The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in Manchester

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in Manchester

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Engineer in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Engineer in Manchester

Release Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the Manchester 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
Wigan - 5 £37,500 -
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
Release Engineer
North West

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

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 Manchester region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
3 12 (57.14%) DevOps
4 11 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (52.38%) Puppet
4 11 (52.38%) QA
5 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) Ansible
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (33.33%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) Release Management
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 5 (23.81%) NuGet
10 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (23.81%) VMware
10 5 (23.81%) Xen
10 5 (23.81%) VirtualBox
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 5 (23.81%) PHP
11 4 (19.05%) SQL
11 4 (19.05%) Ant
11 4 (19.05%) IIS
11 4 (19.05%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) Python
11 4 (19.05%) ClearCase

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Magento
2 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) NuGet
3 4 (19.05%) Ant
3 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
3 4 (19.05%) CruiseControl
3 4 (19.05%) Gradle
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) OO PHP
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) CMMI
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Groovy
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) APMP
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
1 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (23.81%) VirtualBox
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 9 (42.86%) Ansible
3 4 (19.05%) Salt
4 3 (14.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Pega
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) Zend