Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 173 221
Rank change year-on-year +63 +48 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 78 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.15% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.92% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 42 12
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +60.00%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +60.00%

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 3,515 4,798 5,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.24% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,957 4,082 4,534
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £64,850 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.44%

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 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (73.08%) Puppet
3 57 (73.08%) DevOps
4 46 (58.97%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (57.69%) Configuration Management
6 44 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (53.85%) Linux
8 40 (51.28%) Bash Shell
9 38 (48.72%) Python
9 38 (48.72%) SQL
10 37 (47.44%) Scrum
10 37 (47.44%) Opscode Chef
11 34 (43.59%) Ruby
12 33 (42.31%) Finance
13 30 (38.46%) PowerShell
13 30 (38.46%) Jenkins
13 30 (38.46%) Terraform
14 29 (37.18%) Unix
15 28 (35.90%) Docker
16 27 (34.62%) Deployment Automation
16 27 (34.62%) Shell Script
17 26 (33.33%) Cobbler
18 23 (29.49%) Ansible
18 23 (29.49%) Kubernetes
18 23 (29.49%) Open Source
19 21 (26.92%) Analytics
20 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
21 18 (23.08%) RUP
21 18 (23.08%) DSDM

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) CloudStack
1 9 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.85%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 60 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.82%) IaaS
3 10 (12.82%) PaaS
3 10 (12.82%) SaaS
4 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.13%) GitHub
5 3 (3.85%) G Suite
5 3 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.95%) GitLab
3 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 33 (42.31%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Unix
3 15 (19.23%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) CentOS
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (73.08%) DevOps
3 46 (58.97%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (57.69%) Configuration Management
5 37 (47.44%) Scrum
6 27 (34.62%) Deployment Automation
7 23 (29.49%) Open Source
8 21 (26.92%) Analytics
9 18 (23.08%) DSDM
9 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (23.08%) RUP
10 14 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (16.67%) Runbook
12 10 (12.82%) Presales
13 5 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (6.41%) Process Improvement
13 5 (6.41%) Project Management
14 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics
14 4 (5.13%) E-Procurement
14 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Bash Shell
2 38 (48.72%) Python
2 38 (48.72%) SQL
3 34 (43.59%) Ruby
4 30 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 27 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.13%) Java
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) AWS Certification
1 4 (5.13%) RHCE
1 4 (5.13%) RHCSA
System Software
1 28 (35.90%) Docker
2 9 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Xen
3 3 (3.85%) XenServer
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 57 (73.08%) Puppet
2 37 (47.44%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (38.46%) Terraform
4 26 (33.33%) Cobbler
5 23 (29.49%) Ansible
5 23 (29.49%) Kubernetes
6 18 (23.08%) Tivoli
7 10 (12.82%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (10.26%) Packer
9 6 (7.69%) Consul
9 6 (7.69%) Prometheus
10 4 (5.13%) Grafana
10 4 (5.13%) Graphite
10 4 (5.13%) Nagios
10 4 (5.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.08%) EnterpriseDB
2 18 (23.08%) Oracle
3 16 (20.51%) VMware
4 13 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.69%) Splunk
6 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.85%) Google