The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
England / South West
Rank - 250 238
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.051% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.053% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in the South West

Release Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in the South West

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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