The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 600 656
Rank change year-on-year +81 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 97 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 77 41 22
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,700
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £34,896
% change year-on-year +9.09% +57.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in London

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +27 9 £68,750 +12.24% 2
Croydon - 3 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 100 (66.67%) DevOps
2 89 (59.33%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (51.33%) Python
4 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (44.00%) Linux
6 64 (42.67%) Java
7 59 (39.33%) Docker
8 58 (38.67%) Microservices
9 54 (36.00%) TDD
10 46 (30.67%) Puppet
11 45 (30.00%) Ansible
12 43 (28.67%) Ruby
13 41 (27.33%) Go
13 41 (27.33%) Jenkins
14 36 (24.00%) SQL
15 35 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
16 34 (22.67%) BDD
17 33 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
19 29 (19.33%) Bash Shell
20 27 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
21 26 (17.33%) Kubernetes
22 25 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
22 25 (16.67%) Unix
23 24 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
24 22 (14.67%) Elastic Stack
24 22 (14.67%) Terraform
24 22 (14.67%) REST
25 21 (14.00%) MongoDB
25 21 (14.00%) Configuration Management

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (11.33%) Apache Solr
2 17 (11.33%) nginx
3 9 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 9 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (5.33%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.67%) JBoss
6 5 (3.33%) Apache
6 5 (3.33%) Apache TomEE
6 5 (3.33%) CloudStack
6 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.67%) Confluence
7 4 (2.67%) IIS
7 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.00%) Anypoint
8 3 (2.00%) SAS
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 89 (59.33%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (11.33%) Datadog
4 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (10.67%) IaaS
6 15 (10.00%) PaaS
7 9 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.67%) Bluemix
8 4 (2.67%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (2.67%) SaaS
9 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.33%) Heroku
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.67%) Apcera
11 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) HTTP
1 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.00%) FIX Connectivity
2 9 (6.00%) Internet
3 6 (4.00%) Firewall
4 5 (3.33%) FTP
4 5 (3.33%) LDAP
4 5 (3.33%) Skype
5 4 (2.67%) VPN
6 3 (2.00%) IPsec
6 3 (2.00%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.00%) SSL
7 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.67%) DHCP
8 1 (0.67%) DNS
8 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.67%) SNMP
8 1 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 18 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (10.00%) Big Data
4 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.00%) Text Mining
6 3 (2.00%) Triplestore
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.33%) OLAP
7 2 (1.33%) OLTP
7 2 (1.33%) Redis
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.67%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 41 (27.33%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.00%) JIRA
4 8 (5.33%) SonarQube
5 6 (4.00%) Hudson
6 5 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.67%) AppVeyor
8 3 (2.00%) Subversion
9 2 (1.33%) Ant
9 2 (1.33%) JUnit
10 1 (0.67%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Marketing
4 8 (5.33%) Games
5 7 (4.67%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 22 (14.67%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (14.67%) REST
3 20 (13.33%) Node.js
4 17 (11.33%) .NET
5 16 (10.67%) HTML
6 13 (8.67%) Serverless Framework
7 12 (8.00%) React
8 10 (6.67%) SOAP
9 9 (6.00%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (6.00%) Spring
10 8 (5.33%) Apache Camel
10 8 (5.33%) Spring Boot
11 6 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.33%) Java EE
12 5 (3.33%) RESTful
13 4 (2.67%) CGI
13 4 (2.67%) Swagger
14 3 (2.00%) JSP
14 3 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (5.33%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.00%) Fintech
4 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.00%) Blog
5 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.00%) HoloLens
5 3 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) Equities
6 2 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.33%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.33%) Verilog
6 2 (1.33%) VHDL
6 2 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.00%) Linux
2 25 (16.67%) Unix
3 14 (9.33%) Windows
4 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.33%) Solaris
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.67%) DevOps
2 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (38.67%) Microservices
4 54 (36.00%) TDD
5 34 (22.67%) BDD
6 33 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 19 (12.67%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.33%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.67%) Open Source
12 15 (10.00%) SOA
13 13 (8.67%) Kanban
14 12 (8.00%) Pair Programming
15 11 (7.33%) Scrum
16 10 (6.67%) Front End Development
16 10 (6.67%) Software Delivery
17 9 (6.00%) Fund Management
17 9 (6.00%) Problem Management
18 8 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (51.33%) Python
2 64 (42.67%) Java
3 43 (28.67%) Ruby
4 41 (27.33%) Go
5 36 (24.00%) SQL
6 29 (19.33%) Bash Shell
7 19 (12.67%) Groovy
8 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.67%) Scala
9 9 (6.00%) Perl
9 9 (6.00%) PHP
9 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.67%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.00%) GraphQL
12 5 (3.33%) VB
13 4 (2.67%) C#
14 3 (2.00%) SPARQL
15 2 (1.33%) C
15 2 (1.33%) C++
16 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.33%) PhD
4 1 (0.67%) RHCE
4 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) VCP5
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) GCP
System Software
1 59 (39.33%) Docker
2 14 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.33%) etcd
3 8 (5.33%) flannel
4 7 (4.67%) vSphere
5 6 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.33%) Xen
6 5 (3.33%) XenServer
7 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.33%) XenApp
7 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 46 (30.67%) Puppet
2 45 (30.00%) Ansible
3 35 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (17.33%) Kubernetes
5 22 (14.67%) Terraform
6 17 (11.33%) HAProxy
7 8 (5.33%) Consul
7 8 (5.33%) Salt
7 8 (5.33%) Sysdig
8 7 (4.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (3.33%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.00%) Mesos
10 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.33%) rkt
12 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.67%) Kibana
12 1 (0.67%) Marathon
12 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Oracle
2 12 (8.00%) Google
2 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.00%) VMware
3 10 (6.67%) Splunk
4 7 (4.67%) Charles River
4 7 (4.67%) IBM
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.33%) EnterpriseDB
5 5 (3.33%) NetApp
6 4 (2.67%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.67%) EMC
6 4 (2.67%) New Relic
7 3 (2.00%) Adobe
7 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.00%) Juniper
7 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.33%) CommVault
8 2 (1.33%) HP
8 2 (1.33%) Sun
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Gym, Life Insuranc
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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