The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 439 454
Rank change year-on-year +65 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 22 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.046% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.048% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 6
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £54,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in the South East

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in the South East

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Engineer in the South East

Release Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Berkshire +55 19 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey +52 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
1 25 (73.53%) Bash Shell
2 24 (70.59%) Linux
3 21 (61.76%) Python
3 21 (61.76%) Perl
3 21 (61.76%) Puppet
3 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (61.76%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (58.82%) Ansible
4 20 (58.82%) Salt
4 20 (58.82%) Java
4 20 (58.82%) Ant
4 20 (58.82%) Unix
4 20 (58.82%) Spring
4 20 (58.82%) Maven
5 19 (55.88%) DevOps
5 19 (55.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (50.00%) SaaS
7 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 13 (38.24%) MySQL
9 13 (38.24%) SOA
9 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
9 13 (38.24%) Gradle
9 13 (38.24%) Apache Ivy
9 13 (38.24%) Dependency Management
10 12 (35.29%) Build Automation
10 12 (35.29%) Rapid Prototyping
10 12 (35.29%) Prototyping
10 12 (35.29%) Finance

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (26.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) MySQL
2 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (58.82%) Ant
2 20 (58.82%) Maven
3 13 (38.24%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (38.24%) Gradle
4 9 (26.47%) Subversion
5 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
6 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
7 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) Spring
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Unix
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Continuous Delivery
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (38.24%) Dependency Management
3 13 (38.24%) SOA
4 12 (35.29%) Build Automation
4 12 (35.29%) Prototyping
4 12 (35.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Change Control
8 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Release Management
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Bash Shell
2 21 (61.76%) Perl
2 21 (61.76%) Python
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNP
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (61.76%) Puppet
2 20 (58.82%) Ansible
2 20 (58.82%) Salt
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
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