Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 179 188
Rank change year-on-year +72 +9 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 45 35 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.74% 0.77% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.80% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 64
Median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% - -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,478 4,400 6,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 97.24% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 3,720 5,461
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,850 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +57 42 £50,000 -13.04%
Bradford - 3 £55,000 -
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (66.67%) Azure
2 28 (62.22%) DevOps
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (48.89%) AWS
5 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (46.67%) Python
6 20 (44.44%) Bash Shell
7 19 (42.22%) Puppet
8 18 (40.00%) Windows
9 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
9 17 (37.78%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (35.56%) Docker
10 16 (35.56%) Finance
11 15 (33.33%) Scrum
11 15 (33.33%) Ruby
11 15 (33.33%) Oracle
11 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
12 14 (31.11%) Terraform
12 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
12 14 (31.11%) SQL
13 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
13 13 (28.89%) C#
13 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
13 13 (28.89%) Ansible
13 13 (28.89%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (26.67%) .NET
14 12 (26.67%) Migration
15 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 30 (66.67%) Azure
2 22 (48.89%) AWS
3 9 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.67%) Office 365
4 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.44%) GCP
5 2 (4.44%) IaaS
5 2 (4.44%) NuGet
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
1 3 (6.67%) Network Security
1 3 (6.67%) SSL
1 3 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (17.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 2 (4.44%) NUnit
7 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.22%) GitLab
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) XML
5 3 (6.67%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) SignalR
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
7 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) HPUX
7 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) DevOps
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (28.89%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (26.67%) Migration
8 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (8.89%) DSDM
10 4 (8.89%) Microservices
10 4 (8.89%) Open Source
10 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.89%) RUP
11 3 (6.67%) BCP
11 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
11 3 (6.67%) SOA
11 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Python
2 20 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 15 (33.33%) Ruby
4 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) C#
6 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.89%) Java
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Puppet
2 17 (37.78%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 14 (31.11%) Terraform
5 13 (28.89%) Ansible
6 4 (8.89%) Cobbler
6 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) Hyperion
5 3 (6.67%) New Relic
5 3 (6.67%) Splunk
6 2 (4.44%) Google