Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 327 357
Rank change year-on-year +64 +30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 46 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.098% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.10% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 5
Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £53,500 £45,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +20.00%

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 9604 10965 12823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.91% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8062 9270 10513
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 40 £60,000 -7.69% 5
North Yorkshire +15 5 - -
South Yorkshire +19 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 39 (84.78%) Puppet
1 39 (84.78%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (84.78%) DevOps
2 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (76.09%) Configuration Management
4 33 (71.74%) Ruby
4 33 (71.74%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (71.74%) Python
5 30 (65.22%) Unix
5 30 (65.22%) Cobbler
6 29 (63.04%) RUP
6 29 (63.04%) SQL
6 29 (63.04%) DSDM
6 29 (63.04%) Scrum
7 28 (60.87%) Bash Shell
8 27 (58.70%) EnterpriseDB
8 27 (58.70%) Shell Script
8 27 (58.70%) Oracle
9 24 (52.17%) Tivoli
10 21 (45.65%) OpenStack
11 20 (43.48%) CloudStack
11 20 (43.48%) vSphere
12 18 (39.13%) XenServer
12 18 (39.13%) Xen
13 11 (23.91%) Ansible
14 10 (21.74%) Terraform
15 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (17.39%) Docker
16 8 (17.39%) Finance

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 21 (45.65%) OpenStack
2 20 (43.48%) CloudStack
3 6 (13.04%) IIS
4 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Jetty
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 30 (65.22%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) DevOps
2 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (76.09%) Configuration Management
4 33 (71.74%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (63.04%) DSDM
5 29 (63.04%) RUP
5 29 (63.04%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Email Filtering
7 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.87%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (10.87%) Open Source
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (10.87%) Web Filtering
8 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Python
1 33 (71.74%) Ruby
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 28 (60.87%) Bash Shell
4 27 (58.70%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.70%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) MCITP
1 5 (10.87%) MCSA
1 5 (10.87%) MCSE
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) vSphere
2 18 (39.13%) Xen
2 18 (39.13%) XenServer
3 8 (17.39%) Docker
4 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
5 5 (10.87%) DFS Replication
5 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (84.78%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (84.78%) Puppet
2 30 (65.22%) Cobbler
3 24 (52.17%) Tivoli
4 11 (23.91%) Ansible
5 10 (21.74%) Terraform
6 5 (10.87%) Packer
6 5 (10.87%) WSUS
7 2 (4.35%) SCCM
8 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) EnterpriseDB
1 27 (58.70%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
2 5 (10.87%) EMC
2 5 (10.87%) HP
2 5 (10.87%) LANDesk
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) SaltStack