Period
to 21 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 66 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,216 7,788 9,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.63% 4.55% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 5.03% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,608 6,338 7,246
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
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 161,258 154,906 183,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.43% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130,650 127,515 152,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,127 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.66%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Top 17 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 April 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 +1 7,611 £55,000 - 1,372
UK excluding London +1 5,034 £50,000 +5.26% 1,046
London -4 3,035 £67,500 +3.85% 447
South East 0 1,474 £50,000 -4.76% 257
North of England +4 1,357 £47,500 +5.56% 285
Midlands +1 685 £50,000 +11.11% 175
North West +9 671 £50,000 +11.11% 150
East of England +12 588 £55,000 - 109
Yorkshire -5 576 £45,000 - 103
West Midlands 0 471 £50,000 +11.11% 109
South West -15 453 £50,000 +11.11% 98
Scotland +3 333 £55,000 +17.65% 66
East Midlands +14 214 £45,250 +0.56% 65
Wales +17 154 £42,625 -5.28% 40
North East +43 110 £50,000 +17.65% 32
Northern Ireland +30 46 £38,750 -22.50% 16
Channel Islands +4 10 £70,000 +7.69% 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3,780 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 2,025 (24.65%) JavaScript
3 1,998 (24.32%) Java
4 1,869 (22.75%) Coaching
5 1,732 (21.08%) Finance
6 1,731 (21.07%) SQL
7 1,522 (18.52%) C#
8 1,432 (17.43%) HTML
9 1,411 (17.17%) .NET
10 1,377 (16.76%) Scrum
11 1,352 (16.46%) Microsoft
12 1,297 (15.79%) Software Engineering
13 1,192 (14.51%) Degree
14 1,181 (14.37%) TDD
15 1,163 (14.16%) CSS
16 982 (11.95%) SQL Server
17 980 (11.93%) AngularJS
18 955 (11.62%) Test Automation
19 923 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
20 911 (11.09%) Python
21 895 (10.89%) MVC
22 891 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
23 858 (10.44%) Linux
24 849 (10.33%) DevOps
25 827 (10.07%) Windows
26 817 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
27 762 (9.27%) Git (software)
28 744 (9.06%) QA
29 738 (8.98%) Web Services
30 732 (8.91%) Analytical Skills

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
1 201 (2.45%) Apache
2 197 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 182 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 157 (1.91%) CMS
5 151 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 147 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 142 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 134 (1.63%) Confluence
9 105 (1.28%) IIS
9 105 (1.28%) SAS
10 97 (1.18%) JBoss
11 74 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 64 (0.78%) WordPress
13 57 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 56 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 52 (0.63%) Apache Solr
15 52 (0.63%) WebLogic
16 51 (0.62%) Skype for Business
16 51 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 50 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 154 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.46%) InVision
5 36 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.097%) Simulink
11 7 (0.085%) SPSS
12 6 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.049%) Mingle
14 3 (0.037%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.024%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.024%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.012%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 105 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.65%) Magento
3 48 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 33 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 22 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 20 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
9 18 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 16 (0.19%) SAP VC
10 16 (0.19%) thinkFolio
11 15 (0.18%) Front Arena
11 15 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
11 15 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 15 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 15 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.17%) SAP HCM
12 14 (0.17%) SAP SD
13 13 (0.16%) SAP Business One
13 13 (0.16%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 891 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 677 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 312 (3.80%) SaaS
4 213 (2.59%) Office 365
5 135 (1.64%) PaaS
6 133 (1.62%) GitHub
7 131 (1.59%) IaaS
8 77 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 71 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 71 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 70 (0.85%) npm
11 66 (0.80%) Serverless
12 45 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
13 33 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 29 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 29 (0.35%) OpenShift
15 27 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (0.33%) Force.com
16 24 (0.29%) Slack
