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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 837 919 957
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 81 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.051% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.053% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 26
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,292 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -14.70%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +62 81 £55,000 -1.78% 11
London +58 31 £62,500 +8.69% 6
South West +15 13 £55,000 - 1
South East +12 13 £55,000 +70.32% 1
Gloucestershire +11 11 £42,500 - 1
City of London +52 9 £60,000 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £56,250 -
Oxford - 8 £56,250 -
North West - 7 £45,000 - 1
East of England +41 6 £78,000 +35.65% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester - 5 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey +26 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £78,000 - 1
Reigate +8 3 £55,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £42,500 -
Leeds - 3 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +23 2 - -
Bristol +14 2 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £41,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £55,000 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 91 (50.28%) Linux
2 75 (41.44%) DevOps
3 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (38.67%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (38.67%) Python
5 61 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (28.18%) Windows
7 48 (26.52%) Puppet
8 44 (24.31%) Microsoft
9 40 (22.10%) Ruby
10 39 (21.55%) Docker
11 37 (20.44%) Ansible
11 37 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 37 (20.44%) Open Source
12 30 (16.57%) Java
12 30 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (16.02%) Perl
13 29 (16.02%) PaaS
14 28 (15.47%) Scrum
14 28 (15.47%) Jenkins
14 28 (15.47%) Windows Server
15 27 (14.92%) ITIL
15 27 (14.92%) Active Directory
16 24 (13.26%) .NET
17 23 (12.71%) VMware
17 23 (12.71%) Configuration Management
18 22 (12.15%) OpenStack
18 22 (12.15%) Terraform
18 22 (12.15%) Unix
18 22 (12.15%) Google

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 22 (12.15%) OpenStack
2 19 (10.50%) nginx
3 13 (7.18%) Apache
4 11 (6.08%) IIS
4 11 (6.08%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.52%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (3.87%) CloudStack
7 7 (3.87%) JBoss
7 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.76%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.21%) CMS
9 4 (2.21%) Drupal
9 4 (2.21%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (7.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 70 (38.67%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (16.02%) PaaS
4 20 (11.05%) IaaS
5 13 (7.18%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (6.08%) OpenShift
7 8 (4.42%) SaaS
8 4 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.66%) Office 365
10 2 (1.10%) Trello
11 1 (0.55%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.55%) GitHub
11 1 (0.55%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.05%) Firewall
2 12 (6.63%) DNS
3 11 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.42%) SAN
5 7 (3.87%) HTTP
6 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.76%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.76%) Internet
7 5 (2.76%) LDAP
8 4 (2.21%) MPLS
9 3 (1.66%) FCoE
9 3 (1.66%) LAN
9 3 (1.66%) WAN
10 2 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.10%) SNMP
10 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.55%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) MySQL
2 18 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.84%) Big Data
4 12 (6.63%) Redis
5 11 (6.08%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.66%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.55%) HBase
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (15.47%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.73%) Vagrant
4 10 (5.52%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.97%) Subversion
6 7 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.21%) RSpec
8 3 (1.66%) JIRA
9 2 (1.10%) Redmine
9 2 (1.10%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.55%) CMake
10 1 (0.55%) GitLab
10 1 (0.55%) JMeter
10 1 (0.55%) MSI
10 1 (0.55%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.55%) The Grinder
General
1 21 (11.60%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Games
3 7 (3.87%) Law
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
4 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.66%) Advertising
5 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) .NET
2 14 (7.73%) REST
3 13 (7.18%) ELK Stack
3 13 (7.18%) Node.js
4 10 (5.52%) Middleware
5 8 (4.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (4.42%) LAMP
5 8 (4.42%) Serverless Framework
5 8 (4.42%) SOAP
5 8 (4.42%) Spring
5 8 (4.42%) Spring Boot
5 8 (4.42%) STL
6 7 (3.87%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (3.87%) OpenCL
6 7 (3.87%) OpenCV
7 6 (3.31%) JMS
7 6 (3.31%) Web Services
8 5 (2.76%) J2EE
9 4 (2.21%) HTML
9 4 (2.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.08%) Replication
4 8 (4.42%) EMC VNX
5 6 (3.31%) Clustering
5 6 (3.31%) Fintech
5 6 (3.31%) PKI
6 5 (2.76%) NHS
7 4 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.66%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.66%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.66%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.66%) Physics
9 2 (1.10%) Home Automation
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (50.28%) Linux
2 51 (28.18%) Windows
3 28 (15.47%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.15%) Unix
5 17 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.97%) CentOS
8 4 (2.21%) Android
8 4 (2.21%) Mesosphere
9 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.44%) DevOps
2 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (20.44%) Open Source
5 28 (15.47%) Scrum
6 27 (14.92%) ITIL
7 23 (12.71%) Configuration Management
8 17 (9.39%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (7.18%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.18%) SOA
10 13 (7.18%) TDD
11 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (5.52%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (4.42%) API Development
15 8 (4.42%) BDD
15 8 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (4.42%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (38.67%) Python
2 40 (22.10%) Ruby
3 30 (16.57%) Java
4 29 (16.02%) Perl
5 19 (10.50%) C++
6 17 (9.39%) C
7 16 (8.84%) PHP
8 14 (7.73%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.63%) SQL
10 10 (5.52%) C#
10 10 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.52%) Scala
11 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.21%) Go
12 4 (2.21%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.10%) Korn
14 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.50%) Degree
2 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.63%) MCSE
6 11 (6.08%) CCNA
6 11 (6.08%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.52%) CISSP
8 8 (4.42%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (4.42%) GIAC
8 8 (4.42%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (4.42%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (4.42%) SANS
8 8 (4.42%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (4.42%) SSCP
9 5 (2.76%) MCITP
9 5 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.66%) CCIE
10 3 (1.66%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (21.55%) Docker
2 27 (14.92%) Active Directory
3 18 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.94%) vSphere
4 10 (5.52%) Xen
5 7 (3.87%) Squid
5 7 (3.87%) XenServer
6 5 (2.76%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.76%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (2.21%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.21%) Varnish
7 4 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.10%) NFS
9 2 (1.10%) Samba
9 2 (1.10%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.10%) XenApp
10 1 (0.55%) Ceph
10 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 48 (26.52%) Puppet
2 37 (20.44%) Ansible
3 30 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (12.15%) Terraform
5 13 (7.18%) Consul
5 13 (7.18%) Packer
6 9 (4.97%) Salt
7 8 (4.42%) Nagios
7 8 (4.42%) SCOM
8 6 (3.31%) Cobbler
8 6 (3.31%) Mesos
8 6 (3.31%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.76%) HP SIM
9 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.66%) Rancher
11 3 (1.66%) SCCM
12 2 (1.10%) Grafana
12 2 (1.10%) Marathon
12 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.71%) VMware
3 22 (12.15%) Google
4 21 (11.60%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.29%) Cisco
6 14 (7.73%) Oracle
7 11 (6.08%) EMC
8 10 (5.52%) Atlassian
9 9 (4.97%) F5
10 7 (3.87%) Citrix
10 7 (3.87%) IBM
10 7 (3.87%) Intel
10 7 (3.87%) Splunk
11 6 (3.31%) EnterpriseDB
11 6 (3.31%) Fiorano
11 6 (3.31%) HP
12 5 (2.76%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.21%) Apple
13 4 (2.21%) Juniper
13 4 (2.21%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London - Grays Inn Road
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wipro
Salary: Highly competitive salary.
Posted: 17 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £78,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Wipro
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago