Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,442 8,629 8,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.83% 4.83% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 5.32% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,548 6,723 6,942
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £31,275
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,622 162,137 182,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.66% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,735 130,343 151,856
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
England +7 7,802 £55,000 - 1,204
UK excluding London +7 4,998 £50,000 +5.26% 806
London -1 3,274 £70,000 +7.69% 484
South East +2 1,399 £52,500 +5.00% 209
North of England +5 1,302 £47,500 +3.26% 212
Midlands 0 678 £47,500 +5.56% 137
North West +9 641 £50,000 +11.11% 111
East of England +13 608 £53,000 -3.64% 89
Yorkshire +1 548 £45,000 -5.26% 77
South West +1 507 £50,000 +11.11% 73
West Midlands -4 449 £47,500 +5.56% 89
Scotland -2 303 £52,500 +22.09% 46
East Midlands +26 227 £50,000 +13.64% 47
Wales +18 205 £45,000 - 28
North East +26 115 £52,500 +23.53% 24
Northern Ireland +34 55 £50,000 - 12
Channel Islands +3 11 £70,000 +7.69%
Isle of Man +3 4 £38,000 -52.50%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 4,024 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2,080 (24.64%) Java
3 2,026 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 1,927 (22.83%) Coaching
5 1,876 (22.22%) Finance
6 1,769 (20.95%) SQL
7 1,701 (20.15%) C#
8 1,547 (18.33%) .NET
9 1,451 (17.19%) Scrum
10 1,424 (16.87%) Software Engineering
11 1,306 (15.47%) HTML
12 1,290 (15.28%) Degree
13 1,271 (15.06%) Microsoft
14 1,246 (14.76%) TDD
15 1,092 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
16 1,076 (12.75%) AngularJS
17 1,071 (12.69%) CSS
18 1,018 (12.06%) Test Automation
19 1,015 (12.02%) SQL Server
20 976 (11.56%) Python
21 959 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
22 926 (10.97%) MVC
23 925 (10.96%) DevOps
24 921 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
25 903 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
26 862 (10.21%) Linux
27 841 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
28 821 (9.73%) Git (software)
29 806 (9.55%) Windows
30 780 (9.24%) Project Management

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 225 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 189 (2.24%) Apache Spark
3 175 (2.07%) Apache
4 169 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 149 (1.76%) CMS
6 148 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 128 (1.52%) Confluence
8 111 (1.31%) IIS
9 99 (1.17%) MS Exchange
10 84 (1.00%) JBoss
10 84 (1.00%) SAS
11 68 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 62 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 62 (0.73%) WordPress
13 59 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 52 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 50 (0.59%) WebLogic
16 49 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
17 47 (0.56%) WebSphere
18 45 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 173 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 67 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 64 (0.76%) InVision
6 50 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 43 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 33 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
9 16 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 12 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.14%) SPSS
12 9 (0.11%) Simulink
13 7 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.071%) Mingle
15 5 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.047%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.036%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
17 3 (0.036%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 108 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 28 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.27%) Magento
4 23 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 23 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 19 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (0.23%) SAP VC
6 17 (0.20%) Front Arena
6 17 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 16 (0.19%) SAP HCM
7 16 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 12 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 12 (0.14%) SAP PLM
9 11 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.13%) SAP Business One
9 11 (0.13%) SAP EHS
10 10 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 10 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 959 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 841 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 328 (3.89%) SaaS
4 231 (2.74%) Office 365
5 168 (1.99%) GitHub
6 150 (1.78%) PaaS
7 99 (1.17%) IaaS
8 93 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 86 (1.02%) npm
10 82 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 69 (0.82%) Serverless
12 63 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 49 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 42 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
15 41 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
16 37 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
17 30 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 29 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 28 (0.33%) OpenShift
20 26 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 329 (3.90%) Firewall
2 216 (2.56%) DNS
3 181 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 170 (2.01%) Internet
5 169 (2.00%) HTTP
6 159 (1.88%) WAN
7 150 (1.78%) DHCP
7 150 (1.78%) LAN
8 126 (1.49%) Network Security
9 122 (1.45%) VPN
10 102 (1.21%) SAN
11 83 (0.98%) Wireless
12 66 (0.78%) SSL
13 53 (0.63%) Skype
14 47 (0.56%) BGP
14 47 (0.56%) MPLS
14 47 (0.56%) OSPF
15 43 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
16 41 (0.49%) SMS
17 39 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,015 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 468 (5.54%) MySQL
3 434 (5.14%) NoSQL
4 368 (4.36%) Big Data
5 321 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 308 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 228 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 208 (2.46%) Hadoop
9 181 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 179 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 165 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 146 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 131 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 118 (1.40%) Power BI
15 115 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 94 (1.11%) Redis
17 83 (0.98%) Oracle Database
18 80 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 67 (0.79%) Data Lake
20 65 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 821 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 526 (6.23%) Jenkins
3 436 (5.16%) JIRA
4 403 (4.77%) Selenium
5 313 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 205 (2.43%) Visual Studio
7 202 (2.39%) Cucumber
8 194 (2.30%) Maven
9 191 (2.26%) Subversion
10 153 (1.81%) JUnit
11 135 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 113 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
13 112 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 106 (1.26%) webpack
15 103 (1.22%) gulp
16 99 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 78 (0.92%) Grunt
18 66 (0.78%) Gradle
19 64 (0.76%) NUnit
19 64 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 1,876 (22.22%) Finance
2 582 (6.89%) Retail
3 392 (4.64%) Banking
4 337 (3.99%) Marketing
5 214 (2.53%) Games
6 209 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 197 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 187 (2.22%) Advertising
9 146 (1.73%) Law
10 131 (1.55%) Front Office
11 119 (1.41%) Legal
12 110 (1.30%) Investment Banking
13 109 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 95 (1.13%) Electronics
15 72 (0.85%) Publishing
16 57 (0.68%) Automotive
17 56 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 54 (0.64%) Back Office
19 46 (0.54%) Retail Banking
20 41 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,473 (29.29%) Developer
2 833 (9.87%) Senior Developer
3 752 (8.91%) Architect
4 625 (7.40%) Lead Developer
5 614 (7.27%) Analyst
6 601 (7.12%) Java Developer
7 594 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 538 (6.37%) .NET Developer
9 429 (5.08%) Consultant
10 397 (4.70%) Team Leader
11 387 (4.58%) C# Developer
12 362 (4.29%) Software Developer
13 303 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 265 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 255 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
16 240 (2.84%) Business Analyst
17 238 (2.82%) Java Engineer
18 232 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
19 215 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
20 202 (2.39%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,547 (18.33%) .NET
2 1,306 (15.47%) HTML
3 1,076 (12.75%) AngularJS
4 1,071 (12.69%) CSS
5 708 (8.39%) React
6 694 (8.22%) Web Services
7 608 (7.20%) Spring
8 581 (6.88%) ASP.NET
9 512 (6.06%) jQuery
10 468 (5.54%) Node.js
11 466 (5.52%) RESTful
12 428 (5.07%) HTML5
13 404 (4.79%) REST
14 337 (3.99%) Hibernate
15 322 (3.81%) XML
16 282 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 273 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
18 260 (3.08%) .NET Framework
19 249 (2.95%) J2EE
20 245 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 903 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 599 (7.10%) User Experience
3 589 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 419 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 393 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
6 329 (3.90%) Fintech
7 262 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 256 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 251 (2.97%) Mobile App
10 180 (2.13%) Data Centre
11 166 (1.97%) Algorithms
12 114 (1.35%) Public Cloud
13 99 (1.17%) Driving Licence
14 90 (1.07%) Data Structures
15 77 (0.91%) Virtual Team
16 72 (0.85%) Fixed Income
17 68 (0.81%) N-Tier
18 60 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
19 57 (0.68%) Hedge funds
20 47 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 862 (10.21%) Linux
2 806 (9.55%) Windows
3 336 (3.98%) Unix
4 285 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 190 (2.25%) Android
6 164 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 160 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 151 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 118 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 61 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 48 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 47 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 42 (0.50%) CentOS
14 38 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
17 16 (0.19%) Debian
17 16 (0.19%) Solaris
18 13 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,024 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1,927 (22.83%) Coaching
3 1,451 (17.19%) Scrum
4 1,424 (16.87%) Software Engineering
5 1,246 (14.76%) TDD
6 1,092 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
7 1,018 (12.06%) Test Automation
8 926 (10.97%) MVC
9 925 (10.96%) DevOps
10 921 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 780 (9.24%) Project Management
12 758 (8.98%) Microservices
13 706 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 704 (8.34%) SDLC
15 676 (8.01%) BDD
15 676 (8.01%) OO
16 574 (6.80%) ITIL
17 552 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 552 (6.54%) Line Management
18 509 (6.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,080 (24.64%) Java
2 2,026 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 1,769 (20.95%) SQL
4 1,701 (20.15%) C#
5 976 (11.56%) Python
6 538 (6.37%) PHP
7 400 (4.74%) C++
8 347 (4.11%) T-SQL
9 323 (3.83%) Scala
10 321 (3.80%) Ruby
11 303 (3.59%) Java 8
12 295 (3.49%) PowerShell
13 294 (3.48%) C
14 188 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 156 (1.85%) R
16 130 (1.54%) TypeScript
17 103 (1.22%) VB.NET
18 95 (1.13%) Perl
19 86 (1.02%) Go
20 74 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,290 (15.28%) Degree
2 305 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 295 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 190 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 173 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 149 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 119 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 106 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 104 (1.23%) CCNP
10 92 (1.09%) ISTQB
11 89 (1.05%) MCSE
12 83 (0.98%) PMI Certification
13 82 (0.97%) ISEB
14 78 (0.92%) CCNA
15 71 (0.84%) PMP
16 65 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (0.69%) CISSP
18 54 (0.64%) MCSA
19 45 (0.53%) CCIE
20 37 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 711 (8.42%) QA
2 209 (2.48%) SLA
3 113 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 101 (1.20%) GDPR
5 98 (1.16%) PMO
6 81 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 79 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 44 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 37 (0.44%) GCP
10 20 (0.24%) WCAG
11 18 (0.21%) COBIT
12 9 (0.11%) ISO 22301
12 9 (0.11%) MiFID
13 8 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.071%) GxP
14 6 (0.071%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (0.071%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 489 (5.79%) Docker
2 366 (4.34%) Active Directory
3 263 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 152 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.84%) vSphere
6 70 (0.83%) Firmware
7 50 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (0.58%) XenApp
9 37 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 33 (0.39%) HDFS
11 32 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (0.32%) XenDesktop
13 19 (0.23%) VMware NSX
14 15 (0.18%) XenServer
15 14 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (0.15%) Varnish
17 10 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 10 (0.12%) KVM
17 10 (0.12%) Samba
17 10 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 314 (3.72%) Puppet
2 276 (3.27%) Ansible
3 249 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 163 (1.93%) Kubernetes
5 159 (1.88%) Terraform
6 119 (1.41%) SCCM
7 41 (0.49%) vCenter Server
8 38 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 35 (0.41%) Nagios
10 34 (0.40%) SCOM
11 31 (0.37%) Packer
12 26 (0.31%) Grafana
13 23 (0.27%) Kibana
13 23 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
14 22 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
15 20 (0.24%) Mesos
16 19 (0.23%) Marathon
17 17 (0.20%) Salt
18 15 (0.18%) Consul
18 15 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,271 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 492 (5.83%) Oracle
3 388 (4.60%) VMware
4 294 (3.48%) Cisco
5 210 (2.49%) Google
6 180 (2.13%) Citrix
7 167 (1.98%) SAP
8 152 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 147 (1.74%) Adobe
10 96 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 93 (1.10%) HP
12 86 (1.02%) Tableau
13 79 (0.94%) Atlassian
13 79 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 76 (0.90%) F5
14 76 (0.90%) Juniper
15 68 (0.81%) IBM
16 66 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 64 (0.76%) Cognizant
18 62 (0.73%) CheckPoint