Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 6,779 4,597 8,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.71% 5.49% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 5.94% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,315 3,618 6,093
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,506
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,275
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.76% +4.14%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £102,500 £92,500
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 94,023 77,381 132,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.12% 92.34% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66,030 62,195 105,225
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.95% +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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +8 5,911 £62,500 - 1,126
UK excluding London +8 3,509 £55,000 +4.76% 807
London +7 2,747 £75,000 - 419
Work from Home -3 1,331 £62,500 -3.85% 264
South East +17 909 £58,497 +1.73% 156
North of England -2 766 £54,000 +2.86% 242
South West +11 621 £52,500 +0.87% 87
Midlands +1 564 £52,500 +5.00% 133
West Midlands +5 421 £53,865 +2.60% 81
Yorkshire +16 349 £52,500 - 69
North West -15 341 £55,000 - 143
Scotland +9 314 £52,500 -4.55% 63
East of England +21 213 £60,000 +33.33% 86
East Midlands -17 137 £48,000 -4.00% 52
North East -2 76 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Wales -11 72 £45,000 -5.26% 35
Northern Ireland +10 55 £45,000 +0.56% 7
Channel Islands - 4 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 3,150 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,902 (28.06%) Social Skills
3 1,788 (26.38%) JavaScript
4 1,786 (26.35%) Coaching
5 1,545 (22.79%) Azure
6 1,527 (22.53%) DevOps
7 1,459 (21.52%) AWS
8 1,442 (21.27%) Software Engineering
9 1,366 (20.15%) Java
10 1,242 (18.32%) SQL
10 1,242 (18.32%) C#
11 1,192 (17.58%) Finance
12 1,191 (17.57%) Python
13 1,116 (16.46%) React
14 1,091 (16.09%) Scrum
15 1,079 (15.92%) .NET
16 1,058 (15.61%) Docker
17 1,018 (15.02%) Kubernetes
18 1,010 (14.90%) Microservices
19 954 (14.07%) TDD
20 868 (12.80%) Test Automation
21 834 (12.30%) Degree
22 824 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
23 787 (11.61%) Node.js
24 773 (11.40%) Git (software)
25 760 (11.21%) CSS
26 733 (10.81%) Microsoft
27 691 (10.19%) HTML
28 687 (10.13%) TypeScript
29 608 (8.97%) Continuous Integration

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
1 193 (2.85%) Confluence
2 161 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
3 152 (2.24%) SAS
4 148 (2.18%) CMS
5 142 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 108 (1.59%) Apache
7 82 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 81 (1.19%) Apache Spark
9 65 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 56 (0.83%) EPiServer
11 52 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 49 (0.72%) IIS
13 42 (0.62%) WordPress
14 34 (0.50%) OpenStack
15 29 (0.43%) NServiceBus
16 28 (0.41%) nginx
16 28 (0.41%) Umbraco
17 23 (0.34%) Drupal
18 22 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
18 22 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 94 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.66%) Figma
4 44 (0.65%) Sketch
5 35 (0.52%) InVision
6 32 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 32 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.19%) Zeplin
9 12 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.059%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.059%) GIMP
11 4 (0.059%) Inkscape
11 4 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.059%) UserZoom
12 3 (0.044%) SPSS
13 2 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.030%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 68 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 20 (0.30%) Magento
3 20 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (0.16%) Sentinel
8 10 (0.15%) Shopify
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle Clinical
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.089%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.074%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 5 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,545 (22.79%) Azure
2 1,459 (21.52%) AWS
3 480 (7.08%) GCP
4 434 (6.40%) Serverless
5 415 (6.12%) SaaS
6 268 (3.95%) PaaS
7 265 (3.91%) Microsoft 365
8 221 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
9 174 (2.57%) GitHub
10 161 (2.37%) Power Platform
11 155 (2.29%) IaaS
12 151 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 138 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
14 123 (1.81%) Amazon S3
15 102 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
16 91 (1.34%) Azure Service Bus
