Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Build Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1104 1116 1081
Rank change year-on-year +12 -35 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Build Engineer 94 102 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.056% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 98 184
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,550 £29,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £84,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Build Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Top 15 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 87 £49,000 -12.89% 9
UK excluding London +61 70 £47,500 +14.46% 5
East of England +41 29 £47,500 +90.00% 2
London -24 22 £52,500 -16.00% 5
North of England +9 21 £50,000 +37.93%
North East +17 11 £50,000 +15.61%
South East +43 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +22 7 £29,500 -15.71%
Midlands +39 5 £28,750 -28.13% 1
West Midlands +20 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Scotland -4 4 £50,000 +28.21% 1
North West -2 3 £37,500 -3.23%
South West +27 2 £35,500 -21.11%
Wales - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £27,000 - 1

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 39 (41.49%) Jenkins
1 39 (41.49%) DevOps
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 35 (37.23%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (35.11%) Python
5 20 (21.28%) Finance
6 19 (20.21%) Configuration Management
7 18 (19.15%) Ansible
8 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
8 17 (18.09%) Linux
9 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (17.02%) Android
10 15 (15.96%) PowerShell
10 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (14.89%) Wireless
11 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
11 14 (14.89%) C++
11 14 (14.89%) Firmware
12 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
12 13 (13.83%) SCCM
13 12 (12.77%) Maven
13 12 (12.77%) Degree
13 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.77%) Puppet
14 11 (11.70%) Artifactory
14 11 (11.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (11.70%) GitLab
14 11 (11.70%) Terraform
14 11 (11.70%) Packer
14 11 (11.70%) Web Operations

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 4 (4.26%) IIS
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) Office 365
5 1 (1.06%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Wireless
2 5 (5.32%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.19%) SMTP
4 3 (3.19%) SNMP
5 2 (2.13%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (1.06%) BGP
6 1 (1.06%) DAB
6 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.06%) OSPF
6 1 (1.06%) SNA
6 1 (1.06%) WAN
6 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (41.49%) Jenkins
2 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.77%) Maven
4 11 (11.70%) Artifactory
4 11 (11.70%) GitLab
5 10 (10.64%) Bitbucket
6 8 (8.51%) Mercurial
6 8 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (8.51%) TeamCity
7 7 (7.45%) JIRA
8 5 (5.32%) NuGet
9 4 (4.26%) MSBuild
9 4 (4.26%) Subversion
10 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.13%) Hudson
11 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.06%) Chocolatey
12 1 (1.06%) GCC
12 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Electronics
2 10 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.64%) Marketing
2 10 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) JSON
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 17 (18.09%) Linux
3 16 (17.02%) Android
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.26%) VMS
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.13%) Unix
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) DevOps
2 35 (37.23%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (20.21%) Configuration Management
4 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.70%) Programme Delivery
6 11 (11.70%) Web Operations
7 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (10.64%) Programme Management
8 8 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.51%) ITIL
9 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.38%) Release Automation
11 5 (5.32%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 5 (5.32%) Change Control
11 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
11 5 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (5.32%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) Python
2 15 (15.96%) PowerShell
3 14 (14.89%) C++
4 11 (11.70%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.45%) Java
7 6 (6.38%) C#
7 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.26%) Tcl
10 2 (2.13%) C
11 1 (1.06%) Perl
11 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.32%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MOS
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) GCP
2 10 (10.64%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) Firmware
2 9 (9.57%) Docker
3 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.19%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.19%) Xen
7 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) Ansible
2 13 (13.83%) SCCM
3 12 (12.77%) Puppet
4 11 (11.70%) Nagios
4 11 (11.70%) Packer
4 11 (11.70%) Terraform
5 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Google
3 10 (10.64%) SAP
4 9 (9.57%) VMware
5 8 (8.51%) Acronis
6 7 (7.45%) Oracle
7 6 (6.38%) Sun
8 5 (5.32%) OpenText
8 5 (5.32%) Siebel
9 4 (4.26%) Cisco
10 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.19%) Citrix
10 3 (3.19%) Dell
10 3 (3.19%) F5
10 3 (3.19%) HP
11 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.06%) Borland
12 1 (1.06%) Crossbeam
12 1 (1.06%) IBM
12 1 (1.06%) Juniper