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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
England / North West
Rank 224 225 251
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 24 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.072% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.075% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 5
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%

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
5725 5315 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 96.04% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 4462 5681
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -6 24 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) DevOps
3 23 (85.19%) Puppet
3 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (85.19%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (81.48%) Configuration Management
5 21 (77.78%) Unix
6 20 (74.07%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (51.85%) Python
8 14 (51.85%) Scrum
9 13 (48.15%) DSDM
9 13 (48.15%) Ruby
9 13 (48.15%) Tivoli
9 13 (48.15%) RUP
9 13 (48.15%) Cobbler
9 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
10 12 (44.44%) OpenStack
10 12 (44.44%) CloudStack
10 12 (44.44%) vSphere
10 12 (44.44%) Oracle
10 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
10 12 (44.44%) Xen
10 12 (44.44%) XenServer
10 12 (44.44%) EnterpriseDB
11 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (3.70%) Coaching
13 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
13 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification

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 12 (44.44%) CloudStack
1 12 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) DevOps
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (81.48%) Configuration Management
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) DSDM
5 13 (48.15%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source Development
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Python
3 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
3 13 (48.15%) Ruby
4 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) vSphere
1 12 (44.44%) Xen
1 12 (44.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) Puppet
2 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (48.15%) Cobbler
3 13 (48.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) EnterpriseDB
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago