Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 279 331
Rank change year-on-year +78 +52 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 94 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.55% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 46 13
Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 8,961 10,077 11,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.65% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,518 8,508 9,480
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,575 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +73 88 £57,500 -4.17% 8
North Yorkshire -1 4 £36,000 -28.00%
South Yorkshire -1 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 81 (86.17%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (71.28%) Puppet
3 63 (67.02%) DevOps
4 54 (57.45%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (55.32%) Configuration Management
6 51 (54.26%) Python
6 51 (54.26%) Linux
6 51 (54.26%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (51.06%) Ruby
7 48 (51.06%) SQL
8 47 (50.00%) Scrum
9 44 (46.81%) Bash Shell
10 43 (45.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (43.62%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (43.62%) Unix
12 37 (39.36%) Finance
13 35 (37.23%) Cobbler
14 33 (35.11%) Deployment Automation
15 32 (34.04%) Shell Script
16 30 (31.91%) Ansible
16 30 (31.91%) Docker
17 29 (30.85%) Oracle
17 29 (30.85%) RUP
17 29 (30.85%) DSDM
18 28 (29.79%) Terraform
19 27 (28.72%) PowerShell
20 25 (26.60%) Tivoli
20 25 (26.60%) EnterpriseDB
21 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
21 24 (25.53%) Kubernetes

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 (23.40%) CloudStack
1 22 (23.40%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.32%) JBoss
2 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (43.62%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.64%) IaaS
3 10 (10.64%) PaaS
3 10 (10.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.06%) GitHub
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 4 (4.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (10.64%) GitLab
3 10 (10.64%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 37 (39.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
1 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) Spring
2 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
3 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.26%) Linux
2 41 (43.62%) Unix
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 4 (4.26%) Debian
4 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (86.17%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (67.02%) DevOps
3 52 (55.32%) Configuration Management
4 51 (54.26%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (50.00%) Scrum
6 33 (35.11%) Deployment Automation
7 29 (30.85%) DSDM
7 29 (30.85%) RUP
8 22 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (21.28%) Open Source
10 17 (18.09%) Analytics
11 13 (13.83%) Runbook
12 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (10.64%) Presales
13 7 (7.45%) Process Improvement
13 7 (7.45%) Project Management
14 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
14 4 (4.26%) Workflow
15 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
15 2 (2.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.26%) Python
2 48 (51.06%) Ruby
2 48 (51.06%) SQL
3 44 (46.81%) Bash Shell
4 32 (34.04%) Shell Script
5 27 (28.72%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.45%) Perl
7 4 (4.26%) Go
8 3 (3.19%) Java
9 2 (2.13%) C#
10 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (31.91%) Docker
2 20 (21.28%) vSphere
3 10 (10.64%) Xen
3 10 (10.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (71.28%) Puppet
2 54 (57.45%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (37.23%) Cobbler
4 30 (31.91%) Ansible
5 28 (29.79%) Terraform
6 25 (26.60%) Tivoli
7 24 (25.53%) Kubernetes
8 11 (11.70%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (7.45%) Rancher
10 4 (4.26%) Mesos
10 4 (4.26%) Packer
10 4 (4.26%) SCCM
10 4 (4.26%) systemd
11 2 (2.13%) Prometheus
12 1 (1.06%) Consul
12 1 (1.06%) Grafana
12 1 (1.06%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) Oracle
2 25 (26.60%) EnterpriseDB
3 14 (14.89%) Atlassian
3 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.64%) VMware
5 8 (8.51%) Google
6 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.06%) New Relic
8 1 (1.06%) Splunk
8 1 (1.06%) Twitter