Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 40 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 6,738 8,379 8,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.78% 5.62% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 6.09% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5,692 6,447 6,893
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £36,500 £34,775 £34,998
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 107,092 137,492 163,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.18% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,936 108,178 133,002
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +4 6,207 £60,000 +4.35% 829
UK excluding London -2 3,814 £52,500 +5.00% 616
London +9 2,741 £75,000 +3.45% 283
North of England +7 1,131 £53,053 +8.27% 169
South East -2 1,042 £55,000 - 131
North West +8 607 £55,000 +12.82% 86
Work from Home +13 580 £65,000 +4.00% 73
Midlands +18 568 £50,000 - 92
South West -22 462 £50,000 - 73
West Midlands +13 372 £50,000 - 64
Yorkshire +5 372 £52,614 +10.77% 55
East of England +11 249 £47,500 -13.64% 81
Scotland -11 219 £52,500 +5.00% 33
East Midlands +21 193 £47,500 -9.52% 28
North East +1 152 £46,500 -15.45% 28
Wales -19 120 £47,500 +11.76% 30
Northern Ireland +13 33 £47,500 -13.64% 7

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 3,016 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1,842 (27.34%) Coaching
3 1,622 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 1,453 (21.56%) C#
5 1,415 (21.00%) Java
6 1,333 (19.78%) Finance
7 1,321 (19.61%) AWS
8 1,283 (19.04%) Azure
9 1,279 (18.98%) SQL
10 1,205 (17.88%) Software Engineering
11 1,182 (17.54%) DevOps
12 1,100 (16.33%) .NET
13 1,053 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 961 (14.26%) Python
15 857 (12.72%) Scrum
16 843 (12.51%) Degree
17 828 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
18 824 (12.23%) TDD
19 789 (11.71%) HTML
20 749 (11.12%) Git (software)
21 746 (11.07%) CSS
22 723 (10.73%) Windows
23 719 (10.67%) Test Automation
24 704 (10.45%) Microservices
25 702 (10.42%) Linux
26 684 (10.15%) SQL Server
27 673 (9.99%) Analytics
28 642 (9.53%) Web Services
29 623 (9.25%) Docker
30 598 (8.88%) AngularJS

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
1 139 (2.06%) Confluence
2 121 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 107 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 107 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 102 (1.51%) IIS
5 86 (1.28%) CMS
6 77 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 64 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 41 (0.61%) Apache
10 38 (0.56%) WordPress
11 33 (0.49%) JBoss
12 32 (0.47%) SAS
13 31 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 29 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 26 (0.39%) Drupal
16 21 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 21 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
18 17 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 225 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.36%) Sketch
7 13 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.18%) NASTRAN
8 12 (0.18%) Siemens NX
9 10 (0.15%) InVision
10 7 (0.10%) Adobe XD
10 7 (0.10%) Simulink
10 7 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.089%) Figma
12 5 (0.074%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.059%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.059%) SPSS
14 2 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 109 (1.62%) FINCAD Analytics
2 57 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
2 57 (0.85%) Markit EDM
3 56 (0.83%) PolarLake
4 30 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 21 (0.31%) Magento
6 21 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 20 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 15 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 14 (0.21%) SAP PM
10 12 (0.18%) SAP PP
10 12 (0.18%) Teamcenter
11 11 (0.16%) SAP MM
12 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
14 8 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
14 8 (0.12%) SAP SCM
15 7 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 7 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,321 (19.61%) AWS
2 1,283 (19.04%) Azure
3 393 (5.83%) Office 365
4 313 (4.65%) SaaS
5 279 (4.14%) GCP
6 191 (2.83%) Serverless
7 173 (2.57%) Power Platform
8 154 (2.29%) PaaS
9 119 (1.77%) GitHub
10 110 (1.63%) IaaS
11 98 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
12 85 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 67 (0.99%) Amazon S3
14 62 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
15 46 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
16 43 (0.64%) Slack
17 39 (0.58%) OpenShift
18 36 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
19 33 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
20 32 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 229 (3.40%) Firewall
2 194 (2.88%) Internet
3 184 (2.73%) LAN
4 182 (2.70%) WAN
5 154 (2.29%) DNS
6 104 (1.54%) VoIP
7 103 (1.53%) Wireless
8 101 (1.50%) DHCP
9 95 (1.41%) Network Security
10 92 (1.37%) Skype
11 88 (1.31%) TCP/IP
12 85 (1.26%) VPN
13 69 (1.02%) HTTP
14 64 (0.95%) Intranet
15 56 (0.83%) SAN
16 51 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (0.71%) VLAN
18 44 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
19 38 (0.56%) OSPF
20 37 (0.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 345 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 306 (4.54%) MySQL
4 304 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 263 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 202 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 196 (2.91%) Big Data
8 156 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 152 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
10 143 (2.12%) Power BI
11 127 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 127 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 126 (1.87%) Amazon Athena
13 115 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 95 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 81 (1.20%) Redis
16 62 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
17 57 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 51 (0.76%) Apache Hive
18 51 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 749 (11.12%) Git (software)
2 375 (5.57%) Jenkins
3 346 (5.14%) JIRA
4 257 (3.81%) Selenium
5 159 (2.36%) Cucumber
5 159 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 118 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 74 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 71 (1.05%) Maven
9 68 (1.01%) Bitbucket
10 67 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 65 (0.96%) gulp
12 64 (0.95%) GitLab
12 64 (0.95%) JUnit
13 60 (0.89%) webpack
14 59 (0.88%) Subversion
15 52 (0.77%) SoapUI
16 51 (0.76%) Grunt
16 51 (0.76%) SpecFlow
17 49 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,333 (19.78%) Finance
2 387 (5.74%) Banking
3 369 (5.48%) Retail
4 328 (4.87%) Public Sector
5 310 (4.60%) Front Office
6 189 (2.80%) Marketing
7 158 (2.34%) Back Office
8 147 (2.18%) Games
9 137 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 117 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 102 (1.51%) Law
12 57 (0.85%) Advertising
13 55 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 48 (0.71%) Electronics
15 43 (0.64%) Legal
16 39 (0.58%) Local Government
17 37 (0.55%) Financial Institution
18 35 (0.52%) Billing
19 30 (0.45%) Automotive
20 27 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,796 (26.65%) Developer
2 756 (11.22%) Senior Developer
3 495 (7.35%) Software Engineer
4 420 (6.23%) Architect
5 354 (5.25%) Lead Developer
6 340 (5.05%) Analyst
7 306 (4.54%) Java Developer
8 279 (4.14%) .NET Developer
9 254 (3.77%) Consultant
10 251 (3.73%) Software Developer
11 250 (3.71%) Team Leader
12 228 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
13 215 (3.19%) C# Developer
14 209 (3.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 188 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
16 167 (2.48%) Development Manager
17 162 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 160 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
19 156 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
20 146 (2.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,100 (16.33%) .NET
2 789 (11.71%) HTML
3 746 (11.07%) CSS
4 642 (9.53%) Web Services
5 598 (8.88%) AngularJS
6 585 (8.68%) React
7 473 (7.02%) Node.js
8 389 (5.77%) ASP.NET
9 357 (5.30%) REST
10 349 (5.18%) RESTful
11 309 (4.59%) Spring
12 301 (4.47%) jQuery
13 288 (4.27%) HTML5
14 220 (3.27%) .NET Core
15 216 (3.21%) .NET Framework
16 197 (2.92%) J2EE
17 184 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 181 (2.69%) XML
19 178 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
20 172 (2.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 509 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 448 (6.65%) User Experience
3 292 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
4 291 (4.32%) Hedge funds
5 284 (4.21%) Derivative
6 279 (4.14%) Fixed Income
7 221 (3.28%) Mobile App
8 188 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
9 182 (2.70%) Data Centre
10 180 (2.67%) Equities
11 164 (2.43%) Management Information System
12 146 (2.17%) Public Cloud
13 106 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 104 (1.54%) Reference Data
15 100 (1.48%) Virtual Team
16 92 (1.37%) Algorithms
17 91 (1.35%) Cloud Native
18 84 (1.25%) Blog
19 77 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
20 61 (0.91%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 723 (10.73%) Windows
2 702 (10.42%) Linux
