Platform Engineering Jobs in London

Platform Engineering
England > London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London requiring Platform Engineering skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Platform Engineering over the 6 months leading up to 15 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 244 224 382
Rank change year-on-year -20 +158 -109
Permanent jobs citing Platform Engineering 299 500 787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.60% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.68% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 230 372 425
10th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
25th Percentile £70,313 £68,750 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
75th Percentile £110,000 £118,125 £101,250
90th Percentile £122,750 £138,750 £112,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +16.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
London

Platform Engineering falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,142 29,692 72,269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 89.35% 95.12% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16,050 21,866 34,403
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £116,250 £110,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Platform Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Platform Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineering in London

Platform Engineering
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineering in London

Platform Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineering in London over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineering in London

Platform Engineering
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 Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 15 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 +22 55 £90,000 +20.00% 9
South London - 10 £67,500 -
West London -4 3 - - 3
East London - 1 - - 1
Platform Engineering
England

Platform Engineering
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 15 (5.02%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.35%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (4.01%) Apache
4 5 (1.67%) Confluence
5 3 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 138 (46.15%) Azure
2 135 (45.15%) AWS
3 61 (20.40%) GCP
4 34 (11.37%) PaaS
5 32 (10.70%) GitHub
6 28 (9.36%) Azure DevOps
7 26 (8.70%) Power Platform
8 24 (8.03%) SaaS
8 24 (8.03%) Serverless
9 22 (7.36%) Azure AKS
10 17 (5.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 16 (5.35%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (4.68%) IaaS
13 12 (4.01%) Entra ID
14 11 (3.68%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
15 10 (3.34%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (3.01%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (3.01%) Microsoft 365
16 9 (3.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.68%) Network Security
2 9 (3.01%) Firewall
3 8 (2.68%) DNS
3 8 (2.68%) Internet
4 4 (1.34%) DHCP
4 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.67%) IPv4
6 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) Broadband
7 1 (0.33%) FTP
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (9.36%) BigQuery
3 24 (8.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 22 (7.36%) Power BI
5 19 (6.35%) Looker
6 18 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.01%) MySQL
7 12 (4.01%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.68%) Data Lake
8 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (3.01%) Amazon Athena
9 9 (3.01%) Big Data
10 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.68%) Redis
10 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.34%) Data Hub
11 7 (2.34%) Metadata
12 5 (1.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (11.71%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.69%) Git
3 15 (5.02%) GitLab
4 14 (4.68%) JIRA
5 11 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (3.68%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.68%) Artifactory
7 7 (2.34%) Snyk
8 5 (1.67%) DTrace
8 5 (1.67%) GDB
9 4 (1.34%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.00%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.67%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.67%) JMeter
11 2 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.67%) Spinnaker
11 2 (0.67%) Subversion
12 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.33%) PVCS
12 1 (0.33%) Terragrunt
General
1 71 (23.75%) Finance
2 50 (16.72%) Social Skills
3 37 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (11.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 22 (7.36%) Banking
5 22 (7.36%) Law
6 15 (5.02%) Legal
7 11 (3.68%) Retail Banking
8 9 (3.01%) Retail
9 7 (2.34%) Games
10 6 (2.01%) Health Technology
11 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.67%) Marketing
13 2 (0.67%) Tech for Good
14 1 (0.33%) Back Office
14 1 (0.33%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.33%) Front Office
14 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 151 (50.50%) Platform Engineer
2 74 (24.75%) Senior
3 69 (23.08%) Cloud Platform Engineer
4 52 (17.39%) Azure Engineer
5 51 (17.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 49 (16.39%) Data Engineer
7 42 (14.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 41 (13.71%) Lead
9 36 (12.04%) Azure Platform Engineer
10 27 (9.03%) Senior DevOps
