The median annual salary for a Build Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Build Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 863 854
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Build Engineer 59 69 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.073% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 103
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 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 +33 54 £40,750 -29.13% 10
South East +43 15 £57,500 +15.00% 4
North West -27 15 £37,500 -21.05%
Berkshire +35 11 £57,500 - 1
London +9 8 £50,000 -16.66% 3
West Yorkshire +15 5 £42,750 +6.87%
Leeds +11 5 £42,750 +6.87%
Yorkshire +2 5 £42,750 +6.87%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £26,500 +6.00%
East of England -12 5 £26,500 +6.00%
Manchester -31 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Merseyside - 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
St Helens - 5 £40,000 -
Warrington - 5 £37,500 -
Wigan - 5 £37,500 -
West Midlands +10 4 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Watford - 4 £26,500 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £70,000 - 2
Telford - 3 - -
Greenford - 2 £49,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £70,000 -
East Midlands +14 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £17,500 -30.00%
South West -5 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol -29 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 65 (49.24%) Windows
2 56 (42.42%) DevOps
3 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (38.64%) Git (software)
5 45 (34.09%) Ansible
6 44 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 43 (32.58%) Linux
7 43 (32.58%) Microsoft
8 42 (31.82%) TDD
9 41 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (29.55%) Jenkins
11 33 (25.00%) VMware
12 31 (23.48%) Docker
12 31 (23.48%) Puppet
13 28 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (18.94%) QA
16 22 (16.67%) Release Management
17 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (15.15%) NuGet
18 20 (15.15%) Sonatype Nexus
18 20 (15.15%) Hyper-V
19 19 (14.39%) Python
20 17 (12.88%) VirtualBox
21 16 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
22 15 (11.36%) BDD
22 15 (11.36%) Xen
23 14 (10.61%) .NET

Build 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 11 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.03%) Office 365
4 3 (2.27%) IaaS
4 3 (2.27%) PaaS
5 2 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.79%) DNS
2 5 (3.79%) Network Security
3 3 (2.27%) DHCP
3 3 (2.27%) SMTP
3 3 (2.27%) SNMP
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 51 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 39 (29.55%) Jenkins
3 28 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (15.15%) NuGet
4 20 (15.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.58%) Bitbucket
6 10 (7.58%) Maven
7 9 (6.82%) Mercurial
8 8 (6.06%) MSBuild
9 5 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.27%) Ant
11 3 (2.27%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.27%) JIRA
11 3 (2.27%) Subversion
12 2 (1.52%) Bower
12 2 (1.52%) Grunt
12 2 (1.52%) RubyGems
12 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (10.61%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Legal
3 6 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.52%) JSON
3 1 (0.76%) LAMP
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (1.52%) iPhone
3 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (49.24%) Windows
2 43 (32.58%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Unix
4 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Android
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) DevOps
2 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.82%) TDD
4 41 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (16.67%) Release Management
7 15 (11.36%) BDD
8 14 (10.61%) Configuration Management
9 13 (9.85%) Microservices
10 8 (6.06%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.30%) Data Transformation
12 6 (4.55%) Build Automation
12 6 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.79%) Machine Learning
13 5 (3.79%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.79%) Resource Management
13 5 (3.79%) Virtual Environments
14 4 (3.03%) ITIL
14 4 (3.03%) Software Delivery
14 4 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.39%) Python
3 11 (8.33%) C++
4 10 (7.58%) C#
5 9 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.79%) Java
7 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.03%) Ruby
7 4 (3.03%) SQL
8 3 (2.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.52%) Tcl
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) MCSA
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) HNC
4 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (23.48%) Docker
2 28 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.88%) VirtualBox
5 16 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (11.36%) Xen
7 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.76%) zsh
Systems Management
1 45 (34.09%) Ansible
2 31 (23.48%) Puppet
3 20 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.85%) Kubernetes
5 10 (7.58%) SCCM
6 2 (1.52%) Marathon
6 2 (1.52%) Mesos
6 2 (1.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (3.03%) Acronis
3 4 (3.03%) Citrix
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco
5 2 (1.52%) Meraki
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Huawei
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) Juniper
6 1 (0.76%) Ruckus Wireless
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