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

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 10,324 3,261 8,500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.00% 5.86% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 6.31% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5,825 2,723 6,721
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +3.96% +1.00%

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 121,729 51,713 124,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.36% 92.88% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81,314 43,396 99,764
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 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 +11 8,659 £65,000 +4.00% 1,344
UK excluding London +14 5,112 £57,500 +9.52% 963
London +14 4,135 £75,000 - 508
Work from Home +22 2,570 £65,000 +4.00% 268
North of England +17 1,238 £52,500 +5.00% 310
South East +15 1,228 £60,000 - 194
Midlands +21 899 £55,000 +4.76% 147
North West +39 729 £55,000 +4.76% 192
South West +7 679 £60,000 +20.00% 111
West Midlands +8 543 £57,500 +9.52% 96
Scotland +9 538 £65,000 +18.18% 88
Yorkshire -11 390 £49,750 -0.50% 90
East Midlands +35 347 £47,500 +10.47% 48
East of England +23 335 £60,000 - 68
Wales +12 178 £55,000 +10.00% 25
North East +13 133 £37,500 -29.25% 28
Northern Ireland +9 87 £54,500 +3.81% 20
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 5,070 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,873 (27.83%) Social Skills
3 2,852 (27.62%) Coaching
4 2,477 (23.99%) JavaScript
5 2,284 (22.12%) Azure
6 2,221 (21.51%) Software Engineering
7 2,190 (21.21%) AWS
8 2,128 (20.61%) DevOps
9 2,098 (20.32%) Java
10 1,921 (18.61%) Finance
11 1,769 (17.13%) SQL
12 1,709 (16.55%) C#
13 1,683 (16.30%) Scrum
14 1,670 (16.18%) Python
15 1,629 (15.78%) React
16 1,587 (15.37%) Degree
17 1,476 (14.30%) .NET
18 1,408 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
19 1,363 (13.20%) Docker
20 1,343 (13.01%) TDD
21 1,245 (12.06%) Node.js
22 1,208 (11.70%) Microsoft
23 1,186 (11.49%) Test Automation
24 1,169 (11.32%) Microservices
25 1,124 (10.89%) Kubernetes
26 1,102 (10.67%) Analytics
27 1,028 (9.96%) Git (software)
28 1,026 (9.94%) Full Stack Development
29 973 (9.42%) TypeScript
30 931 (9.02%) AngularJS

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
1 317 (3.07%) SAS
2 236 (2.29%) Confluence
3 209 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
4 186 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 150 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 121 (1.17%) CMS
7 110 (1.07%) Apache
8 71 (0.69%) IIS
9 56 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
10 55 (0.53%) nginx
11 51 (0.49%) MS Exchange
12 50 (0.48%) WordPress
13 48 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 36 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
15 25 (0.24%) Apache Solr
16 21 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 20 (0.19%) Drupal
18 18 (0.17%) Mule
18 18 (0.17%) Umbraco
19 15 (0.15%) Ethereum
Applications
1 226 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 105 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (0.77%) Figma
4 62 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 50 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 41 (0.40%) Sketch
7 31 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 23 (0.22%) InVision
9 19 (0.18%) Zeplin
10 15 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 13 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (0.11%) Photoshop
14 8 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
15 7 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
15 7 (0.068%) Simulink
15 7 (0.068%) UserZoom
16 6 (0.058%) S-PLUS
17 5 (0.048%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 66 (0.64%) Sentinel
2 41 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 37 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 35 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 27 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 24 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
8 19 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 19 (0.18%) Workday HCM
9 17 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 17 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 16 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 15 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 14 (0.14%) Magento
12 14 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
12 14 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
13 12 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2,284 (22.12%) Azure
2 2,190 (21.21%) AWS
3 688 (6.66%) Serverless
4 683 (6.62%) GCP
5 645 (6.25%) SaaS
6 496 (4.80%) GitHub
7 487 (4.72%) Microsoft 365
8 327 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
9 276 (2.67%) Power Platform
10 272 (2.63%) Amazon S3
11 262 (2.54%) PaaS
12 218 (2.11%) OpenShift
13 168 (1.63%) IaaS
14 155 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
15 151 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 142 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
17 132 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
17 132 (1.28%) npm
18 131 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 118 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 254 (2.46%) Firewall
2 170 (1.65%) Internet
3 151 (1.46%) Broadband
4 139 (1.35%) DNS
5 127 (1.23%) HTTP
6 116 (1.12%) LAN
7 110 (1.07%) WAN
8 109 (1.06%) VPN
9 79 (0.77%) DHCP
10 73 (0.71%) TCP/IP
11 72 (0.70%) VLAN
12 53 (0.51%) Network Security
12 53 (0.51%) SAN
13 39 (0.38%) Wireless
14 31 (0.30%) BGP
15 27 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (0.25%) OSPF
16 26 (0.25%) SSL
16 26 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 629 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 525 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
4 438 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 406 (3.93%) Relational Database
6 372 (3.60%) Big Data
7 333 (3.23%) MySQL
8 275 (2.66%) Redis
9 239 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 216 (2.09%) Power BI
11 209 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 196 (1.90%) Tableau
13 166 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 154 (1.49%) Data Lake
15 132 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 120 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
17 114 (1.10%) Blockchain
18 86 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 83 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 75 (0.73%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1,028 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 721 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 599 (5.80%) JIRA
4 340 (3.29%) Selenium
5 208 (2.01%) webpack
6 184 (1.78%) GitLab
7 168 (1.63%) Cypress.io
8 151 (1.46%) CircleCI
9 139 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 125 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 120 (1.16%) Maven
12 118 (1.14%) WebDriver
13 115 (1.11%) JMeter
14 111 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 107 (1.04%) Postman
16 102 (0.99%) JUnit
17 95 (0.92%) Visual Studio
18 93 (0.90%) Bitbucket
19 92 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 90 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 2,873 (27.83%) Social Skills
2 1,921 (18.61%) Finance
3 929 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 558 (5.40%) Marketing
5 485 (4.70%) Retail
6 406 (3.93%) Public Sector
7 367 (3.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 364 (3.53%) Games
9 359 (3.48%) Banking
10 351 (3.40%) Presentation Skills
11 327 (3.17%) Legal
12 283 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 252 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
14 247 (2.39%) Law
15 181 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
16 172 (1.67%) Manufacturing
17 164 (1.59%) Billing
18 158 (1.53%) Telecoms
19 154 (1.49%) Advertising
20 97 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,673 (25.89%) Developer
2 1,073 (10.39%) Senior Developer
3 1,014 (9.82%) Software Engineer
4 598 (5.79%) Architect
5 551 (5.34%) Software Developer
6 507 (4.91%) Senior Software Engineer
7 473 (4.58%) Analyst
8 395 (3.83%) Lead Developer
9 349 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 287 (2.78%) Consultant
11 271 (2.62%) Principal Engineer
12 269 (2.61%) Programmer
13 267 (2.59%) Graduate
14 263 (2.55%) Java Developer
15 261 (2.53%) C# Developer
16 251 (2.43%) Team Leader
17 248 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
17 248 (2.40%) Senior Software Developer
18 216 (2.09%) DevOps Engineer
19 214 (2.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,629 (15.78%) React
2 1,476 (14.30%) .NET
3 1,245 (12.06%) Node.js
4 931 (9.02%) AngularJS
5 867 (8.40%) HTML
6 846 (8.19%) CSS
7 682 (6.61%) REST
8 596 (5.77%) Web Services
9 593 (5.74%) Spring
10 560 (5.42%) .NET Core
11 557 (5.40%) RESTful
12 503 (4.87%) Vue.js
13 394 (3.82%) Kafka
14 346 (3.35%) GraphQL
15 311 (3.01%) Spring Boot
16 309 (2.99%) ASP.NET
17 301 (2.92%) JSON
18 288 (2.79%) XML
19 234 (2.27%) Redux
20 231 (2.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 853 (8.26%) User Experience
2 709 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
3 442 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
4 322 (3.12%) Cloud Native
5 279 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 272 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 241 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 237 (2.30%) Social Media
9 228 (2.21%) Virtual Team
10 190 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 187 (1.81%) Data Centre
12 179 (1.73%) Life Science
13 174 (1.69%) Data Structures
14 127 (1.23%) Blog
15 125 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
16 117 (1.13%) Public Cloud
17 104 (1.01%) Legacy Code
18 78 (0.76%) Driving Licence
19 69 (0.67%) BBC
20 66 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 807 (7.82%) Linux
2 638 (6.18%) Windows
3 284 (2.75%) Android
4 246 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 193 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 161 (1.56%) Unix
7 103 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 87 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 82 (0.79%) CentOS
10 64 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 59 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
13 58 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
14 41 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (0.34%) Mesosphere
16 34 (0.33%) VMS
17 30 (0.29%) Windows 7
18 27 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.13%) Solaris
20 8 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,070 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,852 (27.62%) Coaching
3 2,221 (21.51%) Software Engineering
4 2,128 (20.61%) DevOps
5 1,683 (16.30%) Scrum
6 1,408 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 1,343 (13.01%) TDD
8 1,186 (11.49%) Test Automation
9 1,169 (11.32%) Microservices
10 1,102 (10.67%) Analytics
11 1,026 (9.94%) Full Stack Development
12 918 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 911 (8.82%) Computer Science
14 880 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
15 865 (8.38%) Project Management
16 857 (8.30%) SDLC
17 814 (7.88%) Technical Leadership
18 679 (6.58%) BDD
19 632 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
20 575 (5.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2,477 (23.99%) JavaScript
2 2,098 (20.32%) Java
3 1,769 (17.13%) SQL
4 1,709 (16.55%) C#
5 1,670 (16.18%) Python
6 973 (9.42%) TypeScript
7 405 (3.92%) Ruby
8 403 (3.90%) C
9 398 (3.86%) C++
10 371 (3.59%) PowerShell
11 356 (3.45%) Go
12 342 (3.31%) Scala
13 331 (3.21%) PHP
14 246 (2.38%) Kotlin
15 236 (2.29%) R
16 202 (1.96%) ES6
17 201 (1.95%) T-SQL
18 150 (1.45%) Bash Shell
19 139 (1.35%) Apple Swift
20 127 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,587 (15.37%) Degree
2 757 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 582 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 489 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 162 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 99 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (0.87%) CISSP
8 76 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 75 (0.73%) CEH
10 73 (0.71%) AWS Certification
11 71 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 70 (0.68%) PhD
13 65 (0.63%) SANS
14 63 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
15 61 (0.59%) CCNA
16 53 (0.51%) GCFA
16 53 (0.51%) GCFE
16 53 (0.51%) GCIA
16 53 (0.51%) GCIH
17 52 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 691 (6.69%) QA
2 180 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 173 (1.68%) Accessibility
4 158 (1.53%) SLA
5 105 (1.02%) CDISC
5 105 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 100 (0.97%) GDPR
7 72 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 62 (0.60%) NIST
9 58 (0.56%) PMO
10 57 (0.55%) Good Clinical Practice
11 38 (0.37%) MISRA
12 37 (0.36%) ECSS
12 37 (0.36%) MISRA C
13 35 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
14 32 (0.31%) GRC
15 27 (0.26%) ISO 9001
16 14 (0.14%) RMADS
17 12 (0.12%) GxP
17 12 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,363 (13.20%) Docker
2 299 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 160 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.30%) HDFS
6 28 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (0.26%) vSphere
8 23 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 22 (0.21%) Firmware
10 18 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 14 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 13 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.077%) Ceph
14 8 (0.077%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.068%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.058%) XenApp
17 3 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
18 2 (0.019%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 1,124 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 661 (6.40%) Terraform
3 453 (4.39%) Ansible
4 204 (1.98%) Puppet
5 177 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 59 (0.57%) Prometheus
8 55 (0.53%) SCCM
9 45 (0.44%) Consul
10 44 (0.43%) Grafana
11 43 (0.42%) Kibana
12 36 (0.35%) Istio
13 34 (0.33%) Automic
14 31 (0.30%) logstash
15 30 (0.29%) Packer
16 25 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
17 18 (0.17%) Graphite
17 18 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
17 18 (0.17%) Opsgenie
18 17 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,208 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 470 (4.55%) Google
3 417 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
4 358 (3.47%) Oracle
5 302 (2.93%) ServiceNow
6 233 (2.26%) VMware
7 168 (1.63%) SAP
8 159 (1.54%) LexisNexis
9 148 (1.43%) MuleSoft
10 140 (1.36%) Cisco
11 114 (1.10%) Adobe
12 105 (1.02%) Dell
13 102 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 100 (0.97%) Splunk
15 72 (0.70%) Apple
16 66 (0.64%) Atlassian
17 61 (0.59%) Informatica
18 59 (0.57%) Citrix
19 55 (0.53%) IBM
20 52 (0.50%) Talend