Period
to 3 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 132 246
Rank change year-on-year -24 +114 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 95 52 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.59% 1.46% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.52% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 92 52 42
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,050 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% -4.35%
75th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 "
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%

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 5,605 3,423 7,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.65% 96.42% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,516 2,971 6,042
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Platform Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -47 48 £47,500 -5.00% 19
South Yorkshire -11 33 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North Yorkshire +2 14 £45,000 -
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 (92.63%) DevOps
2 86 (90.53%) Azure
3 72 (75.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 70 (73.68%) Windows
5 69 (72.63%) Microsoft
6 66 (69.47%) SQL
7 64 (67.37%) Oracle
8 63 (66.32%) Data Security
8 63 (66.32%) Migration
8 63 (66.32%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (66.32%) EnterpriseDB
9 31 (32.63%) Terraform
10 23 (24.21%) Kubernetes
11 12 (12.63%) Linux
12 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
12 11 (11.58%) Docker
13 10 (10.53%) Bash Shell
13 10 (10.53%) Puppet
14 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
14 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.42%) Splunk
15 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
15 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
16 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (7.37%) AWS
16 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 6 (6.32%) Public Sector
17 6 (6.32%) Social Skills
17 6 (6.32%) GitLab
18 5 (5.26%) PaaS

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 3 (3.16%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 86 (90.53%) Azure
2 7 (7.37%) AWS
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
3 5 (5.26%) PaaS
4 4 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.16%) GitHub
5 3 (3.16%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.16%) Serverless
6 2 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.11%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.11%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.11%) Big Data
2 2 (2.11%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) Tableau
3 1 (1.05%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.32%) GitLab
3 3 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.16%) JIRA
4 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.32%) Public Sector
1 6 (6.32%) Social Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.05%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) ARM Templates
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
2 3 (3.16%) JDBC
2 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) Kafka
3 2 (2.11%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.16%) PKI
3 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Debian
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Solaris
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (92.63%) DevOps
2 72 (75.79%) Infrastructure as Code
3 63 (66.32%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (66.32%) Data Security
3 63 (66.32%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (4.21%) Microservices
8 3 (3.16%) Coaching
8 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.16%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (3.16%) SOA
8 3 (3.16%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.11%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (2.11%) Data Analytics
9 2 (2.11%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 66 (69.47%) SQL
2 10 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) Python
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) Go
5 2 (2.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Docker
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (32.63%) Terraform
2 23 (24.21%) Kubernetes
3 10 (10.53%) Puppet
4 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.21%) Ansible
6 2 (2.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.11%) Packer
6 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.05%) Grafana
7 1 (1.05%) Marathon
7 1 (1.05%) Mesos
7 1 (1.05%) Rancher
Vendors
1 69 (72.63%) Microsoft
2 64 (67.37%) Oracle
3 63 (66.32%) EnterpriseDB
4 8 (8.42%) Splunk
5 4 (4.21%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco
6 2 (2.11%) Databricks
6 2 (2.11%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Okta