The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 811 911
Rank change year-on-year +124 +100  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 181 94 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 153 75 29
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £45,000 £32,292
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £32,292
% change year-on-year +9.09% +70.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in England

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in England

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in England

Platform Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 97 £67,500 +12.50% 10
North West -14 29 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Yorkshire +8 27 £60,000 +33.33% 3
South East +64 11 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South West -7 5 £58,750 - 2
West Midlands +10 3 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North East +8 1 £65,000 +62.50%
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Platform Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 236 (74.68%) DevOps
2 204 (64.56%) Linux
3 171 (54.11%) Python
4 170 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (51.90%) Puppet
6 154 (48.73%) Amazon AWS
7 135 (42.72%) Opscode Chef
8 133 (42.09%) SQL
9 132 (41.77%) Ruby
10 129 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
11 128 (40.51%) Configuration Management
12 122 (38.61%) Unix
13 101 (31.96%) Bash Shell
14 96 (30.38%) Docker
15 93 (29.43%) Oracle
16 86 (27.22%) Scrum
16 86 (27.22%) OpenStack
17 81 (25.63%) Ansible
18 80 (25.32%) vSphere
18 80 (25.32%) Tivoli
18 80 (25.32%) Shell Script
19 79 (25.00%) Cobbler
20 77 (24.37%) RUP
20 77 (24.37%) DSDM
20 77 (24.37%) XenServer
21 76 (24.05%) Xen
21 76 (24.05%) CloudStack
22 75 (23.73%) EnterpriseDB
22 75 (23.73%) Java
23 65 (20.57%) Microservices

Platform Engineer 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 86 (27.22%) OpenStack
2 76 (24.05%) CloudStack
3 25 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (5.38%) Apache Solr
4 17 (5.38%) nginx
5 15 (4.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.48%) IIS
8 10 (3.16%) Apache Spark
8 10 (3.16%) JBoss
9 9 (2.85%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.53%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.58%) Apache
11 5 (1.58%) Apache TomEE
11 5 (1.58%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.27%) Confluence
13 3 (0.95%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.95%) SAS
13 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 154 (48.73%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (13.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 31 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.65%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (6.65%) IaaS
5 20 (6.33%) PaaS
6 17 (5.38%) Datadog
7 9 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.58%) SaaS
11 4 (1.27%) Bluemix
11 4 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.95%) GitHub
13 2 (0.63%) Heroku
14 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.33%) HTTP
2 18 (5.70%) Internet
2 18 (5.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.80%) Firewall
4 11 (3.48%) VPN
5 10 (3.16%) IPsec
5 10 (3.16%) SSL
6 9 (2.85%) FIX Connectivity
7 6 (1.90%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.90%) SAN
8 5 (1.58%) FTP
8 5 (1.58%) LDAP
8 5 (1.58%) Skype
9 3 (0.95%) DNS
10 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.63%) SNMP
11 1 (0.32%) DHCP
11 1 (0.32%) FCoE
11 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.96%) MongoDB
2 18 (5.70%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (5.70%) Big Data
3 11 (3.48%) Hadoop
3 11 (3.48%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.27%) MySQL
6 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.95%) Redis
7 3 (0.95%) Text Mining
7 3 (0.95%) Triplestore
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.63%) HBase
8 2 (0.63%) Mahout
8 2 (0.63%) OLAP
8 2 (0.63%) OLTP
8 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 33 (10.44%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (4.11%) JIRA
4 13 (4.11%) SonarQube
5 10 (3.16%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.53%) Subversion
7 6 (1.90%) Hudson
8 4 (1.27%) AppVeyor
9 3 (0.95%) Firebug
9 3 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.95%) Toad
10 2 (0.63%) Ant
10 2 (0.63%) JUnit
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.32%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.32%) GoCD
11 1 (0.32%) Redmine
11 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (6.65%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Marketing
3 10 (3.16%) Banking
3 10 (3.16%) Games
4 8 (2.53%) Retail
5 7 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.95%) Advertising
7 3 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.91%) RabbitMQ
1 25 (7.91%) REST
2 23 (7.28%) Elastic Stack
3 22 (6.96%) .NET
4 21 (6.65%) Node.js
5 19 (6.01%) HTML
6 13 (4.11%) Serverless Framework
7 12 (3.80%) React
8 10 (3.16%) SOAP
9 9 (2.85%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (2.85%) Spring
9 9 (2.85%) Spring Boot
10 8 (2.53%) Apache Camel
10 8 (2.53%) Web Services
11 6 (1.90%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.58%) CSS
12 5 (1.58%) J2EE
12 5 (1.58%) Java EE
12 5 (1.58%) RESTful
13 4 (1.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.16%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.85%) Blog
5 8 (2.53%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.53%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.90%) Fintech
8 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.58%) Clustering
8 5 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.95%) HoloLens
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.63%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) Verilog
10 2 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 204 (64.56%) Linux
2 122 (38.61%) Unix
3 33 (10.44%) Windows
4 17 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.58%) Solaris
7 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) CentOS
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (74.68%) DevOps
2 170 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (40.51%) Configuration Management
5 86 (27.22%) Scrum
6 77 (24.37%) DSDM
6 77 (24.37%) RUP
7 65 (20.57%) Microservices
8 55 (17.41%) TDD
9 35 (11.08%) BDD
10 33 (10.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (9.49%) Software Engineering
12 27 (8.54%) Open Source
13 24 (7.59%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.96%) ITIL
15 17 (5.38%) Kanban
16 15 (4.75%) SOA
17 14 (4.43%) Content Management
18 12 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
18 12 (3.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 171 (54.11%) Python
2 133 (42.09%) SQL
3 132 (41.77%) Ruby
4 101 (31.96%) Bash Shell
5 80 (25.32%) Shell Script
6 75 (23.73%) Java
7 46 (14.56%) Go
8 20 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 19 (6.01%) Groovy
9 19 (6.01%) JavaScript
10 18 (5.70%) PHP
11 15 (4.75%) Perl
12 13 (4.11%) Scala
13 7 (2.22%) C
14 6 (1.90%) GraphQL
15 5 (1.58%) C#
15 5 (1.58%) VB
16 4 (1.27%) C++
16 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.95%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 26 (8.23%) AWS Certification
2 18 (5.70%) Degree
3 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.22%) MCSE
5 5 (1.58%) MCITP
5 5 (1.58%) MCSA
6 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) CCNA
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.63%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) CCENT
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) GIAC
8 1 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.32%) RHCE
8 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.43%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) GCP
System Software
1 96 (30.38%) Docker
2 80 (25.32%) vSphere
3 77 (24.37%) XenServer
4 76 (24.05%) Xen
5 15 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (4.43%) Active Directory
6 14 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (4.11%) etcd
7 13 (4.11%) flannel
8 9 (2.85%) XenApp
9 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.58%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.63%) HDFS
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.32%) NFS
13 1 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 164 (51.90%) Puppet
2 135 (42.72%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (25.63%) Ansible
4 80 (25.32%) Tivoli
5 79 (25.00%) Cobbler
6 50 (15.82%) Kubernetes
7 42 (13.29%) Terraform
8 19 (6.01%) Consul
9 17 (5.38%) HAProxy
10 13 (4.11%) Salt
10 13 (4.11%) Sysdig
11 11 (3.48%) Packer
12 9 (2.85%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (2.22%) WSUS
14 6 (1.90%) Rancher
15 3 (0.95%) Mesos
15 3 (0.95%) SCCM
16 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (29.43%) Oracle
2 75 (23.73%) EnterpriseDB
3 30 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.49%) VMware
4 17 (5.38%) Google
4 17 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.16%) EMC
5 10 (3.16%) Splunk
6 9 (2.85%) Citrix
7 7 (2.22%) Charles River
7 7 (2.22%) HP
7 7 (2.22%) IBM
7 7 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 6 (1.90%) LANDesk
8 6 (1.90%) NetApp
9 5 (1.58%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.27%) New Relic
11 3 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £95000 per annum + Flexible benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Myles Roberts
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Gym, Life Insuranc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago