Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 60 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8720 8447 9714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.85% 4.52% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 5.05% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6752 6813 7855
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +2 8047 £55,000 +4.76% 622
UK excluding London -1 5047 £50,000 +5.26% 406
London +6 3464 £65,000 - 249
South East +8 1488 £52,500 +5.00% 82
North of England -2 1333 £47,500 +8.57% 140
Midlands +2 805 £47,500 +5.56% 66
North West +1 674 £50,000 +17.65% 71
Yorkshire -5 576 £46,000 +4.55% 53
West Midlands +2 562 £50,000 +11.11% 48
East of England -6 541 £50,625 -0.74% 43
South West -24 416 £47,500 +5.56% 41
Scotland +15 376 £47,500 -5.00% 24
East Midlands -11 240 £45,000 - 18
Wales -14 105 £49,039 +15.38% 6
North East +22 77 £43,500 -2.77% 16
Northern Ireland -33 23 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Isle of Man - 2 £80,000 -
Channel Islands 0 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 4035 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2148 (24.63%) Finance
3 2099 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 1989 (22.81%) Java
5 1943 (22.28%) SQL
6 1875 (21.50%) Coaching
7 1690 (19.38%) .NET
8 1667 (19.12%) C#
9 1600 (18.35%) Scrum
10 1507 (17.28%) HTML
11 1464 (16.79%) Microsoft
12 1372 (15.73%) Degree
13 1344 (15.41%) TDD
14 1288 (14.77%) CSS
15 1241 (14.23%) SQL Server
16 1113 (12.76%) Software Engineering
17 1028 (11.79%) Test Automation
18 1015 (11.64%) AngularJS
19 977 (11.20%) Linux
20 965 (11.07%) MVC
21 945 (10.84%) Windows
22 900 (10.32%) SDLC
23 872 (10.00%) Web Services
24 855 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
25 853 (9.78%) DevOps
26 839 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
27 825 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
28 797 (9.14%) Python
29 782 (8.97%) ASP.NET
30 759 (8.70%) 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
1 316 (3.62%) Tomcat
2 260 (2.98%) Apache
3 206 (2.36%) CMS
4 205 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 185 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
6 179 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 160 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 155 (1.78%) IIS
9 154 (1.77%) JBoss
10 127 (1.46%) SAS
11 111 (1.27%) Confluence
12 93 (1.07%) WebSphere
13 86 (0.99%) WordPress
14 85 (0.97%) WebLogic
15 78 (0.89%) Apache Solr
16 76 (0.87%) Drupal
17 59 (0.68%) OpenStack
18 58 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
19 57 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 55 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 255 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 184 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 71 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 55 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 33 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 32 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.15%) InDesign
10 12 (0.14%) InVision
11 8 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.069%) Simulink
12 6 (0.069%) SPSS
13 3 (0.034%) Blender
13 3 (0.034%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.023%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.023%) GIMP
14 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 137 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 92 (1.06%) Magento
3 61 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 30 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 22 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 22 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 22 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 13 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 12 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 12 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 12 (0.14%) Workday HCM
11 11 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 11 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
11 11 (0.13%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 855 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
2 652 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (3.22%) SaaS
4 252 (2.89%) Office 365
5 161 (1.85%) GitHub
6 94 (1.08%) PaaS
7 93 (1.07%) IaaS
8 91 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 91 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 57 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 51 (0.58%) Serverless
11 42 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (0.46%) npm
13 37 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 34 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
15 31 (0.36%) Amazon S3
16 27 (0.31%) Mimecast
17 26 (0.30%) Google App Engine
18 23 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
19 22 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 423 (4.85%) Firewall
2 237 (2.72%) WAN
3 227 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 199 (2.28%) DNS
5 182 (2.09%) LAN
6 178 (2.04%) Network Security