10 27 (9.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 24 (8.03%) Senior Data Engineer
12 23 (7.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
13 20 (6.69%) AWS Engineer
14 19 (6.35%) Lead Cloud Engineer
15 18 (6.02%) Python Engineer
16 17 (5.69%) Linux Engineer
17 16 (5.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 16 (5.35%) Python Data Engineer
18 15 (5.02%) AWS Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.36%) Kafka
2 11 (3.68%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (2.34%) Node.js
3 7 (2.34%) React
4 6 (2.01%) HTML
4 6 (2.01%) Lambda Expressions
5 4 (1.34%) .NET
5 4 (1.34%) ADO
5 4 (1.34%) PySpark
5 4 (1.34%) REST
6 3 (1.00%) FastAPI
6 3 (1.00%) Keycloak
6 3 (1.00%) Middleware
6 3 (1.00%) SAML
7 2 (0.67%) JSON
7 2 (0.67%) Loki
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Graph
7 2 (0.67%) RESTful
7 2 (0.67%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.02%) Cloud Native
1 18 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (4.68%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.01%) Clustering
4 9 (3.01%) Distributed Systems
5 8 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.68%) Replication
6 6 (2.01%) Cyber Threat
6 6 (2.01%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.01%) Wiki
7 5 (1.67%) Blog
7 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.67%) Cyberattack
7 5 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.67%) Team-Oriented Environment
8 4 (1.34%) Onboarding
9 3 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.06%) Linux
2 17 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (4.68%) Windows
4 8 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (2.68%) Solaris
5 6 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.67%) Unix
7 3 (1.00%) CentOS
7 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.00%) VMS
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.80%) DevOps
2 98 (32.78%) Infrastructure as Code
3 85 (28.43%) CI/CD
4 69 (23.08%) Agile
5 51 (17.06%) Containerisation
6 47 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (15.38%) Analytics
8 41 (13.71%) Fintech
9 38 (12.71%) Software Engineering
10 37 (12.37%) Configuration Management
11 33 (11.04%) Data Engineering
12 29 (9.70%) Mentoring
13 28 (9.36%) Data Pipeline
13 28 (9.36%) ETL
14 27 (9.03%) DevSecOps
15 26 (8.70%) Data Science
16 23 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
17 22 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 21 (7.02%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 126 (42.14%) Python
2 56 (18.73%) SQL
3 51 (17.06%) PowerShell
4 37 (12.37%) Bash
5 34 (11.37%) Java
6 26 (8.70%) Go
7 16 (5.35%) C#
8 11 (3.68%) Data Analysis Expressions
8 11 (3.68%) U-SQL
9 9 (3.01%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.68%) C++
10 8 (2.68%) Scala
11 7 (2.34%) C
11 7 (2.34%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.34%) Perl
11 7 (2.34%) Ruby
12 6 (2.01%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.67%) OCaml
13 5 (1.67%) SystemTap
14 3 (1.00%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 18 (6.02%) Degree
2 15 (5.02%) AWS Certification
3 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.68%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 11 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.01%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.67%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
7 5 (1.67%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.34%) Azure Certification
9 3 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (1.00%) RHCE
10 2 (0.67%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
10 2 (0.67%) CISA
10 2 (0.67%) CISM
10 2 (0.67%) CISSP
11 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.33%) MCSA
11 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.69%) GDPR
2 15 (5.02%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.01%) QA
5 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.67%) NIST
System Software
1 64 (21.40%) Docker
2 14 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.67%) KVM
5 4 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.67%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.67%) Firmware
6 2 (0.67%) Xen
7 1 (0.33%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 154 (51.51%) Terraform
2 132 (44.15%) Kubernetes
3 53 (17.73%) Ansible
4 18 (6.02%) Grafana
5 15 (5.02%) Progress Chef
5 15 (5.02%) Prometheus
5 15 (5.02%) Puppet
6 12 (4.01%) Istio
7 7 (2.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 5 (1.67%) Argo
8 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.34%) Packer
9 4 (1.34%) Salt
10 3 (1.00%) Karpenter
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Ranger
11 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.33%) Kibana
11 1 (0.33%) logstash
11 1 (0.33%) Podman
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 55 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.05%) Google
3 18 (6.02%) Databricks
4 11 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.68%) Oracle
5 8 (2.68%) Serena
5 8 (2.68%) VMware
6 6 (2.01%) YouTube
7 5 (1.67%) Salesforce
7 5 (1.67%) Splunk
8 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.00%) Facebook
8 3 (1.00%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.67%) Confluent
9 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.33%) HP
10 1 (0.33%) NetApp
10 1 (0.33%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.33%) Wallstreet Suite