The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 214 193 169
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 8 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.047% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.050% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 11
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4985 4038 3696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.04% 95.85% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3979 3238 3112
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 8 £50,000 +17.64%
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 4 (44.44%) PaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Firmware
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) EMC