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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 246 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.064% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +20.00%
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
6140 5974 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 95.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 4959 6200
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram 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 2 December 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 - 13 £57,500 - 4
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
3 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (66.67%) Puppet
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Xen
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) RUP
7 5 (27.78%) DSDM
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) vSphere
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) XenServer
7 5 (27.78%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
7 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
7 5 (27.78%) CloudStack
7 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.11%) Open Source Development
9 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (27.78%) CloudStack
1 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ELK Stack
1 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
2 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) DSDM
4 5 (27.78%) RUP
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source Development
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) HND
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
1 5 (27.78%) Xen
1 5 (27.78%) XenServer
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.56%) Consul
3 1 (5.56%) Grafana
3 1 (5.56%) Graphite
3 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.56%) Packer
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) EnterpriseDB
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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