Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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

Platform Engineer
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 166 197
Rank change year-on-year +21 +31 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 40 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.21% 1.15% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.18% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 32
Leeds median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.86% +33.33%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -17.86% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,220 5,010 5,055
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.26% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,797 4,190 4,414
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in Leeds

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in Leeds

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (95.00%) Puppet
1 38 (95.00%) DevOps
2 36 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (80.00%) Linux
4 32 (80.00%) Configuration Management
5 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (72.50%) Python
5 29 (72.50%) Bash Shell
6 27 (67.50%) Shell Script
7 25 (62.50%) Deployment Automation
8 24 (60.00%) Ruby
8 24 (60.00%) Open Source
8 24 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (52.50%) Finance
10 19 (47.50%) SQL
11 18 (45.00%) Ansible
11 18 (45.00%) VMware
12 17 (42.50%) Scrum
12 17 (42.50%) RUP
12 17 (42.50%) DSDM
12 17 (42.50%) Oracle
12 17 (42.50%) Unix
12 17 (42.50%) Tivoli
12 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
12 17 (42.50%) Cobbler
12 17 (42.50%) EnterpriseDB
12 17 (42.50%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (35.00%) Kubernetes

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 36 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (7.50%) G Suite
5 3 (7.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (12.50%) GitLab
4 2 (5.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) git-flow
4 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.00%) Express
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Unix
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) DevOps
2 32 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (62.50%) Deployment Automation
5 24 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (60.00%) Open Source
6 17 (42.50%) DSDM
6 17 (42.50%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (42.50%) RUP
6 17 (42.50%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) Data Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) E-Procurement
8 4 (10.00%) High Availability
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Bash Shell
1 29 (72.50%) Python
2 27 (67.50%) Shell Script
3 24 (60.00%) Ruby
4 19 (47.50%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Go
7 2 (5.00%) Groovy
7 2 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) RHCE
1 4 (10.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (95.00%) Puppet
2 21 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (45.00%) Ansible
4 17 (42.50%) Cobbler
4 17 (42.50%) Tivoli
5 14 (35.00%) Kubernetes
6 11 (27.50%) Terraform
7 8 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (20.00%) Nagios
8 6 (15.00%) Rancher
9 4 (10.00%) Consul
9 4 (10.00%) Grafana
9 4 (10.00%) Packer
10 2 (5.00%) Graphite
10 2 (5.00%) Opsview
10 2 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 17 (42.50%) Oracle
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Splunk
5 5 (12.50%) Google
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp