The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 253 305
Rank change year-on-year +31 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Median salary £68,750 £61,250 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +21.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £34,896
% change year-on-year +9.09% +57.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in the City of London

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in the City of London

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in the City of London

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Microservices
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Ansible
4 5 (41.67%) Docker
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Terraform
6 3 (25.00%) HoloLens
7 2 (16.67%) rkt
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Ant

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Text Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) CircleCI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) HoloLens
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SPARQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (16.67%) rkt
5 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (8.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (8.33%) Charles River
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Meraki
2 1 (8.33%) New Relic
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
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