The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 215 267 317
Rank change year-on-year +52 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.028% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.030% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +64.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  

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 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in the City of London

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (40.00%) New Relic
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Bluemix
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Text Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) RDF
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) SPARQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Terraform
3 1 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (20.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
1 2 (40.00%) New Relic
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Charles River
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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