State of Platform Engineering Report Volume 2

Platform engineering is one of the hottest trends in DevOps and infrastructure, and for good reason: platform engineering is redefining the cloud-native world.


This year, we compiled the best insights from top platform practitioners to answer the most commonly asked questions. The report dives into:

  • The rise and permeance of platform engineering
  • The first platform engineering maturity model
  • Platform engineering salary comparison
  • Best practices and reference architectures
  • AI and the future of platform engineering

Annual Salary

We asked platform engineers in Europe and the USA about their salaries.


We asked platform engineers what their main areas of focus were. This is what they said:


We asked platform engineers about their usage of AI. This is what they said: