Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 9,460 2,885 8,623
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.81% 5.87% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 6.30% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,210 2,400 6,658
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,217
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.51% +2.43%

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 113,815 45,798 130,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.02% 93.24% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 75,990 37,717 104,073
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 8,078 £65,000 +2.94% 1,179
UK excluding London +12 4,735 £55,000 +4.76% 853
London +12 3,894 £75,000 -5.06% 435
Work from Home +12 2,199 £65,000 +4.00% 207
North of England +13 1,114 £50,000 - 254
South East +11 1,108 £60,000 - 156
Midlands +17 855 £55,000 +4.76% 158
South West +3 716 £60,000 +14.29% 87
North West +22 647 £55,000 +4.76% 133
West Midlands +12 552 £57,500 +9.52% 106
Scotland +11 510 £60,000 +9.09% 72
Yorkshire -4 359 £47,500 - 88
East Midlands +31 293 £42,500 -12.82% 51
East of England +35 278 £60,000 +8.11% 79
Wales -9 117 £55,000 +13.40% 37
North East +11 116 £37,500 -16.67% 33
Northern Ireland +8 84 £54,500 +36.25% 10

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 4,533 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2,611 (27.60%) Social Skills
3 2,547 (26.92%) Coaching
4 2,372 (25.07%) JavaScript
5 2,007 (21.22%) Azure
6 1,991 (21.05%) AWS
7 1,979 (20.92%) Software Engineering
8 1,942 (20.53%) DevOps
9 1,884 (19.92%) Java
10 1,747 (18.47%) React
11 1,698 (17.95%) Finance
12 1,593 (16.84%) SQL
13 1,541 (16.29%) Scrum
14 1,539 (16.27%) Python
15 1,448 (15.31%) C#
16 1,397 (14.77%) .NET
17 1,317 (13.92%) TDD
18 1,290 (13.64%) Microservices
19 1,278 (13.51%) Degree
20 1,260 (13.32%) Docker
21 1,182 (12.49%) Kubernetes
22 1,151 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
23 1,128 (11.92%) Node.js
24 1,108 (11.71%) Microsoft
25 1,067 (11.28%) Test Automation
26 967 (10.22%) Full Stack Development
27 945 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
28 943 (9.97%) Git (software)
29 901 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
30 875 (9.25%) Analytics

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
1 265 (2.80%) SAS
2 217 (2.29%) Confluence
2 217 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
3 177 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 148 (1.56%) CMS
5 121 (1.28%) Apache
5 121 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 83 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 79 (0.84%) IIS
8 72 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 70 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 48 (0.51%) nginx
11 47 (0.50%) WordPress
12 28 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
13 23 (0.24%) EPiServer
14 22 (0.23%) Apache TomEE
15 21 (0.22%) Drupal
15 21 (0.22%) NServiceBus
16 20 (0.21%) Apache Solr
17 19 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 180 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (0.67%) Figma
4 52 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.36%) Sketch
7 31 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.21%) Zeplin
9 17 (0.18%) InVision
10 16 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.17%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.085%) UserZoom
14 7 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (0.074%) Chatbot
14 7 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
14 7 (0.074%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.053%) Simulink
16 4 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 45 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 35 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 32 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 31 (0.33%) Sentinel
7 29 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
8 28 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 26 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
10 25 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 21 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 18 (0.19%) Magento
13 17 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
14 16 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
15 14 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
15 14 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
16 11 (0.12%) Oracle Clinical
17 10 (0.11%) SAP SCM
17 10 (0.11%) Workday HCM
18 9 (0.095%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2,007 (21.22%) Azure
2 1,991 (21.05%) AWS
3 619 (6.54%) Serverless
4 616 (6.51%) GCP
5 518 (5.48%) SaaS
6 450 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
7 353 (3.73%) GitHub
8 325 (3.44%) AWS Lambda
9 271 (2.86%) PaaS
10 256 (2.71%) Amazon S3
11 240 (2.54%) Power Platform
12 199 (2.10%) IaaS
13 185 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 142 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
15 130 (1.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 127 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
17 126 (1.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 121 (1.28%) OpenShift
19 105 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
20 103 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 258 (2.73%) Firewall
2 158 (1.67%) Broadband
3 153 (1.62%) Internet
4 139 (1.47%) HTTP
5 135 (1.43%) LAN
5 135 (1.43%) VPN
6 127 (1.34%) WAN
7 116 (1.23%) DNS
8 75 (0.79%) VLAN
9 71 (0.75%) SAN
9 71 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 64 (0.68%) Network Security
11 62 (0.66%) DHCP
12 46 (0.49%) Wireless
13 38 (0.40%) NAS
14 35 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (0.34%) MPLS
15 32 (0.34%) WLAN
16 30 (0.32%) BGP
17 28 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 597 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 512 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 427 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 398 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 375 (3.96%) Big Data
7 314 (3.32%) MySQL
8 306 (3.23%) Redis
9 216 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 186 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 168 (1.78%) Power BI
12 153 (1.62%) Tableau
13 144 (1.52%) Hadoop
14 141 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
15 107 (1.13%) Data Lake
16 102 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 85 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 68 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
19 67 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
20 64 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 943 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 752 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 599 (6.33%) JIRA
4 335 (3.54%) Selenium
5 212 (2.24%) GitLab
6 165 (1.74%) Cucumber
7 163 (1.72%) webpack
8 145 (1.53%) Cypress.io
9 138 (1.46%) CircleCI
10 126 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 118 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 117 (1.24%) Maven
13 105 (1.11%) TeamCity
14 104 (1.10%) JUnit
15 97 (1.03%) Eclipse
15 97 (1.03%) Postman
15 97 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
16 89 (0.94%) JMeter
17 87 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 82 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,611 (27.60%) Social Skills
2 1,698 (17.95%) Finance
3 866 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
4 552 (5.84%) Marketing
5 539 (5.70%) Retail
6 434 (4.59%) Public Sector
7 389 (4.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 378 (4.00%) Games
9 347 (3.67%) Banking
10 312 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
11 294 (3.11%) Legal
12 273 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 267 (2.82%) Organisational Skills
14 217 (2.29%) Law
15 156 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
16 152 (1.61%) Manufacturing
17 135 (1.43%) Advertising
18 121 (1.28%) Telecoms
19 114 (1.21%) Back Office
20 112 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,593 (27.41%) Developer
2 1,099 (11.62%) Senior Developer
3 965 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 518 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
5 501 (5.30%) Architect
6 470 (4.97%) Software Developer
7 446 (4.71%) Lead Developer
8 358 (3.78%) Analyst
9 331 (3.50%) .NET Developer
10 292 (3.09%) Consultant
11 245 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 239 (2.53%) Senior Software Developer
13 238 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 238 (2.52%) Java Developer
14 234 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 231 (2.44%) Team Leader
16 229 (2.42%) Programmer
17 227 (2.40%) Technical Leader
18 201 (2.12%) Graduate
19 198 (2.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,747 (18.47%) React
2 1,397 (14.77%) .NET
3 1,128 (11.92%) Node.js
4 869 (9.19%) AngularJS
5 850 (8.99%) CSS
6 843 (8.91%) HTML
7 735 (7.77%) REST
8 588 (6.22%) Spring
9 568 (6.00%) Web Services
10 538 (5.69%) RESTful
11 519 (5.49%) .NET Core
12 456 (4.82%) Vue.js
13 424 (4.48%) Kafka
14 403 (4.26%) GraphQL
15 294 (3.11%) Redux
16 289 (3.05%) ASP.NET
17 279 (2.95%) Spring Boot
18 234 (2.47%) .NET Framework
19 228 (2.41%) JSON
20 227 (2.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 814 (8.60%) User Experience
2 727 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
3 414 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
4 294 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 252 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 215 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 210 (2.22%) Social Media
8 202 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 191 (2.02%) Cloud Native
10 182 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 176 (1.86%) Life Science
12 160 (1.69%) Blog
13 125 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
14 103 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 100 (1.06%) Data Structures
16 94 (0.99%) Public Cloud
17 80 (0.85%) Cyberattack
18 77 (0.81%) Smartphone
19 75 (0.79%) BBC
20 65 (0.69%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 743 (7.85%) Linux
2 569 (6.01%) Windows
3 282 (2.98%) Android
4 252 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 186 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 112 (1.18%) Unix
7 94 (0.99%) CentOS
8 86 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 75 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 58 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
11 56 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
12 48 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 35 (0.37%) Mesosphere
13 35 (0.37%) VMS
14 32 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.16%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.074%) AIX
17 7 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,533 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2,547 (26.92%) Coaching
3 1,979 (20.92%) Software Engineering
4 1,942 (20.53%) DevOps
5 1,541 (16.29%) Scrum
6 1,317 (13.92%) TDD
7 1,290 (13.64%) Microservices
8 1,151 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
9 1,067 (11.28%) Test Automation
10 967 (10.22%) Full Stack Development
11 945 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
12 901 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 875 (9.25%) Analytics
14 731 (7.73%) BDD
15 721 (7.62%) Computer Science
16 716 (7.57%) Project Management
17 663 (7.01%) Technical Leadership
18 632 (6.68%) SDLC
19 615 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 584 (6.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2,372 (25.07%) JavaScript
2 1,884 (19.92%) Java
3 1,593 (16.84%) SQL
4 1,539 (16.27%) Python
5 1,448 (15.31%) C#
6 864 (9.13%) TypeScript
7 374 (3.95%) C++
8 370 (3.91%) Ruby
9 360 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 326 (3.45%) PHP
11 324 (3.42%) Go
12 285 (3.01%) Scala
13 268 (2.83%) C
14 215 (2.27%) Kotlin
15 189 (2.00%) ES6
16 181 (1.91%) R
17 156 (1.65%) T-SQL
18 147 (1.55%) Bash Shell
19 137 (1.45%) Java 8
20 111 (1.17%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,278 (13.51%) Degree
2 757 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 562 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 367 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 125 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 98 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 76 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 71 (0.75%) AWS Certification
10 67 (0.71%) CISSP
11 59 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
12 58 (0.61%) CCNA
12 58 (0.61%) PhD
13 54 (0.57%) CEH
13 54 (0.57%) PMI Certification
14 46 (0.49%) CCNP
15 45 (0.48%) DBS Check
16 43 (0.45%) ISTQB
17 38 (0.40%) CISM
18 36 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 599 (6.33%) QA
2 166 (1.75%) SLA
3 159 (1.68%) Accessibility
4 144 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 94 (0.99%) CDISC
6 85 (0.90%) GDPR
7 82 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 68 (0.72%) PCI DSS
9 50 (0.53%) Good Clinical Practice
10 42 (0.44%) PMO
11 38 (0.40%) MISRA
12 37 (0.39%) ECSS
12 37 (0.39%) MISRA C
13 32 (0.34%) GRC
14 31 (0.33%) NIST
15 23 (0.24%) ISO 9001
16 21 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
17 13 (0.14%) IEC 61508
18 12 (0.13%) RMADS
19 10 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,260 (13.32%) Docker
2 321 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 159 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 87 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.35%) Firmware
5 33 (0.35%) Terminal Server
6 31 (0.33%) vSphere
7 30 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (0.19%) VMware NSX
10 17 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 13 (0.14%) HDFS
12 10 (0.11%) XenApp
13 7 (0.074%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.063%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.053%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.042%) Ceph
16 4 (0.042%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,182 (12.49%) Kubernetes
2 636 (6.72%) Terraform
3 430 (4.55%) Ansible
4 184 (1.95%) Puppet
5 151 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (0.78%) Prometheus
7 71 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 66 (0.70%) Grafana
9 63 (0.67%) SCCM
10 49 (0.52%) Consul
11 41 (0.43%) Packer
12 39 (0.41%) Kibana
13 35 (0.37%) Graphite
14 34 (0.36%) Automic
15 32 (0.34%) logstash
16 29 (0.31%) Istio
16 29 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
17 22 (0.23%) vCenter Server
18 20 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
18 20 (0.21%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 1,108 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 441 (4.66%) Google
3 362 (3.83%) Oracle
4 350 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 304 (3.21%) ServiceNow
6 241 (2.55%) VMware
7 170 (1.80%) SAP
8 150 (1.59%) Cisco
9 126 (1.33%) MuleSoft
10 119 (1.26%) Splunk
11 117 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 110 (1.16%) LexisNexis
13 108 (1.14%) Adobe
14 97 (1.03%) Dell
15 81 (0.86%) Instagram
16 69 (0.73%) Atlassian
17 63 (0.67%) Citrix
18 60 (0.63%) Apple
19 53 (0.56%) HP
20 50 (0.53%) Facebook