The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 204 250 270
Rank change year-on-year +46 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 34 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.14% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.14% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 2
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £51,350
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5241 6267 7237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.19% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 5217 5843
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +36 23 £70,000 +33.33% 2
South Yorkshire - 9 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire +4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 43 (95.56%) Linux
2 42 (93.33%) DevOps
3 39 (86.67%) Puppet
4 36 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (77.78%) Ruby
5 35 (77.78%) Python
5 35 (77.78%) Configuration Management
6 34 (75.56%) Unix
7 33 (73.33%) SQL
8 32 (71.11%) XenServer
8 32 (71.11%) vSphere
9 31 (68.89%) OpenStack
9 31 (68.89%) CloudStack
9 31 (68.89%) Xen
9 31 (68.89%) Oracle
9 31 (68.89%) Tivoli
10 30 (66.67%) Shell Script
10 30 (66.67%) DSDM
10 30 (66.67%) Scrum
10 30 (66.67%) RUP
10 30 (66.67%) Cobbler
10 30 (66.67%) Bash Shell
10 30 (66.67%) EnterpriseDB
11 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (28.89%) AWS Certification
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
14 6 (13.33%) Docker

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 31 (68.89%) CloudStack
1 31 (68.89%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 2 (4.44%) Slack
5 1 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Redis
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.44%) Sensu
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Linux
2 34 (75.56%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) DevOps
2 36 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 30 (66.67%) DSDM
4 30 (66.67%) RUP
4 30 (66.67%) Scrum
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Microservices
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) OWASP
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Python
1 35 (77.78%) Ruby
2 33 (73.33%) SQL
3 30 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 30 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) vSphere
1 32 (71.11%) XenServer
2 31 (68.89%) Xen
3 6 (13.33%) Docker
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) Varnish
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (86.67%) Puppet
2 35 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (68.89%) Tivoli
4 30 (66.67%) Cobbler
5 6 (13.33%) Terraform
6 4 (8.89%) Ansible
7 2 (4.44%) Consul
7 2 (4.44%) Grafana
7 2 (4.44%) Graphite
7 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.44%) Packer
7 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Oracle
2 30 (66.67%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago