Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 35 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 0
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 4,243 5,190 4,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.22% 6.16% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 6.70% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,322 3,878 4,039
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
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 61,991 77,407 93,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.93% 91.83% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48,969 60,484 75,671
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +10 1,292 £52,500 +6.88% 269
South East +2 1,167 £55,000 - 191
Midlands +22 654 £50,000 - 143
North West +6 648 £53,638 +10.64% 139
South West -20 458 £50,000 - 116
Yorkshire +10 456 £50,000 +1.34% 91
West Midlands +22 446 £50,000 +5.26% 93
East of England -2 276 £50,000 -9.09% 121
Scotland -9 249 £50,000 - 67
East Midlands +19 207 £46,799 -14.91% 50
North East +5 188 £46,500 -13.83% 39
Wales -17 117 £47,500 +18.75% 42
Northern Ireland +10 40 £47,500 -13.64% 17
Mentoring
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 1,861 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,285 (30.29%) Coaching
3 916 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 864 (20.36%) C#
5 825 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 763 (17.98%) SQL
7 754 (17.77%) .NET
8 747 (17.61%) Azure
9 693 (16.33%) Finance
10 677 (15.96%) Java
11 641 (15.11%) DevOps
12 613 (14.45%) Degree
13 595 (14.02%) Software Engineering
14 592 (13.95%) Windows
15 575 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
16 543 (12.80%) SQL Server
17 527 (12.42%) Scrum
18 523 (12.33%) AWS
19 514 (12.11%) HTML
20 487 (11.48%) Test Automation
21 486 (11.45%) CSS
22 461 (10.86%) Linux
23 439 (10.35%) TDD
24 409 (9.64%) Git (software)
25 406 (9.57%) AngularJS
26 403 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
27 387 (9.12%) Project Management
28 364 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
29 346 (8.15%) MVC
30 345 (8.13%) ITIL

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
1 103 (2.43%) Confluence
2 100 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 95 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 69 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 61 (1.44%) IIS
6 40 (0.94%) CMS
7 31 (0.73%) JBoss
8 28 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 25 (0.59%) SAS
10 22 (0.52%) Apache Spark
11 21 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 19 (0.45%) Apache
13 18 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.38%) WordPress
15 14 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 152 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.31%) Chatbot
8 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.24%) Simulink
10 8 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.12%) Sketch
12 4 (0.094%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.071%) Stateflow
14 2 (0.047%) SPSS
15 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.024%) Adobe XD
15 1 (0.024%) Figma
15 1 (0.024%) InVision
Business Applications
1 24 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.40%) SAP PM
4 16 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.35%) SAP PP
6 12 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 7 (0.16%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 5 (0.12%) Magento
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.094%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 747 (17.61%) Azure
2 523 (12.33%) AWS
3 301 (7.09%) Office 365
4 174 (4.10%) SaaS
5 103 (2.43%) GCP
6 99 (2.33%) Power Platform
7 80 (1.89%) PaaS
8 66 (1.56%) IaaS
9 62 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 62 (1.46%) GitHub
10 61 (1.44%) Serverless
11 41 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 25 (0.59%) Amazon Cognito
13 25 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (0.42%) Slack
18 16 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (5.02%) Firewall
2 172 (4.05%) WAN
3 168 (3.96%) LAN
4 143 (3.37%) DNS
5 128 (3.02%) Internet
6 98 (2.31%) DHCP
7 95 (2.24%) TCP/IP
8 94 (2.22%) Wireless
9 87 (2.05%) VoIP
10 81 (1.91%) Skype
11 76 (1.79%) Network Security
12 71 (1.67%) VPN
13 58 (1.37%) Intranet
14 52 (1.23%) SAN
15 47 (1.11%) OSPF
16 46 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
17 41 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 40 (0.94%) BGP
18 40 (0.94%) VLAN
19 29 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 190 (4.48%) MySQL
3 159 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 141 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 114 (2.69%) Big Data
6 109 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 93 (2.19%) Power BI
9 90 (2.12%) MongoDB
10 86 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 82 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
12 49 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 43 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 40 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
17 37 (0.87%) Oracle Database
18 33 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (0.66%) Data Lake
20 26 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 409 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 235 (5.54%) Jenkins
3 229 (5.40%) JIRA
4 215 (5.07%) Selenium
5 113 (2.66%) Cucumber
6 97 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 84 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 64 (1.51%) WebDriver
9 54 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 53 (1.25%) Subversion
11 51 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 50 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 47 (1.11%) gulp
14 46 (1.08%) webpack
15 42 (0.99%) Maven
16 41 (0.97%) GitLab
17 39 (0.92%) Grunt
17 39 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
17 39 (0.92%) SpecFlow
18 32 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 693 (16.33%) Finance
2 209 (4.93%) Public Sector
3 168 (3.96%) Retail
4 151 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 122 (2.88%) Banking
6 121 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 90 (2.12%) Marketing
8 59 (1.39%) Games
9 57 (1.34%) Electronics
10 40 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 38 (0.90%) Law
12 30 (0.71%) Legal
13 29 (0.68%) Advertising
14 28 (0.66%) Local Government
15 26 (0.61%) Automotive
15 26 (0.61%) Billing
16 24 (0.57%) Military
17 23 (0.54%) Back Office
18 22 (0.52%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.31%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,081 (25.48%) Developer
2 444 (10.46%) Senior Developer
3 294 (6.93%) Software Engineer
4 266 (6.27%) Analyst
5 250 (5.89%) Architect
6 199 (4.69%) Lead Developer
7 180 (4.24%) Software Developer
8 174 (4.10%) Java Developer
9 173 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 162 (3.82%) Team Leader
11 157 (3.70%) Consultant
11 157 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 152 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
13 143 (3.37%) C# Developer
14 127 (2.99%) Service Manager
15 108 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 108 (2.55%) Technical Leader
16 91 (2.14%) Network Engineer
16 91 (2.14%) PHP Developer
17 88 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (17.77%) .NET
2 514 (12.11%) HTML
3 486 (11.45%) CSS
4 406 (9.57%) AngularJS
5 317 (7.47%) ASP.NET
6 305 (7.19%) Web Services
7 303 (7.14%) React
8 235 (5.54%) REST
9 216 (5.09%) jQuery
10 211 (4.97%) Node.js
11 184 (4.34%) RESTful
12 170 (4.01%) Spring
13 169 (3.98%) .NET Framework
14 150 (3.54%) HTML5
15 148 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 130 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 118 (2.78%) .NET Core
18 104 (2.45%) SOAP
19 101 (2.38%) Vue.js
20 94 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 339 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (5.16%) User Experience
3 166 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 152 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 132 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 112 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
7 108 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 92 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 78 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 56 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 49 (1.15%) Robotics
12 43 (1.01%) Blog
13 42 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 41 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 36 (0.85%) Driving Licence
16 33 (0.78%) Cloud Native
17 25 (0.59%) CCTV
18 24 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
19 22 (0.52%) Replication
20 20 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 592 (13.95%) Windows
2 461 (10.86%) Linux
3 213 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 164 (3.87%) Unix
5 133 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 87 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 68 (1.60%) Android
9 67 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 60 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.40%) CentOS
15 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.31%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.31%) VMS
17 12 (0.28%) AIX
17 12 (0.28%) HPUX
18 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,861 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,285 (30.29%) Coaching
3 641 (15.11%) DevOps
4 595 (14.02%) Software Engineering
5 575 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
6 527 (12.42%) Scrum
7 487 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 439 (10.35%) TDD
9 403 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 387 (9.12%) Project Management
11 364 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 346 (8.15%) MVC
13 345 (8.13%) ITIL
14 327 (7.71%) Technical Leadership
15 314 (7.40%) Microservices
16 290 (6.83%) Analytics
17 282 (6.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 260 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 246 (5.80%) SDLC
20 229 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 916 (21.59%) JavaScript
2 864 (20.36%) C#
3 763 (17.98%) SQL
4 677 (15.96%) Java
5 337 (7.94%) Python
6 208 (4.90%) C++
7 197 (4.64%) PHP
8 195 (4.60%) C
9 172 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 120 (2.83%) T-SQL
11 105 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 80 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 80 (1.89%) Java 8
13 72 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 72 (1.70%) Ruby
14 54 (1.27%) Scala
15 45 (1.06%) Go
16 37 (0.87%) Apple Swift
17 33 (0.78%) Kotlin
18 32 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 613 (14.45%) Degree
2 198 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 156 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 135 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 131 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 81 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 80 (1.89%) MCSE
9 75 (1.77%) DBS Check
10 69 (1.63%) CCNP
11 65 (1.53%) CCNA
12 64 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
13 55 (1.30%) MCSA
14 50 (1.18%) ISEB
15 43 (1.01%) CCIE
16 41 (0.97%) CISSP
17 30 (0.71%) CCDP
18 28 (0.66%) CISM
19 25 (0.59%) DV Cleared
20 24 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (7.99%) QA
2 183 (4.31%) SLA
3 69 (1.63%) GDPR
4 66 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 54 (1.27%) PMO
7 28 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.33%) COBIT
9 13 (0.31%) NCSC
10 12 (0.28%) NIST
11 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.16%) HAZOP
14 6 (0.14%) ISO 26262
15 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.094%) P3O
16 4 (0.094%) PMBOK
System Software
1 328 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 304 (7.16%) Docker
3 203 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 56 (1.32%) vSphere
6 34 (0.80%) XenApp
7 31 (0.73%) Firmware
8 19 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 15 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.31%) IAG
12 12 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (0.26%) HDFS
13 11 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.21%) RACF
15 7 (0.16%) Varnish
15 7 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.094%) vCloud
16 4 (0.094%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.094%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 206 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 164 (3.87%) Ansible
3 96 (2.26%) Puppet
4 79 (1.86%) SCCM
5 68 (1.60%) Terraform
6 46 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 45 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (0.61%) SCOM
9 21 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (0.47%) vCenter Server
11 17 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
12 16 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
13 10 (0.24%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (0.24%) WSUS
14 9 (0.21%) Netcool
14 9 (0.21%) Rancher
14 9 (0.21%) SCVMM
15 8 (0.19%) TeMIP
15 8 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 825 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 299 (7.05%) VMware
3 222 (5.23%) Cisco
4 215 (5.07%) Oracle
5 122 (2.88%) Citrix
6 115 (2.71%) SAP
7 110 (2.59%) Google
8 86 (2.03%) IBM
9 54 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 53 (1.25%) Apple
11 52 (1.23%) HP
12 50 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 49 (1.15%) CheckPoint
14 43 (1.01%) SolarWinds
15 35 (0.82%) WorldPay
16 34 (0.80%) Genesys
16 34 (0.80%) Juniper
17 30 (0.71%) FIS
18 27 (0.64%) Cognos
18 27 (0.64%) NetApp