3 272 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 270 (4.01%) Unix
5 192 (2.85%) Android
6 184 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 145 (2.15%) Windows 10
8 89 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 87 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
10 73 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 69 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 57 (0.85%) CentOS
13 43 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (0.42%) VMS
15 27 (0.40%) Windows 8
16 22 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.24%) AIX
19 15 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,016 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1,842 (27.34%) Coaching
3 1,205 (17.88%) Software Engineering
4 1,182 (17.54%) DevOps
5 857 (12.72%) Scrum
6 828 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
7 824 (12.23%) TDD
8 719 (10.67%) Test Automation
9 704 (10.45%) Microservices
10 673 (9.99%) Analytics
11 578 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 521 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 516 (7.66%) Project Management
14 492 (7.30%) Technical Leadership
15 491 (7.29%) MVC
16 428 (6.35%) SDLC
17 420 (6.23%) Decision-Making
18 413 (6.13%) BDD
19 405 (6.01%) ITIL
20 385 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,622 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 1,453 (21.56%) C#
3 1,415 (21.00%) Java
4 1,279 (18.98%) SQL
5 961 (14.26%) Python
6 398 (5.91%) C++
7 320 (4.75%) PHP
8 248 (3.68%) C
9 230 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 218 (3.24%) Kotlin
11 208 (3.09%) TypeScript
12 201 (2.98%) Scala
13 187 (2.78%) T-SQL
14 184 (2.73%) Java 8
15 167 (2.48%) Ruby
16 144 (2.14%) R
17 132 (1.96%) Bash Shell
18 106 (1.57%) Go
19 100 (1.48%) Apple Swift
20 77 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 843 (12.51%) Degree
2 227 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 196 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 193 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 152 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 142 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 98 (1.45%) MCSE
8 86 (1.28%) CCNA
9 83 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 80 (1.19%) CCNP
10 80 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 80 (1.19%) MCSA
11 79 (1.17%) CISSP
11 79 (1.17%) DBS Check
12 46 (0.68%) ISEB
13 44 (0.65%) CISM
14 43 (0.64%) CCIE
15 35 (0.52%) DV Cleared
16 33 (0.49%) MCP
17 32 (0.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 484 (7.18%) QA
2 211 (3.13%) SLA
3 110 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 103 (1.53%) Data Quality
5 83 (1.23%) GDPR
6 71 (1.05%) PMO
7 61 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.39%) NCSC
9 23 (0.34%) NIST
10 19 (0.28%) COBIT
11 15 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 7 (0.10%) HAZOP
14 7 (0.10%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.089%) Government Security Classifications
15 6 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 17025
16 5 (0.074%) ISO 26262
16 5 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.074%) P3O
System Software
1 623 (9.25%) Docker
2 388 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 225 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 59 (0.88%) vSphere
6 35 (0.52%) XenApp
7 29 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 29 (0.43%) Firmware
8 25 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 16 (0.24%) HDFS
12 15 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.13%) RACF
15 8 (0.12%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.10%) Varnish
17 6 (0.089%) Apache Flume
18 5 (0.074%) IAG
Systems Management
1 476 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 243 (3.61%) Ansible
3 175 (2.60%) Terraform
4 161 (2.39%) Puppet
5 106 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 94 (1.40%) SCCM
7 36 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 32 (0.47%) Grafana
9 31 (0.46%) SCOM
10 27 (0.40%) Rancher
11 26 (0.39%) Kibana
12 23 (0.34%) ZABBIX
13 20 (0.30%) vCenter Server
14 19 (0.28%) Istio
14 19 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
14 19 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
15 18 (0.27%) Prometheus
16 17 (0.25%) Packer
17 16 (0.24%) SCVMM
18 13 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,053 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 339 (5.03%) VMware
3 310 (4.60%) Oracle
4 255 (3.78%) Google
5 232 (3.44%) Cisco
6 210 (3.12%) Bloomberg
7 158 (2.34%) SAP
8 134 (1.99%) Citrix
9 96 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 92 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 89 (1.32%) IBM
12 68 (1.01%) Tableau
13 60 (0.89%) Apple
14 57 (0.85%) Reuters
14 57 (0.85%) ServiceNow
15 56 (0.83%) HP
16 54 (0.80%) FIS
16 54 (0.80%) WorldPay
17 45 (0.67%) SolarWinds
18 44 (0.65%) Splunk