Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 53 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,635 8,218 8,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.10% 4.90% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 5.34% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6,582 6,324 6,691
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,025 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,147 £50,000 £49,039
% change year-on-year +2.29% +1.96% +3.24%

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 130,407 153,946 162,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.10% 91.77% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 102,344 122,604 128,581
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +20 7,874 £57,500 +4.55% 1,195
UK excluding London +13 5,282 £51,147 +2.29% 887
London +19 3,142 £75,000 +7.14% 421
North of England +19 1,642 £51,217 +11.34% 210
South East +9 1,353 £55,000 +4.76% 196
North West +22 972 £52,500 +10.53% 123
Midlands +19 733 £50,000 +5.26% 159
South West +26 631 £50,000 - 97
Scotland +18 487 £50,000 - 80
West Midlands +20 480 £50,000 +11.11% 109
Yorkshire +1 476 £50,000 +11.11% 64
East of England -19 300 £52,500 -0.63% 112
East Midlands +17 247 £50,000 -4.76% 50
North East +12 195 £51,870 +6.95% 23
Wales -14 129 £43,913 +3.32% 26
Northern Ireland -34 16 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Channel Islands +4 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 4,315 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2,374 (27.49%) Coaching
3 1,989 (23.03%) Java
4 1,901 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 1,735 (20.09%) Finance
6 1,694 (19.62%) C#
7 1,552 (17.97%) SQL
8 1,517 (17.57%) Software Engineering
9 1,452 (16.82%) AWS
10 1,397 (16.18%) Microsoft
11 1,365 (15.81%) .NET
12 1,356 (15.70%) DevOps
13 1,309 (15.16%) Azure
14 1,245 (14.42%) Scrum
15 1,131 (13.10%) Python
16 1,118 (12.95%) Degree
17 1,107 (12.82%) TDD
18 1,079 (12.50%) Test Automation
19 1,037 (12.01%) HTML
20 980 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
21 949 (10.99%) Windows
22 932 (10.79%) SQL Server
23 920 (10.65%) Git (software)
24 905 (10.48%) AngularJS
25 898 (10.40%) Docker
26 889 (10.30%) CSS
27 873 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
28 851 (9.86%) Microservices
29 833 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
30 797 (9.23%) Linux

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
1 214 (2.48%) Confluence
2 182 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 172 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 129 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 114 (1.32%) Apache
6 105 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 102 (1.18%) IIS
8 97 (1.12%) CMS
9 93 (1.08%) Skype for Business
10 64 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 63 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 51 (0.59%) JBoss
13 46 (0.53%) SAS
14 41 (0.47%) nginx
15 32 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
16 31 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
17 28 (0.32%) WordPress
18 27 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
19 23 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 188 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 31 (0.36%) Sketch
7 27 (0.31%) InVision
8 16 (0.19%) Chatbot
9 14 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
13 6 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.069%) SPSS
14 5 (0.058%) InDesign
14 5 (0.058%) Marvel
14 5 (0.058%) Simulink
14 5 (0.058%) Zeplin
15 4 (0.046%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 73 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 56 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 45 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 39 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 32 (0.37%) Magento
6 20 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (0.22%) PolarLake
8 18 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 18 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 18 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 18 (0.21%) thinkFolio
9 16 (0.19%) SAP SD
10 15 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
11 14 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
11 14 (0.16%) Markit EDM
12 13 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
12 13 (0.15%) SAP MM
12 13 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,452 (16.82%) AWS
2 1,309 (15.16%) Azure
3 438 (5.07%) Office 365
4 329 (3.81%) GCP
5 293 (3.39%) Serverless
6 287 (3.32%) SaaS
7 262 (3.03%) GitHub
8 196 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
9 162 (1.88%) PaaS
10 161 (1.86%) Power Platform
11 154 (1.78%) Amazon S3
12 128 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
13 114 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
13 114 (1.32%) IaaS
14 95 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 91 (1.05%) OpenShift
16 86 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
16 86 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
17 76 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
18 71 (0.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 357 (4.13%) Firewall
2 224 (2.59%) WAN
3 219 (2.54%) DNS
4 186 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 184 (2.13%) LAN
6 170 (1.97%) Network Security
7 150 (1.74%) DHCP
8 139 (1.61%) Internet
9 108 (1.25%) SAN
9 108 (1.25%) Wireless
10 104 (1.20%) HTTP
11 98 (1.13%) Broadband
11 98 (1.13%) Skype
12 95 (1.10%) VoIP
13 91 (1.05%) VPN
14 84 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
15 67 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 62 (0.72%) VLAN
17 57 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
17 57 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 358 (4.15%) Big Data
3 349 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 313 (3.62%) MySQL
5 296 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 295 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 246 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
8 204 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 153 (1.77%) Power BI
10 146 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 144 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 112 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 99 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
14 84 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 83 (0.96%) Oracle Database
15 83 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 77 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 71 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 65 (0.75%) Data Lake
19 61 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 920 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 756 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 514 (5.95%) JIRA
4 391 (4.53%) Selenium
5 272 (3.15%) Cucumber
6 258 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 229 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 166 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 155 (1.80%) GitLab
10 121 (1.40%) Maven
11 120 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 117 (1.35%) JMeter
12 117 (1.35%) SoapUI
13 113 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 111 (1.29%) JUnit
15 96 (1.11%) Subversion
16 86 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
16 86 (1.00%) webpack
17 79 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
18 77 (0.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,735 (20.09%) Finance
2 479 (5.55%) Retail
3 440 (5.10%) Banking
4 412 (4.77%) Public Sector
5 304 (3.52%) Front Office
6 256 (2.96%) Marketing
7 207 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 185 (2.14%) Games
9 165 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 96 (1.11%) Automotive
11 89 (1.03%) Advertising
11 89 (1.03%) Legal
12 84 (0.97%) Aerospace
13 73 (0.85%) Electronics
14 66 (0.76%) Back Office
15 53 (0.61%) Publishing
16 48 (0.56%) Local Government
17 47 (0.54%) Law
18 46 (0.53%) Military
19 44 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,404 (27.84%) Developer
2 934 (10.82%) Senior Developer
3 675 (7.82%) Software Engineer
4 645 (7.47%) Architect
5 459 (5.32%) Java Developer
6 430 (4.98%) Analyst
7 386 (4.47%) Software Developer
8 369 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 367 (4.25%) Lead Developer
10 365 (4.23%) Consultant
11 327 (3.79%) C# Developer
12 314 (3.64%) Team Leader
13 242 (2.80%) Technical Leader
14 232 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 219 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
16 209 (2.42%) Development Manager
17 208 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 206 (2.39%) Test Engineer
19 197 (2.28%) Principal Engineer
20 192 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,365 (15.81%) .NET
2 1,037 (12.01%) HTML
3 905 (10.48%) AngularJS
4 889 (10.30%) CSS
5 794 (9.20%) React
6 702 (8.13%) Web Services
7 639 (7.40%) Node.js
8 566 (6.55%) ASP.NET
9 497 (5.76%) REST
10 484 (5.61%) Spring
11 393 (4.55%) RESTful
12 319 (3.69%) HTML5
13 292 (3.38%) JSON
14 279 (3.23%) jQuery
15 272 (3.15%) .NET Framework
16 264 (3.06%) Spring Boot
17 241 (2.79%) XML
18 237 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 236 (2.73%) SOAP
20 225 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 623 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 535 (6.20%) User Experience
3 338 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
4 317 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 305 (3.53%) Fixed Income
6 283 (3.28%) Derivative
7 273 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 269 (3.12%) Data Centre
9 250 (2.90%) Mobile App
10 191 (2.21%) Algorithms
11 178 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
12 154 (1.78%) Public Cloud
13 130 (1.51%) Virtual Team
14 126 (1.46%) Hedge funds
15 112 (1.30%) Equities
16 109 (1.26%) Robotics
17 108 (1.25%) Cloud Native
18 95 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 77 (0.89%) Data Structures
20 72 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 949 (10.99%) Windows
2 797 (9.23%) Linux
3 315 (3.65%) Windows Server
4 249 (2.88%) Unix
5 223 (2.58%) Windows 10
6 205 (2.37%) Android
7 166 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 146 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 100 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 84 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (0.46%) Tizen
13 37 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 36 (0.42%) CentOS
15 28 (0.32%) Mesosphere
16 21 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 19 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.17%) HPUX
20 13 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,315 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2,374 (27.49%) Coaching
3 1,517 (17.57%) Software Engineering
4 1,356 (15.70%) DevOps
5 1,245 (14.42%) Scrum
6 1,107 (12.82%) TDD
7 1,079 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 980 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
9 873 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
10 851 (9.86%) Microservices
11 833 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 630 (7.30%) Project Management
13 621 (7.19%) Analytics
14 617 (7.15%) MVC
15 563 (6.52%) BDD
16 561 (6.50%) ITIL
17 526 (6.09%) SDLC
18 517 (5.99%) Technical Leadership
19 516 (5.98%) Computer Science
20 495 (5.73%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1,989 (23.03%) Java
2 1,901 (22.02%) JavaScript
3 1,694 (19.62%) C#
4 1,552 (17.97%) SQL
5 1,131 (13.10%) Python
6 523 (6.06%) C++
7 382 (4.42%) PHP
8 329 (3.81%) C
9 321 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 281 (3.25%) Ruby
11 246 (2.85%) TypeScript
12 211 (2.44%) Scala
13 195 (2.26%) Go
14 187 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 181 (2.10%) R
16 175 (2.03%) Java 8
16 175 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 142 (1.64%) PL/SQL
18 139 (1.61%) ES6
19 109 (1.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,118 (12.95%) Degree
2 321 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 251 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 235 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 198 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 181 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 149 (1.73%) CCNP
8 123 (1.42%) CCNA
9 113 (1.31%) MCSE
10 96 (1.11%) ISTQB
11 93 (1.08%) DV Cleared
12 73 (0.85%) CISSP
13 72 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
14 65 (0.75%) ISEB
15 55 (0.64%) Master's Degree
16 53 (0.61%) PhD
17 47 (0.54%) MCSA
17 47 (0.54%) PMI Certification
18 46 (0.53%) CCDP
18 46 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 758 (8.78%) QA
2 160 (1.85%) SLA
3 154 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (1.20%) GDPR
5 97 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 97 (1.12%) PMO
6 70 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 32 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 30 (0.35%) COBIT
10 20 (0.23%) NIST
11 14 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 13 (0.15%) ISO 26262
13 10 (0.12%) WAI
13 10 (0.12%) WCAG
14 7 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.069%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.058%) CDISC
16 5 (0.058%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 898 (10.40%) Docker
2 527 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 265 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 188 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.82%) vSphere
6 66 (0.76%) XenApp
7 54 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 39 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (0.39%) Firmware
9 34 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 26 (0.30%) VMware NSX
12 19 (0.22%) HDFS
12 19 (0.22%) IAG
13 14 (0.16%) KVM
14 13 (0.15%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 10 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 548 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 412 (4.77%) Ansible
3 321 (3.72%) Terraform
4 293 (3.39%) Puppet
5 240 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 166 (1.92%) SCCM
7 74 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 45 (0.52%) Consul
8 45 (0.52%) SCOM
9 40 (0.46%) Prometheus
10 34 (0.39%) Packer
11 28 (0.32%) Automic
11 28 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
11 28 (0.32%) Nagios
12 27 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
13 25 (0.29%) Backup Exec
14 24 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
14 24 (0.28%) Grafana
15 23 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
16 22 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,397 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 467 (5.41%) Oracle
3 418 (4.84%) VMware
4 402 (4.66%) Cisco
5 347 (4.02%) Google
6 242 (2.80%) SAP
7 213 (2.47%) Citrix
8 137 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 135 (1.56%) IBM
10 131 (1.52%) Bloomberg
11 115 (1.33%) Splunk
12 103 (1.19%) Reuters
13 102 (1.18%) Atlassian
14 100 (1.16%) HP
15 90 (1.04%) CheckPoint
16 88 (1.02%) Informatica
17 84 (0.97%) Red Hat
18 74 (0.86%) Tableau
19 72 (0.83%) Adobe
20 68 (0.79%) Dell