation
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
6 9 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 9 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) Siebel
6 9 (33.33%) Sun
6 9 (33.33%) OpenText
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Siebel Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) Coaching
9 6 (22.22%) Kanban
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
10 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
10 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) Release Management

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 3 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) Velocity
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
2 4 (14.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Release Automation
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) DevOps
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 9 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Coaching
6 6 (22.22%) Kanban
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Release Management
8 4 (14.81%) Workflow
9 3 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Siebel Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) OpenText
1 9 (33.33%) Siebel
1 9 (33.33%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle