Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Platform Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 268 327
Rank change year-on-year +78 +59 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 97 42 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.17% 0.44% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.45% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 90 35 9
Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,750 £51,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -2.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 8,049 9,277 10,986
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.52% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,607 7,786 9,221
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +85 90 £57,500 -4.17% 14
South Yorkshire -4 5 £45,000 -21.74%
North Yorkshire -8 2 £55,000 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 88 (90.72%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (69.07%) Puppet
2 67 (69.07%) DevOps
3 59 (60.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (55.67%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (54.64%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (52.58%) Python
6 51 (52.58%) Configuration Management
7 50 (51.55%) Scrum
7 50 (51.55%) Amazon AWS
8 48 (49.48%) SQL
9 47 (48.45%) Linux
10 46 (47.42%) Ruby
11 41 (42.27%) Bash Shell
12 40 (41.24%) Unix
13 37 (38.14%) Finance
14 36 (37.11%) Deployment Automation
15 35 (36.08%) Cobbler
15 35 (36.08%) PowerShell
16 33 (34.02%) Ansible
16 33 (34.02%) Terraform
17 31 (31.96%) Docker
17 31 (31.96%) Jenkins
18 28 (28.87%) Shell Script
19 27 (27.84%) Oracle
20 26 (26.80%) RUP
20 26 (26.80%) DSDM
21 24 (24.74%) Kubernetes
22 22 (22.68%) OpenStack
22 22 (22.68%) CloudStack

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 22 (22.68%) CloudStack
1 22 (22.68%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.12%) Anypoint
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.12%) Confluence
2 4 (4.12%) JBoss
2 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 59 (60.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (51.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.31%) IaaS
3 10 (10.31%) PaaS
3 10 (10.31%) SaaS
4 6 (6.19%) GitHub
5 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.03%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.65%) DNS
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.49%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (12.37%) GitLab
3 12 (12.37%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.15%) Selenium
5 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) JMeter
5 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.03%) Maven
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 37 (38.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Back Office
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) Spring
2 4 (4.12%) Spring Boot
3 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 47 (48.45%) Linux
2 40 (41.24%) Unix
3 18 (18.56%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) CentOS
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (90.72%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (69.07%) DevOps
3 54 (55.67%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (52.58%) Configuration Management
5 50 (51.55%) Scrum
6 36 (37.11%) Deployment Automation
7 26 (26.80%) DSDM
7 26 (26.80%) RUP
8 21 (21.65%) Analytics
9 19 (19.59%) Open Source
9 19 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (16.49%) Runbook
11 15 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (12.37%) Presales
13 7 (7.22%) Microservices
13 7 (7.22%) Process Improvement
13 7 (7.22%) Project Management
14 4 (4.12%) Task Automation
15 3 (3.09%) Continuous Delivery
16 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) Python
2 48 (49.48%) SQL
3 46 (47.42%) Ruby
4 41 (42.27%) Bash Shell
5 35 (36.08%) PowerShell
6 28 (28.87%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.15%) Java
7 5 (5.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) C#
9 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) AWS Certification
1 2 (2.06%) RHCE
1 2 (2.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Docker
2 22 (22.68%) vSphere
3 11 (11.34%) Xen
3 11 (11.34%) XenServer
4 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 67 (69.07%) Puppet
2 53 (54.64%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (36.08%) Cobbler
4 33 (34.02%) Ansible
4 33 (34.02%) Terraform
5 24 (24.74%) Kubernetes
6 22 (22.68%) Tivoli
7 9 (9.28%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (8.25%) Packer
9 5 (5.15%) Prometheus
9 5 (5.15%) Rancher
10 4 (4.12%) Consul
10 4 (4.12%) SCCM
11 3 (3.09%) Grafana
12 2 (2.06%) Graphite
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Oracle
2 22 (22.68%) EnterpriseDB
3 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.53%) Atlassian
5 13 (13.40%) VMware
6 6 (6.19%) Google
6 6 (6.19%) Splunk
7 4 (4.12%) AppDynamics
7 4 (4.12%) MuleSoft
7 4 (4.12%) New Relic
8 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.03%) Twitter