The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
UK / England
Rank 691 847 879
Rank change year-on-year +156 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 136 73 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.076% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.079% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 106 65 42
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +95 53 £66,250 +1.92% 6
Yorkshire +52 34 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North West +8 26 £65,000 - 3
South East +71 18 £45,000 -16.66%
South West +23 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 155 (67.98%) DevOps
2 154 (67.54%) Linux
3 133 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (52.19%) Puppet
5 115 (50.44%) Python
6 102 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (42.98%) SQL
8 97 (42.54%) Amazon AWS
9 93 (40.79%) Configuration Management
10 89 (39.04%) Ruby
11 86 (37.72%) Unix
12 81 (35.53%) Opscode Chef
13 71 (31.14%) Bash Shell
14 65 (28.51%) Oracle
15 61 (26.75%) Java
16 60 (26.32%) Scrum
17 59 (25.88%) OpenStack
18 58 (25.44%) vSphere
19 56 (24.56%) Cobbler
20 55 (24.12%) Tivoli
21 54 (23.68%) DSDM
21 54 (23.68%) RUP
21 54 (23.68%) XenServer
22 53 (23.25%) Xen
22 53 (23.25%) CloudStack
23 52 (22.81%) Docker
23 52 (22.81%) EnterpriseDB
23 52 (22.81%) Shell Script
24 41 (17.98%) Microservices
25 36 (15.79%) Ansible

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 59 (25.88%) OpenStack
2 53 (23.25%) CloudStack
3 14 (6.14%) nginx
4 13 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.26%) Apache Spark
6 10 (4.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (3.51%) Apache Solr
7 8 (3.51%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.07%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.19%) Confluence
9 5 (2.19%) SAS
10 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.32%) CMS
11 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.88%) Apache
12 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.88%) IIS
12 2 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 97 (42.54%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (6.14%) IaaS
4 10 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.39%) PaaS
5 8 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.51%) Datadog
5 8 (3.51%) GitHub
5 8 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.75%) Bluemix
7 4 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.75%) Slack
8 3 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.44%) Office 365
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.46%) Firewall
3 10 (4.39%) HTTP
3 10 (4.39%) Internet
4 9 (3.95%) FIX Connectivity
5 7 (3.07%) Skype
6 6 (2.63%) IPsec
6 6 (2.63%) SSL
6 6 (2.63%) VPN
7 5 (2.19%) FCoE
7 5 (2.19%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.19%) SNMP
8 4 (1.75%) LAN
8 4 (1.75%) WAN
9 2 (0.88%) DNS
9 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.44%) NAS
10 1 (0.44%) Network Security
10 1 (0.44%) SAN
10 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.02%) Big Data
2 12 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.39%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.95%) Redis
5 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.32%) MySQL
8 3 (1.32%) Text Mining
8 3 (1.32%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.44%) HBase
10 1 (0.44%) Mahout
10 1 (0.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (15.35%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.21%) JIRA
3 12 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.19%) Redmine
5 5 (2.19%) Subversion
5 5 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.32%) Firebug
7 3 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.32%) Toad
7 3 (1.32%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (7.46%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Games
3 7 (3.07%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Marketing
4 3 (1.32%) Publishing
4 3 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (6.58%) Node.js
3 13 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (5.26%) .NET
4 12 (5.26%) REST
5 11 (4.82%) HTML
5 11 (4.82%) Serverless Framework
6 10 (4.39%) Sensu
6 10 (4.39%) Web Services
7 9 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (3.51%) SOAP
9 7 (3.07%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.63%) Apache Camel
10 6 (2.63%) Kafka
10 6 (2.63%) Spring
11 5 (2.19%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.19%) LAMP
11 5 (2.19%) React
12 3 (1.32%) CSS
12 3 (1.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.95%) Private Cloud
3 8 (3.51%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.63%) Blog
5 5 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.32%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Equities
8 2 (0.88%) Fintech
8 2 (0.88%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.88%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.44%) Social Network
9 1 (0.44%) Vector Graphics
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 154 (67.54%) Linux
2 86 (37.72%) Unix
3 25 (10.96%) Windows
4 14 (6.14%) CentOS
5 12 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.39%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (67.98%) DevOps
2 133 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (40.79%) Configuration Management
5 60 (26.32%) Scrum
6 54 (23.68%) DSDM
6 54 (23.68%) RUP
7 41 (17.98%) Microservices
8 30 (13.16%) TDD
9 19 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 17 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.02%) BDD
13 13 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (5.26%) SOA
15 11 (4.82%) E-Commerce
16 10 (4.39%) Change Management
16 10 (4.39%) Open Source
17 9 (3.95%) Analytics
17 9 (3.95%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (50.44%) Python
2 98 (42.98%) SQL
3 89 (39.04%) Ruby
4 71 (31.14%) Bash Shell
5 61 (26.75%) Java
6 52 (22.81%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.65%) Go
8 15 (6.58%) Scala
9 14 (6.14%) C
10 12 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.95%) Groovy
11 9 (3.95%) PHP
12 8 (3.51%) Perl
13 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.19%) Korn
15 3 (1.32%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.32%) C#
15 3 (1.32%) C++
15 3 (1.32%) R
15 3 (1.32%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.46%) AWS Certification
1 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.02%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.26%) CCNA
3 12 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.26%) CISSP
3 12 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (5.26%) GIAC
3 12 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
3 12 (5.26%) MCSE
3 12 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (5.26%) SANS
3 12 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
3 12 (5.26%) SSCP
4 10 (4.39%) Degree
5 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
6 1 (0.44%) VCP5
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) GCP
2 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 58 (25.44%) vSphere
2 54 (23.68%) XenServer
3 53 (23.25%) Xen
4 52 (22.81%) Docker
5 13 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (3.95%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
8 7 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.19%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.19%) NFS
9 5 (2.19%) Samba
10 4 (1.75%) Varnish
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.88%) XenApp
11 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.44%) HDFS
12 1 (0.44%) KVM
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 119 (52.19%) Puppet
2 81 (35.53%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (24.56%) Cobbler
4 55 (24.12%) Tivoli
5 36 (15.79%) Ansible
6 32 (14.04%) Terraform
7 15 (6.58%) Kubernetes
8 12 (5.26%) HAProxy
9 7 (3.07%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (2.19%) Nagios
11 4 (1.75%) Consul
11 4 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.75%) Grafana
11 4 (1.75%) Graphite
11 4 (1.75%) Packer
11 4 (1.75%) SCCM
12 3 (1.32%) Mesos
13 2 (0.88%) WSUS
14 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 65 (28.51%) Oracle
2 52 (22.81%) EnterpriseDB
3 23 (10.09%) VMware
4 20 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.02%) Google
6 12 (5.26%) NetApp
7 11 (4.82%) EMC
8 7 (3.07%) Charles River
8 7 (3.07%) IBM
8 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.19%) Adobe
10 5 (2.19%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.75%) New Relic
11 4 (1.75%) Splunk
12 3 (1.32%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.32%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.32%) SaltStack
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