Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 263 329
Rank change year-on-year +71 +66 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 89 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 42 14
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +55.56%
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -

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 7,605 9,502 10,824
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.55% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,238 7,985 9,099
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +69 80 £55,000 -8.33% 7
South Yorkshire +6 7 £45,000 - 4
North Yorkshire -2 2 £55,000 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (71.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (66.29%) Puppet
3 59 (66.29%) DevOps
4 48 (53.93%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (53.93%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (50.56%) Configuration Management
6 44 (49.44%) Linux
7 43 (48.31%) SQL
8 40 (44.94%) Bash Shell
9 39 (43.82%) Scrum
10 38 (42.70%) Python
11 37 (41.57%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (39.33%) Finance
13 34 (38.20%) Ruby
13 34 (38.20%) PowerShell
13 34 (38.20%) Jenkins
14 32 (35.96%) Docker
15 31 (34.83%) Deployment Automation
16 30 (33.71%) Terraform
17 29 (32.58%) Unix
18 27 (30.34%) Shell Script
18 27 (30.34%) Kubernetes
18 27 (30.34%) Ansible
19 26 (29.21%) Cobbler
20 23 (25.84%) Analytics
20 23 (25.84%) Open Source
21 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
22 21 (23.60%) Oracle
23 20 (22.47%) Windows

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 9 (10.11%) CloudStack
1 9 (10.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.49%) Anypoint
2 4 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.37%) JBoss
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 64 (71.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (53.93%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.24%) IaaS
3 10 (11.24%) PaaS
3 10 (11.24%) SaaS
4 8 (8.99%) GitHub
5 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.37%) G Suite
6 3 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.37%) iPaaS
7 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 34 (38.20%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (15.73%) GitLab
4 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.87%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.49%) JIRA
6 4 (4.49%) JMeter
6 4 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.49%) Selenium
7 3 (3.37%) Subversion
8 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.49%) Spring
2 4 (4.49%) Spring Boot
3 3 (3.37%) JSON
3 3 (3.37%) REST
3 3 (3.37%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 29 (32.58%) Unix
3 20 (22.47%) Windows
4 4 (4.49%) CentOS
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (66.29%) DevOps
3 48 (53.93%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (50.56%) Configuration Management
5 39 (43.82%) Scrum
6 31 (34.83%) Deployment Automation
7 23 (25.84%) Analytics
7 23 (25.84%) Open Source
8 18 (20.22%) DSDM
8 18 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (20.22%) RUP
9 15 (16.85%) Runbook
10 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (11.24%) Presales
12 8 (8.99%) Microservices
13 6 (6.74%) Process Improvement
13 6 (6.74%) Project Management
14 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (4.49%) Data Analytics
15 4 (4.49%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.31%) SQL
2 40 (44.94%) Bash Shell
3 38 (42.70%) Python
4 34 (38.20%) PowerShell
4 34 (38.20%) Ruby
5 27 (30.34%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.49%) Java
6 4 (4.49%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) AWS Certification
1 4 (4.49%) RHCE
1 4 (4.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (35.96%) Docker
2 9 (10.11%) vSphere
3 3 (3.37%) Xen
3 3 (3.37%) XenServer
4 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 59 (66.29%) Puppet
2 37 (41.57%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (33.71%) Terraform
4 27 (30.34%) Ansible
4 27 (30.34%) Kubernetes
5 26 (29.21%) Cobbler
6 18 (20.22%) Tivoli
7 10 (11.24%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (8.99%) Packer
9 6 (6.74%) Consul
9 6 (6.74%) Prometheus
10 4 (4.49%) Grafana
10 4 (4.49%) Graphite
10 4 (4.49%) Nagios
10 4 (4.49%) Rancher
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) Oracle
3 18 (20.22%) EnterpriseDB
4 16 (17.98%) VMware
5 15 (16.85%) Atlassian
6 10 (11.24%) Splunk
7 4 (4.49%) AppDynamics
7 4 (4.49%) MuleSoft
7 4 (4.49%) New Relic
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.37%) Google