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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Platform Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Platform Engineering over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 141 170
Rank change year-on-year -41 +29 +89
Permanent jobs citing Platform Engineering 123 104 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.53% 1.94% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.03% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 112 95 77
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £75,750 £70,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £106,250 £95,000 £93,750
90th Percentile - £108,250 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +3.33%

Platform Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,619 5,122 5,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.99% 95.45% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,752 4,573 5,058
10th Percentile £45,250 £43,750 £42,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

Platform Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Platform Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineering in the City of London

Platform Engineering
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Platform Engineering in the City of London.

Salary trend for Platform Engineering in the City of London

Platform Engineering
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT jobs citing Platform Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Platform Engineering.

1 72 (58.54%) Python
2 66 (53.66%) DevOps
3 65 (52.85%) AWS
4 54 (43.90%) Java
4 54 (43.90%) Agile
5 53 (43.09%) Kubernetes
6 52 (42.28%) CI/CD
7 51 (41.46%) Infrastructure as Code
7 51 (41.46%) Docker
8 44 (35.77%) Jenkins
9 40 (32.52%) Terraform
10 37 (30.08%) Finance
11 29 (23.58%) Ansible
11 29 (23.58%) OO
11 29 (23.58%) Decision-Making
12 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
13 26 (21.14%) Linux
13 26 (21.14%) Bash
14 25 (20.33%) Retail
15 24 (19.51%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (18.70%) Re-Platforming
16 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
17 21 (17.07%) Azure
18 20 (16.26%) Puppet
19 19 (15.45%) Fintech
19 19 (15.45%) GCP
19 19 (15.45%) Multithreading
20 18 (14.63%) Algorithmic Trading
20 18 (14.63%) FIX Protocol
20 18 (14.63%) Perl

Platform Engineering
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 3 (2.44%) Drupal
2 2 (1.63%) Apache
2 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 65 (52.85%) AWS
2 24 (19.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (17.07%) Azure
4 19 (15.45%) GCP
5 11 (8.94%) Azure DevOps
5 11 (8.94%) Serverless
6 7 (5.69%) PaaS
6 7 (5.69%) SaaS
7 6 (4.88%) IaaS
8 4 (3.25%) GitHub
8 4 (3.25%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.44%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (2.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.63%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (1.63%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (1.63%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) NAS
1 2 (1.63%) NGFW
1 2 (1.63%) NGN
1 2 (1.63%) SAN
1 2 (1.63%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
1 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.25%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.25%) Power BI
4 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
5 2 (1.63%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.81%) DB2
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.94%) CircleCI
3 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.32%) GitLab
4 8 (6.50%) Travis CI
5 6 (4.88%) Maven
6 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.63%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.63%) Snyk
9 1 (0.81%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 25 (20.33%) Retail
3 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.94%) Social Skills
5 9 (7.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (5.69%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.63%) Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (26.83%) Platform Engineer
2 30 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 18 (14.63%) Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Automation Tester
6 7 (5.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Tester
7 6 (4.88%) Product Owner
8 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Platform Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Cloud Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Data Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.44%) Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (6.50%) REST
3 7 (5.69%) Kafka
4 6 (4.88%) JMS
4 6 (4.88%) RESTful
4 6 (4.88%) Spring
4 6 (4.88%) Spring Boot
4 6 (4.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.25%) ARM Templates
6 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 1 (0.81%) CSS
7 1 (0.81%) HTML
7 1 (0.81%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.81%) Laravel
7 1 (0.81%) React Native
7 1 (0.81%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.32%) Cloud Native
2 9 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 9 (7.32%) User Experience
3 7 (5.69%) Cyber Defence
3 7 (5.69%) Cyberattack
3 7 (5.69%) Cybercrime
4 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.81%) Low-Code
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (53.66%) DevOps
2 54 (43.90%) Agile
3 52 (42.28%) CI/CD
4 51 (41.46%) Infrastructure as Code
5 29 (23.58%) Decision-Making
5 29 (23.58%) OO
6 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
7 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
7 23 (18.70%) Re-Platforming
8 19 (15.45%) Fintech
8 19 (15.45%) Multithreading
9 18 (14.63%) Algorithmic Trading
9 18 (14.63%) Low Latency
9 18 (14.63%) Memory Management
9 18 (14.63%) Technical Debt
10 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
11 16 (13.01%) Scrum
12 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (58.54%) Python
2 54 (43.90%) Java
3 26 (21.14%) Bash
4 18 (14.63%) Perl
5 12 (9.76%) C++
6 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.88%) SQL
9 3 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (2.44%) U-SQL
10 2 (1.63%) C#
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Scala
10 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) Go
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) NIST
System Software
1 51 (41.46%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (43.09%) Kubernetes
2 40 (32.52%) Terraform
3 29 (23.58%) Ansible
4 20 (16.26%) Puppet
5 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.63%) Grafana
6 2 (1.63%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.63%) SCCM
6 2 (1.63%) vMotion
6 2 (1.63%) vRealize
7 1 (0.81%) Consul
7 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.81%) VxRail
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle
2 7 (5.69%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.44%) Adobe
5 3 (2.44%) Databricks
5 3 (2.44%) Google
5 3 (2.44%) Pega
5 3 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) Checkmarx
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco
6 2 (1.63%) Citrix
6 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.63%) HP
6 2 (1.63%) Informatica
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.63%) Veracode
6 2 (1.63%) Veritas
7 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft