Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Mentoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mentoring over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 36 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 5,053 5,181 5,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.67% 5.82% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 6.35% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,013 3,975 3,989
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Mentoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,196 81,634 92,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.29% 91.75% 91.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,422 64,104 74,833
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,807 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the UK excluding London

Mentoring
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mentoring in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Mentoring in the UK excluding London

Mentoring
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Mentoring in the UK excluding London

Mentoring
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
North of England +16 1,662 £52,500 +10.53% 272
South East +1 1,289 £55,000 - 198
North West +19 901 £53,053 +11.69% 133
Midlands +14 763 £49,362 +3.92% 154
South West -1 571 £50,000 - 111
Yorkshire +11 532 £50,000 +5.26% 104
West Midlands +24 519 £50,000 +11.11% 100
Scotland -1 327 £50,000 - 76
East of England -16 306 £52,500 -4.11% 95
East Midlands +13 238 £45,000 -11.33% 54
North East +6 230 £47,726 -13.23% 35
Wales -19 117 £44,500 +18.67% 27
Northern Ireland -11 28 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Mentoring
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 2,419 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,666 (32.97%) Coaching
3 1,023 (20.25%) JavaScript
4 979 (19.37%) SQL
5 959 (18.98%) C#
6 901 (17.83%) Microsoft
7 847 (16.76%) Java
7 847 (16.76%) .NET
8 820 (16.23%) Azure
9 742 (14.68%) Software Engineering
10 724 (14.33%) Finance
11 680 (13.46%) DevOps
12 666 (13.18%) Windows
13 665 (13.16%) Scrum
14 658 (13.02%) Degree
15 594 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 592 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
17 562 (11.12%) HTML
18 554 (10.96%) TDD
19 552 (10.92%) AWS
20 550 (10.88%) Test Automation
21 523 (10.35%) CSS
22 516 (10.21%) Git (software)
23 506 (10.01%) Linux
24 500 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
25 465 (9.20%) AngularJS
26 450 (8.91%) ITIL
27 436 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
28 422 (8.35%) Active Directory
29 411 (8.13%) Project Management

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 145 (2.87%) Confluence
2 138 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 104 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 77 (1.52%) IIS
5 72 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 54 (1.07%) Apache Spark
7 52 (1.03%) CMS
8 44 (0.87%) JBoss
9 43 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.57%) Apache
11 28 (0.55%) SAS
12 26 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 22 (0.44%) WordPress
14 21 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (0.36%) nginx
16 18 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 16 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 152 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.22%) Simulink
8 11 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
9 10 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 9 (0.18%) Sketch
11 5 (0.099%) InVision
12 4 (0.079%) InDesign
12 4 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.079%) Zeplin
13 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.059%) Stateflow
14 2 (0.040%) HipChat
14 2 (0.040%) Revit
15 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 36 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (0.32%) SAP PM
8 15 (0.30%) SAP PP
8 15 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
11 7 (0.14%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (0.099%) Magento
13 5 (0.099%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 820 (16.23%) Azure
2 552 (10.92%) AWS
3 302 (5.98%) Office 365
4 176 (3.48%) SaaS
5 146 (2.89%) GCP
6 119 (2.36%) Power Platform
7 101 (2.00%) PaaS
8 100 (1.98%) Serverless
9 98 (1.94%) GitHub
10 69 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 65 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
12 63 (1.25%) IaaS
13 58 (1.15%) Amazon S3
14 53 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 29 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
17 27 (0.53%) OpenShift
18 24 (0.47%) OneDrive
19 23 (0.46%) Amazon ECS
20 19 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 273 (5.40%) Firewall
2 189 (3.74%) WAN
3 179 (3.54%) LAN
4 165 (3.27%) DNS
5 154 (3.05%) Internet
6 114 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 106 (2.10%) DHCP
8 101 (2.00%) Wireless
