Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 268 317
Rank change year-on-year +55 +49 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 41 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.12% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 3
West Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £55,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44% -10.00%

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 6643 7541 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 98.09% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5611 6513 7322
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend 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 24 November 2017. 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 +51 41 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (95.12%) Puppet
1 39 (95.12%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (95.12%) DevOps
2 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (90.24%) Linux
4 36 (87.80%) Configuration Management
5 34 (82.93%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (80.49%) Ruby
6 33 (80.49%) Python
7 31 (75.61%) Unix
7 31 (75.61%) Cobbler
8 30 (73.17%) Scrum
8 30 (73.17%) RUP
8 30 (73.17%) DSDM
9 29 (70.73%) SQL
9 29 (70.73%) Bash Shell
10 28 (68.29%) EnterpriseDB
10 28 (68.29%) Oracle
10 28 (68.29%) Shell Script
11 25 (60.98%) Tivoli
12 21 (51.22%) OpenStack
13 20 (48.78%) CloudStack
13 20 (48.78%) vSphere
14 18 (43.90%) XenServer
14 18 (43.90%) Xen
15 10 (24.39%) Ansible
16 9 (21.95%) Terraform
16 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (21.95%) Finance
17 8 (19.51%) Docker

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 21 (51.22%) OpenStack
2 20 (48.78%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Jetty
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) DevOps
2 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (87.80%) Configuration Management
4 34 (82.93%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (73.17%) DSDM
5 30 (73.17%) RUP
5 30 (73.17%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) Presales
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 1 (2.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.44%) SDLC
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Python
1 33 (80.49%) Ruby
2 29 (70.73%) Bash Shell
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 28 (68.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) vSphere
2 18 (43.90%) Xen
2 18 (43.90%) XenServer
3 8 (19.51%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (95.12%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (95.12%) Puppet
2 31 (75.61%) Cobbler
3 25 (60.98%) Tivoli
4 10 (24.39%) Ansible
5 9 (21.95%) Terraform
6 5 (12.20%) Packer
7 2 (4.88%) SCCM
8 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) EnterpriseDB
1 28 (68.29%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat