Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Platform Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Platform Architect
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1157 1259
Rank change year-on-year +31 +102 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 37 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.029% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 31
England median annual salary £70,000 £81,250 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% -4.41% +17.24%
10th Percentile £54,000 £57,800 £46,250
90th Percentile £94,500 £115,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £81,250 £80,000
% change year-on-year -13.85% +1.56% +10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Platform Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Platform Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Architect in England

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect in England.

Salary trend for Platform Architect in England

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Architect in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Architect in England

Platform Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 31 £77,500 -8.82% 1
South East +52 6 £66,250 +10.42% 1
South West - 2 - -
Platform Architect
UK

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Platform Architect 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 England region featuring Platform Architect in the job title.

1 13 (35.14%) Linux
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (29.73%) Docker
2 11 (29.73%) Kubernetes
3 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
5 8 (21.62%) DevOps
5 8 (21.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (21.62%) Terraform
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby
5 8 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
6 7 (18.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (18.92%) Firewall
6 7 (18.92%) Advertising
6 7 (18.92%) Consul
6 7 (18.92%) Anomaly Detection
6 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
7 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
7 6 (16.22%) Serverless
7 6 (16.22%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell

Platform Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
3 6 (16.22%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (16.22%) Serverless
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.41%) PaaS
6 1 (2.70%) Akamai
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (5.41%) CTI
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.41%) IPsec
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
2 2 (5.41%) PBX
2 2 (5.41%) RTP
2 2 (5.41%) Softphone
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) NewSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Grunt
4 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 7 (18.92%) Advertising
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
3 3 (8.11%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) SAP Basis
3 2 (5.41%) JTAPI
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) RFC 2833
3 2 (5.41%) TAPI
3 2 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.70%) Express
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (2.70%) Meteor
4 1 (2.70%) OAuth
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) RxJS
4 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
4 1 (2.70%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) FMCG
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Debian
2 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Fedora
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (21.62%) DevOps
3 7 (18.92%) Anomaly Detection
3 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
5 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Investment Management
5 5 (13.51%) Microservices
5 5 (13.51%) Pattern Recognition
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Document Management
7 3 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (8.11%) Presales
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Ruby
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Go
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PA-DSS
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) etcd
3 1 (2.70%) flannel
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (21.62%) Terraform
3 7 (18.92%) Consul
4 5 (13.51%) Ansible
5 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.81%) Puppet
6 2 (5.41%) Salt
6 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.70%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) Apigee
3 3 (8.11%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) StreamBase
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft