Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 43 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 7,886 8,231 8,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.29% 5.43% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 5.90% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6,135 6,089 6,496
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,412 £34,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%

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 115,344 139,546 160,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.98% 92.14% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91,271 110,114 128,851
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,470 £29,985 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 7,314 £57,500 +4.55% 1,271
UK excluding London +1 4,603 £51,000 +2.00% 950
London +22 3,098 £75,000 +7.14% 433
North of England +12 1,519 £52,500 +8.33% 265
South East +6 1,193 £55,000 - 201
North West +12 792 £54,034 +13.00% 141
Midlands +19 709 £49,362 +3.92% 139
Yorkshire +9 504 £50,000 +3.09% 93
West Midlands +21 495 £50,000 +11.11% 80
South West -10 488 £50,000 - 109
East of England -11 285 £52,500 -4.55% 124
Scotland -5 261 £50,000 - 72
North East +3 224 £47,000 -9.78% 32
East Midlands +13 211 £45,000 -14.29% 59
Wales -17 124 £43,957 +17.22% 31
Northern Ireland +3 35 £52,500 -4.55% 11

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 3,677 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,268 (28.76%) Coaching
3 1,746 (22.14%) JavaScript
4 1,688 (21.41%) Java
5 1,616 (20.49%) C#
6 1,568 (19.88%) Finance
7 1,476 (18.72%) SQL
8 1,430 (18.13%) AWS
9 1,363 (17.28%) Azure
10 1,353 (17.16%) Software Engineering
11 1,268 (16.08%) Microsoft
12 1,239 (15.71%) .NET
13 1,217 (15.43%) DevOps
14 1,142 (14.48%) Python
15 1,014 (12.86%) Scrum
16 990 (12.55%) Degree
17 974 (12.35%) TDD
18 937 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
19 892 (11.31%) HTML
20 865 (10.97%) Windows
21 833 (10.56%) CSS
22 818 (10.37%) Test Automation
23 814 (10.32%) SQL Server
24 788 (9.99%) Web Services
25 787 (9.98%) Analytics
26 756 (9.59%) Microservices
27 745 (9.45%) Git (software)
28 699 (8.86%) Linux
29 689 (8.74%) Docker
30 686 (8.70%) 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
1 176 (2.23%) Confluence
2 147 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 132 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 123 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 113 (1.43%) IIS
6 90 (1.14%) CMS
7 80 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 78 (0.99%) Skype for Business
9 63 (0.80%) Apache
10 60 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 49 (0.62%) JBoss
12 42 (0.53%) SAS
13 38 (0.48%) WordPress
14 34 (0.43%) nginx
15 27 (0.34%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 25 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.32%) WebSphere
18 23 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 238 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.30%) Sketch
7 19 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 12 (0.15%) InVision
11 11 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 10 (0.13%) Simulink
12 10 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.11%) Siemens NX
14 8 (0.10%) NASTRAN
15 7 (0.089%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.076%) Adobe XD
17 4 (0.051%) SPSS
17 4 (0.051%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 99 (1.26%) FINCAD Analytics
2 81 (1.03%) PolarLake
3 77 (0.98%) Eagle PACE
3 77 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 46 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
5 39 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 37 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 35 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
8 30 (0.38%) LatentZero
8 30 (0.38%) thinkFolio
9 29 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
10 23 (0.29%) Magento
11 21 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
12 19 (0.24%) SAP PM
13 18 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
14 17 (0.22%) SAP PP
15 15 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
15 15 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
16 13 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
17 11 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,430 (18.13%) AWS
2 1,363 (17.28%) Azure
3 435 (5.52%) Office 365
4 338 (4.29%) GCP
5 299 (3.79%) SaaS
6 227 (2.88%) Serverless
7 168 (2.13%) Power Platform
8 164 (2.08%) GitHub
9 161 (2.04%) PaaS
10 154 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
11 146 (1.85%) Amazon S3
12 105 (1.33%) IaaS
13 91 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 86 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
15 71 (0.90%) OpenShift
16 65 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
17 62 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
18 52 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
19 46 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
20 38 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 302 (3.83%) Firewall
2 212 (2.69%) WAN
3 211 (2.68%) DNS
4 205 (2.60%) Internet
5 203 (2.57%) LAN
6 142 (1.80%) Wireless
7 137 (1.74%) DHCP
8 127 (1.61%) TCP/IP
9 122 (1.55%) Network Security
10 111 (1.41%) VoIP
11 109 (1.38%) VPN
12 92 (1.17%) Skype
13 82 (1.04%) SAN
14 75 (0.95%) Intranet
15 67 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
16 66 (0.84%) HTTP
17 59 (0.75%) OSPF
18 55 (0.70%) BGP
19 54 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
20 47 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 814 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 347 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 327 (4.15%) MySQL
3 327 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
4 284 (3.60%) Big Data
5 253 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 208 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 206 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 151 (1.91%) Power BI
10 144 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 135 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 133 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 119 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
14 117 (1.48%) Amazon Athena
15 98 (1.24%) Redis
16 71 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 66 (0.84%) RDBMS
18 62 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 58 (0.74%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 745 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 523 (6.63%) Jenkins
3 437 (5.54%) JIRA
4 321 (4.07%) Selenium
5 214 (2.71%) Cucumber
6 198 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 177 (2.24%) Visual Studio
8 122 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 92 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 91 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 89 (1.13%) JUnit
11 89 (1.13%) Maven
12 84 (1.07%) GitLab
13 76 (0.96%) Bitbucket
14 70 (0.89%) webpack
15 69 (0.87%) Subversion
16 66 (0.84%) SoapUI
17 64 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
18 63 (0.80%) gulp
19 55 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,568 (19.88%) Finance
2 473 (6.00%) Front Office
3 460 (5.83%) Banking
4 401 (5.08%) Retail
5 384 (4.87%) Public Sector
6 229 (2.90%) Marketing
7 172 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 167 (2.12%) Back Office
9 151 (1.91%) Games
10 146 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 73 (0.93%) Legal
12 72 (0.91%) Advertising
13 70 (0.89%) Aerospace
14 67 (0.85%) Law
15 64 (0.81%) Electronics
16 57 (0.72%) Automotive
17 51 (0.65%) Billing
18 44 (0.56%) Military
19 39 (0.49%) Financial Institution
20 25 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,053 (26.03%) Developer
2 863 (10.94%) Senior Developer
3 554 (7.03%) Architect
4 541 (6.86%) Software Engineer
5 435 (5.52%) Analyst
6 366 (4.64%) Java Developer
7 358 (4.54%) Lead Developer
8 326 (4.13%) Team Leader
9 277 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 269 (3.41%) Consultant
11 256 (3.25%) Software Developer
12 255 (3.23%) C# Developer
13 238 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
14 228 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 216 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
16 212 (2.69%) Technical Leader
17 199 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 191 (2.42%) Development Manager
19 172 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
20 162 (2.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,239 (15.71%) .NET
2 892 (11.31%) HTML
3 833 (10.56%) CSS
4 788 (9.99%) Web Services
5 686 (8.70%) React
6 619 (7.85%) AngularJS
7 523 (6.63%) Node.js
8 487 (6.18%) REST
9 469 (5.95%) ASP.NET
10 402 (5.10%) RESTful
11 388 (4.92%) Spring
12 328 (4.16%) HTML5
13 312 (3.96%) jQuery
14 286 (3.63%) J2EE
15 223 (2.83%) XML
16 222 (2.82%) JSON
17 211 (2.68%) .NET Framework
18 205 (2.60%) Spring Boot
19 198 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
20 194 (2.46%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 564 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 485 (6.15%) User Experience
3 423 (5.36%) Fixed Income
4 412 (5.22%) Derivative
5 348 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
6 318 (4.03%) Hedge funds
7 311 (3.94%) Equities
8 235 (2.98%) Data Centre
9 227 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 225 (2.85%) Management Information System
11 215 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
12 157 (1.99%) Reference Data
13 138 (1.75%) Virtual Team
14 135 (1.71%) Algorithms
15 127 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
16 125 (1.59%) Public Cloud
17 122 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 96 (1.22%) Blog
19 93 (1.18%) Cloud Native
20 91 (1.15%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 865 (10.97%) Windows
2 699 (8.86%) Linux
3 277 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 258 (3.27%) Unix
5 222 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 194 (2.46%) Android
7 174 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 109 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 106 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 72 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 61 (0.77%) CentOS
12 55 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 37 (0.47%) VMS
15 25 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (0.28%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.24%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.20%) Tizen
20 14 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,677 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,268 (28.76%) Coaching
3 1,353 (17.16%) Software Engineering
4 1,217 (15.43%) DevOps
5 1,014 (12.86%) Scrum
6 974 (12.35%) TDD
7 937 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
8 818 (10.37%) Test Automation
9 787 (9.98%) Analytics
10 756 (9.59%) Microservices
11 681 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
12 643 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 626 (7.94%) Project Management
14 537 (6.81%) Technical Leadership
15 531 (6.73%) Asset Management
16 509 (6.45%) ITIL
17 506 (6.42%) MVC
18 459 (5.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 458 (5.81%) Artificial Intelligence
20 454 (5.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,746 (22.14%) JavaScript
2 1,688 (21.41%) Java
3 1,616 (20.49%) C#
4 1,476 (18.72%) SQL
5 1,142 (14.48%) Python
6 459 (5.82%) C++
7 340 (4.31%) PHP
8 298 (3.78%) PowerShell
9 287 (3.64%) C
10 245 (3.11%) R
11 206 (2.61%) Kotlin
12 204 (2.59%) TypeScript
13 196 (2.49%) Java 8
13 196 (2.49%) Scala
14 195 (2.47%) Ruby
15 150 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 147 (1.86%) Bash Shell
17 129 (1.64%) PL/SQL
18 113 (1.43%) Go
19 95 (1.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 990 (12.55%) Degree
2 285 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 253 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 221 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 187 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 186 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 118 (1.50%) MCSE
8 105 (1.33%) CCNP
9 100 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 86 (1.09%) CCNA
11 84 (1.07%) MCSA
12 76 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 72 (0.91%) CISSP
14 63 (0.80%) DBS Check
15 58 (0.74%) ISEB
16 49 (0.62%) CCIE
17 45 (0.57%) MCP
18 44 (0.56%) DV Cleared
19 43 (0.55%) CCDP
19 43 (0.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 619 (7.85%) QA
2 200 (2.54%) SLA
3 153 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 92 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (1.14%) PMO
6 89 (1.13%) GDPR
7 64 (0.81%) PCI DSS
8 27 (0.34%) NCSC
9 19 (0.24%) COBIT
10 18 (0.23%) NIST
11 15 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.11%) ISO 26262
15 8 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.10%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
16 7 (0.089%) HAZOP
17 6 (0.076%) ISO 14001
17 6 (0.076%) WCAG
System Software
1 689 (8.74%) Docker
2 496 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 266 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 77 (0.98%) vSphere
6 50 (0.63%) XenApp
7 38 (0.48%) Firmware
8 35 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 24 (0.30%) IAG
10 19 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.22%) HDFS
11 17 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 15 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.13%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.11%) RACF
15 9 (0.11%) Varnish
16 8 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 508 (6.44%) Kubernetes
2 295 (3.74%) Ansible
3 201 (2.55%) Terraform
4 196 (2.49%) Puppet
5 138 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (1.53%) SCCM
7 50 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 39 (0.49%) Grafana
9 37 (0.47%) Prometheus
10 36 (0.46%) Kibana
11 25 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
11 25 (0.32%) SCOM
11 25 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
12 23 (0.29%) Istio
12 23 (0.29%) Rancher
13 22 (0.28%) Salt
14 20 (0.25%) Packer
14 20 (0.25%) vCenter Server
15 19 (0.24%) Knative
16 18 (0.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,268 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 403 (5.11%) VMware
3 396 (5.02%) Oracle
4 320 (4.06%) Google
5 309 (3.92%) Cisco
6 235 (2.98%) Bloomberg
7 214 (2.71%) SAP
8 194 (2.46%) Citrix
9 121 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 118 (1.50%) IBM
11 95 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 84 (1.07%) WorldPay
13 81 (1.03%) ServiceNow
14 79 (1.00%) Splunk
15 76 (0.96%) HP
16 72 (0.91%) Apple
17 64 (0.81%) CheckPoint
18 63 (0.80%) Reuters
19 61 (0.77%) Adobe
20 60 (0.76%) SolarWinds