The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
Rank 514 609 629
Rank change year-on-year +95 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 53 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.087% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.090% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 18
Median salary £66,250 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £74,500 £85,000
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 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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 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 23 March 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 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
City of London +52 3 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (60.92%) Amazon AWS
1 53 (60.92%) DevOps
2 51 (58.62%) Java
3 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (50.57%) Python
5 34 (39.08%) Microservices
6 33 (37.93%) Linux
7 32 (36.78%) Docker
8 29 (33.33%) TDD
9 26 (29.89%) Puppet
10 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (27.59%) SQL
12 22 (25.29%) Ruby
13 21 (24.14%) Go
13 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
14 20 (22.99%) Terraform
15 17 (19.54%) Configuration Management
16 16 (18.39%) Elastic Stack
17 15 (17.24%) BDD
17 15 (17.24%) Scala
18 14 (16.09%) Node.js
18 14 (16.09%) Ansible
18 14 (16.09%) Finance
18 14 (16.09%) Unix
19 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (14.94%) IaaS
19 13 (14.94%) Big Data
19 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
20 12 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
20 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (12.64%) Apache Spark
3 10 (11.49%) nginx
4 8 (9.20%) Apache Solr
5 7 (8.05%) Skype for Business
5 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.75%) Confluence
6 5 (5.75%) SAS
7 4 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.30%) CloudStack
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 53 (60.92%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.94%) IaaS
3 12 (13.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (10.34%) PaaS
5 8 (9.20%) Datadog
6 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.60%) Bluemix
8 4 (4.60%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (2.30%) GitHub
10 2 (2.30%) Slack
11 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (8.05%) Skype
3 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) Big Data
2 10 (11.49%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.90%) Redis
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.45%) Text Mining
7 3 (3.45%) Triplestore
8 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.64%) JIRA
3 9 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.30%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
2 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (16.09%) Node.js
3 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (12.64%) Serverless Framework
4 10 (11.49%) .NET
4 10 (11.49%) REST
5 9 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (9.20%) HTML
6 8 (9.20%) Sensu
6 8 (9.20%) SOAP
7 6 (6.90%) Apache Camel
7 6 (6.90%) Spring
7 6 (6.90%) Spring Boot
8 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.75%) Kafka
8 5 (5.75%) React
9 4 (4.60%) LAMP
10 3 (3.45%) RESTful
11 2 (2.30%) Web Services
12 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Fixed Income
2 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.30%) Equities
3 2 (2.30%) Fintech
3 2 (2.30%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.30%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Social Network
4 1 (1.15%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) CentOS
4 6 (6.90%) Windows
5 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) DevOps
2 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.08%) Microservices
4 29 (33.33%) TDD
5 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (19.54%) Configuration Management
7 15 (17.24%) BDD
8 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (13.79%) SOA
9 9 (10.34%) Analytics
9 9 (10.34%) Fund Management
9 9 (10.34%) Software Delivery
10 8 (9.20%) Front End Development
10 8 (9.20%) Investment Management
10 8 (9.20%) Pair Programming
11 7 (8.05%) Functional Programming
11 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
11 7 (8.05%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Wealth Management
12 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Java
2 44 (50.57%) Python
3 24 (27.59%) SQL
4 22 (25.29%) Ruby
5 21 (24.14%) Go
6 15 (17.24%) Scala
7 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
8 8 (9.20%) Groovy
9 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.45%) R
10 3 (3.45%) SPARQL
11 2 (2.30%) C#
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.15%) C
12 1 (1.15%) C++
12 1 (1.15%) F#
12 1 (1.15%) PHP
12 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) RHCE
2 1 (1.15%) VCP5
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) GCP
2 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 32 (36.78%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.60%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) Varnish
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.30%) Xen
5 2 (2.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.30%) XenServer
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (29.89%) Puppet
2 20 (22.99%) Terraform
3 14 (16.09%) Ansible
4 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (11.49%) HAProxy
6 7 (8.05%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (5.75%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.45%) Mesos
9 2 (2.30%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.30%) Consul
9 2 (2.30%) Grafana
9 2 (2.30%) Graphite
9 2 (2.30%) Packer
10 1 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (1.15%) Marathon
10 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.15%) Rancher
10 1 (1.15%) rkt
10 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Google
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) Charles River
3 7 (8.05%) IBM
3 7 (8.05%) NetApp
4 6 (6.90%) EMC
5 5 (5.75%) Adobe
6 4 (4.60%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.60%) New Relic
6 4 (4.60%) Splunk
6 4 (4.60%) VMware
7 3 (3.45%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco
8 2 (2.30%) Citrix
8 2 (2.30%) CommVault
8 2 (2.30%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.30%) HP
8 2 (2.30%) Juniper
8 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
London, England, United Kingdom
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £700000.00 - £800000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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