The median annual salary for a Release Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Release Engineer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 876 894
Rank change year-on-year +64 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Engineer 58 37 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.038% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.039% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 57 35 75
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +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 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in the UK

Release Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Release Engineer in the UK

Release Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Engineer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Engineer in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +68 51 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North West -23 18 £37,500 +7.14%
South East +61 15 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire - 15 £45,000 - 2
Reading - 12 £45,000 - 2
Manchester - 8 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +13 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £36,500 - 1
Leeds - 7 £36,500 -
London +8 5 £62,500 +4.16%
Merseyside -2 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Warrington - 5 £37,500 -
Wigan - 5 £37,500 -
St Helens - 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
South West +12 4 £36,250 -19.44%
Newbury - 3 £45,000 -
East of England 0 2 £47,500 +11.76%
West Wales - 2 £33,934 -
Wales - 2 £33,934 -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Dorset - 2 £33,500 -
Watford - 2 £47,500 -
Swindon - 2 £37,500 -
Swansea - 2 £33,934 -
Poole - 2 £33,500 -
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 70 (63.64%) Linux
3 59 (53.64%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (51.82%) Puppet
5 55 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (49.09%) Ansible
7 53 (48.18%) DevOps
7 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (47.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 45 (40.91%) Unix
9 45 (40.91%) Python
10 40 (36.36%) Perl
10 40 (36.36%) Ant
11 38 (34.55%) Java
11 38 (34.55%) Maven
12 36 (32.73%) PowerShell
12 36 (32.73%) Windows
13 34 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (30.91%) Bash Shell
14 32 (29.09%) Salt
14 32 (29.09%) QA
15 29 (26.36%) MySQL
16 28 (25.45%) Spring
17 27 (24.55%) Release Management
17 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
17 27 (24.55%) Gradle
18 24 (21.82%) SQL
18 24 (21.82%) TDD
19 23 (20.91%) SOA
19 23 (20.91%) NoSQL

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 12 (10.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (7.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
2 3 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.91%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.45%) SaaS
3 4 (3.64%) IaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) MySQL
2 23 (20.91%) NoSQL
3 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
6 12 (10.91%) RDBMS
7 11 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.82%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.91%) GIS
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.91%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 75 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 40 (36.36%) Ant
3 38 (34.55%) Maven
4 27 (24.55%) Gradle
5 23 (20.91%) Apache Ivy
6 21 (19.09%) Jenkins
7 20 (18.18%) NuGet
8 19 (17.27%) Subversion
9 12 (10.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (10.91%) JIRA
10 10 (9.09%) Bitbucket
11 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (5.45%) Mercurial
13 5 (4.55%) ClearCase
13 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
13 5 (4.55%) Selenium
14 4 (3.64%) CruiseControl
14 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
15 3 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
16 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) Spring
2 13 (11.82%) Web Services
3 9 (8.18%) .NET
4 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.64%) LAMP
6 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.91%) WCF
6 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.55%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) Fintech
3 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (63.64%) Linux
2 45 (40.91%) Unix
3 36 (32.73%) Windows
4 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Continuous Integration
2 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (48.18%) DevOps
3 52 (47.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 27 (24.55%) Release Management
5 24 (21.82%) TDD
6 23 (20.91%) Dependency Management
6 23 (20.91%) SOA
7 19 (17.27%) Build Automation
8 17 (15.45%) Configuration Management
8 17 (15.45%) Release Automation
9 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.91%) Prototyping
10 12 (10.91%) Rapid Prototyping
11 11 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.27%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.36%) Project Management
14 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) Python
2 40 (36.36%) Perl
3 38 (34.55%) Java
4 36 (32.73%) PowerShell
5 34 (30.91%) Bash Shell
6 24 (21.82%) SQL
7 11 (10.00%) C#
8 8 (7.27%) PHP
9 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.64%) C++
10 4 (3.64%) Groovy
11 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.73%) Ruby
12 2 (1.82%) Go
12 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) APMP
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.09%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 15 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (13.64%) VirtualBox
2 15 (13.64%) Xen
3 3 (2.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (51.82%) Puppet
2 55 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (49.09%) Ansible
4 32 (29.09%) Salt
5 3 (2.73%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.00%) Oracle
3 21 (19.09%) VMware
4 7 (6.36%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.64%) Pega
7 3 (2.73%) BMC
7 3 (2.73%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) Zend
9 1 (0.91%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 1 (0.91%) Informatica
9 1 (0.91%) Perforce
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