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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Platform Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Platform Engineering over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 79 79
Rank change year-on-year -22 0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Platform Engineering 19 20 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 1.75% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.90% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 6
10th Percentile £51,250 £38,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% +18.75% -23.08%
75th Percentile £80,000 £56,250 £45,188
90th Percentile - £71,250 £55,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +3.70%

Platform Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,481 1,054 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.06% 92.13% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 989 784 654
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £25,150
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

Platform Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Platform Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineering in the North East

Platform Engineering
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Platform Engineering in the North East.

Salary trend for Platform Engineering in the North East

Platform Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineering in the North East over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineering in the North East

Platform Engineering
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineering within the North East region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Tyne and Wear -19 14 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Northumberland - 5 £75,000 -
Platform Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT jobs citing Platform Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Platform Engineering.

1 16 (84.21%) Azure
2 14 (73.68%) DevOps
2 14 (73.68%) CI/CD
3 13 (68.42%) AWS
4 12 (63.16%) Bash
4 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
4 12 (63.16%) Docker
4 12 (63.16%) Python
4 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
4 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
4 12 (63.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (52.63%) Terraform
5 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
5 10 (52.63%) Ansible
5 10 (52.63%) Puppet
6 8 (42.11%) GCP
6 8 (42.11%) Agile
6 8 (42.11%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (36.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (31.58%) GitLab
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) CircleCI
9 5 (26.32%) Azure AKS
9 5 (26.32%) Bicep
9 5 (26.32%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (26.32%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (21.05%) Public Sector

Platform Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Azure
2 13 (68.42%) AWS
3 8 (42.11%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (42.11%) GCP
4 7 (36.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon EKS
5 5 (26.32%) Azure AKS
6 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (21.05%) GitHub
6 4 (21.05%) GitHub Actions
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (10.53%) Azure Monitor
7 2 (10.53%) IaaS
7 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
7 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
7 2 (10.53%) PaaS
7 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) CircleCI
2 6 (31.58%) GitLab
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Law
2 4 (21.05%) Public Sector
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Site Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) YAML
2 3 (15.79%) ARM Templates
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) CI/CD
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps
2 12 (63.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (42.11%) Agile
5 4 (21.05%) DataOps
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Development
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Bash
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
1 12 (63.16%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Bicep
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Go
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
2 10 (52.63%) Ansible
2 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 10 (52.63%) Terraform
3 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft