Platform Engineer Jobs in London

Platform Engineer
England > London

The median Platform Engineer salary in London is £85,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 22 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 350 432 648
Rank change year-on-year +82 +216 -263
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 162 171 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 133 123 198
10th Percentile £64,000 £57,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +11.86%
75th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £97,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £107,000 £105,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 23,403 29,645 71,541
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.97% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17,198 22,316 34,853
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £54,988 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Platform Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

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 6 months to 22 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London +39 25 £85,000 +15.25% 3
South London - 5 £110,000 -
West London - 3 - -
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2024, Platform Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 151 (93.21%) Platform Engineering
2 102 (62.96%) Terraform
3 86 (53.09%) Azure
4 85 (52.47%) Kubernetes
5 69 (42.59%) Python
6 63 (38.89%) DevOps
7 58 (35.80%) AWS
8 56 (34.57%) Infrastructure as Code
9 49 (30.25%) CI/CD
10 47 (29.01%) Docker
11 45 (27.78%) Finance
12 42 (25.93%) Linux
13 41 (25.31%) Ansible
14 37 (22.84%) SQL
15 36 (22.22%) PowerShell
16 32 (19.75%) Agile
17 30 (18.52%) Bash
18 28 (17.28%) Containerisation
18 28 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (16.67%) Social Skills
20 26 (16.05%) GCP
21 25 (15.43%) GitHub
21 25 (15.43%) Configuration Management
22 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
22 23 (14.20%) PaaS
23 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
24 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
24 19 (11.73%) Git
25 18 (11.11%) Google
25 18 (11.11%) BigQuery

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.32%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.09%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (1.85%) Apache
3 3 (1.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.62%) Appian
5 1 (0.62%) SAS
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 86 (53.09%) Azure
2 58 (35.80%) AWS
3 26 (16.05%) GCP
4 25 (15.43%) GitHub
5 23 (14.20%) PaaS
6 18 (11.11%) Azure AKS
6 18 (11.11%) Serverless
7 15 (9.26%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (5.56%) OpenShift
9 8 (4.94%) Entra ID
9 8 (4.94%) IaaS
10 7 (4.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 7 (4.32%) SaaS
11 6 (3.70%) Power Platform
12 5 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (3.09%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (3.09%) Azure Logic Apps
13 4 (2.47%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.32%) Firewall
2 6 (3.70%) DNS
3 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.85%) DHCP
4 3 (1.85%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.23%) Internet
5 2 (1.23%) IPv4
5 2 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Broadband
6 1 (0.62%) FTP
6 1 (0.62%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.11%) BigQuery
2 16 (9.88%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (5.56%) Looker
4 9 (5.56%) MySQL
5 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.09%) MariaDB
7 5 (3.09%) Power BI
7 5 (3.09%) Redis
8 4 (2.47%) Big Data
8 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.47%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.73%) Git
3 11 (6.79%) JIRA
3 11 (6.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (6.79%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.94%) Artifactory
5 7 (4.32%) Snyk
6 5 (3.09%) DTrace
6 5 (3.09%) GDB
6 5 (3.09%) GitLab
7 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.85%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.23%) Subversion
10 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.62%) GoCD
10 1 (0.62%) PVCS
10 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (27.78%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 18 (11.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 13 (8.02%) Banking
5 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.32%) Law
6 7 (4.32%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.70%) Retail
8 4 (2.47%) Advertising
8 4 (2.47%) Front Office
8 4 (2.47%) Games
9 3 (1.85%) Legal
10 2 (1.23%) Health Technology
10 2 (1.23%) Tech for Good
11 1 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.62%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.64%) Kafka
2 10 (6.17%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (3.09%) .NET
4 3 (1.85%) Keycloak
4 3 (1.85%) Middleware
4 3 (1.85%) Node.js
4 3 (1.85%) PySpark
4 3 (1.85%) React
4 3 (1.85%) SAML
5 2 (1.23%) Loki
5 2 (1.23%) REST
5 2 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (0.62%) Anaconda
6 1 (0.62%) JSON
6 1 (0.62%) React Native
6 1 (0.62%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.56%) Distributed Systems
2 9 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.94%) Clustering
3 8 (4.94%) Replication
4 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.09%) Blog
5 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.47%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.47%) Cyber Threat
6 4 (2.47%) Onboarding
6 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Team-Oriented Environment
8 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.62%) Low-Code
9 1 (0.62%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.93%) Linux
2 15 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (4.94%) Solaris
4 7 (4.32%) Windows
5 5 (3.09%) Unix
6 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.85%) CentOS
7 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.85%) VMS
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (93.21%) Platform Engineering
2 63 (38.89%) DevOps
3 56 (34.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 49 (30.25%) CI/CD
5 32 (19.75%) Agile
6 28 (17.28%) Containerisation
6 28 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (15.43%) Configuration Management
8 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.88%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (8.64%) Data Engineering
10 14 (8.64%) Data Pipeline
11 13 (8.02%) High Availability
12 12 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (7.41%) Fintech
12 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (6.17%) Data Science
14 10 (6.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.59%) Python
2 37 (22.84%) SQL
3 36 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 30 (18.52%) Bash
5 14 (8.64%) Java
6 13 (8.02%) C#
7 11 (6.79%) Go
8 9 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.32%) Perl
10 5 (3.09%) C
10 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.09%) OCaml
10 5 (3.09%) SystemTap
11 2 (1.23%) Bicep
11 2 (1.23%) Ruby
11 2 (1.23%) Scala
12 1 (0.62%) C++
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.17%) Degree
2 6 (3.70%) AWS Certification
2 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.09%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
3 5 (3.09%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
3 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) Azure Certification
4 3 (1.85%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (1.85%) RHCE
5 2 (1.23%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) GDPR
2 7 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 47 (29.01%) Docker
2 10 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 102 (62.96%) Terraform
2 85 (52.47%) Kubernetes
3 41 (25.31%) Ansible
4 14 (8.64%) Grafana
5 13 (8.02%) Prometheus
6 12 (7.41%) Istio
7 10 (6.17%) Progress Chef
7 10 (6.17%) Puppet
8 6 (3.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 4 (2.47%) Packer
9 4 (2.47%) Salt
10 3 (1.85%) Karpenter
11 2 (1.23%) Argo
12 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.62%) Kibana
12 1 (0.62%) Kubeflow
12 1 (0.62%) logstash
12 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) Google
3 11 (6.79%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.94%) Oracle
4 8 (4.94%) Serena
4 8 (4.94%) VMware
5 5 (3.09%) Splunk
6 3 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.85%) Databricks
6 3 (1.85%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.85%) YouTube
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) Confluent
8 1 (0.62%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.62%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.62%) BT
8 1 (0.62%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.62%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.62%) Pega
8 1 (0.62%) Wallstreet Suite