Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 5,040 6,556 8,335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.07% 5.76% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 6.25% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,761 5,113 6,026
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 76,792 104,892 137,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.47% 92.14% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,116 84,257 109,289
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +1 4,399 £62,500 +4.17% 1,021
UK excluding London +3 2,754 £55,000 +4.76% 728
London +6 1,916 £75,000 - 374
Work from Home -6 966 £62,500 - 238
South East +7 703 £60,000 +4.35% 132
North of England -14 637 £54,000 +1.79% 216
South West +12 470 £52,500 +4.48% 101
Midlands -2 432 £52,500 +5.00% 143
Yorkshire +3 343 £52,500 -3.64% 73
West Midlands +2 317 £53,500 +7.00% 106
Scotland +15 247 £55,000 +4.76% 54
North West -39 238 £55,000 +0.94% 108
East of England +14 159 £60,000 +27.66% 54
East Midlands -14 112 £50,000 +6.84% 37
Wales -4 63 £47,500 - 16
North East -25 56 £44,750 -3.76% 35
Northern Ireland +5 40 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Channel Islands - 4 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 2,266 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,340 (26.59%) Coaching
3 1,263 (25.06%) JavaScript
4 1,219 (24.19%) Azure
5 1,150 (22.82%) DevOps
6 1,106 (21.94%) C#
7 1,061 (21.05%) AWS
8 1,036 (20.56%) SQL
9 936 (18.57%) .NET
10 930 (18.45%) Software Engineering
11 921 (18.27%) Java
12 886 (17.58%) Python
13 840 (16.67%) Docker
14 773 (15.34%) Microservices
14 773 (15.34%) Scrum
15 762 (15.12%) Kubernetes
16 760 (15.08%) React
17 752 (14.92%) Finance
18 722 (14.33%) TDD
19 673 (13.35%) Test Automation
20 602 (11.94%) Git (software)
21 597 (11.85%) Degree
22 569 (11.29%) Microsoft
23 560 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
24 554 (10.99%) CSS
25 509 (10.10%) Node.js
26 508 (10.08%) HTML
27 463 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
28 447 (8.87%) Terraform
29 446 (8.85%) TypeScript

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
1 133 (2.64%) Confluence
2 120 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 112 (2.22%) CMS
4 101 (2.00%) SAS
5 87 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (1.19%) Apache
7 57 (1.13%) EPiServer
7 57 (1.13%) MS Exchange
8 51 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 49 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 42 (0.83%) WordPress
11 34 (0.67%) NServiceBus
12 29 (0.58%) ColdFusion
12 29 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 26 (0.52%) Umbraco
14 23 (0.46%) Drupal
14 23 (0.46%) nginx
15 22 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
15 22 (0.44%) IIS
16 16 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 59 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.62%) Sketch
4 27 (0.54%) Figma
4 27 (0.54%) InVision
5 21 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.079%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.060%) GIMP
11 3 (0.060%) Inkscape
12 2 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.020%) Simulink
13 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 75 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.28%) Magento
3 13 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.20%) Shopify
7 9 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (0.16%) Sentinel
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.099%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
13 3 (0.060%) Markit EDM
13 3 (0.060%) Oracle Clinical
13 3 (0.060%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1,219 (24.19%) Azure
2 1,061 (21.05%) AWS
3 354 (7.02%) SaaS
4 345 (6.85%) GCP
5 263 (5.22%) Serverless
6 241 (4.78%) PaaS
7 201 (3.99%) Microsoft 365
8 141 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
9 140 (2.78%) Power Platform
10 135 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 106 (2.10%) IaaS
12 87 (1.73%) GitHub
13 83 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
14 69 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
15 61 (1.21%) Amazon S3
16 59 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
17 55 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
17 55 (1.09%) Azure Functions
18 52 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
18 52 (1.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.88%) Firewall
2 106 (2.10%) Internet
3 86 (1.71%) WAN
4 85 (1.69%) HTTP
5 74 (1.47%) LAN
6 67 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 61 (1.21%) Network Security
8 57 (1.13%) DNS
9 55 (1.09%) VPN
10 51 (1.01%) VLAN
11 45 (0.89%) Wireless
12 44 (0.87%) Skype
13 41 (0.81%) SAN
14 40 (0.79%) BGP
15 37 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (0.73%) OSPF
16 32 (0.63%) SD-WAN
17 28 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
18 26 (0.52%) DHCP
19 24 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 305 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 292 (5.79%) MongoDB
4 220 (4.37%) MySQL
5 197 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 188 (3.73%) Big Data
7 169 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 125 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 106 (2.10%) Redis
10 105 (2.08%) Power BI
11 58 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
12 50 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 49 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (0.91%) Data Lake
15 45 (0.89%) Tableau
16 43 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
18 34 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
19 32 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 602 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 374 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 338 (6.71%) JIRA
4 223 (4.42%) Selenium
5 124 (2.46%) Cucumber
6 111 (2.20%) GitLab
7 91 (1.81%) Maven
7 91 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 77 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 69 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 67 (1.33%) JMeter
11 60 (1.19%) Bitbucket
12 59 (1.17%) JUnit
13 57 (1.13%) webpack
14 55 (1.09%) Gradle
15 54 (1.07%) Subversion
16 53 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
16 53 (1.05%) WebDriver
17 52 (1.03%) NUnit
17 52 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 752 (14.92%) Finance
2 258 (5.12%) Marketing
3 240 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 194 (3.85%) Retail
5 124 (2.46%) Legal
6 122 (2.42%) Games
7 120 (2.38%) Banking
8 95 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 85 (1.69%) Electronics
10 84 (1.67%) Law
10 84 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 70 (1.39%) Telecoms
12 53 (1.05%) Advertising
13 51 (1.01%) Back Office
14 47 (0.93%) Aerospace
15 43 (0.85%) Billing
16 42 (0.83%) Publishing
17 38 (0.75%) Local Government
18 18 (0.36%) French Language
18 18 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,567 (31.09%) Developer
2 662 (13.13%) Senior Developer
3 455 (9.03%) Software Engineer
4 350 (6.94%) Lead Developer
5 269 (5.34%) Software Developer
6 241 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 230 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 226 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 225 (4.46%) Architect
10 222 (4.40%) C# Developer
11 188 (3.73%) Java Developer
12 166 (3.29%) Analyst
13 158 (3.13%) Team Leader
14 150 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 146 (2.90%) Consultant
15 146 (2.90%) Senior Software Developer
16 133 (2.64%) Senior DevOps
17 130 (2.58%) React Developer
18 115 (2.28%) Senior C# Developer
19 114 (2.26%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 936 (18.57%) .NET
2 760 (15.08%) React
3 554 (10.99%) CSS
4 509 (10.10%) Node.js
5 508 (10.08%) HTML
6 418 (8.29%) .NET Core
7 355 (7.04%) RESTful
8 350 (6.94%) AngularJS
9 332 (6.59%) REST
10 290 (5.75%) Vue.js
11 258 (5.12%) .NET Framework
12 257 (5.10%) Web Services
13 237 (4.70%) Spring
14 213 (4.23%) Kafka
15 177 (3.51%) ASP.NET
16 168 (3.33%) Redux
17 152 (3.02%) jQuery
18 146 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 144 (2.86%) GraphQL
20 143 (2.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 328 (6.51%) User Experience
2 309 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 231 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
4 215 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 190 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 142 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 106 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 99 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 96 (1.90%) Public Cloud
10 92 (1.83%) N-Tier
11 87 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 76 (1.51%) Cloud Native
13 70 (1.39%) Blog
13 70 (1.39%) Virtual Team
14 65 (1.29%) Data Structures
15 63 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
16 52 (1.03%) Cyberattack
17 50 (0.99%) NHS
18 46 (0.91%) Life Science
19 44 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 432 (8.57%) Linux
2 375 (7.44%) Windows
3 136 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 125 (2.48%) Android
5 117 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 79 (1.57%) Unix
7 73 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (1.29%) Windows 10
9 45 (0.89%) CentOS
10 32 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 31 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
14 17 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
16 15 (0.30%) VMS
17 10 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.20%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,266 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,340 (26.59%) Coaching
3 1,150 (22.82%) DevOps
4 930 (18.45%) Software Engineering
5 773 (15.34%) Microservices
5 773 (15.34%) Scrum
6 722 (14.33%) TDD
7 673 (13.35%) Test Automation
8 560 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 463 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
10 409 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 400 (7.94%) Technical Leadership
12 397 (7.88%) Project Management
13 366 (7.26%) Analytics
14 365 (7.24%) MVC
15 352 (6.98%) BDD
16 342 (6.79%) OO
17 303 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 299 (5.93%) Fintech
19 295 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,263 (25.06%) JavaScript
2 1,106 (21.94%) C#
3 1,036 (20.56%) SQL
4 921 (18.27%) Java
5 886 (17.58%) Python
6 446 (8.85%) TypeScript
7 274 (5.44%) PowerShell
8 254 (5.04%) PHP
9 195 (3.87%) C++
10 184 (3.65%) Go
11 153 (3.04%) C
12 147 (2.92%) Ruby
13 134 (2.66%) T-SQL
14 98 (1.94%) ES6
15 89 (1.77%) Bash Shell
16 84 (1.67%) Scala
17 78 (1.55%) Java 8
18 77 (1.53%) Kotlin
19 62 (1.23%) R
20 48 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 597 (11.85%) Degree
2 255 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 179 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 168 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 74 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 59 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (0.83%) CCNP
8 40 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 38 (0.75%) PhD
11 37 (0.73%) CISSP
12 34 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
13 27 (0.54%) ISEB
14 26 (0.52%) AWS Certification
15 24 (0.48%) DBS Check
16 22 (0.44%) CISM
17 20 (0.40%) CCIE
18 19 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (6.03%) QA
2 88 (1.75%) SLA
3 40 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (0.69%) GDPR
6 32 (0.63%) CDISC
7 25 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.42%) PMO
9 17 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.34%) NIST
10 12 (0.24%) HIPAA
11 10 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
11 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.16%) RMADS
13 7 (0.14%) NCSC
13 7 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
13 7 (0.14%) WCAG
14 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.12%) GRC
14 6 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 840 (16.67%) Docker
2 227 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 120 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 17 (0.34%) Firmware
8 17 (0.34%) Xen
9 15 (0.30%) XenApp
10 14 (0.28%) vSphere
11 12 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.20%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.18%) HDFS
14 8 (0.16%) KVM
15 7 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.14%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 5 (0.099%) LXC
17 5 (0.099%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 762 (15.12%) Kubernetes
2 447 (8.87%) Terraform
3 273 (5.42%) Ansible
4 125 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (1.75%) Puppet
6 58 (1.15%) Prometheus
7 40 (0.79%) Grafana
8 39 (0.77%) Istio
9 37 (0.73%) SCCM
10 31 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
11 24 (0.48%) Packer
12 19 (0.38%) Salt
13 17 (0.34%) Consul
13 17 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (0.34%) Nagios
14 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (0.28%) Graphite
16 13 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
17 12 (0.24%) Rancher
18 10 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 569 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 225 (4.46%) Oracle
3 205 (4.07%) Google
4 192 (3.81%) VMware
5 106 (2.10%) Cisco
6 88 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 79 (1.57%) SAP
8 72 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 64 (1.27%) Nintex
10 49 (0.97%) Adobe
10 49 (0.97%) PagerDuty
11 42 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 42 (0.83%) Citrix
12 39 (0.77%) Databricks
13 36 (0.71%) IBM
14 30 (0.60%) Juniper
15 28 (0.56%) Apple
15 28 (0.56%) Charles River
15 28 (0.56%) ServiceNow
16 26 (0.52%) Splunk