17 89 (1.31%) Amazon EKS
18 88 (1.30%) npm
19 78 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
19 78 (1.15%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 193 (2.85%) Firewall
2 155 (2.29%) Internet
3 120 (1.77%) HTTP
4 119 (1.76%) WAN
5 109 (1.61%) VPN
6 100 (1.48%) LAN
7 80 (1.18%) DNS
8 75 (1.11%) Network Security
8 75 (1.11%) VLAN
9 67 (0.99%) TCP/IP
10 61 (0.90%) SAN
11 54 (0.80%) Broadband
12 53 (0.78%) Wireless
13 39 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (0.56%) DHCP
15 37 (0.55%) NAS
16 36 (0.53%) OSPF
16 36 (0.53%) Skype
16 36 (0.53%) WLAN
17 34 (0.50%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 399 (5.89%) MongoDB
3 358 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 330 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
5 293 (4.32%) Big Data
6 257 (3.79%) MySQL
7 239 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 195 (2.88%) Redis
9 135 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
10 107 (1.58%) Power BI
11 93 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 92 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 85 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
14 66 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 66 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
15 63 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 63 (0.93%) Tableau
16 60 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 45 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (0.63%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 773 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 568 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 469 (6.92%) JIRA
4 270 (3.98%) Selenium
5 177 (2.61%) GitLab
6 153 (2.26%) Cucumber
7 106 (1.56%) Maven
8 102 (1.50%) webpack
9 94 (1.39%) Cypress.io
10 89 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 85 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 81 (1.19%) JUnit
13 80 (1.18%) JMeter
14 78 (1.15%) Visual Studio
15 74 (1.09%) TeamCity
16 71 (1.05%) Subversion
17 69 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 69 (1.02%) SpecFlow
18 67 (0.99%) CircleCI
19 66 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,902 (28.06%) Social Skills
2 1,192 (17.58%) Finance
3 529 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 365 (5.38%) Retail
5 353 (5.21%) Marketing
6 346 (5.10%) Public Sector
7 235 (3.47%) Games
8 232 (3.42%) Legal
9 206 (3.04%) Banking
10 186 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
11 181 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
12 165 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 142 (2.09%) Influencing Skills
14 121 (1.78%) Electronics
15 118 (1.74%) Manufacturing
16 114 (1.68%) Law
17 105 (1.55%) Telecoms
18 93 (1.37%) Advertising
19 79 (1.17%) Local Government
20 78 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,909 (28.16%) Developer
2 837 (12.35%) Senior Developer
3 717 (10.58%) Software Engineer
4 404 (5.96%) Senior Software Engineer
5 402 (5.93%) Lead Developer
6 297 (4.38%) Architect
7 284 (4.19%) Software Developer
8 261 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 242 (3.57%) .NET Developer
10 227 (3.35%) Analyst
11 226 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 211 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 209 (3.08%) Java Developer
14 196 (2.89%) Consultant
14 196 (2.89%) Team Leader
15 184 (2.71%) Full Stack Developer
16 168 (2.48%) Senior Software Developer
17 162 (2.39%) React Developer
18 154 (2.27%) Technical Leader
19 144 (2.12%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,116 (16.46%) React
2 1,079 (15.92%) .NET
3 787 (11.61%) Node.js
4 760 (11.21%) CSS
5 691 (10.19%) HTML
6 573 (8.45%) AngularJS
7 485 (7.15%) REST
8 468 (6.90%) .NET Core
9 419 (6.18%) RESTful
10 378 (5.58%) Spring
11 368 (5.43%) Web Services
12 351 (5.18%) Vue.js
13 338 (4.99%) Kafka
14 300 (4.43%) GraphQL
15 245 (3.61%) .NET Framework
16 232 (3.42%) Redux
17 222 (3.27%) ASP.NET
18 181 (2.67%) HTML5
19 166 (2.45%) Spring Boot
20 161 (2.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 539 (7.95%) User Experience
2 315 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 293 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
4 286 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 172 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 157 (2.32%) Blog
7 153 (2.26%) Algorithms
8 147 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 135 (1.99%) Cloud Native
10 121 (1.78%) Virtual Team
11 107 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 101 (1.49%) Life Science
13 83 (1.22%) Cyberattack
14 82 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 81 (1.19%) Social Media
16 79 (1.17%) Data Structures
17 75 (1.11%) NHS
18 71 (1.05%) Smartphone
19 70 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
20 68 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 578 (8.53%) Linux
2 471 (6.95%) Windows
3 197 (2.91%) Android
4 176 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 168 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 89 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 81 (1.19%) Unix
8 76 (1.12%) CentOS
9 70 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 44 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
11 28 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
12 24 (0.35%) VMS
13 22 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 17 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,150 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,786 (26.35%) Coaching
3 1,527 (22.53%) DevOps
4 1,442 (21.27%) Software Engineering
5 1,091 (16.09%) Scrum
6 1,010 (14.90%) Microservices
7 954 (14.07%) TDD
8 868 (12.80%) Test Automation
9 824 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
10 608 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 588 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 526 (7.76%) Project Management
13 525 (7.74%) Analytics
13 525 (7.74%) Technical Leadership
14 510 (7.52%) BDD
15 442 (6.52%) Computer Science
16 436 (6.43%) SDLC
17 428 (6.31%) Line Management
18 425 (6.27%) OO
19 413 (6.09%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,788 (26.38%) JavaScript
2 1,366 (20.15%) Java
3 1,242 (18.32%) C#
3 1,242 (18.32%) SQL
4 1,191 (17.57%) Python
5 687 (10.13%) TypeScript
6 322 (4.75%) PowerShell
7 290 (4.28%) PHP
8 273 (4.03%) C++
9 221 (3.26%) Ruby
10 216 (3.19%) Go
11 202 (2.98%) C
12 152 (2.24%) ES6
13 151 (2.23%) Scala
14 143 (2.11%) T-SQL
15 132 (1.95%) Bash Shell
16 117 (1.73%) Kotlin
17 115 (1.70%) Java 8
18 76 (1.12%) R
19 59 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 834 (12.30%) Degree
2 364 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 255 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 218 (3.22%) SC Cleared
5 101 (1.49%) Master's Degree
6 86 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 47 (0.69%) CISSP
10 46 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 46 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 45 (0.66%) PhD
12 42 (0.62%) CCNP
13 41 (0.60%) AWS Certification
14 36 (0.53%) CISM
14 36 (0.53%) DBS Check
15 33 (0.49%) CCNA
15 33 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
16 31 (0.46%) CEH
16 31 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (6.73%) QA
2 145 (2.14%) SLA
3 85 (1.25%) Accessibility
4 69 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.84%) CDISC
6 56 (0.83%) GDPR
7 52 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 48 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 33 (0.49%) Good Clinical Practice
10 32 (0.47%) PMO
11 19 (0.28%) GRC
12 17 (0.25%) HIPAA
12 17 (0.25%) NIST
13 15 (0.22%) MISRA
14 14 (0.21%) ECSS
14 14 (0.21%) IEC 61508
14 14 (0.21%) MISRA C
15 12 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
15 12 (0.18%) RMADS
16 11 (0.16%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 1,058 (15.61%) Docker
2 302 (4.45%) Active Directory
3 136 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (0.52%) Firmware
6 35 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 29 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.27%) Xen
9 15 (0.22%) vSphere
10 12 (0.18%) KVM
10 12 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.16%) XenApp
12 9 (0.13%) LXC
12 9 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.12%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1,018 (15.02%) Kubernetes
2 563 (8.31%) Terraform
3 385 (5.68%) Ansible
4 151 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 136 (2.01%) Puppet
6 78 (1.15%) Prometheus
7 71 (1.05%) Grafana
8 48 (0.71%) SCCM
9 47 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 41 (0.60%) Istio
11 29 (0.43%) Graphite
11 29 (0.43%) Packer
12 27 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
13 25 (0.37%) Nagios
14 21 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
14 21 (0.31%) Kibana
14 21 (0.31%) logstash
14 21 (0.31%) Salt
15 18 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
15 18 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 733 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 334 (4.93%) Google
3 319 (4.71%) Oracle
4 224 (3.30%) VMware
5 143 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 121 (1.78%) SAP
7 119 (1.76%) Cisco
8 101 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 79 (1.17%) Adobe
10 61 (0.90%) PagerDuty
11 60 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 59 (0.87%) ServiceNow
12 59 (0.87%) Splunk
13 56 (0.83%) Nintex
14 51 (0.75%) Citrix
15 49 (0.72%) Databricks
16 47 (0.69%) HP
17 42 (0.62%) Juniper
18 37 (0.55%) Apple
19 36 (0.53%) IBM