The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 221 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Median salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5311 5900 6668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.20% 96.61% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4515 4727 5344
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester - 3 £50,000 - 4
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Platform 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 across the North West region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Ceph
6 1 (16.67%) GitLab
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) yum
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Wiki
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) MSI
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) yum
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Private Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum extensive training, bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits (Pension, Mac etc)
Posted: 5 days ago