The median annual salary for a Build and Release Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Build and Release Engineer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 913 929
Rank change year-on-year +51 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Build and Release Engineer 21 10 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.011% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 39
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% -7.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Build and Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Build and Release Engineer in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Build and Release Engineer in the UK

Build and Release Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Build and Release Engineer within the UK 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
England +58 16 £37,500 -21.05% 1
North West - 15 £37,500 -
Wigan - 5 £37,500 -
Warrington - 5 £37,500 -
St Helens - 5 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
Manchester - 5 £37,500 -
South East +43 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1

Build and Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Build and 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 featuring Build and Release Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 25 (75.76%) Git (software)
3 24 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 23 (69.70%) QA
4 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
4 23 (69.70%) Windows
5 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (66.67%) TDD
5 22 (66.67%) Puppet
6 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (63.64%) VMware
6 21 (63.64%) Ansible
6 21 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (60.61%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (60.61%) NuGet
8 19 (57.58%) DevOps
9 15 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (45.45%) Xen
9 15 (45.45%) VirtualBox
9 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.18%) Release Management
11 5 (15.15%) Maven
11 5 (15.15%) Bitbucket
11 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
12 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
13 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
13 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
13 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering

Build and Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (60.61%) NuGet
3 5 (15.15%) Bitbucket
3 5 (15.15%) Maven
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Ant
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
7 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Games
1 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Publishing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) TDD
2 21 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 21 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (57.58%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Release Management
5 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Behavioural Change
7 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) Data Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Brand Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) QA
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 15 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (45.45%) VirtualBox
2 15 (45.45%) Xen
3 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (66.67%) Puppet
2 21 (63.64%) Ansible
3 20 (60.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (63.64%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
Reading
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