The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 433 473
Rank change year-on-year +52 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 15 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.049% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 4
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -21.18%  
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 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 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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
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 24 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
Berkshire - 15 £45,000 - 2
Release Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 32 (88.89%) Bash Shell
3 29 (80.56%) Puppet
3 29 (80.56%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (80.56%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (80.56%) Ant
3 29 (80.56%) Unix
3 29 (80.56%) Linux
3 29 (80.56%) Python
3 29 (80.56%) Maven
4 28 (77.78%) Java
4 28 (77.78%) Perl
4 28 (77.78%) Ansible
4 28 (77.78%) Spring
4 28 (77.78%) Salt
5 25 (69.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (63.89%) NoSQL
6 23 (63.89%) Apache Ivy
6 23 (63.89%) Dependency Management
6 23 (63.89%) Gradle
6 23 (63.89%) MySQL
6 23 (63.89%) SOA
7 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (52.78%) Build Automation
8 19 (52.78%) DevOps
9 17 (47.22%) SaaS
10 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
11 12 (33.33%) Web Services
11 12 (33.33%) Oracle
11 12 (33.33%) Subversion

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 12 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 29 (80.56%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (47.22%) SaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) MySQL
1 23 (63.89%) NoSQL
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (30.56%) MongoDB
3 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
3 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 29 (80.56%) Ant
2 29 (80.56%) Maven
3 23 (63.89%) Apache Ivy
3 23 (63.89%) Gradle
4 12 (33.33%) Subversion
5 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.11%) JIRA
7 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
7 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) Spring
2 12 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Linux
1 29 (80.56%) Unix
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 23 (63.89%) Dependency Management
2 23 (63.89%) SOA
3 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (52.78%) Build Automation
4 19 (52.78%) DevOps
5 12 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 12 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (33.33%) Release Automation
6 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) Release Management
9 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) Software Deployment
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
10 2 (5.56%) Task Automation
10 2 (5.56%) Workflow
11 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
11 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Bash Shell
2 29 (80.56%) Python
3 28 (77.78%) Java
3 28 (77.78%) Perl
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 29 (80.56%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (80.56%) Puppet
2 28 (77.78%) Ansible
2 28 (77.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
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