The median annual salary for a Build Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Engineer
UK
Rank 791 887 809
Rank change year-on-year +96 -78  
Permanent jobs requiring a Build Engineer 73 62 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.062% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 58 101
Median salary £56,250 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.62% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +51.31% -10.58%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +100 71 £57,500 +39.39% 9
South East +81 25 £60,000 +37.14% 2
London +76 20 £52,500 -27.58% 4
Berkshire +52 14 £60,000 +41.17%
East of England +37 11 £24,000 -4.00%
Hertfordshire +30 11 £24,000 -4.00%
Hampshire +27 11 £60,000 -5.51%
Watford - 11 £24,000 -
Basingstoke +11 10 £60,000 -5.51%
Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 4 £28,000 -25.82% 2
North West - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales +12 2 £43,000 +38.70%
Cardiff +11 2 £43,000 +38.70%
Maidenhead +8 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Wales +5 2 £43,000 +38.70%
Leicestershire -12 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £28,000 -
Chesterfield - 2 £28,000 -
Lewisham - 2 £24,000 -
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +51 1 - -
South West +13 1 £40,000 -
Hook -4 1 £22,500 -
Bristol -10 1 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 -

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Build 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (44.44%) Windows
2 39 (39.39%) Jenkins
3 36 (36.36%) DevOps
4 33 (33.33%) Python
5 27 (27.27%) Linux
6 26 (26.26%) PowerShell
6 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
7 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (21.21%) Docker
10 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.18%) Release Management
11 18 (18.18%) Maven
11 18 (18.18%) Ansible
12 17 (17.17%) C++
12 17 (17.17%) .NET
13 15 (15.15%) Finance
13 15 (15.15%) TDD
13 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (14.14%) VMware
14 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
14 14 (14.14%) Java
14 14 (14.14%) Perl
15 12 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (12.12%) Unix
16 11 (11.11%) C#
16 11 (11.11%) Oracle
16 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (7.07%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.05%) JBoss
3 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.05%) Office 365
4 3 (3.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Network Security
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
3 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (18.18%) Maven
5 12 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 10 (10.10%) Ant
7 10 (10.10%) Bitbucket
8 9 (9.09%) Subversion
9 6 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (4.04%) MSBuild
10 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.03%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.03%) ClearCase
11 3 (3.03%) CruiseControl
11 3 (3.03%) Gradle
11 3 (3.03%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (2.02%) JIRA
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Legal
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.01%) JSON
3 1 (1.01%) LAMP
3 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Fintech
3 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Derivative
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.44%) Windows
2 27 (27.27%) Linux
3 12 (12.12%) Unix
4 5 (5.05%) Solaris
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) Android
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) DevOps
2 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (18.18%) Release Management
5 15 (15.15%) TDD
6 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.08%) BDD
7 8 (8.08%) Build Automation
8 7 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.07%) Data Transformation
9 6 (6.06%) Microservices
10 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.05%) Resource Management
10 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.04%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.04%) Game Development
11 4 (4.04%) Server Building
12 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.03%) OOP
12 3 (3.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) Python
2 26 (26.26%) PowerShell
3 17 (17.17%) C++
4 14 (14.14%) Java
4 14 (14.14%) Perl
5 11 (11.11%) C#
6 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.08%) SQL
8 7 (7.07%) Ruby
9 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.05%) BeanShell
10 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) MCSA
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) HNC
4 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 21 (21.21%) Docker
2 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.02%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) Ansible
2 11 (11.11%) Puppet
3 6 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) Marathon
5 1 (1.01%) Mesos
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) Salt
5 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) VMware
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco
4 1 (1.01%) Coverity
4 1 (1.01%) HP
4 1 (1.01%) Huawei
4 1 (1.01%) Informatica
4 1 (1.01%) Juniper
4 1 (1.01%) Meraki
4 1 (1.01%) Perforce
4 1 (1.01%) Ruckus Wireless
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