Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 45 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,560 8,420 8,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.29% 5.16% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 5.62% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6,727 6,444 6,773
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 125,194 149,730 166,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.84% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98,868 119,112 131,444
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Mentoring in the UK

Mentoring
Top 16 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 November 2019. 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 +14 7,872 £57,500 +4.55% 1,262
UK excluding London +3 5,117 £50,000 - 923
London +20 3,224 £75,000 +11.11% 437
North of England +18 1,626 £52,500 +11.93% 291
South East +6 1,314 £55,000 - 204
North West +19 900 £52,958 +11.49% 150
Midlands +20 770 £49,362 +3.92% 153
South West +7 591 £50,000 - 84
Yorkshire +8 514 £50,000 +11.11% 109
West Midlands +17 512 £50,000 +11.11% 95
Scotland +5 373 £50,000 - 63
East of England -19 299 £52,500 - 93
East Midlands +14 252 £47,500 -5.00% 57
North East +6 213 £47,000 -14.55% 32
Wales -12 128 £43,913 +9.78% 20
Northern Ireland -10 26 £52,500 -4.55% 15

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 4,060 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2,371 (27.70%) Coaching
3 1,847 (21.58%) Java
4 1,820 (21.26%) JavaScript
5 1,689 (19.73%) Finance
6 1,687 (19.71%) C#
7 1,565 (18.28%) SQL
8 1,429 (16.69%) Azure
9 1,420 (16.59%) AWS
9 1,420 (16.59%) Software Engineering
10 1,391 (16.25%) Microsoft
11 1,352 (15.79%) .NET
12 1,285 (15.01%) DevOps
13 1,194 (13.95%) Scrum
14 1,169 (13.66%) Python
15 1,094 (12.78%) Degree
16 1,030 (12.03%) TDD
17 1,013 (11.83%) Windows
18 941 (10.99%) HTML
19 925 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
20 922 (10.77%) Test Automation
21 904 (10.56%) SQL Server
22 864 (10.09%) CSS
23 823 (9.61%) Microservices
24 808 (9.44%) Git (software)
25 783 (9.15%) Linux
25 783 (9.15%) Docker
26 782 (9.14%) AngularJS
27 779 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
28 771 (9.01%) React

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
1 204 (2.38%) Confluence
2 188 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 183 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 128 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 112 (1.31%) IIS
6 105 (1.23%) Apache
7 100 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
8 99 (1.16%) CMS
9 94 (1.10%) Skype for Business
10 68 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 49 (0.57%) JBoss
12 42 (0.49%) SAS
13 41 (0.48%) nginx
14 38 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
15 27 (0.32%) WordPress
16 26 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
17 24 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 24 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
18 21 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 221 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.32%) Sketch
7 19 (0.22%) InVision
8 18 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.15%) Chatbot
10 12 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 11 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.093%) Siemens NX
12 8 (0.093%) Simulink
13 7 (0.082%) Marvel
13 7 (0.082%) NASTRAN
14 5 (0.058%) InDesign
14 5 (0.058%) SPSS
14 5 (0.058%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 61 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
2 51 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (0.49%) FINCAD Analytics
4 37 (0.43%) PolarLake
5 35 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
6 33 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 33 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 32 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 31 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
9 30 (0.35%) LatentZero
9 30 (0.35%) thinkFolio
10 24 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
11 20 (0.23%) Magento
11 20 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
12 18 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
13 15 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
13 15 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
14 14 (0.16%) SAP MM
14 14 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1,429 (16.69%) Azure
2 1,420 (16.59%) AWS
3 480 (5.61%) Office 365
4 378 (4.42%) GCP
5 300 (3.50%) SaaS
6 268 (3.13%) Serverless
7 215 (2.51%) GitHub
8 193 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
9 176 (2.06%) PaaS
10 164 (1.92%) Power Platform
11 155 (1.81%) Amazon S3
12 118 (1.38%) IaaS
13 110 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
14 91 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
15 81 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
15 81 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
16 79 (0.92%) OpenShift
17 78 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
18 66 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
19 52 (0.61%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 368 (4.30%) Firewall
2 246 (2.87%) WAN
3 239 (2.79%) DNS
4 213 (2.49%) LAN
5 183 (2.14%) Internet
6 168 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 158 (1.85%) DHCP
8 148 (1.73%) Network Security
9 139 (1.62%) Wireless
10 131 (1.53%) VoIP
11 126 (1.47%) SAN
12 116 (1.36%) VPN
13 104 (1.21%) Skype
14 100 (1.17%) HTTP
15 74 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
16 68 (0.79%) OSPF
17 67 (0.78%) BGP
18 60 (0.70%) Intranet
19 59 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 59 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 904 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 359 (4.19%) NoSQL
3 337 (3.94%) Big Data
4 313 (3.66%) MySQL
5 263 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
5 263 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 256 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 224 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
8 165 (1.93%) Hadoop
9 154 (1.80%) Power BI
10 141 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 127 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 110 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 108 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
14 87 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
15 84 (0.98%) Redis
16 82 (0.96%) Apache Hive
17 74 (0.86%) Oracle Database
18 69 (0.81%) RDBMS
19 68 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 808 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 668 (7.80%) Jenkins
3 472 (5.51%) JIRA
4 371 (4.33%) Selenium
5 242 (2.83%) Cucumber
6 232 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 201 (2.35%) Visual Studio
8 162 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 121 (1.41%) GitLab
9 121 (1.41%) WebDriver
10 111 (1.30%) Maven
11 106 (1.24%) JUnit
12 101 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 93 (1.09%) JMeter
14 85 (0.99%) Bitbucket
15 84 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
16 81 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 81 (0.95%) SoapUI
16 81 (0.95%) webpack
17 74 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 1,689 (19.73%) Finance
2 483 (5.64%) Banking
3 453 (5.29%) Retail
4 411 (4.80%) Public Sector
5 382 (4.46%) Front Office
6 233 (2.72%) Marketing
7 175 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 162 (1.89%) Games
9 148 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 97 (1.13%) Advertising
11 96 (1.12%) Back Office
12 95 (1.11%) Automotive
13 92 (1.07%) Aerospace
13 92 (1.07%) Legal
14 84 (0.98%) Electronics
15 71 (0.83%) Law
16 58 (0.68%) Military
17 50 (0.58%) Publishing
18 47 (0.55%) Billing
19 40 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,314 (27.03%) Developer
2 951 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 613 (7.16%) Architect
4 602 (7.03%) Software Engineer
5 437 (5.11%) Analyst
6 424 (4.95%) Java Developer
7 352 (4.11%) Lead Developer
8 348 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 345 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 327 (3.82%) C# Developer
11 320 (3.74%) Team Leader
12 312 (3.64%) Consultant
13 234 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 225 (2.63%) Technical Leader
15 218 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 218 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
16 203 (2.37%) Development Manager
16 203 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
17 199 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
18 188 (2.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,352 (15.79%) .NET
2 941 (10.99%) HTML
3 864 (10.09%) CSS
4 782 (9.14%) AngularJS
5 771 (9.01%) React
6 737 (8.61%) Web Services
7 562 (6.57%) Node.js
8 528 (6.17%) ASP.NET
9 521 (6.09%) REST
10 452 (5.28%) Spring
11 407 (4.75%) RESTful
12 316 (3.69%) HTML5
13 300 (3.50%) jQuery
14 259 (3.03%) JSON
15 246 (2.87%) .NET Framework
15 246 (2.87%) Spring Boot
16 240 (2.80%) J2EE
17 235 (2.75%) .NET Core
18 222 (2.59%) XML
19 221 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 569 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 504 (5.89%) User Experience
3 367 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 347 (4.05%) Fixed Income
5 327 (3.82%) Derivative
6 301 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 296 (3.46%) Management Information System
8 268 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
9 227 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 221 (2.58%) Equities
11 186 (2.17%) Hedge funds
12 176 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 155 (1.81%) Virtual Team
14 150 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
15 148 (1.73%) Public Cloud
16 120 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 112 (1.31%) Cloud Native
18 111 (1.30%) Robotics
19 85 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
20 77 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,013 (11.83%) Windows
2 783 (9.15%) Linux
3 322 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 267 (3.12%) Windows 10
5 254 (2.97%) Unix
6 193 (2.25%) Android
7 165 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 142 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 115 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 87 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 54 (0.63%) CentOS
13 40 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 34 (0.40%) Tizen
15 25 (0.29%) VMS
16 23 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (0.26%) Mesosphere
18 20 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 20 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,060 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2,371 (27.70%) Coaching
3 1,420 (16.59%) Software Engineering
4 1,285 (15.01%) DevOps
5 1,194 (13.95%) Scrum
6 1,030 (12.03%) TDD
7 925 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 922 (10.77%) Test Automation
9 823 (9.61%) Microservices
10 779 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
11 751 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 713 (8.33%) Analytics
13 648 (7.57%) Project Management
14 587 (6.86%) MVC
15 566 (6.61%) ITIL
16 507 (5.92%) Asset Management
17 503 (5.88%) BDD
18 501 (5.85%) Computer Science
19 491 (5.74%) Technical Leadership
20 483 (5.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,847 (21.58%) Java
2 1,820 (21.26%) JavaScript
3 1,687 (19.71%) C#
4 1,565 (18.28%) SQL
5 1,169 (13.66%) Python
6 463 (5.41%) C++
7 356 (4.16%) PHP
8 350 (4.09%) C
9 340 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 226 (2.64%) Ruby
11 217 (2.54%) Scala
12 216 (2.52%) R
13 209 (2.44%) TypeScript
14 193 (2.25%) Bash Shell
15 183 (2.14%) Java 8
16 162 (1.89%) Go
17 149 (1.74%) T-SQL
18 147 (1.72%) Kotlin
19 143 (1.67%) PL/SQL
20 114 (1.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,094 (12.78%) Degree
2 291 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 255 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 233 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 226 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 171 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 140 (1.64%) MCSE
8 128 (1.50%) CCNP
9 111 (1.30%) CCNA
10 89 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 74 (0.86%) CISSP
12 69 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 68 (0.79%) ISEB
14 63 (0.74%) MCSA
15 61 (0.71%) PhD
16 58 (0.68%) DBS Check
17 56 (0.65%) DV Cleared
18 48 (0.56%) CCIE
19 47 (0.55%) CISM
19 47 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 697 (8.14%) QA
2 184 (2.15%) SLA
3 137 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 132 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 108 (1.26%) PMO
6 103 (1.20%) GDPR
7 73 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 39 (0.46%) COBIT
9 31 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 21 (0.25%) NCSC
12 20 (0.23%) NIST
13 14 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.16%) ISO 26262
14 11 (0.13%) WCAG
15 8 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 6 (0.070%) ISO 14001
17 5 (0.058%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.058%) MISRA
System Software
1 783 (9.15%) Docker
2 567 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 271 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 193 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 86 (1.00%) vSphere
6 55 (0.64%) XenApp
7 49 (0.57%) Firmware
8 36 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 31 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (0.26%) VMware NSX
13 20 (0.23%) HDFS
14 19 (0.22%) IAG
15 12 (0.14%) vCloud
16 11 (0.13%) RACF
17 10 (0.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
17 10 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
18 9 (0.11%) Apache Flume
18 9 (0.11%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 523 (6.11%) Kubernetes
2 348 (4.07%) Ansible
3 266 (3.11%) Terraform
4 250 (2.92%) Puppet
5 187 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
6 169 (1.97%) SCCM
7 75 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 43 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 37 (0.43%) SCOM
10 35 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 31 (0.36%) Kibana
12 27 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 25 (0.29%) Consul
14 23 (0.27%) AirWatch
14 23 (0.27%) Grafana
15 22 (0.26%) Automic
15 22 (0.26%) Salt
16 19 (0.22%) Backup Exec
16 19 (0.22%) Istio
16 19 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,391 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 446 (5.21%) Oracle
2 446 (5.21%) VMware
3 390 (4.56%) Cisco
4 357 (4.17%) Google
5 230 (2.69%) SAP
6 218 (2.55%) Citrix
7 156 (1.82%) Bloomberg
8 132 (1.54%) IBM
9 127 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 103 (1.20%) HP
11 96 (1.12%) Splunk
12 87 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 86 (1.00%) Atlassian
14 82 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 81 (0.95%) ServiceNow
16 77 (0.90%) Adobe
17 76 (0.89%) WorldPay
18 74 (0.86%) Tableau
19 71 (0.83%) Juniper