Period
to 2 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 134 228
Rank change year-on-year -32 +94 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 92 48 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.34% 1.47% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 85 42 40
10th Percentile " " £42,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £63,250 £60,000 £65,938
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £75,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 6,390 3,164 6,394
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 97.08% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,912 2,737 5,281
10th Percentile £29,900 £29,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,117
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -54 55 £51,250 -6.82% 11
South Yorkshire -19 30 £47,500 - 4
North Yorkshire -7 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 81 (88.04%) DevOps
2 60 (65.22%) Azure
3 52 (56.52%) Oracle
3 52 (56.52%) Windows
3 52 (56.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 45 (48.91%) SQL
6 43 (46.74%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (44.57%) Migration
7 41 (44.57%) Data Security
7 41 (44.57%) EnterpriseDB
8 37 (40.22%) Linux
9 32 (34.78%) Kubernetes
10 26 (28.26%) Terraform
11 23 (25.00%) Ansible
11 23 (25.00%) AWS
12 20 (21.74%) Jenkins
13 18 (19.57%) Python
14 15 (16.30%) Finance
14 15 (16.30%) Docker
14 15 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (15.22%) Social Skills
16 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
17 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
17 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 10 (10.87%) Open Source
18 10 (10.87%) Public Cloud
18 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management

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 (3.26%) Confluence
2 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 60 (65.22%) Azure
2 23 (25.00%) AWS
3 5 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.43%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.26%) GitHub
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.26%) PaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 2 (2.17%) GCP
5 2 (2.17%) Slack
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.09%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 3 (3.26%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Big Data
1 2 (2.17%) Data Lake
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (6.52%) GitLab
4 3 (3.26%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.09%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Social Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Middleware
2 4 (4.35%) ARM Templates
3 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.26%) JDBC
3 3 (3.26%) LDAP
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.17%) Kafka
4 2 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.09%) REST
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.26%) PKI
3 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.09%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 37 (40.22%) Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.09%) Debian
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) Unix
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (88.04%) DevOps
2 52 (56.52%) Infrastructure as Code
3 43 (46.74%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (44.57%) Data Security
4 41 (44.57%) Migration
5 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.87%) Open Source
8 9 (9.78%) Capacity Management
8 9 (9.78%) Performance Management
8 9 (9.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Microservices
11 4 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (4.35%) Line Management
11 4 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) SQL
2 18 (19.57%) Python
3 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.43%) Go
6 4 (4.35%) Ruby
7 3 (3.26%) C#
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (34.78%) Kubernetes
2 26 (28.26%) Terraform
3 23 (25.00%) Ansible
4 15 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (9.78%) Puppet
6 3 (3.26%) Grafana
7 2 (2.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (2.17%) Marathon
7 2 (2.17%) Mesos
7 2 (2.17%) Packer
7 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.17%) Rancher
7 2 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Oracle
2 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (44.57%) EnterpriseDB
4 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.43%) Splunk
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) Databricks
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Okta
7 1 (1.09%) VMware