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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 610 600 625
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 9 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.073% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.077% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 14
Average salary £66,250 £70,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £91,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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
42376 42691 44981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.90% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35736 35906 38731
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 October 2014.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) IIS
6 7 (28.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) HTTP
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) QA
6 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) C++
7 6 (24.00%) UNIX
7 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (20.00%) C
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) XSD
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (28.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) SMTP
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) RTP
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) 802.11
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) IPv4
5 1 (4.00%) IPv6
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (12.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (4.00%) Informix
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) HBase
5 1 (4.00%) Mahout
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 4 (16.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) WCF
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) XSD
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.00%) Guice
4 1 (4.00%) OSGi
4 1 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.00%) JSR 170
4 1 (4.00%) Django
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) DNA
3 5 (20.00%) E-business
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Line Management
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Market Making
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
8 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) NCDA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (4.00%) Oozie
3 1 (4.00%) Opsview
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) CA
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Brocade
4 2 (8.00%) Vertica
4 2 (8.00%) EXASOL
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Fidessa