The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 806 917 972
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 106 58 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.053% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.055% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 87 52 12
Median salary £57,500 £59,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.95% +52.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,750 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +64.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England +105 104 £57,500 -4.16% 17
South East +49 35 £57,500 +1.32% 1
South West - 25 £55,000 - 3
London +48 24 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Gloucestershire - 18 £42,500 -
Surrey +39 16 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £57,500 -
Oxford - 13 £57,500 -
Reigate +13 12 £52,500 -4.54%
Bristol - 7 £62,500 -
City of London +49 5 £65,000 +14.03% 2
Cheltenham - 5 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
Kent +16 4 £31,500 -2.45%
East of England +17 2 £78,000 +15.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £78,000 +15.55% 1
North West +6 2 £48,750 +25.80% 1
Manchester - 2 £48,750 - 1
Leeds +39 1 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +31 1 £65,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +27 1 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Reading +14 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £75,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Fareham - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £75,000 -
Woking - 1 £62,500 - 1
Camberley - 1 £41,500 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 125 (61.58%) Linux
2 99 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (41.87%) Python
4 83 (40.89%) DevOps
5 81 (39.90%) Amazon AWS
6 74 (36.45%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (32.51%) Puppet
8 49 (24.14%) Ruby
9 48 (23.65%) Jenkins
10 42 (20.69%) Windows
11 41 (20.20%) Ansible
12 39 (19.21%) Docker
13 38 (18.72%) Open Source
14 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
15 36 (17.73%) Configuration Management
16 35 (17.24%) Firewall
16 35 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
17 32 (15.76%) Java
18 31 (15.27%) Bash Shell
18 31 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (15.27%) Terraform
19 30 (14.78%) Scrum
20 29 (14.29%) Perl
20 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 28 (13.79%) Security Cleared
22 27 (13.30%) Software Engineering
22 27 (13.30%) C++
23 26 (12.81%) C
23 26 (12.81%) Unix
23 26 (12.81%) PaaS

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (12.32%) nginx
1 25 (12.32%) OpenStack
2 16 (7.88%) IIS
3 15 (7.39%) Apache
4 8 (3.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (3.94%) CloudStack
4 8 (3.94%) JBoss
5 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.96%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.46%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.99%) Drupal
9 2 (0.99%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.90%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (12.81%) PaaS
4 22 (10.84%) IaaS
5 13 (6.40%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.45%) GitHub
7 6 (2.96%) OpenShift
7 6 (2.96%) SaaS
8 3 (1.48%) Slack
9 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.99%) Trello
10 1 (0.49%) Apcera
10 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.24%) Firewall
2 23 (11.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.88%) DNS
4 9 (4.43%) HTTP
4 9 (4.43%) SAN
5 8 (3.94%) FCoE
6 7 (3.45%) MPLS
6 7 (3.45%) SNMP
7 6 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (2.96%) Internet
8 5 (2.46%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.46%) LAN
8 5 (2.46%) WAN
9 3 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.99%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.99%) SSL
11 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.37%) MySQL
2 15 (7.39%) Big Data
3 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.42%) Redis
5 9 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.99%) Riak
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (23.65%) Jenkins
2 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.88%) Vagrant
4 12 (5.91%) TeamCity
5 11 (5.42%) Subversion
6 9 (4.43%) JIRA
7 7 (3.45%) Redmine
8 5 (2.46%) Ant
9 4 (1.97%) Maven
9 4 (1.97%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.99%) GoCD
11 2 (0.99%) RSpec
11 2 (0.99%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.99%) Yeoman
12 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.49%) GitLab
12 1 (0.49%) MSI
12 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (9.36%) Games
2 16 (7.88%) Finance
3 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 7 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.48%) Law
5 3 (1.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) Node.js
2 17 (8.37%) REST
3 16 (7.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (7.88%) ELK Stack
3 16 (7.88%) OpenCL
3 16 (7.88%) OpenCV
3 16 (7.88%) STL
4 14 (6.90%) .NET
5 13 (6.40%) Web Services
6 10 (4.93%) SOAP
7 9 (4.43%) Serverless Framework
7 9 (4.43%) Spring
8 8 (3.94%) LAMP
8 8 (3.94%) Spring Boot
9 7 (3.45%) Middleware
10 5 (2.46%) HTML
10 5 (2.46%) Kafka
10 5 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (1.97%) Android SDK
11 4 (1.97%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.88%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.46%) Clustering
3 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.46%) Cybercrime
3 5 (2.46%) EMC VNX
3 5 (2.46%) NHS
4 4 (1.97%) Fintech
4 4 (1.97%) PKI
4 4 (1.97%) Replication
5 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.48%) Physics
6 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.99%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.99%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (61.58%) Linux
2 42 (20.69%) Windows
3 26 (12.81%) Unix
4 25 (12.32%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.90%) CentOS
7 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.97%) Android
10 2 (0.99%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.99%) Solaris
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.49%) Debian
11 1 (0.49%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (40.89%) DevOps
3 74 (36.45%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (18.72%) Open Source
5 36 (17.73%) Configuration Management
6 30 (14.78%) Scrum
7 27 (13.30%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.84%) ITIL
9 20 (9.85%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (7.88%) Signal Processing
11 15 (7.39%) Mentoring
11 15 (7.39%) Software Delivery
11 15 (7.39%) TDD
12 14 (6.90%) SOA
13 13 (6.40%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.91%) Coaching
14 12 (5.91%) High Availability
14 12 (5.91%) Microservices
15 11 (5.42%) Virtual Environments
16 10 (4.93%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 85 (41.87%) Python
2 49 (24.14%) Ruby
3 32 (15.76%) Java
4 31 (15.27%) Bash Shell
5 29 (14.29%) Perl
6 27 (13.30%) C++
7 26 (12.81%) C
8 24 (11.82%) SQL
9 11 (5.42%) Scala
10 10 (4.93%) C#
10 10 (4.93%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.94%) Go
11 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.45%) Groovy
12 7 (3.45%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.45%) Korn
13 6 (2.96%) PHP
14 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (10.84%) DV Cleared
5 20 (9.85%) MCSE
6 18 (8.87%) CCNA
7 17 (8.37%) CISSP
7 17 (8.37%) CompTIA Security+
7 17 (8.37%) GIAC
7 17 (8.37%) Linux+ Certification
7 17 (8.37%) Network+ Certification
7 17 (8.37%) SANS
7 17 (8.37%) Security+ Certification
7 17 (8.37%) SSCP
8 16 (7.88%) Degree
9 7 (3.45%) CCIE
9 7 (3.45%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.96%) CCNP
10 6 (2.96%) RHCE
10 6 (2.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) SLA
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (19.21%) Docker
2 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 20 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (6.90%) vSphere
5 12 (5.91%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.94%) Xen
6 8 (3.94%) XenServer
7 7 (3.45%) NFS
7 7 (3.45%) Samba
8 5 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (2.46%) Varnish
9 3 (1.48%) Squid
10 2 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.99%) Ceph
10 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.99%) XenApp
11 1 (0.49%) vCloud
11 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 66 (32.51%) Puppet
2 41 (20.20%) Ansible
3 35 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (15.27%) Terraform
5 16 (7.88%) Consul
5 16 (7.88%) Packer
6 11 (5.42%) Nagios
7 9 (4.43%) Kubernetes
8 8 (3.94%) Cobbler
8 8 (3.94%) Tivoli
9 7 (3.45%) rkt
10 5 (2.46%) Grafana
10 5 (2.46%) Graphite
10 5 (2.46%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.46%) HP SIM
10 5 (2.46%) Mesos
10 5 (2.46%) Salt
10 5 (2.46%) SCOM
11 4 (1.97%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.32%) VMware
3 22 (10.84%) Google
4 21 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 18 (8.87%) Cisco
6 16 (7.88%) Intel
7 12 (5.91%) EMC
7 12 (5.91%) Oracle
8 10 (4.93%) Atlassian
9 9 (4.43%) F5
9 9 (4.43%) NetApp
10 8 (3.94%) EnterpriseDB
10 8 (3.94%) Juniper
11 7 (3.45%) Citrix
11 7 (3.45%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.46%) HP
12 5 (2.46%) IBM
12 5 (2.46%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.97%) CheckPoint
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