7 174 (2.00%) VPN
8 164 (1.88%) Wireless
9 141 (1.62%) DHCP
10 134 (1.54%) HTTP
11 129 (1.48%) OSPF
12 128 (1.47%) Internet
13 125 (1.43%) MPLS
13 125 (1.43%) VoIP
14 110 (1.26%) SAN
15 108 (1.24%) BGP
16 102 (1.17%) SSL
17 100 (1.15%) IPsec
18 96 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
19 82 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1241 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 653 (7.49%) MySQL
3 414 (4.75%) NoSQL
4 367 (4.21%) Big Data
5 338 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 284 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 252 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 238 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 212 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 206 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 188 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 165 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 148 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 125 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 121 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 118 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 117 (1.34%) Power BI
17 117 (1.34%) RDBMS
18 91 (1.04%) Redis
19 76 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 759 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 568 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 434 (4.98%) Selenium
4 418 (4.79%) JIRA
5 270 (3.10%) Maven
6 249 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 247 (2.83%) Cucumber
8 233 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 212 (2.43%) JUnit
10 204 (2.34%) Subversion
11 190 (2.18%) TeamCity
12 134 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 116 (1.33%) WebDriver
14 110 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 107 (1.23%) NUnit
16 101 (1.16%) gulp
17 95 (1.09%) MSBuild
18 85 (0.97%) Grunt
19 83 (0.95%) Jasmine
19 83 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 2148 (24.63%) Finance
2 721 (8.27%) Banking
3 560 (6.42%) Retail
4 395 (4.53%) Marketing
5 267 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 229 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 222 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 218 (2.50%) Retail Banking
9 214 (2.45%) Games
10 172 (1.97%) Legal
11 167 (1.92%) Electronics
12 133 (1.53%) Advertising
13 122 (1.40%) Law
14 104 (1.19%) Automotive
15 87 (1.00%) Back Office
16 75 (0.86%) Front Office
17 68 (0.78%) Publishing
18 48 (0.55%) Financial Institution
19 41 (0.47%) Online Betting
20 37 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2757 (31.62%) Developer
2 969 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 703 (8.06%) Analyst
4 566 (6.49%) .NET Developer
5 549 (6.30%) Lead Developer
6 546 (6.26%) Architect
7 542 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 535 (6.14%) Consultant
9 506 (5.80%) Team Leader
10 471 (5.40%) C# Developer
11 404 (4.63%) Software Engineer
12 349 (4.00%) Software Developer
13 333 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 316 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 294 (3.37%) Technical Leader
16 284 (3.26%) Business Analyst
17 245 (2.81%) PHP Developer
18 241 (2.76%) Development Manager
19 236 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
20 226 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1690 (19.38%) .NET
2 1507 (17.28%) HTML
3 1288 (14.77%) CSS
4 1015 (11.64%) AngularJS
5 872 (10.00%) Web Services
6 782 (8.97%) ASP.NET
7 641 (7.35%) jQuery
8 565 (6.48%) Spring
9 562 (6.44%) HTML5
10 531 (6.09%) RESTful
11 500 (5.73%) Node.js
12 483 (5.54%) XML
13 448 (5.14%) REST
14 439 (5.03%) React
15 373 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 333 (3.82%) .NET Framework
17 316 (3.62%) CSS3
18 293 (3.36%) JSON
19 290 (3.33%) Hibernate
20 284 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 825 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 620 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 561 (6.43%) User Experience
4 457 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 320 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 288 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 261 (2.99%) Fintech
8 235 (2.69%) Data Centre
9 178 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 169 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 108 (1.24%) Clustering
12 85 (0.97%) Online Banking
13 73 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 64 (0.73%) Driving Licence
14 64 (0.73%) Social Media
15 58 (0.67%) Public Cloud
16 57 (0.65%) Data Structures
17 50 (0.57%) Equities
18 46 (0.53%) FMCG
19 45 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 977 (11.20%) Linux
2 945 (10.84%) Windows
3 444 (5.09%) Unix
4 350 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 260 (2.98%) Android
6 233 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 204 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 170 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 125 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 98 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 91 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 75 (0.86%) CentOS
13 64 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 62 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 49 (0.56%) Solaris
16 46 (0.53%) Mac OS X
17 38 (0.44%) Windows Phone
18 32 (0.37%) Windows 8
19 29 (0.33%) Mac OS
20 20 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4035 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1875 (21.50%) Coaching
3 1600 (18.35%) Scrum
4 1344 (15.41%) TDD
5 1113 (12.76%) Software Engineering
6 1028 (11.79%) Test Automation
7 965 (11.07%) MVC
8 900 (10.32%) SDLC
9 853 (9.78%) DevOps
10 839 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 713 (8.18%) OO
12 694 (7.96%) Project Management
13 689 (7.90%) BDD
14 666 (7.64%) ITIL
15 659 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 642 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
17 592 (6.79%) Web Development
18 572 (6.56%) E-Commerce
19 571 (6.55%) Analytics
20 558 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2099 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 1989 (22.81%) Java
3 1943 (22.28%) SQL
4 1667 (19.12%) C#
5 797 (9.14%) Python
6 637 (7.31%) PHP
7 447 (5.13%) C++
8 357 (4.09%) C
9 354 (4.06%) Ruby
10 307 (3.52%) Scala
11 256 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 221 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 153 (1.75%) Perl
14 145 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 115 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 113 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 111 (1.27%) TypeScript
18 110 (1.26%) Go
19 98 (1.12%) ES6
20 75 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1372 (15.73%) Degree
2 369 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 314 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 221 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 183 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 166 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 151 (1.73%) CCNP
8 149 (1.71%) ISTQB
9 143 (1.64%) CISSP
10 115 (1.32%) ISEB
11 106 (1.22%) CCNA
12 99 (1.14%) CISM
13 91 (1.04%) MCSE
14 76 (0.87%) DV Cleared
15 74 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
16 64 (0.73%) CCIE
17 60 (0.69%) PMI Certification
18 48 (0.55%) CBAP
18 48 (0.55%) Master's Degree
18 48 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 724 (8.30%) QA
2 214 (2.45%) SLA
3 91 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 89 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 84 (0.96%) PMO
6 62 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 62 (0.71%) GDPR
7 24 (0.28%) GCP
8 23 (0.26%) COBIT
9 22 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 16 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.18%) WCAG
11 14 (0.16%) MiFID
12 13 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (0.14%) EMIR
14 10 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 8 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
15 8 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.069%) ISO 22301
16 6 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 471 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 452 (5.18%) Docker
3 229 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 70 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 65 (0.75%) vSphere
7 59 (0.68%) Firmware
8 53 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
9 40 (0.46%) XenApp
10 39 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 19 (0.22%) XenServer
12 17 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.19%) VMware NSX
13 15 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.15%) KVM
15 12 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.14%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.11%) HDFS
17 9 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 410 (4.70%) Puppet
2 265 (3.04%) Ansible
3 257 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 135 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 93 (1.07%) SCCM
6 75 (0.86%) Terraform
7 69 (0.79%) SCOM
8 57 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
9 51 (0.58%) Nagios
10 47 (0.54%) Kibana
11 46 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
12 43 (0.49%) WSUS
13 36 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
13 36 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
14 35 (0.40%) vCenter Server
15 34 (0.39%) logstash
16 33 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
17 30 (0.34%) Packer
18 23 (0.26%) Capistrano
19 22 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 1464 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 655 (7.51%) Oracle
3 356 (4.08%) VMware
4 346 (3.97%) Cisco
5 313 (3.59%) SAP
6 220 (2.52%) Google
7 163 (1.87%) HP
8 137 (1.57%) Citrix
9 130 (1.49%) Tableau
10 97 (1.11%) Palo Alto
11 92 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 90 (1.03%) Adobe
12 90 (1.03%) IBM
13 87 (1.00%) Juniper
14 83 (0.95%) CheckPoint
15 79 (0.91%) F5
16 75 (0.86%) Red Hat
17 69 (0.79%) Apple
18 60 (0.69%) Cognos
19 59 (0.68%) MicroStrategy