The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank - 114 121
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.062% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.067% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Platform Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1722 1498 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.20% 93.16% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1309 1624
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Platform Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Platform Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Platform Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG