Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,314 8,094 7,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.49% 4.61% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 5.01% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,141 6,542 6,475
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 139,020 161,418 160,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 109,576 131,052 132,437
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 15 February 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 15 February 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 +21 7,491 £55,000 - 1,443
UK excluding London +20 5,203 £50,000 - 1,050
London +11 2,912 £70,000 +7.69% 524
North of England +15 1,418 £48,463 +2.03% 306
South East +9 1,356 £55,000 +8.91% 261
South West +44 788 £50,000 - 123
North West +25 733 £48,000 -4.00% 158
Midlands -4 582 £50,000 - 147
Yorkshire +7 494 £49,000 +6.52% 124
East of England +9 432 £55,000 -4.35% 83
Scotland +9 410 £50,000 -4.76% 76
West Midlands -6 370 £47,500 -5.00% 87
North East +44 215 £55,000 +10.00% 25
Wales +27 206 £40,000 -11.11% 31
East Midlands +4 206 £55,000 +22.22% 60
Northern Ireland -6 45 £55,000 +29.41% 24
Channel Islands -2 4 £45,000 -30.77%

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 3,901 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2,463 (29.62%) Coaching
3 1,892 (22.76%) Java
4 1,829 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 1,703 (20.48%) C#
6 1,667 (20.05%) Finance
7 1,606 (19.32%) SQL
8 1,479 (17.79%) Software Engineering
9 1,446 (17.39%) .NET
10 1,384 (16.65%) Microsoft
11 1,336 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
12 1,262 (15.18%) HTML
13 1,188 (14.29%) DevOps
14 1,163 (13.99%) Degree
15 1,154 (13.88%) Scrum
16 1,133 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,131 (13.60%) CSS
18 1,025 (12.33%) SQL Server
19 985 (11.85%) TDD
20 984 (11.84%) Windows
21 922 (11.09%) Test Automation
22 913 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
23 875 (10.52%) Linux
24 873 (10.50%) Python
25 871 (10.48%) AngularJS
26 834 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
27 832 (10.01%) Microservices
28 783 (9.42%) MVC
29 765 (9.20%) Git (software)
30 749 (9.01%) Web Services

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
1 221 (2.66%) Confluence
2 173 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 164 (1.97%) Apache Spark
4 148 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 119 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 119 (1.43%) IIS
6 108 (1.30%) Apache
7 102 (1.23%) CMS
8 83 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 51 (0.61%) SAS
10 50 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 46 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 44 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 43 (0.52%) Skype for Business
14 33 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 31 (0.37%) nginx
16 29 (0.35%) JBoss
17 25 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.30%) Umbraco
17 25 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 369 (4.44%) Chatbot
2 181 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 149 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 108 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 64 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 50 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 34 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 33 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 29 (0.35%) InVision
10 18 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.072%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.072%) InDesign
11 6 (0.072%) Simulink
11 6 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.072%) SPSS
12 5 (0.060%) Maya
13 4 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.048%) PaintShop Pro
13 4 (0.048%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.048%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 80 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 37 (0.45%) Magento
4 26 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 23 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 21 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 17 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
9 12 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 12 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (0.13%) BigMachines
10 11 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (0.13%) SAP SD
11 10 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
12 8 (0.096%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1,336 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1,133 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 449 (5.40%) SaaS
4 261 (3.14%) Office 365
5 230 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 205 (2.47%) PaaS
7 199 (2.39%) GitHub
8 123 (1.48%) IaaS
9 119 (1.43%) Serverless
10 118 (1.42%) Google Play
11 107 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
12 93 (1.12%) Amazon S3
13 80 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 74 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 74 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
15 72 (0.87%) npm
16 52 (0.63%) Slack
17 39 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
18 38 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
19 35 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 411 (4.94%) Firewall
2 290 (3.49%) Network Security
3 252 (3.03%) WAN
4 242 (2.91%) LAN
5 209 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 177 (2.13%) DNS
7 171 (2.06%) Wireless
8 165 (1.98%) HTTP
9 152 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
10 135 (1.62%) VPN
11 123 (1.48%) DHCP
12 117 (1.41%) SAN
13 102 (1.23%) VoIP
14 99 (1.19%) Internet
15 95 (1.14%) VLAN
16 87 (1.05%) OSPF
17 86 (1.03%) BGP
18 63 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
18 63 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
19 54 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,025 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 470 (5.65%) MySQL
3 397 (4.78%) Big Data
4 351 (4.22%) NoSQL
5 341 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 287 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 282 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 199 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 193 (2.32%) Hadoop
10 151 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 139 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 132 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 129 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 124 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 122 (1.47%) Power BI
16 102 (1.23%) Apache Hive
17 85 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 82 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 75 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
20 71 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 765 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 537 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 492 (5.92%) JIRA
4 339 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 292 (3.51%) Selenium
6 211 (2.54%) Visual Studio
7 161 (1.94%) Cucumber
8 155 (1.86%) TeamCity
9 129 (1.55%) Maven
9 129 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 123 (1.48%) JUnit
11 114 (1.37%) Subversion
12 109 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 98 (1.18%) gulp
14 90 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 84 (1.01%) webpack
16 80 (0.96%) JMeter
17 78 (0.94%) Bitbucket
18 74 (0.89%) GitLab
19 72 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 1,667 (20.05%) Finance
2 400 (4.81%) Retail
3 366 (4.40%) Banking
4 315 (3.79%) Marketing
5 209 (2.51%) Legal
6 192 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 179 (2.15%) Games
8 119 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 103 (1.24%) Advertising
10 88 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 88 (1.06%) Law
11 66 (0.79%) Electronics
12 65 (0.78%) Front Office
13 56 (0.67%) Publishing
14 52 (0.63%) Back Office
15 39 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.40%) Local Government
17 30 (0.36%) Military
18 28 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 25 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,153 (25.90%) Developer
2 739 (8.89%) Senior Developer
3 665 (8.00%) Architect
4 568 (6.83%) Software Engineer
5 560 (6.74%) Analyst
6 433 (5.21%) Lead Developer
7 404 (4.86%) Consultant
7 404 (4.86%) Java Developer
8 399 (4.80%) .NET Developer
9 346 (4.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 321 (3.86%) Team Leader
11 303 (3.64%) C# Developer
12 273 (3.28%) Software Developer
13 251 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 214 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
15 212 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
16 192 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
17 191 (2.30%) Test Engineer
18 183 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 172 (2.07%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,446 (17.39%) .NET
2 1,262 (15.18%) HTML
3 1,131 (13.60%) CSS
4 871 (10.48%) AngularJS
5 749 (9.01%) Web Services
6 629 (7.57%) ASP.NET
7 588 (7.07%) React
8 539 (6.48%) Node.js
9 419 (5.04%) Spring
10 394 (4.74%) REST
11 384 (4.62%) HTML5
12 369 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 343 (4.13%) RESTful
14 303 (3.64%) jQuery
15 272 (3.27%) JSON
16 270 (3.25%) .NET Framework
17 261 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
18 257 (3.09%) XML
19 228 (2.74%) SOAP
20 196 (2.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 746 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 624 (7.51%) User Experience
3 334 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 318 (3.82%) Fintech
5 287 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 283 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
7 244 (2.93%) Data Centre
8 208 (2.50%) Mobile App
9 204 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 192 (2.31%) Algorithms
11 160 (1.92%) Public Cloud
12 116 (1.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 94 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 77 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 64 (0.77%) NHS
16 63 (0.76%) Driving Licence
17 59 (0.71%) Robotics
18 50 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
18 50 (0.60%) N-Tier
19 49 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 984 (11.84%) Windows
2 875 (10.52%) Linux
3 426 (5.12%) Android
4 346 (4.16%) Windows Server
5 311 (3.74%) Unix
6 287 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 167 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 154 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 153 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 123 (1.48%) Windows 7
11 107 (1.29%) Windows 10
12 61 (0.73%) CentOS
13 56 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 44 (0.53%) Ubuntu
16 43 (0.52%) Mesosphere
17 38 (0.46%) Mac OS X
18 20 (0.24%) Debian
19 18 (0.22%) DC/OS
20 16 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,901 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2,463 (29.62%) Coaching
3 1,479 (17.79%) Software Engineering
4 1,188 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1,154 (13.88%) Scrum
6 985 (11.85%) TDD
7 922 (11.09%) Test Automation
8 913 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 834 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
10 832 (10.01%) Microservices
11 783 (9.42%) MVC
12 744 (8.95%) Analytics
13 661 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 643 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 636 (7.65%) Project Management
16 609 (7.32%) SDLC
17 572 (6.88%) ITIL
18 502 (6.04%) Open Source
19 498 (5.99%) BDD
20 497 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,892 (22.76%) Java
2 1,829 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 1,703 (20.48%) C#
4 1,606 (19.32%) SQL
5 873 (10.50%) Python
6 447 (5.38%) C++
7 347 (4.17%) PHP
8 297 (3.57%) C
9 265 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 241 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 228 (2.74%) Ruby
12 217 (2.61%) Scala
13 179 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 174 (2.09%) Java 8
15 154 (1.85%) Apple Swift
16 147 (1.77%) Go
17 140 (1.68%) TypeScript
18 128 (1.54%) ES6
18 128 (1.54%) R
19 106 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,163 (13.99%) Degree
2 333 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 245 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
4 221 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 211 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 210 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 192 (2.31%) CISSP
8 169 (2.03%) CCNP
9 155 (1.86%) DV Cleared
10 153 (1.84%) SANS
11 135 (1.62%) MCSE
12 115 (1.38%) CREST Certified
13 113 (1.36%) CCNA
14 108 (1.30%) ISEB
15 91 (1.09%) MCSA
16 78 (0.94%) PMI Certification
17 77 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 74 (0.89%) ISTQB
19 71 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
20 65 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 690 (8.30%) QA
2 231 (2.78%) GDPR
3 189 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 135 (1.62%) PCI DSS
5 127 (1.53%) SLA
6 120 (1.44%) PMO
7 74 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 30 (0.36%) WCAG
9 22 (0.26%) COBIT
10 21 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.13%) WAI
13 10 (0.12%) PSD2
14 9 (0.11%) GAMP
15 8 (0.096%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
16 7 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
16 7 (0.084%) P3O
System Software
1 552 (6.64%) Docker
2 391 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 327 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 87 (1.05%) vSphere
6 79 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (0.52%) HDFS
9 40 (0.48%) XenApp
10 37 (0.45%) Apache Flume
11 32 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (0.36%) Firmware
13 27 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 26 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 25 (0.30%) XenServer
16 23 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
17 22 (0.26%) VMware NSX
18 21 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
19 17 (0.20%) NFS
19 17 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 377 (4.53%) Ansible
2 306 (3.68%) Puppet
3 279 (3.36%) Kubernetes
4 222 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 219 (2.63%) Terraform
6 93 (1.12%) SCCM
7 67 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 62 (0.75%) Oozie
9 58 (0.70%) Consul
10 54 (0.65%) Packer
11 49 (0.59%) Grafana
12 42 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
13 41 (0.49%) Nagios
14 40 (0.48%) Graphite
15 39 (0.47%) SCOM
16 37 (0.45%) vCenter Server
17 28 (0.34%) Nessus
18 27 (0.32%) HP ALM
19 26 (0.31%) Automic
20 21 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,384 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 535 (6.43%) Oracle
3 529 (6.36%) VMware
4 495 (5.95%) Cisco
5 381 (4.58%) Google
6 253 (3.04%) SAP
7 173 (2.08%) Citrix
8 158 (1.90%) HP
9 153 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 128 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 125 (1.50%) Tableau
12 115 (1.38%) Splunk
13 101 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 82 (0.99%) NetApp
15 75 (0.90%) Adobe
15 75 (0.90%) IBM
16 65 (0.78%) Dell
17 63 (0.76%) SolarWinds
18 62 (0.75%) Cognizant
19 60 (0.72%) MuleSoft