The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 583 616 599
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 29 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.044% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.047% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 17
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Platform Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Java
4 14 (40.00%) UNIX
5 13 (37.14%) HP
5 13 (37.14%) Open Source
6 11 (31.43%) Banking
6 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
7 10 (28.57%) SaaS
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
7 10 (28.57%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) Perl
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco
10 7 (20.00%) IBM
10 7 (20.00%) Dell
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (20.00%) JSON
10 7 (20.00%) IaaS
10 7 (20.00%) OpenShift
10 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.00%) RESTful
10 7 (20.00%) OpenStack
11 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.14%) Node.js

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (17.14%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) SaaS
2 7 (20.00%) IaaS
2 7 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 6 (17.14%) LDAP
2 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) RTP
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.86%) Informix
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) HBase
5 1 (2.86%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) Mahout
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (31.43%) Banking
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Advertising
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) French Language
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) JSON
1 7 (20.00%) RESTful
2 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (11.43%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) Guice
5 1 (2.86%) Memcached
5 1 (2.86%) OSGi
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) JSR 170
5 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Open Source
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) UNIX
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 5 (14.29%) Android
6 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (17.14%) OO
2 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) MapReduce
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.71%) Perl
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Tcl
6 3 (8.57%) Bourne shell
6 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) NCDA
2 3 (8.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (8.57%) NFS
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Nagios
1 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.57%) yum
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 7 (20.00%) Dell
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.14%) CA
5 6 (17.14%) NetApp
5 6 (17.14%) Brocade
6 5 (14.29%) Fidessa
7 3 (8.57%) Sun
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas
8 2 (5.71%) Vertica
8 2 (5.71%) EXASOL
9 1 (2.86%) New Relic
9 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.86%) Adobe
9 1 (2.86%) Patsystems
9 1 (2.86%) GL TRADE