16 24 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 351 (4.27%) Firewall
2 229 (2.79%) DNS
3 206 (2.51%) WAN
4 202 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 186 (2.26%) HTTP
6 175 (2.13%) DHCP
7 171 (2.08%) LAN
8 167 (2.03%) Internet
9 130 (1.58%) VPN
10 126 (1.53%) Network Security
11 112 (1.36%) SAN
12 109 (1.33%) Wireless
13 73 (0.89%) MPLS
14 70 (0.85%) OSPF
15 62 (0.75%) SSL
16 58 (0.71%) BGP
17 57 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
17 57 (0.69%) VoIP
18 52 (0.63%) Unified Communications
19 50 (0.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 982 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 535 (6.51%) MySQL
3 363 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 347 (4.22%) Big Data
5 262 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 251 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 245 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 201 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 199 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 178 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 142 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 131 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 130 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
14 102 (1.24%) Power BI
15 95 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 90 (1.10%) Oracle Database
17 84 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 83 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
19 72 (0.88%) Redis
20 62 (0.75%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 762 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 499 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 411 (5.00%) JIRA
4 405 (4.93%) Selenium
5 233 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 198 (2.41%) Maven
7 189 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 186 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 174 (2.12%) Subversion
10 158 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 155 (1.89%) JUnit
12 116 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 86 (1.05%) webpack
14 79 (0.96%) gulp
15 74 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 66 (0.80%) Grunt
16 66 (0.80%) SoapUI
17 65 (0.79%) MSBuild
18 64 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
19 63 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 1,732 (21.08%) Finance
2 580 (7.06%) Retail
3 359 (4.37%) Banking
4 294 (3.58%) Marketing
5 240 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 234 (2.85%) Advertising
7 233 (2.84%) Games
8 177 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 153 (1.86%) Legal
10 120 (1.46%) Law
11 83 (1.01%) Electronics
12 74 (0.90%) Front Office
13 58 (0.71%) Automotive
14 55 (0.67%) Back Office
15 53 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 51 (0.62%) Investment Banking
17 44 (0.54%) Publishing
18 43 (0.52%) Billing
19 30 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 22 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,598 (31.62%) Developer
2 900 (10.95%) Senior Developer
3 769 (9.36%) Architect
4 664 (8.08%) Java Developer
5 602 (7.33%) Lead Developer
6 557 (6.78%) Analyst
7 544 (6.62%) Software Engineer
8 502 (6.11%) .NET Developer
9 402 (4.89%) Team Leader
10 382 (4.65%) Consultant
11 366 (4.45%) Software Developer
12 365 (4.44%) C# Developer
13 281 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
14 274 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
15 263 (3.20%) Java Engineer
16 252 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
17 249 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
18 235 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
19 219 (2.67%) Business Analyst
20 216 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,432 (17.43%) HTML
2 1,411 (17.17%) .NET
3 1,163 (14.16%) CSS
4 980 (11.93%) AngularJS
5 738 (8.98%) Web Services
6 632 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 608 (7.40%) Spring
8 562 (6.84%) React
8 562 (6.84%) RESTful
9 501 (6.10%) jQuery
10 454 (5.53%) HTML5
11 426 (5.19%) Node.js
12 408 (4.97%) REST
13 365 (4.44%) XML
14 331 (4.03%) Hibernate
15 304 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 261 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 253 (3.08%) J2EE
18 244 (2.97%) .NET Framework
19 230 (2.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 732 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 534 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 502 (6.11%) User Experience
4 386 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
5 351 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 323 (3.93%) Fintech
7 312 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 277 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 215 (2.62%) Management Information System
10 200 (2.43%) Data Centre
11 152 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 79 (0.96%) Clustering
13 73 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 60 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
15 55 (0.67%) Driving Licence
16 52 (0.63%) Private Cloud
16 52 (0.63%) Virtual Team
17 51 (0.62%) Data Structures
18 47 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 46 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 858 (10.44%) Linux
2 827 (10.07%) Windows
3 339 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 328 (3.99%) Unix
5 203 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 202 (2.46%) Android
7 160 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 158 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 80 (0.97%) Windows 10
11 63 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (0.68%) CentOS
13 42 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 37 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 35 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
16 34 (0.41%) Windows 8
17 25 (0.30%) Solaris
17 25 (0.30%) Windows Phone
18 14 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,780 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,869 (22.75%) Coaching
3 1,377 (16.76%) Scrum
4 1,297 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 1,181 (14.37%) TDD
6 955 (11.62%) Test Automation
7 923 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
8 895 (10.89%) MVC
9 849 (10.33%) DevOps
10 817 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 723 (8.80%) Project Management
12 691 (8.41%) Microservices
13 677 (8.24%) SDLC
14 666 (8.11%) BDD
15 622 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 579 (7.05%) OO
17 571 (6.95%) ITIL
18 528 (6.43%) Line Management
19 499 (6.07%) Web Development
20 483 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,025 (24.65%) JavaScript
2 1,998 (24.32%) Java
3 1,731 (21.07%) SQL
4 1,522 (18.52%) C#
5 911 (11.09%) Python
6 646 (7.86%) PHP
7 427 (5.20%) C++
8 386 (4.70%) Ruby
9 365 (4.44%) Scala
10 278 (3.38%) C
11 271 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 238 (2.90%) Java 8
12 238 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 164 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 125 (1.52%) R
15 108 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 98 (1.19%) VB.NET
17 86 (1.05%) Perl
18 84 (1.02%) Apple Swift
19 81 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,192 (14.51%) Degree
2 287 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 257 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 215 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 202 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 150 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 122 (1.48%) CCNP
8 108 (1.31%) ISTQB
9 101 (1.23%) Master's Degree
9 101 (1.23%) MCSE
10 93 (1.13%) CCNA
11 83 (1.01%) ISEB
12 76 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 71 (0.86%) PMI Certification
14 65 (0.79%) PMP
15 62 (0.75%) CISSP
16 52 (0.63%) CCIE
16 52 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
17 50 (0.61%) MCSA
18 38 (0.46%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 744 (9.06%) QA
2 168 (2.04%) SLA
3 105 (1.28%) PMO
4 91 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 84 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 78 (0.95%) GDPR
7 30 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 25 (0.30%) GCP
9 23 (0.28%) WCAG
10 21 (0.26%) COBIT
11 15 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 14 (0.17%) MiFID
13 13 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 12 (0.15%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 10 (0.12%) EMIR
16 6 (0.073%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.061%) GxP
18 4 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 454 (5.53%) Docker
2 382 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 283 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 175 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 79 (0.96%) vSphere
6 69 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (0.78%) Firmware
8 60 (0.73%) XenApp
9 47 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 33 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 28 (0.34%) VMware NSX
12 22 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (0.24%) HDFS
14 18 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (0.17%) XenServer
16 13 (0.16%) Terminal Services
17 11 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 10 (0.12%) NFS
19 9 (0.11%) Samba
20 8 (0.097%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 276 (3.36%) Puppet
2 247 (3.01%) Ansible
3 243 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (1.51%) Kubernetes
5 122 (1.48%) SCCM
6 108 (1.31%) Terraform
7 48 (0.58%) vCenter Server
8 42 (0.51%) SCOM
9 36 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
10 34 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
11 30 (0.37%) Packer
12 29 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 28 (0.34%) HP ALM
14 25 (0.30%) Nagios
15 22 (0.27%) Marathon
16 21 (0.26%) Kibana
17 19 (0.23%) Backup Exec
17 19 (0.23%) vRealize
18 16 (0.19%) logstash
18 16 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,352 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 497 (6.05%) Oracle
3 417 (5.08%) VMware
4 322 (3.92%) Cisco
5 234 (2.85%) Google
6 207 (2.52%) Citrix
7 180 (2.19%) SAP
8 136 (1.66%) HP
9 119 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 105 (1.28%) Tableau
11 95 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 95 (1.16%) F5
12 87 (1.06%) Adobe
13 86 (1.05%) Juniper
14 82 (1.00%) Red Hat
15 77 (0.94%) IBM
16 75 (0.91%) Palo Alto
17 74 (0.90%) Capita
18 62 (0.75%) Atlassian
19 60 (0.73%) ServiceNow