The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Release Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +34 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 0.052% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1262 1819 2418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.45% 94.89% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1487 1655
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in Reading

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Reading region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Perl
1 23 (100.00%) Unix
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Python
1 23 (100.00%) Ant
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
1 23 (100.00%) Maven
1 23 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 23 (100.00%) Puppet
1 23 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (100.00%) Ansible
1 23 (100.00%) Salt
2 20 (86.96%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (78.26%) DevOps
3 18 (78.26%) SaaS
4 16 (69.57%) Gradle
4 16 (69.57%) NoSQL
4 16 (69.57%) SOA
4 16 (69.57%) MySQL
4 16 (69.57%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (69.57%) Dependency Management
5 13 (56.52%) Build Automation
6 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (52.17%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (52.17%) Prototyping
7 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (47.83%) Subversion

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 11 (47.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (78.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
1 16 (69.57%) NoSQL
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Ant
1 23 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (69.57%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (69.57%) Gradle
3 11 (47.83%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 11 (47.83%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
3 16 (69.57%) Dependency Management
3 16 (69.57%) SOA
4 13 (56.52%) Build Automation
5 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (52.17%) Prototyping
5 12 (52.17%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Perl
1 23 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
Systems Management
1 23 (100.00%) Ansible
1 23 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (100.00%) Puppet
1 23 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago