Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 3,736 7,818 8,192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.72% 6.26% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 6.80% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,526 6,644 6,562
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,193 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.44% +2.39% -

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 60,313 114,969 138,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.40% 92.10% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48,609 92,106 110,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mentoring.

Salary trend for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mentoring over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 3,261 £62,500 +5.48% 808
UK excluding London -5 2,105 £55,000 +7.44% 597
London -4 1,389 £75,000 - 299
Work from Home -19 592 £62,500 -3.85% 170
South East -1 543 £60,000 +9.09% 109
North of England -24 520 £54,250 +3.06% 181
South West +15 350 £53,500 +7.00% 70
Midlands -17 290 £52,500 +5.00% 89
Yorkshire -10 276 £52,500 +2.66% 59
West Midlands -9 222 £53,000 +6.00% 59
Scotland +9 210 £52,500 +5.00% 59
North West -44 198 £55,000 +1.72% 100
East of England -1 108 £60,000 +14.29% 54
East Midlands -25 70 £48,000 +1.05% 30
Wales -2 55 £49,750 +13.29% 24
North East -37 46 £52,500 +12.32% 22
Northern Ireland +8 30 £52,500 - 11

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 1,668 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 977 (26.15%) Coaching
3 923 (24.71%) JavaScript
4 911 (24.38%) Azure
5 901 (24.12%) C#
6 850 (22.75%) DevOps
7 840 (22.48%) AWS
8 824 (22.06%) SQL
9 773 (20.69%) .NET
10 679 (18.17%) Java
11 651 (17.43%) Python
12 637 (17.05%) Microservices
13 628 (16.81%) Scrum
14 569 (15.23%) Docker
15 564 (15.10%) Finance
16 555 (14.86%) Software Engineering
17 542 (14.51%) TDD
18 535 (14.32%) Test Automation
19 489 (13.09%) React
20 486 (13.01%) Kubernetes
20 486 (13.01%) Microsoft
21 446 (11.94%) Degree
22 395 (10.57%) HTML
23 389 (10.41%) CSS
24 375 (10.04%) Git (software)
25 359 (9.61%) SQL Server
26 346 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
27 338 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
28 334 (8.94%) .NET Core
29 324 (8.67%) SaaS

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 95 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 82 (2.19%) SAS
3 79 (2.11%) CMS
4 76 (2.03%) Confluence
5 56 (1.50%) Apache
6 47 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (1.20%) NServiceBus
8 44 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 35 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 32 (0.86%) EPiServer
11 23 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 23 (0.62%) WordPress
12 19 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.46%) Drupal
13 17 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (0.46%) Skype for Business
13 17 (0.46%) Umbraco
14 14 (0.37%) ColdFusion
14 14 (0.37%) Kentico
15 11 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.56%) Sketch
4 17 (0.46%) InVision
5 13 (0.35%) Figma
6 10 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.27%) Zeplin
7 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.054%) Simulink
11 2 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 8 (0.21%) Magento
4 7 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.13%) BigMachines
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.11%) Shopify
7 4 (0.11%) Social Studio
7 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.080%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.080%) SAP LE
8 3 (0.080%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.054%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 911 (24.38%) Azure
2 840 (22.48%) AWS
3 324 (8.67%) SaaS
4 268 (7.17%) GCP
5 203 (5.43%) Serverless
6 160 (4.28%) PaaS
7 154 (4.12%) Office 365
8 140 (3.75%) Power Platform
9 133 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
10 82 (2.19%) IaaS
11 81 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 59 (1.58%) Amazon ECS
13 58 (1.55%) GitHub
14 47 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
15 38 (1.02%) OpenShift
16 37 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
16 37 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
17 36 (0.96%) Amazon S3
18 35 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
19 32 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.52%) WAN
2 92 (2.46%) Firewall
3 78 (2.09%) LAN
4 76 (2.03%) HTTP
5 59 (1.58%) Internet
6 58 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 57 (1.53%) DNS
7 57 (1.53%) Skype
8 43 (1.15%) VPN
9 36 (0.96%) Wireless
10 34 (0.91%) Network Security
11 33 (0.88%) VLAN
12 32 (0.86%) DHCP
13 30 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (0.78%) BGP
15 24 (0.64%) OSPF
15 24 (0.64%) VoIP
16 23 (0.62%) MPLS
17 22 (0.59%) SAN
18 20 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 280 (7.49%) NoSQL
3 236 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 180 (4.82%) MySQL
5 152 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 139 (3.72%) Big Data
7 137 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 124 (3.32%) Power BI
9 116 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
10 64 (1.71%) Hadoop
10 64 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 63 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
13 42 (1.12%) Tableau
14 39 (1.04%) Oracle Database
15 38 (1.02%) Data Lake
15 38 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (0.99%) Redis
17 35 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
17 35 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 375 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 242 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 231 (6.18%) JIRA
4 170 (4.55%) Selenium
5 69 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 62 (1.66%) Cucumber
7 59 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 59 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 55 (1.47%) GitLab
9 54 (1.45%) NUnit
10 53 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 50 (1.34%) JMeter
12 47 (1.26%) Maven
12 47 (1.26%) SpecFlow
13 42 (1.12%) JUnit
14 37 (0.99%) Visual Studio
15 36 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 34 (0.91%) WebDriver
17 32 (0.86%) webpack
18 31 (0.83%) Artifactory
General
1 564 (15.10%) Finance
2 154 (4.12%) Marketing
3 141 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 123 (3.29%) Banking
4 123 (3.29%) Retail
5 74 (1.98%) Law
6 56 (1.50%) Games
7 54 (1.45%) Back Office
7 54 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 54 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.34%) Electronics
8 50 (1.34%) Legal
9 47 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 37 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 30 (0.80%) Publishing
12 23 (0.62%) Local Government
13 22 (0.59%) Advertising
14 19 (0.51%) Front Office
15 18 (0.48%) Billing
16 11 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,294 (34.64%) Developer
2 501 (13.41%) Senior Developer
3 264 (7.07%) Software Engineer
4 252 (6.75%) Lead Developer
5 241 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 208 (5.57%) .NET Developer
7 177 (4.74%) Architect
8 155 (4.15%) C# Developer
9 146 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 144 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 137 (3.67%) Java Developer
12 128 (3.43%) Analyst
13 120 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
13 120 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
14 118 (3.16%) React Developer
15 113 (3.02%) Team Leader
16 110 (2.94%) Consultant
17 105 (2.81%) Principal Engineer
18 101 (2.70%) Python Engineer
19 96 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (20.69%) .NET
2 489 (13.09%) React
3 395 (10.57%) HTML
4 389 (10.41%) CSS
5 334 (8.94%) .NET Core
6 301 (8.06%) RESTful
7 297 (7.95%) Node.js
8 256 (6.85%) .NET Framework
9 242 (6.48%) AngularJS
10 224 (6.00%) REST
11 222 (5.94%) Vue.js
12 208 (5.57%) Web Services
13 181 (4.84%) Spring
14 169 (4.52%) ASP.NET
15 137 (3.67%) JSON
16 133 (3.56%) Kafka
17 131 (3.51%) HTML5
18 126 (3.37%) jQuery
19 114 (3.05%) Django
20 109 (2.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 218 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
3 189 (5.06%) User Experience
4 146 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 122 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
6 93 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 84 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 73 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 59 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 58 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 54 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 46 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 36 (0.96%) Cloud Native
14 30 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 30 (0.80%) Life Science
14 30 (0.80%) Reinsurance
15 27 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.62%) Clustering
17 20 (0.54%) Cyberattack
18 19 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 292 (7.82%) Windows
2 291 (7.79%) Linux
3 121 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 91 (2.44%) Android
5 87 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 85 (2.28%) Unix
7 49 (1.31%) Windows 10
8 33 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 27 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
13 15 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.37%) CentOS
15 7 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.16%) VMS
17 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.11%) AIX
18 4 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,668 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 977 (26.15%) Coaching
3 850 (22.75%) DevOps
4 637 (17.05%) Microservices
5 628 (16.81%) Scrum
6 555 (14.86%) Software Engineering
7 542 (14.51%) TDD
8 535 (14.32%) Test Automation
9 346 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
10 338 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
11 289 (7.74%) Project Management
12 287 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 284 (7.60%) Analytics
14 269 (7.20%) Fintech
15 262 (7.01%) BDD
15 262 (7.01%) MVC
16 255 (6.83%) Technical Leadership
17 243 (6.50%) OO
18 201 (5.38%) Computer Science
19 200 (5.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 923 (24.71%) JavaScript
2 901 (24.12%) C#
3 824 (22.06%) SQL
4 679 (18.17%) Java
5 651 (17.43%) Python
6 297 (7.95%) TypeScript
7 190 (5.09%) PowerShell
8 151 (4.04%) PHP
9 141 (3.77%) C++
10 127 (3.40%) Go
11 109 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 96 (2.57%) C
13 78 (2.09%) Scala
14 74 (1.98%) Ruby
15 69 (1.85%) Kotlin
16 62 (1.66%) PL/SQL
17 59 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 56 (1.50%) R
19 51 (1.37%) ES6
20 49 (1.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 446 (11.94%) Degree
2 165 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 117 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 113 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 61 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (1.26%) CCNP
7 45 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.10%) Master's Degree
9 32 (0.86%) CISSP
10 30 (0.80%) Sun Certification
11 28 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 23 (0.62%) CCIE
14 21 (0.56%) CCNA
15 20 (0.54%) DBS Check
16 19 (0.51%) CISM
16 19 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.51%) PhD
17 18 (0.48%) ISEB
18 17 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (6.02%) QA
2 66 (1.77%) SLA
3 26 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.64%) GDPR
5 23 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.51%) PMO
7 17 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.43%) CDISC
9 14 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 10 (0.27%) NIST
12 7 (0.19%) OASIS TOSCA
12 7 (0.19%) RMADS
13 5 (0.13%) NCSC
13 5 (0.13%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.080%) Good Clinical Practice
15 2 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.054%) NIST 800
16 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 569 (15.23%) Docker
2 156 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 108 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.91%) HDFS
6 31 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.37%) vSphere
8 14 (0.37%) XenApp
9 9 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.21%) VMware Server
11 7 (0.19%) KVM
11 7 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.16%) Firmware
13 5 (0.13%) pfSense
14 4 (0.11%) Varnish
14 4 (0.11%) Xen
15 3 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.080%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 486 (13.01%) Kubernetes
2 282 (7.55%) Terraform
3 175 (4.68%) Ansible
4 79 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (1.61%) Puppet
6 21 (0.56%) SCCM
7 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (0.54%) Prometheus
8 13 (0.35%) Grafana
9 12 (0.32%) Rancher
10 10 (0.27%) Rundeck
11 9 (0.24%) Packer
12 8 (0.21%) XenMobile
13 7 (0.19%) Core Impact
13 7 (0.19%) Nessus
13 7 (0.19%) Nexpose
13 7 (0.19%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.16%) Consul
14 6 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 486 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 167 (4.47%) VMware
3 152 (4.07%) Oracle
4 141 (3.77%) Google
5 122 (3.27%) Cisco
6 81 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 62 (1.66%) SAP
8 46 (1.23%) Informatica
9 40 (1.07%) Citrix
9 40 (1.07%) Nintex
9 40 (1.07%) Talend
10 37 (0.99%) Cloudera
11 36 (0.96%) Ceridian
12 33 (0.88%) Adobe
13 31 (0.83%) IBM
14 30 (0.80%) Databricks
15 28 (0.75%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.59%) Zend
17 21 (0.56%) ServiceNow
17 21 (0.56%) Sony