The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 134 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Platform Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2225 2171 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 91.64% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1655 1562
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Red Gate
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) MS Access
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) HTTPS

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago