Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 62 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,424 8,527 8,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.26% 4.78% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 5.20% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,370 6,683 6,775
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,145 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 146,609 163,998 168,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.87% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 116,220 130,199 139,977
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +17 7,603 £55,000 - 1,248
UK excluding London +19 5,187 £50,000 - 912
London +6 3,054 £67,500 +3.85% 447
North of England +13 1,369 £47,500 - 244
South East +6 1,368 £55,000 +4.76% 194
North West +14 713 £47,500 -5.00% 129
Midlands +1 642 £47,500 -3.06% 162
South West +37 622 £50,000 +5.26% 122
East of England +20 548 £54,750 -0.45% 79
Yorkshire +3 487 £47,500 - 92
Scotland +5 418 £50,000 - 60
West Midlands -6 400 £45,000 -10.00% 104
East Midlands +8 233 £51,500 +14.44% 57
Wales +34 222 £37,500 -23.53% 37
North East +25 200 £55,000 +22.22% 23
Northern Ireland +11 44 £55,000 +57.14% 15
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 3,866 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2,335 (27.72%) Coaching
3 1,888 (22.41%) Java
4 1,812 (21.51%) Finance
5 1,807 (21.45%) JavaScript
6 1,722 (20.44%) C#
7 1,714 (20.35%) SQL
8 1,416 (16.81%) .NET
9 1,361 (16.16%) Microsoft
10 1,347 (15.99%) Software Engineering
11 1,244 (14.77%) Degree
12 1,237 (14.68%) Scrum
13 1,190 (14.13%) HTML
14 1,184 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
15 1,109 (13.16%) DevOps
16 1,067 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
17 1,062 (12.61%) CSS
18 1,045 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
19 1,021 (12.12%) Windows
20 1,014 (12.04%) TDD
21 1,002 (11.89%) SQL Server
22 980 (11.63%) Test Automation
23 889 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
24 888 (10.54%) Python
25 874 (10.38%) Linux
26 854 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
27 809 (9.60%) AngularJS
28 776 (9.21%) MVC
29 742 (8.81%) Microservices
30 737 (8.75%) Git (software)

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
1 205 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 192 (2.28%) Confluence
3 155 (1.84%) Apache Spark
4 150 (1.78%) CMS
5 124 (1.47%) Apache
6 123 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 114 (1.35%) IIS
8 111 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 81 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 54 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 51 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 43 (0.51%) Skype for Business
13 41 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 41 (0.49%) JBoss
14 40 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 37 (0.44%) SAS
16 34 (0.40%) WordPress
17 33 (0.39%) Umbraco
18 31 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 29 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 226 (2.68%) Chatbot
2 193 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 171 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 164 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
5 81 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
6 76 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 56 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 49 (0.58%) Photoshop
9 41 (0.49%) InVision
10 23 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.095%) InDesign
13 8 (0.095%) Maya
13 8 (0.095%) SPSS
14 7 (0.083%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
16 5 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
17 4 (0.047%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 110 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
3 28 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 24 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 20 (0.24%) Magento
6 20 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.19%) SAP SD
9 12 (0.14%) Shopify
10 11 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
11 9 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.095%) SAP VC
13 7 (0.083%) Hyperion Planning
13 7 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
13 7 (0.083%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,184 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1,045 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 428 (5.08%) SaaS
4 245 (2.91%) Office 365
5 189 (2.24%) GitHub
6 177 (2.10%) PaaS
7 161 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 121 (1.44%) IaaS
9 120 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 111 (1.32%) Serverless
11 75 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 69 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 69 (0.82%) npm
13 65 (0.77%) Google Play
14 63 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
15 55 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
16 35 (0.42%) Slack
17 34 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
18 31 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
18 31 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 407 (4.83%) Firewall
2 258 (3.06%) Network Security
3 230 (2.73%) WAN
4 209 (2.48%) LAN
5 176 (2.09%) DNS
6 170 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 152 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 144 (1.71%) HTTP
9 142 (1.69%) VPN
10 132 (1.57%) DHCP
11 120 (1.42%) Wireless
12 104 (1.23%) SAN
13 92 (1.09%) Internet
14 81 (0.96%) OSPF
14 81 (0.96%) VoIP
15 79 (0.94%) BGP
16 71 (0.84%) VLAN
17 63 (0.75%) MPLS
18 52 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
19 42 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,002 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 461 (5.47%) MySQL
3 379 (4.50%) Big Data
4 336 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 274 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 269 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 241 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 230 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 187 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 167 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 155 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 133 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 122 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 113 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 100 (1.19%) Power BI
16 83 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 73 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 72 (0.85%) Apache Hive
19 68 (0.81%) Oracle Database
20 67 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 737 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 513 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 442 (5.25%) JIRA
4 310 (3.68%) Selenium
5 308 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 235 (2.79%) Visual Studio
7 178 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 167 (1.98%) Maven
9 161 (1.91%) TeamCity
10 147 (1.75%) Subversion
11 139 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
12 125 (1.48%) JUnit
13 111 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 93 (1.10%) gulp
15 88 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
16 82 (0.97%) JMeter
17 78 (0.93%) Grunt
17 78 (0.93%) webpack
18 70 (0.83%) Bitbucket
19 69 (0.82%) Gradle
General
1 1,812 (21.51%) Finance
2 461 (5.47%) Retail
3 360 (4.27%) Marketing
4 357 (4.24%) Banking
5 250 (2.97%) Games
6 202 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 183 (2.17%) Legal
8 152 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 130 (1.54%) Advertising
10 113 (1.34%) Law
11 85 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 78 (0.93%) Electronics
13 69 (0.82%) Publishing
14 66 (0.78%) Front Office
15 53 (0.63%) Back Office
16 49 (0.58%) Automotive
17 47 (0.56%) Financial Institution
18 40 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.31%) Military
20 23 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,159 (25.63%) Developer
2 714 (8.48%) Senior Developer
3 671 (7.97%) Architect
4 663 (7.87%) Analyst
5 519 (6.16%) Software Engineer
6 510 (6.05%) Lead Developer
7 449 (5.33%) Consultant
8 424 (5.03%) Java Developer
9 403 (4.78%) .NET Developer
10 362 (4.30%) Team Leader
11 297 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
12 291 (3.45%) C# Developer
13 283 (3.36%) Software Developer
14 282 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
15 244 (2.90%) Business Analyst
16 222 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
17 213 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
18 186 (2.21%) Technical Leader
19 184 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
20 177 (2.10%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,416 (16.81%) .NET
2 1,190 (14.13%) HTML
3 1,062 (12.61%) CSS
4 809 (9.60%) AngularJS
5 695 (8.25%) Web Services
6 601 (7.13%) React
7 570 (6.77%) ASP.NET
8 494 (5.86%) Node.js
9 433 (5.14%) Spring
10 380 (4.51%) HTML5
11 374 (4.44%) jQuery
12 350 (4.15%) REST
13 319 (3.79%) RESTful
14 316 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 268 (3.18%) XML
16 260 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 226 (2.68%) JSON
18 219 (2.60%) CSS3
19 218 (2.59%) SOAP
20 217 (2.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 889 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 615 (7.30%) User Experience
3 333 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 314 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 312 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 286 (3.40%) Fintech
7 228 (2.71%) Data Centre
8 192 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 188 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 165 (1.96%) Algorithms
11 138 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 120 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 103 (1.22%) Virtual Team
14 93 (1.10%) Driving Licence
15 78 (0.93%) Hedge funds
16 73 (0.87%) NHS
17 68 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 67 (0.80%) Data Structures
19 64 (0.76%) N-Tier
20 51 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,021 (12.12%) Windows
2 874 (10.38%) Linux
3 340 (4.04%) Android
4 322 (3.82%) Unix
5 313 (3.72%) Windows Server
6 272 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 176 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 173 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 128 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 120 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 100 (1.19%) Windows 10
12 71 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (0.66%) CentOS
14 53 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 51 (0.61%) Ubuntu
16 48 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 27 (0.32%) Debian
18 26 (0.31%) Mesosphere
19 24 (0.28%) Windows Phone
20 15 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,866 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2,335 (27.72%) Coaching
3 1,347 (15.99%) Software Engineering
4 1,237 (14.68%) Scrum
5 1,109 (13.16%) DevOps
6 1,067 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1,014 (12.04%) TDD
8 980 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 854 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
10 776 (9.21%) MVC
11 742 (8.81%) Microservices
12 724 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 717 (8.51%) Project Management
14 648 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 630 (7.48%) Analytics
16 622 (7.38%) SDLC
17 592 (7.03%) ITIL
18 575 (6.83%) OO
19 544 (6.46%) BDD
20 503 (5.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1,888 (22.41%) Java
2 1,807 (21.45%) JavaScript
3 1,722 (20.44%) C#
4 1,714 (20.35%) SQL
5 888 (10.54%) Python
6 399 (4.74%) C++
7 384 (4.56%) PHP
8 322 (3.82%) T-SQL
9 296 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 277 (3.29%) C
11 242 (2.87%) Ruby
12 226 (2.68%) Scala
13 213 (2.53%) Java 8
14 172 (2.04%) Bash Shell
15 137 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 133 (1.58%) Go
16 133 (1.58%) R
17 118 (1.40%) Apple Swift
18 107 (1.27%) ES6
19 92 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,244 (14.77%) Degree
2 270 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 239 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 216 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 211 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 200 (2.37%) CISSP
7 157 (1.86%) SANS
8 149 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 141 (1.67%) CCNP
10 128 (1.52%) MCSE
11 124 (1.47%) DV Cleared
12 107 (1.27%) CREST Certified
13 102 (1.21%) CCNA
14 91 (1.08%) PMI Certification
15 89 (1.06%) ISEB
16 84 (1.00%) MCSA
17 75 (0.89%) ISTQB
18 69 (0.82%) RHCE
18 69 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 60 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 727 (8.63%) QA
2 221 (2.62%) GDPR
3 184 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (1.56%) SLA
5 129 (1.53%) PCI DSS
6 116 (1.38%) PMO
7 55 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.28%) COBIT
8 24 (0.28%) WCAG
9 17 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 13 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 12 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.083%) PSD2
14 6 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
14 6 (0.071%) P3O
15 5 (0.059%) ISAE 3402
15 5 (0.059%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.059%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 481 (5.71%) Docker
2 396 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 324 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 73 (0.87%) vSphere
6 69 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (0.50%) Firmware
9 35 (0.42%) XenApp
10 31 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (0.32%) HDFS
12 26 (0.31%) XenDesktop
13 24 (0.28%) VMware NSX
14 23 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
15 18 (0.21%) Samba
16 17 (0.20%) KVM
16 17 (0.20%) NFS
17 16 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (0.14%) pfSense
19 10 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 343 (4.07%) Ansible
2 309 (3.67%) Puppet
3 259 (3.07%) Kubernetes
4 208 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 176 (2.09%) Terraform
6 95 (1.13%) SCCM
7 63 (0.75%) Prometheus
8 59 (0.70%) Packer
9 58 (0.69%) Grafana
10 51 (0.61%) Consul
11 47 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
12 44 (0.52%) Nagios
13 42 (0.50%) Graphite
14 35 (0.42%) SCOM
15 29 (0.34%) vCenter Server
16 25 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
17 23 (0.27%) Oozie
18 22 (0.26%) Mesos
19 21 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
19 21 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,361 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 505 (5.99%) VMware
3 498 (5.91%) Oracle
4 432 (5.13%) Cisco
5 297 (3.53%) Google
6 201 (2.39%) SAP
7 157 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 145 (1.72%) Citrix
9 144 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 116 (1.38%) Adobe
10 116 (1.38%) HP
11 114 (1.35%) Splunk
12 94 (1.12%) Tableau
13 90 (1.07%) CheckPoint
14 78 (0.93%) IBM
15 72 (0.85%) NetApp
16 57 (0.68%) Atlassian
17 56 (0.66%) SolarWinds
18 53 (0.63%) EMC
19 50 (0.59%) Dell