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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
UK
Rank 719 883 886
Rank change year-on-year
+164 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 133 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.064% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.067% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 107 60 55
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,100 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 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
England +160 130 £60,000 +9.09% 15
London +112 53 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Yorkshire +51 27 £57,500 +27.77% 2
North West +17 25 £70,000 +47.36% 2
Manchester +1 25 £70,000 +47.36% 2
West Yorkshire +49 19 £70,000 +43.58% 1
Leeds +39 19 £70,000 +43.58% 1
South East +65 18 £43,750 -14.63% 2
Surrey +52 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South West +15 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Sheffield - 6 £57,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
City of London +42 5 £90,000 +140.00% 1
West Sussex - 5 £29,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £55,000 -
Berkshire +52 4 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Fareham - 4 - -
Bristol -5 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Crawley - 3 £29,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading +44 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire +4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
York - 2 £50,000 -
Reigate +27 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Bracknell +15 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Tyne and Wear +6 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North East +4 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Woking - 1 £37,500 -
Hungerford - 1 £45,000 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 156 (67.24%) Linux
2 141 (60.78%) DevOps
3 128 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (50.86%) Puppet
5 114 (49.14%) Python
6 104 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (40.09%) Amazon AWS
8 91 (39.22%) Configuration Management
9 90 (38.79%) SQL
10 86 (37.07%) Ruby
11 79 (34.05%) Unix
12 77 (33.19%) Opscode Chef
13 69 (29.74%) Bash Shell
14 59 (25.43%) Java
15 55 (23.71%) Oracle
16 52 (22.41%) Scrum
16 52 (22.41%) Docker
17 50 (21.55%) vSphere
18 47 (20.26%) Jenkins
18 47 (20.26%) OpenStack
19 46 (19.83%) Cobbler
20 45 (19.40%) XenServer
20 45 (19.40%) Tivoli
21 44 (18.97%) RUP
21 44 (18.97%) DSDM
21 44 (18.97%) Xen
21 44 (18.97%) CloudStack
21 44 (18.97%) Ansible
22 43 (18.53%) EnterpriseDB
22 43 (18.53%) Shell Script

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 47 (20.26%) OpenStack
2 44 (18.97%) CloudStack
3 13 (5.60%) Apache Spark
4 12 (5.17%) nginx
5 11 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.88%) IIS
7 8 (3.45%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.02%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.59%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.16%) Apache
10 5 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (2.16%) Confluence
10 5 (2.16%) SAS
11 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.29%) CMS
12 3 (1.29%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.86%) JBoss
13 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 93 (40.09%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.90%) IaaS
4 11 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (4.74%) GitHub
5 10 (4.31%) PaaS
6 8 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.72%) Slack
10 3 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.29%) Bluemix
10 3 (1.29%) Datadog
10 3 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.86%) SaaS
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.43%) Office 365
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.48%) Firewall
1 22 (9.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.31%) Internet
3 9 (3.88%) FIX Connectivity
3 9 (3.88%) HTTP
4 7 (3.02%) FCoE
4 7 (3.02%) Skype
4 7 (3.02%) SNMP
5 5 (2.16%) DNS
6 4 (1.72%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.72%) LAN
6 4 (1.72%) WAN
7 3 (1.29%) IPsec
7 3 (1.29%) SSL
7 3 (1.29%) VPN
8 2 (0.86%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.86%) SAN
9 1 (0.43%) Intranet
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.47%) Big Data
2 12 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.31%) Redis
4 8 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.16%) MySQL
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.29%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.29%) Text Mining
8 3 (1.29%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.86%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 47 (20.26%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.91%) JIRA
3 22 (9.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.02%) Redmine
7 5 (2.16%) Subversion
7 5 (2.16%) Yeoman
8 4 (1.72%) Ant
8 4 (1.72%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.29%) Firebug
9 3 (1.29%) Maven
9 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.29%) Toad
10 1 (0.43%) GoCD
10 1 (0.43%) Grunt
10 1 (0.43%) gulp
10 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (9.91%) Finance
2 15 (6.47%) Games
3 12 (5.17%) Marketing
4 8 (3.45%) Banking
4 8 (3.45%) Retail
5 7 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Publishing
7 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.19%) Web Services
2 18 (7.76%) Node.js
3 15 (6.47%) REST
4 13 (5.60%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (5.17%) .NET
6 10 (4.31%) HTML
6 10 (4.31%) Sensu
7 9 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (3.88%) Serverless Framework
7 9 (3.88%) SOAP
8 8 (3.45%) Kafka
8 8 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.59%) Spring
9 6 (2.59%) Spring Boot
10 5 (2.16%) Apache Camel
10 5 (2.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.16%) LAMP
10 5 (2.16%) OpenCL
10 5 (2.16%) OpenCV
10 5 (2.16%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.16%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.29%) Cybercrime
5 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.86%) Blog
6 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.86%) Equities
6 2 (0.86%) Fintech
6 2 (0.86%) HP Storage
6 2 (0.86%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.86%) Social Network
7 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 156 (67.24%) Linux
2 79 (34.05%) Unix
3 31 (13.36%) Windows
4 15 (6.47%) CentOS
4 15 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (60.78%) DevOps
2 128 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (39.22%) Configuration Management
5 52 (22.41%) Scrum
6 44 (18.97%) DSDM
6 44 (18.97%) RUP
7 38 (16.38%) Microservices
8 27 (11.64%) Software Engineering
9 25 (10.78%) TDD
10 18 (7.76%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.76%) Mentoring
11 17 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (6.90%) Open Source
13 14 (6.03%) Change Management
13 14 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (5.17%) Coaching
14 12 (5.17%) High Availability
14 12 (5.17%) ITIL
14 12 (5.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 114 (49.14%) Python
2 90 (38.79%) SQL
3 86 (37.07%) Ruby
4 69 (29.74%) Bash Shell
5 59 (25.43%) Java
6 43 (18.53%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.48%) Go
8 19 (8.19%) C
9 16 (6.90%) Scala
10 13 (5.60%) Perl
11 11 (4.74%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.31%) Groovy
13 8 (3.45%) C#
13 8 (3.45%) C++
14 7 (3.02%) Korn
14 7 (3.02%) PHP
14 7 (3.02%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.29%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.29%) R
15 3 (1.29%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (9.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.62%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.90%) CCNA
3 16 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.90%) CISSP
3 16 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (6.90%) GIAC
3 16 (6.90%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (6.90%) MCSE
3 16 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (6.90%) SANS
3 16 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
3 16 (6.90%) SSCP
4 11 (4.74%) AWS Certification
5 8 (3.45%) Degree
6 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) VCP5
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) GCP
2 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 52 (22.41%) Docker
2 50 (21.55%) vSphere
3 45 (19.40%) XenServer
4 44 (18.97%) Xen
5 18 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (4.74%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.31%) Active Directory
8 7 (3.02%) NFS
8 7 (3.02%) Samba
9 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.72%) Varnish
11 3 (1.29%) etcd
11 3 (1.29%) flannel
12 2 (0.86%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.86%) XenApp
12 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.43%) KVM
13 1 (0.43%) vCloud
13 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 118 (50.86%) Puppet
2 77 (33.19%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (19.83%) Cobbler
4 45 (19.40%) Tivoli
5 44 (18.97%) Ansible
6 35 (15.09%) Terraform
7 17 (7.33%) Kubernetes
8 9 (3.88%) rkt
9 7 (3.02%) HAProxy
9 7 (3.02%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (3.02%) Nagios
10 6 (2.59%) Mesos
11 5 (2.16%) SCCM
12 4 (1.72%) Consul
12 4 (1.72%) Grafana
12 4 (1.72%) Graphite
12 4 (1.72%) Packer
13 3 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (1.29%) Rancher
13 3 (1.29%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 55 (23.71%) Oracle
2 43 (18.53%) EnterpriseDB
3 25 (10.78%) VMware
4 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.90%) Google
6 14 (6.03%) NetApp
7 13 (5.60%) EMC
8 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.02%) Charles River
9 7 (3.02%) IBM
10 6 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.16%) Adobe
11 5 (2.16%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.16%) Intel
12 4 (1.72%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.29%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.29%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.29%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
asos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
London
asos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mergermarket Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ascential Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago