Mentorship
UK

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 23 14 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 7,915 12,085 16,244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.66% 12.44% 9.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.11% 13.02% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,070 3,840 6,232
10th Percentile £33,500 £40,250 £39,000
25th Percentile £42,725 £51,833 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,206 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.56% +12.00% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £87,419 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £102,625 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,965 £64,251 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.78% +11.74% +4.55%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86,886 92,843 159,778
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 84.13% 95.56% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60,763 54,795 82,800
10th Percentile £29,250 £34,000 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +9.38%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England -6 6,970 £62,000 -11.43% 2,181
UK excluding London -15 5,738 £57,965 -9.78% 1,639
Work from Home +11 3,622 £62,783 -10.31% 1,109
North of England -2 2,018 £59,500 -4.80% 458
London +7 1,854 £78,069 -2.77% 677
South East -4 1,256 £57,500 -15.13% 298
North West -6 1,062 £57,965 -7.26% 271
Midlands -17 870 £50,000 -13.04% 312
Yorkshire +6 662 £61,206 -5.84% 134
South West -19 612 £55,087 +0.16% 226
West Midlands -11 539 £55,242 -3.93% 192
Scotland -42 497 £60,000 -13.60% 138
East Midlands -16 318 £45,000 -21.74% 120
North East +7 299 £61,206 +21.20% 55
East of England -33 296 £55,173 -8.05% 137
Wales -21 133 £58,800 +30.67% 51
Northern Ireland -10 62 £46,250 -11.90% 46
Isle of Man - 2 £36,000 -

Mentoring
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 143 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 124 (1.57%) Confluence
3 118 (1.49%) Apache Spark
4 94 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
5 62 (0.78%) Microsoft Exchange
6 47 (0.59%) CMS
7 39 (0.49%) nginx
8 37 (0.47%) Tuxedo
9 36 (0.45%) Camunda
10 35 (0.44%) IIS
11 30 (0.38%) Apache
12 27 (0.34%) WordPress
13 17 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.19%) SAS
15 12 (0.15%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.14%) Drupal
17 9 (0.11%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.088%) Oracle Workflow
19 6 (0.076%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 6 (0.076%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 649 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 187 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (0.47%) UserZoom
5 26 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 25 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.29%) Sketch
8 22 (0.28%) Simulink
9 19 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
10 18 (0.23%) MS Visio
11 15 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.13%) Adobe XD
13 9 (0.11%) Revit
14 7 (0.088%) InVision
15 6 (0.076%) OrCAD
15 6 (0.076%) SOLIDWORKS
16 4 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
16 4 (0.051%) Blender
16 4 (0.051%) EPLAN
16 4 (0.051%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 44 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.39%) Primavera
3 29 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (0.25%) Salesforce CRM
5 18 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
6 15 (0.19%) Shopify
7 13 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 12 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.10%) Elite 3E
9 8 (0.10%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.076%) NEC Housing
11 5 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.063%) SAP CX
11 5 (0.063%) SAP FSCM
11 5 (0.063%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 5 (0.063%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.051%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1,569 (19.82%) Azure
2 1,419 (17.93%) AWS
3 618 (7.81%) GCP
4 392 (4.95%) Microsoft 365
5 338 (4.27%) SaaS
6 302 (3.82%) Power Platform
7 218 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
8 192 (2.43%) Azure DevOps
9 132 (1.67%) Entra ID
10 122 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 116 (1.47%) IaaS
11 116 (1.47%) Serverless
12 113 (1.43%) GitHub
13 92 (1.16%) OCI
14 91 (1.15%) PaaS
15 89 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
16 87 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
17 84 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
18 73 (0.92%) dbt
19 71 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 492 (6.22%) Broadband
2 275 (3.47%) Firewall
3 158 (2.00%) WAN
4 109 (1.38%) DNS
5 105 (1.33%) LAN
6 99 (1.25%) VPN
7 81 (1.02%) Network Security
8 74 (0.93%) TCP/IP
9 66 (0.83%) SD-WAN
10 62 (0.78%) SAN
11 61 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
12 59 (0.75%) DHCP
13 57 (0.72%) Internet
13 57 (0.72%) Wireless
14 51 (0.64%) VLAN
15 47 (0.59%) 5G
16 42 (0.53%) OSPF
17 41 (0.52%) MPLS
18 40 (0.51%) BGP
19 26 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 372 (4.70%) NoSQL
3 370 (4.67%) BigQuery
4 288 (3.64%) Looker
5 273 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 271 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 264 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
8 222 (2.80%) Power BI
9 212 (2.68%) MySQL
10 153 (1.93%) DB2
11 152 (1.92%) Big Data
12 150 (1.90%) Relational Database
13 111 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
14 85 (1.07%) Tableau
15 79 (1.00%) Data Lake
16 74 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 56 (0.71%) DynamoDB
18 50 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 47 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
20 43 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 338 (4.27%) Git
2 254 (3.21%) JIRA
3 237 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 184 (2.32%) GitLab
5 79 (1.00%) Selenium
6 46 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 45 (0.57%) CircleCI
8 37 (0.47%) SonarQube
9 35 (0.44%) Cypress.io
9 35 (0.44%) Maven
10 34 (0.43%) JUnit
11 32 (0.40%) Cucumber
11 32 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 30 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 30 (0.38%) Subversion
13 28 (0.35%) NUnit
13 28 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
14 23 (0.29%) Gradle
14 23 (0.29%) SpecFlow
15 22 (0.28%) Artifactory
General
1 2,649 (33.47%) Social Skills
2 2,151 (27.18%) Finance
3 1,323 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1,322 (16.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 951 (12.02%) Public Sector
6 727 (9.19%) Influencing Skills
7 497 (6.28%) Law
8 467 (5.90%) Marketing
9 293 (3.70%) Retail
10 266 (3.36%) Legal
11 229 (2.89%) Banking
12 218 (2.75%) Manufacturing
13 188 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
14 141 (1.78%) Telecoms
15 123 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 114 (1.44%) Games
17 112 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
18 106 (1.34%) Automotive
19 102 (1.29%) Electronics
20 87 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,060 (26.03%) Senior
2 1,616 (20.42%) Lead
3 945 (11.94%) Developer
4 815 (10.30%) Analyst
5 668 (8.44%) Architect
6 445 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 376 (4.75%) Data Engineer
8 366 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 338 (4.27%) Senior Manager
10 289 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
11 253 (3.20%) Lead Developer
12 236 (2.98%) Technical Leader
13 227 (2.87%) Consultant
14 225 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
15 223 (2.82%) Principal Engineer
16 222 (2.80%) Project Manager
17 215 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
18 211 (2.67%) Team Leader
19 189 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
20 185 (2.34%) Full Stack Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (8.12%) .NET
2 574 (7.25%) React
3 487 (6.15%) HTML
4 445 (5.62%) CSS
5 309 (3.90%) Web Services
6 307 (3.88%) AngularJS
7 297 (3.75%) REST
8 235 (2.97%) ASP.NET
9 234 (2.96%) RESTful
10 203 (2.56%) Vue
11 198 (2.50%) Node.js
12 169 (2.14%) jQuery
13 158 (2.00%) Spring
14 144 (1.82%) .NET Core
15 135 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 134 (1.69%) XML
17 131 (1.66%) ASP.NET Core
18 129 (1.63%) .NET Framework
19 126 (1.59%) Spring Boot
20 116 (1.47%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 524 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
2 347 (4.38%) Product Ownership
3 333 (4.21%) Algorithms
3 333 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 279 (3.52%) Public Cloud
5 276 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 245 (3.10%) e-Learning
7 229 (2.89%) Blockchain
8 216 (2.73%) Data Structures
9 215 (2.72%) Data Centre
10 198 (2.50%) Cloud Native
11 123 (1.55%) IoT
12 113 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 111 (1.40%) Onboarding
14 94 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
15 90 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 84 (1.06%) PMI
17 78 (0.99%) Driving Licence
18 75 (0.95%) Derivative
19 70 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 707 (8.93%) Windows
2 558 (7.05%) Linux
3 219 (2.77%) Windows Server
4 212 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 198 (2.50%) Android
6 98 (1.24%) Unix
7 76 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
8 67 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
10 51 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 45 (0.57%) CentOS
12 24 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.15%) AIX
15 12 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.14%) SUSE
17 9 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (0.10%) Solaris
18 8 (0.10%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,232 (40.83%) Agile
2 3,007 (37.99%) Coaching
3 1,786 (22.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1,137 (14.37%) DevOps
5 1,132 (14.30%) Decision-Making
6 959 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 839 (10.60%) Roadmaps
8 830 (10.49%) Project Management
9 662 (8.36%) Actionable Insight
10 649 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 647 (8.17%) CI/CD
12 592 (7.48%) Computer Science
13 590 (7.45%) Analytics
14 552 (6.97%) Cybersecurity
15 511 (6.46%) Line Management
16 505 (6.38%) Business Case
17 504 (6.37%) Project Delivery
18 497 (6.28%) Budgeting
19 490 (6.19%) Test Automation
20 478 (6.04%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,135 (14.34%) SQL
2 766 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 758 (9.58%) Python
4 755 (9.54%) Java
5 735 (9.29%) C#
6 250 (3.16%) TypeScript
7 198 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 151 (1.91%) C++
9 145 (1.83%) PHP
10 133 (1.68%) C
11 122 (1.54%) Scala
12 102 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 96 (1.21%) Bash
14 74 (0.93%) COBOL
14 74 (0.93%) Micro Focus COBOL
15 72 (0.91%) Kotlin
16 65 (0.82%) Go
17 58 (0.73%) Ruby
18 48 (0.61%) R
19 44 (0.56%) Swift
Qualifications
1 1,371 (17.32%) Degree
2 581 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 451 (5.70%) ACCA
3 451 (5.70%) CIMA
4 297 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 282 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 148 (1.87%) Master's Degree
7 124 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 123 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 114 (1.44%) PMI Certification
10 104 (1.31%) DBS Check
11 89 (1.12%) AWS Certification
11 89 (1.12%) Azure Certification
12 84 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 80 (1.01%) CISSP
14 77 (0.97%) CCNA
15 65 (0.82%) APMP
16 64 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
17 54 (0.68%) PMP
18 45 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (6.29%) QA
2 360 (4.55%) GDPR
3 262 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 193 (2.44%) SLA
5 152 (1.92%) Accessibility
6 97 (1.23%) PMO
7 85 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 82 (1.04%) GMP
9 74 (0.93%) NIST
10 70 (0.88%) WCAG
11 57 (0.72%) NCSC
12 37 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
13 35 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
14 28 (0.35%) NIST 800
15 26 (0.33%) PCI DSS
16 20 (0.25%) JSP 440
17 14 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 14 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
17 14 (0.18%) GRC
18 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 413 (5.22%) Docker
2 315 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 141 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 59 (0.75%) Firmware
6 57 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (0.39%) Embedded Firmware
8 29 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (0.28%) vSphere
10 19 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.18%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.16%) IAG
13 10 (0.13%) vCloud
14 9 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.10%) KVM
16 7 (0.088%) HDFS
17 3 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.038%) VirtualBox
18 2 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 446 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 400 (5.05%) Terraform
3 195 (2.46%) Ansible
4 105 (1.33%) Prometheus
5 97 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 48 (0.61%) Progress Chef
7 45 (0.57%) SCCM
8 42 (0.53%) Grafana
9 40 (0.51%) Puppet
10 39 (0.49%) vCenter Server
11 36 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
12 34 (0.43%) ZABBIX
13 27 (0.34%) SCOM
14 25 (0.32%) Functional Safety
15 20 (0.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 20 (0.25%) FortiGate
15 20 (0.25%) WSUS
16 17 (0.21%) Nagios
17 16 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
18 15 (0.19%) Istio
Vendors
1 1,610 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 512 (6.47%) Google
3 318 (4.02%) Oracle
4 284 (3.59%) ServiceNow
5 267 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 256 (3.23%) IBM
7 244 (3.08%) VMware
8 133 (1.68%) Cisco
9 116 (1.47%) Dell
10 101 (1.28%) Dynatrace
11 96 (1.21%) SAP
12 88 (1.11%) Salesforce
13 76 (0.96%) YouTube
14 74 (0.93%) Micro Focus
15 73 (0.92%) Juniper
16 72 (0.91%) Splunk
17 67 (0.85%) Veeam
18 61 (0.77%) Adobe
19 59 (0.75%) Databricks
20 58 (0.73%) Atlassian