Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 199 -
Rank change year-on-year +63 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 26 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 0
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% - -
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

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 2415 3570 4586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.02% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 2864 3288
Reading median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 21 July 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 26 (100.00%) Ant
1 26 (100.00%) Maven
1 26 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (96.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (96.15%) Bash Shell
2 25 (96.15%) Puppet
2 25 (96.15%) Spring
2 25 (96.15%) Java
2 25 (96.15%) Perl
2 25 (96.15%) Unix
2 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 25 (96.15%) Python
2 25 (96.15%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (96.15%) Ansible
2 25 (96.15%) Salt
3 22 (84.62%) Continuous Delivery
3 22 (84.62%) Apache Ivy
3 22 (84.62%) Dependency Management
3 22 (84.62%) NoSQL
3 22 (84.62%) Gradle
3 22 (84.62%) MySQL
3 22 (84.62%) SOA
4 18 (69.23%) Build Automation
5 15 (57.69%) DevOps
6 14 (53.85%) SaaS
6 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) Subversion
7 11 (42.31%) MongoDB
7 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (42.31%) Rapid Prototyping

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 (42.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (53.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) MySQL
1 22 (84.62%) NoSQL
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (42.31%) MongoDB
2 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
2 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Ant
1 26 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 26 (100.00%) Maven
2 22 (84.62%) Apache Ivy
2 22 (84.62%) Gradle
3 11 (42.31%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) Spring
2 11 (42.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
1 25 (96.15%) Unix
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Continuous Delivery
1 22 (84.62%) Dependency Management
1 22 (84.62%) SOA
2 18 (69.23%) Build Automation
3 15 (57.69%) DevOps
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (42.31%) Prototyping
5 11 (42.31%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (42.31%) Release Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Software Deployment
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) IT Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Bash Shell
1 25 (96.15%) Java
1 25 (96.15%) Perl
1 25 (96.15%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 25 (96.15%) Ansible
1 25 (96.15%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (96.15%) Puppet
1 25 (96.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle