Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 37 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 4,320 8,419 8,540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.47% 5.73% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 6.22% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,771 6,592 6,978
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,252 £33,646
90th Percentile £98,750 £92,500 £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 72,778 135,367 163,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.20% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,995 106,528 131,555
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 4 July 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 4 July 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 3,921 £60,000 +4.35% 434
UK excluding London -4 2,396 £52,500 +5.00% 365
London +4 1,803 £75,000 +3.45% 120
South East -13 644 £57,500 +4.55% 70
North of England -15 565 £51,880 +3.76% 123
Work from Home +30 424 £62,500 +6.11% 59
Midlands +12 381 £50,000 - 46
South West +4 367 £50,000 - 37
North West -15 317 £55,000 +10.00% 54
West Midlands +12 258 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Yorkshire +7 195 £48,300 -3.40% 52
Scotland -4 174 £55,000 +10.00% 27
East of England +9 150 £45,000 -18.18% 36
East Midlands +3 120 £48,500 -3.00% 9
Wales +12 100 £45,000 - 25
North East -21 53 £45,000 -18.18% 17
Northern Ireland +21 24 £44,750 +11.88% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 1,666 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,017 (23.54%) JavaScript
3 1,004 (23.24%) Coaching
4 948 (21.94%) Finance
5 936 (21.67%) Java
6 920 (21.30%) Azure
7 901 (20.86%) SQL
8 890 (20.60%) C#
9 887 (20.53%) AWS
10 860 (19.91%) DevOps
11 749 (17.34%) .NET
12 734 (16.99%) Python
13 732 (16.94%) Software Engineering
14 620 (14.35%) Microsoft
15 561 (12.99%) Scrum
16 527 (12.20%) Degree
17 512 (11.85%) HTML
18 510 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
19 507 (11.74%) Microservices
20 505 (11.69%) SQL Server
21 503 (11.64%) Git (software)
22 492 (11.39%) TDD
23 482 (11.16%) Linux
24 477 (11.04%) CSS
25 459 (10.63%) Docker
26 444 (10.28%) Test Automation
27 424 (9.81%) AngularJS
28 421 (9.75%) Windows
29 399 (9.24%) React
30 391 (9.05%) Kubernetes

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
1 113 (2.62%) Apache
2 109 (2.52%) Confluence
3 85 (1.97%) Apache Spark
4 70 (1.62%) CMS
4 70 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 69 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 62 (1.44%) IIS
7 51 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 31 (0.72%) SAS
9 28 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.58%) WordPress
11 24 (0.56%) Drupal
11 24 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.39%) Skype for Business
12 17 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 137 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.30%) Sketch
6 8 (0.19%) InVision
7 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.16%) NASTRAN
7 7 (0.16%) Siemens NX
8 6 (0.14%) Figma
9 4 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.093%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.093%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.093%) SPSS
10 3 (0.069%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.069%) Simulink
11 1 (0.023%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.023%) Marvel
11 1 (0.023%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 55 (1.27%) FINCAD Analytics
2 19 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
3 16 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.37%) PolarLake
4 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.23%) Magento
4 10 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 7 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.12%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.093%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.093%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.069%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 920 (21.30%) Azure
2 887 (20.53%) AWS
3 233 (5.39%) SaaS
4 219 (5.07%) GCP
5 214 (4.95%) Serverless
6 207 (4.79%) Office 365
7 142 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
8 134 (3.10%) Power Platform
9 101 (2.34%) Amazon ECS
10 98 (2.27%) PaaS
11 78 (1.81%) IaaS
12 75 (1.74%) GitHub
13 57 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 53 (1.23%) Apigee
15 45 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
16 39 (0.90%) Amazon S3
17 36 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
18 34 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
18 34 (0.79%) Azure Functions
19 26 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.87%) Internet
2 111 (2.57%) Firewall
3 80 (1.85%) WAN
4 72 (1.67%) LAN
5 64 (1.48%) DNS
6 54 (1.25%) VoIP
7 50 (1.16%) VPN
8 49 (1.13%) TCP/IP
9 48 (1.11%) HTTP
10 42 (0.97%) DHCP
11 38 (0.88%) SAN
11 38 (0.88%) Wireless
12 37 (0.86%) Skype
13 32 (0.74%) Network Security
14 27 (0.63%) MPLS
15 25 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (0.58%) VLAN
16 24 (0.56%) NAS
16 24 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 275 (6.37%) MySQL
3 247 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
4 226 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 179 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 164 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 138 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 117 (2.71%) Big Data
9 103 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 102 (2.36%) Power BI
11 101 (2.34%) Hadoop
12 98 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 69 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 68 (1.57%) Amazon Athena
15 65 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 55 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (1.04%) Redis
18 43 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 43 (1.00%) Apache Hive
19 33 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 503 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 278 (6.44%) Jenkins
3 222 (5.14%) JIRA
4 137 (3.17%) Selenium
5 86 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 78 (1.81%) GitLab
7 68 (1.57%) Artifactory
8 67 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 62 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 62 (1.44%) webpack
10 58 (1.34%) Maven
11 44 (1.02%) gulp
12 40 (0.93%) JUnit
13 38 (0.88%) Subversion
14 36 (0.83%) Grunt
14 36 (0.83%) SpecFlow
14 36 (0.83%) Visual Studio
15 35 (0.81%) TeamCity
16 28 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
17 27 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 948 (21.94%) Finance
2 271 (6.27%) Banking
3 219 (5.07%) Retail
4 160 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 118 (2.73%) Back Office
5 118 (2.73%) Marketing
6 115 (2.66%) Front Office
7 113 (2.62%) Games
8 97 (2.25%) Law
9 83 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 78 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 37 (0.86%) Electronics
12 36 (0.83%) Local Government
13 35 (0.81%) Advertising
14 28 (0.65%) Legal
15 25 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 25 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 21 (0.49%) Automotive
17 15 (0.35%) Billing
17 15 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,219 (28.22%) Developer
2 518 (11.99%) Senior Developer
3 284 (6.57%) Software Engineer
4 279 (6.46%) Architect
5 225 (5.21%) Lead Developer
6 221 (5.12%) Analyst
7 202 (4.68%) Java Developer
8 199 (4.61%) .NET Developer
9 180 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 160 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 155 (3.59%) Team Leader
12 151 (3.50%) C# Developer
13 141 (3.26%) Consultant
14 126 (2.92%) Development Manager
14 126 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
15 118 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
16 111 (2.57%) Full Stack Developer
17 103 (2.38%) Technical Leader
18 100 (2.31%) React Developer
19 99 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (17.34%) .NET
2 512 (11.85%) HTML
3 477 (11.04%) CSS
4 424 (9.81%) AngularJS
5 399 (9.24%) React
6 368 (8.52%) Web Services
7 303 (7.01%) Node.js
8 223 (5.16%) ASP.NET
9 212 (4.91%) REST
10 204 (4.72%) RESTful
11 203 (4.70%) .NET Core
12 189 (4.38%) Spring
13 173 (4.00%) .NET Framework
14 169 (3.91%) HTML5
14 169 (3.91%) jQuery
15 118 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 115 (2.66%) Kafka
17 109 (2.52%) Vue.js
18 106 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
19 100 (2.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 352 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (6.34%) User Experience
3 185 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 185 (4.28%) Hedge funds
4 136 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 124 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 115 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 105 (2.43%) Data Centre
8 103 (2.38%) Derivative
9 101 (2.34%) Fixed Income
10 94 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (2.18%) Public Cloud
11 56 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 55 (1.27%) Cloud Native
13 54 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 37 (0.86%) Driving Licence
15 34 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 29 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
17 27 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
17 27 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 482 (11.16%) Linux
2 421 (9.75%) Windows
3 174 (4.03%) Unix
4 169 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 114 (2.64%) Android
6 104 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 65 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 51 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
10 41 (0.95%) CentOS
10 41 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 33 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.44%) AIX
14 19 (0.44%) Solaris
15 16 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,666 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,004 (23.24%) Coaching
3 860 (19.91%) DevOps
4 732 (16.94%) Software Engineering
5 561 (12.99%) Scrum
6 510 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
7 507 (11.74%) Microservices
8 492 (11.39%) TDD
9 444 (10.28%) Test Automation
10 379 (8.77%) Analytics
11 324 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 317 (7.34%) MVC
13 302 (6.99%) Technical Leadership
14 283 (6.55%) Project Management
15 276 (6.39%) Decision-Making
16 264 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
17 263 (6.09%) ITIL
18 251 (5.81%) BDD
19 249 (5.76%) SDLC
20 235 (5.44%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,017 (23.54%) JavaScript
2 936 (21.67%) Java
3 901 (20.86%) SQL
4 890 (20.60%) C#
5 734 (16.99%) Python
6 256 (5.93%) C++
7 210 (4.86%) PHP
8 191 (4.42%) TypeScript
9 162 (3.75%) C
10 148 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 142 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 132 (3.06%) Scala
13 126 (2.92%) Kotlin
14 101 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 94 (2.18%) Java 8
16 89 (2.06%) Ruby
17 81 (1.88%) Go
18 72 (1.67%) R
19 54 (1.25%) Apple Swift
20 50 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 527 (12.20%) Degree
2 174 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 109 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 102 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (2.18%) SC Cleared
7 73 (1.69%) CCNA
8 57 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 55 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 49 (1.13%) CCNP
10 49 (1.13%) ISTQB
11 48 (1.11%) MCSA
12 47 (1.09%) MCSE
13 44 (1.02%) CISSP
13 44 (1.02%) DBS Check
14 28 (0.65%) Sun Certification
15 26 (0.60%) ISEB
16 24 (0.56%) CCIE
17 21 (0.49%) MCP
18 20 (0.46%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (7.01%) QA
2 155 (3.59%) SLA
3 86 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (1.39%) GDPR
5 39 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.88%) PMO
7 26 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.44%) COBIT
9 18 (0.42%) NIST
10 11 (0.25%) NCSC
11 10 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.23%) NIST 800
12 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.12%) ISO 26262
14 4 (0.093%) ECSS
14 4 (0.093%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.093%) ITGC
15 3 (0.069%) P3O
16 2 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 459 (10.63%) Docker
2 195 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 133 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 21 (0.49%) vSphere
7 20 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.39%) HDFS
9 12 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.23%) Firmware
10 10 (0.23%) XenApp
11 7 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.14%) Samba
12 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 391 (9.05%) Kubernetes
2 185 (4.28%) Ansible
3 138 (3.19%) Terraform
4 103 (2.38%) Puppet
5 66 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (1.09%) SCCM
7 25 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 25 (0.58%) SCOM
8 19 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 19 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 15 (0.35%) Rancher
10 12 (0.28%) Kibana
10 12 (0.28%) Nagios
11 11 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
12 10 (0.23%) Ambari
12 10 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (0.23%) Grafana
13 9 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
13 9 (0.21%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 620 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 252 (5.83%) Oracle
3 195 (4.51%) Google
3 195 (4.51%) VMware
4 137 (3.17%) Cisco
5 97 (2.25%) SAP
6 89 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 71 (1.64%) Tableau
8 68 (1.57%) Citrix
9 57 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 36 (0.83%) Zend
12 33 (0.76%) IBM
13 30 (0.69%) HP
14 29 (0.67%) Sony
15 26 (0.60%) Cloudera
15 26 (0.60%) Remedy
16 24 (0.56%) Splunk
17 23 (0.53%) Apple
17 23 (0.53%) Xamarin