The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 202 222
Rank change year-on-year +43 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 22 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 2
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3535 4306 4974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3572 3979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +38 22 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 32 (94.12%) Linux
2 31 (91.18%) DevOps
3 30 (88.24%) Puppet
4 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (79.41%) Ruby
5 27 (79.41%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (79.41%) Python
6 26 (76.47%) Configuration Management
6 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (73.53%) Unix
7 25 (73.53%) SQL
8 24 (70.59%) vSphere
8 24 (70.59%) XenServer
9 23 (67.65%) Xen
9 23 (67.65%) OpenStack
9 23 (67.65%) CloudStack
9 23 (67.65%) Oracle
9 23 (67.65%) Tivoli
10 22 (64.71%) Shell Script
10 22 (64.71%) Scrum
10 22 (64.71%) RUP
10 22 (64.71%) DSDM
10 22 (64.71%) Cobbler
10 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
10 22 (64.71%) EnterpriseDB
11 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (14.71%) Docker
13 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
13 5 (14.71%) Terraform

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 23 (67.65%) CloudStack
1 23 (67.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) NAS
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.94%) Sensu
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) DevOps
2 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (76.47%) Configuration Management
4 22 (64.71%) DSDM
4 22 (64.71%) RUP
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Microservices
6 1 (2.94%) OWASP
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Python
1 27 (79.41%) Ruby
2 25 (73.53%) SQL
3 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 22 (64.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) vSphere
1 24 (70.59%) XenServer
2 23 (67.65%) Xen
3 5 (14.71%) Docker
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) KVM
6 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (88.24%) Puppet
2 27 (79.41%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (67.65%) Tivoli
4 22 (64.71%) Cobbler
5 5 (14.71%) Terraform
6 4 (11.76%) Ansible
7 2 (5.88%) SCCM
8 1 (2.94%) Consul
8 1 (2.94%) Grafana
8 1 (2.94%) Graphite
8 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 22 (64.71%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago