Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8668 8826 9090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.91% 4.46% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 5.00% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6654 6884 7185
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Mentoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 +5 8002 £55,000 +4.76% 538
UK excluding London -3 4860 £48,000 +1.05% 369
London +10 3596 £65,000 +4.00% 205
South East +6 1386 £50,000 - 95
North of England 0 1284 £45,000 +2.27% 110
Midlands -12 718 £45,000 - 51
North West -4 635 £45,000 +5.88% 70
Yorkshire -2 601 £47,500 +5.56% 33
East of England -1 546 £54,500 +9.00% 44
West Midlands -3 519 £47,500 +5.56% 32
South West -11 477 £45,000 - 31
Scotland +3 334 £45,000 -5.26% 30
East Midlands -34 198 £45,000 +2.86% 19
Wales +19 130 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North East +17 50 £42,500 +4.29% 7
Northern Ireland -44 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Channel Islands +10 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Isle of Man - 2 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 3847 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2093 (24.15%) Finance
3 1918 (22.13%) SQL
4 1903 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 1825 (21.05%) Coaching
6 1786 (20.60%) Java
7 1633 (18.84%) C#
8 1622 (18.71%) .NET
9 1490 (17.19%) Microsoft
10 1485 (17.13%) Scrum
11 1363 (15.72%) HTML
12 1346 (15.53%) Degree
13 1307 (15.08%) SQL Server
14 1292 (14.91%) TDD
15 1210 (13.96%) CSS
16 1035 (11.94%) Linux
17 1009 (11.64%) Windows
18 994 (11.47%) Test Automation
19 965 (11.13%) AngularJS
20 904 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
21 863 (9.96%) MVC
22 861 (9.93%) Software Engineering
23 857 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
24 830 (9.58%) Git (software)
25 819 (9.45%) Web Services
26 802 (9.25%) SDLC
27 793 (9.15%) Oracle
28 777 (8.96%) DevOps
29 759 (8.76%) OO
30 755 (8.71%) ASP.NET

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
1 344 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 283 (3.26%) Apache
3 209 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 197 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 180 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 169 (1.95%) CMS
7 167 (1.93%) JBoss
8 161 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 140 (1.62%) IIS
10 130 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 128 (1.48%) WebLogic
12 124 (1.43%) SAS
13 100 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 100 (1.15%) WordPress
14 82 (0.95%) OpenStack
15 80 (0.92%) Confluence
16 77 (0.89%) Skype for Business
17 69 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 66 (0.76%) Mule
19 64 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 301 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 188 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 108 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 56 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 55 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 50 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 46 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 34 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 17 (0.20%) InVision
11 16 (0.18%) InDesign
11 16 (0.18%) SPSS
12 12 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.046%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.046%) Flinto
15 3 (0.035%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.035%) Simulink
16 2 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.023%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 140 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.55%) Magento
3 45 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 45 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 45 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 27 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 22 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 21 (0.24%) Workday HCM
8 20 (0.23%) NetSuite
9 19 (0.22%) SAP PP
10 18 (0.21%) Exstream
11 16 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 16 (0.18%) SAP PLM
11 16 (0.18%) SAP QM
12 15 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
13 14 (0.16%) SAP VC
14 13 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
15 12 (0.14%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 751 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 674 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (2.75%) SaaS
4 225 (2.60%) Office 365
5 154 (1.78%) GitHub
6 93 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 84 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 73 (0.84%) PaaS
9 66 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 61 (0.70%) IaaS
11 46 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (0.33%) Mimecast
13 26 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 26 (0.30%) iPaaS
14 25 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
14 25 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 24 (0.28%) Force.com
16 21 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
17 20 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 422 (4.87%) Firewall
2 212 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 193 (2.23%) WAN
4 182 (2.10%) LAN
5 175 (2.02%) Internet
6 166 (1.92%) DNS
6 166 (1.92%) VPN
7 154 (1.78%) Network Security
8 151 (1.74%) Wireless
9 137 (1.58%) HTTP
10 124 (1.43%) SAN
11 120 (1.38%) OSPF
11 120 (1.38%) VLAN
12 119 (1.37%) MPLS
13 117 (1.35%) VoIP
14 115 (1.33%) DHCP
15 112 (1.29%) BGP
16 96 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
17 78 (0.90%) SSL
18 77 (0.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1307 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 617 (7.12%) MySQL
3 464 (5.35%) NoSQL
4 442 (5.10%) Big Data
5 376 (4.34%) MongoDB
6 362 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 361 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 305 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 274 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
10 232 (2.68%) Hadoop
11 227 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 209 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 201 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
14 148 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 142 (1.64%) Power BI
16 140 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
17 127 (1.47%) RDBMS
18 113 (1.30%) Redis
19 102 (1.18%) Oracle Database
20 86 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 830 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 559 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 400 (4.61%) Selenium
4 376 (4.34%) JIRA
5 309 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 275 (3.17%) Maven
7 258 (2.98%) Visual Studio
8 203 (2.34%) JUnit
9 194 (2.24%) Subversion
10 192 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 171 (1.97%) TeamCity
12 126 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 124 (1.43%) gulp
14 121 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 111 (1.28%) WebDriver
16 108 (1.25%) NUnit
17 100 (1.15%) Jasmine
18 85 (0.98%) Grunt
19 81 (0.93%) MSBuild
20 72 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 2093 (24.15%) Finance
2 724 (8.35%) Retail
3 654 (7.54%) Banking
4 427 (4.93%) Marketing
5 258 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 239 (2.76%) Investment Banking
7 224 (2.58%) Legal
8 207 (2.39%) Electronics
9 193 (2.23%) Games
10 186 (2.15%) Manufacturing
11 183 (2.11%) Retail Banking
12 128 (1.48%) Back Office
13 120 (1.38%) Law
14 87 (1.00%) Advertising
15 79 (0.91%) Automotive
16 78 (0.90%) Publishing
17 58 (0.67%) Financial Institution
18 52 (0.60%) Front Office
19 46 (0.53%) Online Betting
20 40 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2772 (31.98%) Developer
2 1001 (11.55%) Senior Developer
3 741 (8.55%) Analyst
4 599 (6.91%) Consultant
5 565 (6.52%) Architect
6 561 (6.47%) .NET Developer
7 505 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 488 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 486 (5.61%) Lead Developer
10 449 (5.18%) Team Leader
11 313 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 308 (3.55%) Software Developer
13 302 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 302 (3.48%) Software Engineer
14 258 (2.98%) Technical Leader
15 252 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
16 246 (2.84%) Business Analyst
17 234 (2.70%) SQL Developer
18 226 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
19 214 (2.47%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1622 (18.71%) .NET
2 1363 (15.72%) HTML
3 1210 (13.96%) CSS
4 965 (11.13%) AngularJS
5 819 (9.45%) Web Services
6 755 (8.71%) ASP.NET
7 548 (6.32%) Spring
8 539 (6.22%) Node.js
9 536 (6.18%) jQuery
10 533 (6.15%) HTML5
11 499 (5.76%) REST
12 492 (5.68%) RESTful
13 487 (5.62%) XML
14 432 (4.98%) React
15 353 (4.07%) Hibernate
16 313 (3.61%) CSS3
17 296 (3.41%) SOAP
18 293 (3.38%) JSON
19 290 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 289 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 904 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 579 (6.68%) Computer Science
3 553 (6.38%) User Experience
4 419 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
5 301 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 248 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 228 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 222 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 217 (2.50%) Fintech
10 133 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 105 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 100 (1.15%) Social Media
13 96 (1.11%) iPad
14 83 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 68 (0.78%) Clustering
16 66 (0.76%) Driving Licence
16 66 (0.76%) Public Cloud
17 56 (0.65%) Online Banking
18 47 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 46 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1035 (11.94%) Linux
2 1009 (11.64%) Windows
3 390 (4.50%) Unix
4 382 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 298 (3.44%) Android
6 247 (2.85%) Apple iOS
7 204 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 164 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 138 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 95 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 86 (0.99%) Windows 10
12 79 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (0.58%) CentOS
14 44 (0.51%) Solaris
14 44 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 40 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 40 (0.46%) Windows Phone
16 39 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 34 (0.39%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3847 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1825 (21.05%) Coaching
3 1485 (17.13%) Scrum
4 1292 (14.91%) TDD
5 994 (11.47%) Test Automation
6 863 (9.96%) MVC
7 861 (9.93%) Software Engineering
8 857 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
9 802 (9.25%) SDLC
10 777 (8.96%) DevOps
11 759 (8.76%) OO
12 749 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 716 (8.26%) Project Management
14 705 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
15 666 (7.68%) ITIL
16 628 (7.25%) E-Commerce
17 624 (7.20%) BDD
18 566 (6.53%) Analytics
19 557 (6.43%) Web Development
20 532 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1918 (22.13%) SQL
2 1903 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 1786 (20.60%) Java
4 1633 (18.84%) C#
5 634 (7.31%) Python
6 523 (6.03%) PHP
7 362 (4.18%) C
8 361 (4.16%) C++
9 328 (3.78%) T-SQL
10 275 (3.17%) Ruby
11 227 (2.62%) Scala
12 222 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 215 (2.48%) Perl
14 153 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 132 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 123 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 101 (1.17%) Go
18 100 (1.15%) ES6
19 98 (1.13%) TypeScript
20 92 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1346 (15.53%) Degree
2 397 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 308 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 213 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 153 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 148 (1.71%) CCNP
8 147 (1.70%) CISSP
8 147 (1.70%) ISTQB
9 143 (1.65%) ISEB
10 110 (1.27%) CCNA
11 101 (1.17%) DV Cleared
12 90 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 88 (1.02%) CISM
14 80 (0.92%) MCSE
15 73 (0.84%) Master's Degree
16 54 (0.62%) PMI Certification
17 51 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 43 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (0.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 734 (8.47%) QA
2 229 (2.64%) SLA
3 107 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 92 (1.06%) PMO
5 86 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 48 (0.55%) GDPR
8 30 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 29 (0.33%) MiFID
10 27 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 24 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
12 21 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 20 (0.23%) WCAG
14 19 (0.22%) COBIT
14 19 (0.22%) GCP
15 18 (0.21%) ISO 9001
16 13 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
16 13 (0.15%) EMIR
17 10 (0.12%) SSAE 16
18 9 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 466 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 343 (3.96%) Docker
3 256 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 159 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 78 (0.90%) Firmware
6 64 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (0.74%) XenApp
7 63 (0.73%) vSphere
8 52 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 47 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 41 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (0.37%) XenServer
12 26 (0.30%) KVM
13 20 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
14 19 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (0.20%) HDFS
15 17 (0.20%) Xen
16 16 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
17 14 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 377 (4.35%) Puppet
2 260 (3.00%) Ansible
3 206 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (1.05%) Kubernetes
5 82 (0.95%) SCCM
6 64 (0.74%) Terraform
7 62 (0.72%) SCOM
8 51 (0.59%) Kibana
9 49 (0.57%) WSUS
10 46 (0.53%) Nagios
11 42 (0.48%) logstash
12 39 (0.45%) Salt
13 36 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (0.31%) CloudHub
15 25 (0.29%) Tivoli
16 24 (0.28%) Cobbler
17 23 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
18 22 (0.25%) Capistrano
19 20 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
19 20 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1490 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 793 (9.15%) Oracle
3 402 (4.64%) Cisco
4 378 (4.36%) VMware
5 360 (4.15%) SAP
6 197 (2.27%) Google
7 173 (2.00%) HP
8 170 (1.96%) Citrix
9 129 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 119 (1.37%) Tableau
11 113 (1.30%) Juniper
12 108 (1.25%) Adobe
13 106 (1.22%) IBM
14 97 (1.12%) F5
15 93 (1.07%) Cognizant
15 93 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
16 81 (0.93%) Palo Alto
16 81 (0.93%) Red Hat
17 69 (0.80%) Apple
18 54 (0.62%) NetApp