Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 36 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 2,848 8,549 8,152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.93% 6.13% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 6.65% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 6,940 6,555
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 44,432 128,499 152,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.54% 92.19% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36,216 100,929 121,805
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,057 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 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 -3 2,560 £63,000 +9.57% 579
UK excluding London -6 1,615 £52,500 +3.96% 438
London -2 1,127 £79,000 +5.33% 210
South East -1 413 £60,000 +9.09% 94
North of England -23 403 £52,284 +2.04% 135
Work from Home +12 340 £62,500 +19.05% 111
South West +16 279 £52,500 +5.53% 38
Midlands +7 248 £52,500 +5.00% 57
North West -28 191 £53,500 +1.90% 73
West Midlands +4 190 £52,500 +5.00% 43
Yorkshire +4 165 £50,000 - 47
Scotland +1 130 £55,000 +6.80% 46
Wales +9 67 £49,000 +11.58% 22
East of England -8 65 £58,750 +11.90% 42
East Midlands -15 58 £48,750 -2.50% 13
North East -19 47 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Northern Ireland +22 17 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Isle of Man - 3 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1,033 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 728 (25.56%) Azure
3 680 (23.88%) AWS
4 676 (23.74%) JavaScript
5 650 (22.82%) SQL
6 646 (22.68%) DevOps
7 643 (22.58%) C#
8 642 (22.54%) Finance
9 616 (21.63%) Coaching
10 581 (20.40%) Java
11 576 (20.22%) Python
12 572 (20.08%) .NET
13 477 (16.75%) Microservices
14 468 (16.43%) Scrum
15 442 (15.52%) Software Engineering
16 414 (14.54%) Microsoft
17 407 (14.29%) Docker
18 365 (12.82%) TDD
19 359 (12.61%) SQL Server
20 343 (12.04%) Degree
20 343 (12.04%) Kubernetes
21 325 (11.41%) HTML
22 311 (10.92%) Git (software)
23 293 (10.29%) CSS
24 281 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
25 278 (9.76%) React
26 277 (9.73%) AngularJS
27 273 (9.59%) Linux
28 265 (9.30%) Test Automation
29 264 (9.27%) GCP

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
1 127 (4.46%) Apache
2 66 (2.32%) Confluence
3 65 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (2.00%) SAS
5 49 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 49 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.58%) CMS
7 37 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 35 (1.23%) NServiceBus
9 28 (0.98%) IIS
10 16 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.53%) WordPress
12 11 (0.39%) Drupal
12 11 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.32%) nginx
14 8 (0.28%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.25%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
17 5 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 70 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.39%) Sketch
5 10 (0.35%) Figma
6 9 (0.32%) InVision
6 9 (0.32%) Zeplin
7 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.14%) Simulink
9 2 (0.070%) NASTRAN
9 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.070%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.070%) SPSS
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.035%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.035%) MadCap Flare
10 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.67%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (0.25%) Magento
3 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.18%) BigMachines
4 5 (0.18%) Maximo
4 5 (0.18%) SAP LE
4 5 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.14%) Social Studio
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.070%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 728 (25.56%) Azure
2 680 (23.88%) AWS
3 264 (9.27%) GCP
4 207 (7.27%) SaaS
5 198 (6.95%) Serverless
6 162 (5.69%) AWS Lambda
7 122 (4.28%) Amazon ECS
8 118 (4.14%) Office 365
9 92 (3.23%) Power Platform
10 77 (2.70%) Apigee
11 75 (2.63%) PaaS
12 66 (2.32%) IaaS
13 57 (2.00%) GitHub
14 35 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 32 (1.12%) Amazon S3
16 30 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
16 30 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
17 28 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
18 20 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 19 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.13%) WAN
2 78 (2.74%) LAN
3 75 (2.63%) Skype
4 67 (2.35%) Firewall
5 62 (2.18%) Internet
6 56 (1.97%) VPN
7 50 (1.76%) HTTP
8 44 (1.54%) DNS
9 35 (1.23%) Wireless
10 34 (1.19%) DHCP
11 32 (1.12%) TCP/IP
12 31 (1.09%) Unified Communications
13 22 (0.77%) MPLS
14 21 (0.74%) VLAN
14 21 (0.74%) VoIP
15 20 (0.70%) Network Security
16 18 (0.63%) SAN
17 16 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (0.53%) SSL
19 14 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 210 (7.37%) MySQL
3 189 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 181 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
5 148 (5.20%) MongoDB
6 130 (4.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 114 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 103 (3.62%) Big Data
9 101 (3.55%) Relational Database
10 81 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 78 (2.74%) Power BI
12 55 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (1.47%) Apache Hive
13 42 (1.47%) Redis
14 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
16 39 (1.37%) Impala
16 39 (1.37%) Oracle Database
17 37 (1.30%) Pentaho
18 33 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 311 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 226 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 144 (5.06%) JIRA
4 83 (2.91%) Artifactory
5 82 (2.88%) GitLab
6 81 (2.84%) Selenium
7 48 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 44 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 40 (1.40%) Bitbucket
9 40 (1.40%) webpack
10 27 (0.95%) JUnit
11 26 (0.91%) NUnit
11 26 (0.91%) Subversion
11 26 (0.91%) Visual Studio
12 25 (0.88%) Maven
13 24 (0.84%) SpecFlow
14 23 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (0.67%) Postman
16 18 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 642 (22.54%) Finance
2 216 (7.58%) Banking
3 108 (3.79%) Retail
4 97 (3.41%) Public Sector
5 94 (3.30%) Marketing
6 93 (3.27%) Back Office
7 64 (2.25%) Law
8 58 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 56 (1.97%) Front Office
10 50 (1.76%) Games
11 46 (1.62%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.91%) Electronics
14 19 (0.67%) Legal
15 16 (0.56%) Advertising
16 15 (0.53%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.49%) Local Government