9 92 (1.82%) Network Security
10 88 (1.74%) VoIP
11 80 (1.58%) Skype
12 77 (1.52%) SAN
13 67 (1.33%) VPN
14 63 (1.25%) Intranet
15 54 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (1.07%) OSPF
16 43 (0.85%) BGP
16 43 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
17 42 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
18 41 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 594 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 246 (4.87%) NoSQL
3 235 (4.65%) MySQL
4 186 (3.68%) Big Data
5 180 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 158 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 138 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 125 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 116 (2.30%) Power BI
10 110 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 107 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 80 (1.58%) Hadoop
13 61 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 49 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 46 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 44 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 42 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
18 41 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
19 38 (0.75%) Data Lake
20 36 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 516 (10.21%) Git (software)
2 303 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 275 (5.44%) JIRA
4 264 (5.22%) Selenium
5 140 (2.77%) Cucumber
6 122 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 109 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 72 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 69 (1.37%) Maven
10 67 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 65 (1.29%) GitLab
12 64 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
13 63 (1.25%) SoapUI
14 59 (1.17%) JUnit
15 55 (1.09%) JMeter
16 54 (1.07%) Subversion
17 52 (1.03%) SpecFlow
17 52 (1.03%) webpack
18 49 (0.97%) gulp
19 41 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 724 (14.33%) Finance
2 305 (6.04%) Public Sector
3 208 (4.12%) Retail
4 206 (4.08%) Banking
5 150 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 140 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 78 (1.54%) Automotive
7 78 (1.54%) Marketing
8 74 (1.46%) Electronics
9 67 (1.33%) Aerospace
10 57 (1.13%) Military
11 53 (1.05%) Legal
12 51 (1.01%) Games
13 42 (0.83%) Advertising
14 28 (0.55%) Back Office
15 26 (0.51%) Local Government
16 25 (0.49%) Billing
17 20 (0.40%) Law
18 19 (0.38%) Police
19 18 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,320 (26.12%) Developer
2 568 (11.24%) Senior Developer
3 372 (7.36%) Software Engineer
4 308 (6.10%) Architect
5 298 (5.90%) Analyst
6 238 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 225 (4.45%) .NET Developer
8 222 (4.39%) Software Developer
9 207 (4.10%) C# Developer
10 205 (4.06%) Lead Developer
11 204 (4.04%) Team Leader
12 190 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 155 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
14 140 (2.77%) Consultant
14 140 (2.77%) Test Engineer
15 129 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 128 (2.53%) Technical Leader
17 112 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
18 110 (2.18%) Network Engineer
18 110 (2.18%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (16.76%) .NET
2 562 (11.12%) HTML
3 523 (10.35%) CSS
4 465 (9.20%) AngularJS
5 364 (7.20%) React
6 359 (7.10%) ASP.NET
7 342 (6.77%) Web Services
8 275 (5.44%) Node.js
9 274 (5.42%) Spring
10 229 (4.53%) jQuery
10 229 (4.53%) RESTful
11 227 (4.49%) REST
12 183 (3.62%) .NET Framework
13 161 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 154 (3.05%) HTML5
15 143 (2.83%) SOAP
16 127 (2.51%) Spring Boot
17 125 (2.47%) .NET Core
18 124 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
19 113 (2.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 346 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 292 (5.78%) User Experience
3 227 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 208 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 191 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 145 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 113 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 91 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 90 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 89 (1.76%) Robotics
11 70 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 62 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 58 (1.15%) Public Cloud
14 42 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
15 40 (0.79%) Driving Licence
16 39 (0.77%) Blog
17 34 (0.67%) Smartphone
18 33 (0.65%) Cloud Native
19 30 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 24 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 666 (13.18%) Windows
2 506 (10.01%) Linux
3 246 (4.87%) Windows Server
4 180 (3.56%) Windows 10
5 152 (3.01%) Unix
6 126 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 113 (2.24%) Android
8 100 (1.98%) Windows 7
9 72 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 65 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 61 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.59%) Tizen
13 26 (0.51%) CentOS
14 24 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.30%) HPUX
16 15 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.28%) VME
17 14 (0.28%) VxWorks
18 12 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,419 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,666 (32.97%) Coaching
3 742 (14.68%) Software Engineering
4 680 (13.46%) DevOps
5 665 (13.16%) Scrum
6 592 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
7 554 (10.96%) TDD
8 550 (10.88%) Test Automation
9 500 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 450 (8.91%) ITIL
11 436 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
12 411 (8.13%) Project Management
13 410 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 374 (7.40%) MVC
15 368 (7.28%) Microservices
16 367 (7.26%) Analytics
17 354 (7.01%) Technical Leadership
18 293 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 289 (5.72%) SDLC
20 259 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,023 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 979 (19.37%) SQL
3 959 (18.98%) C#
4 847 (16.76%) Java
5 369 (7.30%) Python
6 241 (4.77%) C++
7 236 (4.67%) C
8 225 (4.45%) PowerShell
9 219 (4.33%) PHP
10 130 (2.57%) TypeScript
11 118 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 111 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 102 (2.02%) Java 8
14 92 (1.82%) Scala
15 86 (1.70%) Ruby
16 71 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 54 (1.07%) VB.NET
18 52 (1.03%) ES6
19 48 (0.95%) Kotlin
20 44 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 658 (13.02%) Degree
2 230 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 171 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 132 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 123 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 91 (1.80%) CCNP
8 90 (1.78%) MCSE
9 88 (1.74%) CCNA
10 78 (1.54%) ISTQB
11 67 (1.33%) ISEB
12 64 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 59 (1.17%) DBS Check
14 49 (0.97%) CISSP
15 42 (0.83%) PhD
16 38 (0.75%) CISM
17 36 (0.71%) MCSA
18 34 (0.67%) CCIE
19 32 (0.63%) DV Cleared
20 30 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (8.11%) QA
2 185 (3.66%) SLA
3 90 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (1.56%) GDPR
5 75 (1.48%) Data Quality
6 66 (1.31%) PMO
7 42 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.55%) COBIT
9 17 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.28%) ISO 26262
11 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.24%) NCSC
13 11 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.20%) NIST
15 7 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 6 (0.12%) HAZOP
16 6 (0.12%) ISO 14001
17 5 (0.099%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.099%) MISRA
18 4 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 422 (8.35%) Active Directory
2 309 (6.12%) Docker
3 229 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 130 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 53 (1.05%) Firmware
5 53 (1.05%) vSphere
6 39 (0.77%) XenApp
7 24 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.44%) HDFS
9 21 (0.42%) IAG
10 19 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 12 (0.24%) RACF
13 9 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 8 (0.16%) Varnish
14 8 (0.16%) vCloud
15 6 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 231 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 164 (3.25%) Ansible
3 108 (2.14%) SCCM
4 100 (1.98%) Puppet
5 82 (1.62%) Terraform
6 59 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 32 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
9 27 (0.53%) AirWatch
10 25 (0.49%) SCOM
11 19 (0.38%) vCenter Server
12 18 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
14 16 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
15 13 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
16 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
17 11 (0.22%) Packer
18 9 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
18 9 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 901 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 340 (6.73%) VMware
3 313 (6.19%) Oracle
4 284 (5.62%) Cisco
5 168 (3.32%) Citrix
6 143 (2.83%) SAP
7 134 (2.65%) Google
8 92 (1.82%) IBM
9 71 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 60 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 59 (1.17%) HP
11 59 (1.17%) ServiceNow
12 58 (1.15%) Apple
13 51 (1.01%) Juniper
13 51 (1.01%) NetApp
14 50 (0.99%) EMC
14 50 (0.99%) Informatica
15 48 (0.95%) SolarWinds
16 43 (0.85%) Genesys
17 35 (0.69%) WorldPay