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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 24 36 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 15,937 5,990 5,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.70% 6.50% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.21% 6.95% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,247 4,134 4,060
10th Percentile £38,989 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +7.14%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 156,116 86,136 85,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.04% 93.41% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 81,833 64,007 68,913
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +14 13,465 £64,392 +3.03% 861
London +20 8,158 £75,000 - 319
Work from Home +9 6,665 £62,500 - 353
UK excluding London +9 5,926 £57,500 +4.55% 644
South East +11 1,618 £60,000 +1.27% 140
North of England +12 1,438 £55,000 +1.85% 189
North West +31 853 £55,084 +0.15% 107
Midlands +5 831 £52,500 - 98
South West +5 753 £53,112 +1.17% 61
Scotland +8 575 £62,500 +19.05% 75
West Midlands -4 543 £55,000 +4.17% 52
East of England +23 542 £53,000 -11.67% 49
Yorkshire +8 525 £57,500 +11.11% 52
East Midlands +28 282 £52,500 +5.00% 46
Wales +11 162 £52,500 +16.67% 28
Northern Ireland -1 65 £47,500 +5.56% 8
North East -16 62 £47,500 +11.11% 30
Channel Islands +2 12 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 8,339 (52.32%) Agile
2 5,279 (33.12%) Coaching
3 4,648 (29.16%) Software Engineering
4 4,521 (28.37%) Social Skills
5 4,482 (28.12%) JavaScript
6 4,253 (26.69%) Finance
7 4,112 (25.80%) AWS
8 4,003 (25.12%) Java
9 3,642 (22.85%) Azure
10 3,637 (22.82%) Python
11 3,453 (21.67%) DevOps
12 3,221 (20.21%) React
13 3,132 (19.65%) CI/CD
14 2,798 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
15 2,789 (17.50%) SQL
16 2,554 (16.03%) Kubernetes
17 2,553 (16.02%) Microservices
18 2,500 (15.69%) Docker
19 2,438 (15.30%) TDD
20 2,433 (15.27%) Degree
21 2,377 (14.91%) Git (software)
22 2,348 (14.73%) Scrum
23 2,333 (14.64%) Test Automation
24 2,245 (14.09%) C#
25 2,106 (13.21%) .NET
26 1,972 (12.37%) Microsoft
27 1,953 (12.25%) Node.js
28 1,908 (11.97%) CSS
29 1,899 (11.92%) Full Stack Development
30 1,896 (11.90%) HTML

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
1 436 (2.74%) Apache Spark
2 425 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 383 (2.40%) Confluence
4 368 (2.31%) Apache
5 280 (1.76%) SAS
6 209 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 190 (1.19%) CMS
8 101 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 80 (0.50%) nginx
10 68 (0.43%) Drupal
11 67 (0.42%) WordPress
12 65 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
13 61 (0.38%) MS Exchange
14 60 (0.38%) Ethereum
15 48 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
16 44 (0.28%) Umbraco
17 43 (0.27%) IIS
18 40 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
19 36 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
20 35 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 291 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 229 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 154 (0.97%) Sketch
4 104 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 82 (0.51%) InVision
6 70 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 62 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 57 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 40 (0.25%) Zeplin
10 32 (0.20%) Adobe XD
11 27 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 21 (0.13%) Photoshop
13 19 (0.12%) Marvel
14 17 (0.11%) Stata
15 13 (0.082%) Campfire
15 13 (0.082%) SOLIDWORKS
16 11 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
16 11 (0.069%) Chatbot
17 8 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
17 8 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 73 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 63 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.21%) Shopify
4 30 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 26 (0.16%) Magento
6 22 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 19 (0.12%) Primavera
8 18 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 16 (0.10%) SessionCam
9 16 (0.10%) Temenos T24
9 16 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 15 (0.094%) Sentinel
11 14 (0.088%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 11 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.056%) SAP BPC
13 9 (0.056%) Social Studio
14 8 (0.050%) Avolution ABACUS
14 8 (0.050%) SAP CO
14 8 (0.050%) SAP FI
14 8 (0.050%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4,112 (25.80%) AWS
2 3,642 (22.85%) Azure
3 1,773 (11.13%) GCP
4 1,516 (9.51%) Serverless
5 928 (5.82%) SaaS
6 781 (4.90%) GitHub
7 711 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
8 505 (3.17%) PaaS
9 495 (3.11%) Microsoft 365
10 479 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
11 465 (2.92%) Power Platform
12 442 (2.77%) OpenShift
13 388 (2.43%) Amazon S3
14 363 (2.28%) Cloud Functions
15 317 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 242 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
17 241 (1.51%) Amazon ECS
18 233 (1.46%) Figma
19 226 (1.42%) npm
20 198 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 459 (2.88%) Internet
2 338 (2.12%) Firewall
3 264 (1.66%) HTTP
4 205 (1.29%) Broadband
5 179 (1.12%) Network Security
6 160 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 157 (0.99%) DNS
8 123 (0.77%) VPN
9 120 (0.75%) WAN
10 118 (0.74%) LAN
11 97 (0.61%) SAN
12 88 (0.55%) Wireless
13 84 (0.53%) DHCP
14 63 (0.40%) PPP
15 51 (0.32%) WebEx
16 49 (0.31%) Skype
17 48 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (0.28%) BGP
19 43 (0.27%) VLAN
20 42 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,094 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1,071 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 1,019 (6.39%) MySQL
4 1,007 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 912 (5.72%) MongoDB
6 848 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 638 (4.00%) Big Data
8 452 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 438 (2.75%) Redis
10 371 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 359 (2.25%) Power BI
12 328 (2.06%) BigQuery
13 263 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 251 (1.57%) Data Lake
15 250 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 243 (1.52%) Tableau
17 229 (1.44%) Flink
18 221 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
19 158 (0.99%) Cloud Spanner
20 157 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2,377 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 1,475 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 1,170 (7.34%) JIRA
4 599 (3.76%) Maven
5 512 (3.21%) Selenium
6 491 (3.08%) Gradle
7 410 (2.57%) JUnit
8 386 (2.42%) Cypress.io
9 343 (2.15%) webpack
10 319 (2.00%) Subversion
11 309 (1.94%) GitLab
12 278 (1.74%) CircleCI
13 237 (1.49%) Bitbucket
14 228 (1.43%) TeamCity
15 220 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
16 219 (1.37%) Cucumber
17 217 (1.36%) Mockito
18 205 (1.29%) Ant
19 153 (0.96%) Postman
20 144 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4,521 (28.37%) Social Skills
2 4,253 (26.69%) Finance
3 1,563 (9.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1,333 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
5 1,183 (7.42%) Retail
6 1,035 (6.49%) Banking
7 985 (6.18%) Marketing
8 871 (5.47%) Games
9 824 (5.17%) Manufacturing
10 724 (4.54%) Public Sector
11 545 (3.42%) Legal
12 522 (3.28%) Presentation Skills
13 384 (2.41%) Law
14 358 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
15 316 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 311 (1.95%) Advertising
17 297 (1.86%) Influencing Skills
18 256 (1.61%) Automotive
19 227 (1.42%) Telecoms
20 200 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,507 (22.01%) Developer
2 2,439 (15.30%) Software Engineer
3 1,479 (9.28%) Senior Developer
4 1,205 (7.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 839 (5.26%) Analyst
6 716 (4.49%) Architect
7 613 (3.85%) Java Engineer
8 609 (3.82%) Software Developer
9 530 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 514 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
11 505 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 501 (3.14%) Lead Developer
13 484 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
14 438 (2.75%) Consultant
15 426 (2.67%) Java Developer
16 420 (2.64%) Senior Manager
17 407 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
18 382 (2.40%) Data Engineer
19 330 (2.07%) Senior Java Engineer
20 329 (2.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,221 (20.21%) React
2 2,106 (13.21%) .NET
3 1,953 (12.25%) Node.js
4 1,908 (11.97%) CSS
5 1,896 (11.90%) HTML
6 1,427 (8.95%) RESTful
7 1,154 (7.24%) AngularJS
8 1,068 (6.70%) Spring
9 974 (6.11%) REST
10 804 (5.04%) Kafka
11 725 (4.55%) ASP.NET
12 713 (4.47%) .NET Core
13 656 (4.12%) Vue.js
14 646 (4.05%) Redux
15 637 (4.00%) Web Services
16 616 (3.87%) Spring Boot
17 608 (3.82%) HTML5
18 601 (3.77%) JSON
19 537 (3.37%) GraphQL
20 522 (3.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,816 (11.39%) User Experience
2 985 (6.18%) Algorithms
3 807 (5.06%) Data Structures
4 693 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 686 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
6 657 (4.12%) Life Science
7 640 (4.02%) Cloud Native
8 529 (3.32%) Virtual Team
9 490 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
10 433 (2.72%) Management Information System
11 429 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 333 (2.09%) Blog
13 300 (1.88%) Data Centre
14 289 (1.81%) Blockchain
15 260 (1.63%) Social Media
16 245 (1.54%) Public Cloud
17 231 (1.45%) Legacy Applications
18 230 (1.44%) Legacy Code
19 219 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
20 192 (1.20%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 1,464 (9.19%) Linux
2 1,028 (6.45%) Windows
3 560 (3.51%) Android
4 520 (3.26%) Unix
5 487 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 281 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 137 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 110 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 93 (0.58%) Mesosphere
10 83 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 65 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (0.40%) CentOS
13 62 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
14 55 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 53 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
16 42 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 29 (0.18%) VMS
19 20 (0.13%) Solaris
20 17 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,339 (52.32%) Agile
2 5,279 (33.12%) Coaching
3 4,648 (29.16%) Software Engineering
4 3,453 (21.67%) DevOps
5 3,132 (19.65%) CI/CD
6 2,798 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2,553 (16.02%) Microservices
8 2,438 (15.30%) TDD
9 2,348 (14.73%) Scrum
10 2,333 (14.64%) Test Automation
11 1,899 (11.92%) Full Stack Development
12 1,830 (11.48%) Analytics
13 1,736 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
14 1,517 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 1,457 (9.14%) SDLC
16 1,407 (8.83%) Project Management
17 1,255 (7.87%) Data Science
18 1,246 (7.82%) Computer Science
19 1,200 (7.53%) BDD
20 1,087 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4,482 (28.12%) JavaScript
2 4,003 (25.12%) Java
3 3,637 (22.82%) Python
4 2,789 (17.50%) SQL
5 2,245 (14.09%) C#
6 1,679 (10.54%) TypeScript
7 867 (5.44%) Ruby
8 827 (5.19%) PHP
9 726 (4.56%) C++
10 600 (3.76%) Go
11 571 (3.58%) PowerShell
12 453 (2.84%) C
13 429 (2.69%) Scala
14 418 (2.62%) Kotlin
15 395 (2.48%) R
16 349 (2.19%) Bash
17 340 (2.13%) ES6
18 288 (1.81%) Shell Script
19 281 (1.76%) Perl
20 227 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2,433 (15.27%) Degree
2 676 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 545 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 333 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 271 (1.70%) Master's Degree
6 185 (1.16%) PhD
7 178 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 155 (0.97%) DBS Check
9 142 (0.89%) CISSP
10 118 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 94 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 83 (0.52%) AWS Certification
13 78 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 72 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 69 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
16 63 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
17 60 (0.38%) CISM
18 52 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 47 (0.29%) CCNA
20 40 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,473 (9.24%) QA
2 481 (3.02%) Accessibility
3 219 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 206 (1.29%) SLA
5 166 (1.04%) GDPR
6 160 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 127 (0.80%) CDISC
8 112 (0.70%) PMO
9 109 (0.68%) PCI DSS
10 99 (0.62%) NIST
11 52 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
12 47 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
13 38 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 26 (0.16%) HL7
15 25 (0.16%) FATCA
16 21 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 18 (0.11%) WAI
17 18 (0.11%) WCAG
18 17 (0.11%) GRC
19 16 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,500 (15.69%) Docker
2 435 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 196 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 134 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 94 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 87 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 57 (0.36%) Firmware
8 43 (0.27%) vSphere
9 24 (0.15%) LXC
10 20 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 13 (0.082%) VMware NSX
12 9 (0.056%) HDFS
12 9 (0.056%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.056%) XenApp
13 8 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.044%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.044%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.038%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.038%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,554 (16.03%) Kubernetes
2 1,367 (8.58%) Terraform
3 608 (3.82%) Ansible
4 288 (1.81%) Puppet
5 254 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 252 (1.58%) Prometheus
7 148 (0.93%) Grafana
8 141 (0.88%) Kibana
9 129 (0.81%) SCCM
10 92 (0.58%) Automic
11 89 (0.56%) Consul
12 67 (0.42%) Istio
13 65 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
14 58 (0.36%) logstash
15 56 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
16 37 (0.23%) Rancher
17 33 (0.21%) Bugsnag
17 33 (0.21%) SCOM
18 30 (0.19%) Packer
19 28 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,972 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 1,456 (9.14%) Google
3 475 (2.98%) Oracle
4 338 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
5 274 (1.72%) VMware
6 234 (1.47%) Splunk
7 212 (1.33%) Adobe
8 185 (1.16%) Cisco
9 178 (1.12%) SAP
10 160 (1.00%) LexisNexis
11 138 (0.87%) Apple
12 134 (0.84%) ServiceNow
13 132 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 126 (0.79%) Dell
15 125 (0.78%) Sun
16 80 (0.50%) Databricks
17 79 (0.50%) New Relic
18 78 (0.49%) Atlassian
18 78 (0.49%) Sitecore
19 75 (0.47%) Xamarin