18 13 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.39%) Publishing
20 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 932 (32.72%) Developer
2 351 (12.32%) Senior Developer
3 201 (7.06%) Architect
4 163 (5.72%) .NET Developer
5 154 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 152 (5.34%) Lead Developer
7 150 (5.27%) Software Developer
8 121 (4.25%) Analyst
9 120 (4.21%) C# Developer
10 106 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 106 (3.72%) Java Developer
11 100 (3.51%) React Developer
12 96 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
13 85 (2.98%) Development Manager
14 81 (2.84%) Engineering Manager
15 80 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
16 76 (2.67%) Data Engineer
16 76 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 76 (2.67%) Senior Software Developer
17 73 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (20.08%) .NET
2 325 (11.41%) HTML
3 293 (10.29%) CSS
4 278 (9.76%) React
5 277 (9.73%) AngularJS
6 258 (9.06%) Web Services
7 223 (7.83%) .NET Core
8 198 (6.95%) Node.js
9 186 (6.53%) ASP.NET
10 179 (6.29%) RESTful
11 176 (6.18%) .NET Framework
12 152 (5.34%) REST
13 125 (4.39%) Vue.js
14 114 (4.00%) HTML5
15 112 (3.93%) Spring
16 106 (3.72%) gRPC
17 105 (3.69%) JSON
18 97 (3.41%) OAuth
19 95 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
20 93 (3.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 161 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (5.13%) User Experience
3 144 (5.06%) Hedge funds
4 106 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 94 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 83 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 70 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 66 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 44 (1.54%) Derivative
11 43 (1.51%) Fixed Income
12 42 (1.47%) Data Centre
12 42 (1.47%) Virtual Team
13 37 (1.30%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.09%) Cloud Native
15 24 (0.84%) N-Tier
16 23 (0.81%) Clustering
17 20 (0.70%) Robotics
18 18 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
19 17 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 273 (9.59%) Linux
2 240 (8.43%) Windows
3 123 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 103 (3.62%) Unix
5 72 (2.53%) Android
6 60 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 37 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 32 (1.12%) CentOS
9 32 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
12 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.28%) AIX
13 8 (0.28%) Solaris
14 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.14%) Mesosphere
14 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,033 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (22.68%) DevOps
3 616 (21.63%) Coaching
4 477 (16.75%) Microservices
5 468 (16.43%) Scrum
6 442 (15.52%) Software Engineering
7 365 (12.82%) TDD
8 281 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
9 265 (9.30%) Test Automation
10 225 (7.90%) ITIL
11 222 (7.79%) MVC
12 221 (7.76%) Analytics
13 209 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
13 209 (7.34%) Project Management
14 201 (7.06%) Technical Leadership
15 199 (6.99%) Fintech
16 167 (5.86%) Asset Management
17 157 (5.51%) BDD
17 157 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
18 154 (5.41%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 676 (23.74%) JavaScript
2 650 (22.82%) SQL
3 643 (22.58%) C#
4 581 (20.40%) Java
5 576 (20.22%) Python
6 204 (7.16%) TypeScript
7 161 (5.65%) C++
8 124 (4.35%) PHP
9 113 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 98 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 95 (3.34%) Kotlin
12 83 (2.91%) Go
13 82 (2.88%) C
14 77 (2.70%) Scala
15 55 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 55 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 52 (1.83%) Bash Shell
17 46 (1.62%) R
18 45 (1.58%) Ruby
19 37 (1.30%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 343 (12.04%) Degree
2 130 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 70 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 61 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (1.83%) Sun Certification
8 48 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 42 (1.47%) CCNP
10 41 (1.44%) CCNA
11 39 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (0.74%) CCIE
13 21 (0.74%) CISSP
13 21 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 20 (0.70%) MCSA
15 17 (0.60%) MCSE
16 16 (0.56%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.56%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (6.04%) QA
2 128 (4.49%) SLA
3 37 (1.30%) GDPR
4 35 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.53%) PMO
7 11 (0.39%) NIST
8 10 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.14%) P3O
13 3 (0.11%) COBIT
14 2 (0.070%) NCSC
15 1 (0.035%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 1 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.035%) ISO 31000
15 1 (0.035%) ITGC
System Software
1 407 (14.29%) Docker
2 121 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 76 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.37%) HDFS
6 33 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.42%) vSphere
9 11 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.35%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.21%) Samba
11 6 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.18%) XenApp
13 4 (0.14%) Firmware
13 4 (0.14%) LXC
13 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 343 (12.04%) Kubernetes
2 142 (4.99%) Ansible
3 121 (4.25%) Terraform
4 73 (2.56%) Puppet
5 47 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.05%) SCVMM
7 16 (0.56%) SCCM
8 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.35%) Ambari
9 10 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (0.32%) Nessus
11 8 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.25%) Core Impact
12 7 (0.25%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.25%) Kibana
12 7 (0.25%) Nexpose
12 7 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
12 7 (0.25%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 6 (0.21%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 414 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 181 (6.36%) Google
3 178 (6.25%) Oracle
4 156 (5.48%) VMware
5 114 (4.00%) Cisco
6 61 (2.14%) SAP
7 58 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 54 (1.90%) Cloudera
9 45 (1.58%) Tableau
10 38 (1.33%) Citrix
11 37 (1.30%) Informatica
12 36 (1.26%) Talend
13 35 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 33 (1.16%) Bloomberg
14 33 (1.16%) Zend
15 28 (0.98%) Sony
16 25 (0.88%) HP
17 17 (0.60%) Databricks
17 17 (0.60%) Fortinet
17 17 (0.60%) Veeam