Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 287 272
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.025% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.027% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Manchester median annual salary £36,250 £34,250 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.84% +7.87% +10.43%
10th Percentile £32,875 £31,525 £26,925
90th Percentile £38,625 £37,975 £37,975
North West median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year +19.05% -0.79% +10.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7739 7309 7172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.44% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6429 6274 5976
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
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 6 months to 23 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
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Release Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) APMP
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) NuGet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) NuGet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware