Period
to 16 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 June 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 141 260
Rank change year-on-year -21 +119 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 78 58 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.37% 1.37% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.42% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 40
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,775 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £44,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 5,353 4,072 7,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 95.99% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,283 3,519 6,070
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 16 June 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 16 June 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 -28 40 £47,500 -7.32% 19
South Yorkshire -21 27 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North Yorkshire +4 11 £45,000 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 75 (96.15%) DevOps
2 72 (92.31%) Azure
3 65 (83.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 62 (79.49%) Microsoft
5 60 (76.92%) Windows
6 59 (75.64%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (74.36%) EnterpriseDB
7 58 (74.36%) SQL
7 58 (74.36%) Oracle
7 58 (74.36%) Data Security
7 58 (74.36%) Migration
8 21 (26.92%) Terraform
9 10 (12.82%) Docker
10 8 (10.26%) Kubernetes
10 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.69%) Splunk
11 6 (7.69%) Linux
11 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Coaching
12 5 (6.41%) Decision-Making
12 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
13 4 (5.13%) Puppet
13 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
13 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
14 3 (3.85%) Apache NiFi
14 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (3.85%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.28%) Drupal
2 1 (1.28%) nginx
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 72 (92.31%) Azure
2 3 (3.85%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Azure Functions
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.56%) Serverless
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.28%) AWS
4 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
1 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) NAS
2 1 (1.28%) VPN
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Power BI
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) Tableau
3 1 (1.28%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) GitLab
1 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Apache NiFi
1 3 (3.85%) Kafka
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.28%) NHS
2 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Debian
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (96.15%) DevOps
2 65 (83.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 59 (75.64%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (74.36%) Data Security
4 58 (74.36%) Migration
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.69%) Coaching
6 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.41%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (2.56%) Blue-Green Deployment
10 2 (2.56%) Canary Deployment
10 2 (2.56%) Cost Management
10 2 (2.56%) HOOD
10 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 58 (74.36%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Terraform
2 8 (10.26%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.13%) Puppet
4 3 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 62 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 58 (74.36%) EnterpriseDB
2 58 (74.36%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat