Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 64 64
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,056 7,841 9,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.64% 4.49% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 5.02% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,488 6,413 7,725
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 155,849 156,291 185,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.86% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 125,378 129,131 153,692
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +2 7,431 £55,000 +1.85% 1,185
UK excluding London +1 4,917 £50,000 +5.26% 787
London -4 2,970 £65,000 - 481
South East +7 1,447 £51,500 -1.90% 178
North of England +3 1,307 £47,500 +5.56% 218
Midlands +4 766 £50,000 +11.11% 142
North West +12 660 £50,000 +11.11% 129
Yorkshire -1 561 £45,000 - 74
West Midlands +2 532 £50,000 +11.11% 88
East of England -6 513 £57,500 +9.52% 92
South West -21 415 £50,000 +11.11% 72
Scotland +13 376 £52,500 +5.00% 53
East Midlands -8 234 £45,000 - 54
Wales -9 104 £49,039 +8.97% 20
North East +24 80 £50,000 +11.76% 15
Northern Ireland +2 33 £35,000 -30.00% 13
Isle of Man - 2 £80,000 -
Channel Islands -1 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 3,721 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2,032 (25.22%) JavaScript
3 1,961 (24.34%) Java
4 1,832 (22.74%) Finance
5 1,815 (22.53%) Coaching
6 1,726 (21.43%) SQL
7 1,560 (19.36%) C#
8 1,517 (18.83%) .NET
9 1,473 (18.28%) HTML
10 1,406 (17.45%) Scrum
11 1,356 (16.83%) Microsoft
12 1,220 (15.14%) CSS
13 1,216 (15.09%) TDD
14 1,186 (14.72%) Degree
15 1,137 (14.11%) Software Engineering
16 1,052 (13.06%) SQL Server
17 929 (11.53%) MVC
18 928 (11.52%) Test Automation
19 896 (11.12%) AngularJS
20 877 (10.89%) Linux
21 847 (10.51%) Windows
22 838 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
23 823 (10.22%) Python
24 797 (9.89%) Web Services
25 789 (9.79%) SDLC
26 770 (9.56%) DevOps
27 763 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
28 717 (8.90%) ASP.NET
29 692 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
30 679 (8.43%) Project Management

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
1 218 (2.71%) Apache
2 217 (2.69%) Tomcat
3 207 (2.57%) CMS
4 186 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 160 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 159 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 151 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 130 (1.61%) JBoss
9 124 (1.54%) IIS
10 121 (1.50%) SAS
11 116 (1.44%) Confluence
12 84 (1.04%) WordPress
13 75 (0.93%) Apache Solr
14 73 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 69 (0.86%) Drupal
16 62 (0.77%) WebLogic
17 57 (0.71%) nginx
18 51 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 46 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 44 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 184 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 43 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 29 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.21%) InVision
10 7 (0.087%) Simulink
11 6 (0.074%) InDesign
11 6 (0.074%) SPSS
12 5 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.050%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.050%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.037%) Doxygen
15 2 (0.025%) Blender
15 2 (0.025%) GIMP
15 2 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 129 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (1.12%) Magento
3 77 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
4 31 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 23 (0.29%) SAP SD
8 21 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 17 (0.21%) Visualfiles
10 16 (0.20%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.20%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 14 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
13 11 (0.14%) Markit EDM
13 11 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
14 10 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
14 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
14 10 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 838 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 602 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 289 (3.59%) SaaS
4 228 (2.83%) Office 365
5 121 (1.50%) GitHub
5 121 (1.50%) IaaS
6 115 (1.43%) PaaS
7 91 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 71 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 58 (0.72%) Serverless
10 56 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 47 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 46 (0.57%) npm
13 41 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 39 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
15 32 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.24%) Mimecast
16 19 (0.24%) OpenShift
17 17 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 17 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 376 (4.67%) Firewall
2 228 (2.83%) WAN
3 217 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 194 (2.41%) DNS
5 174 (2.16%) LAN
6 159 (1.97%) Network Security
7 145 (1.80%) DHCP
8 140 (1.74%) HTTP
9 139 (1.73%) VPN
10 135 (1.68%) Wireless
11 120 (1.49%) Internet
12 108 (1.34%) OSPF
13 103 (1.28%) SAN
14 102 (1.27%) MPLS
15 91 (1.13%) VoIP
16 86 (1.07%) BGP
17 77 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 77 (0.96%) IPsec
18 73 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
18 73 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,052 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 614 (7.62%) MySQL
3 333 (4.13%) NoSQL
4 330 (4.10%) Big Data
5 290 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 217 (2.69%) Hadoop
7 215 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 209 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 185 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 171 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
11 168 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 110 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 109 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 103 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 103 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 102 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 88 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 77 (0.96%) Power BI
18 61 (0.76%) Redis
19 59 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 676 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 492 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 412 (5.11%) Selenium
4 380 (4.72%) JIRA
5 239 (2.97%) Cucumber
6 227 (2.82%) Maven
7 213 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 197 (2.45%) Visual Studio
9 178 (2.21%) JUnit
10 176 (2.18%) Subversion
11 157 (1.95%) TeamCity
12 95 (1.18%) WebDriver
13 90 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 88 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 81 (1.01%) MSBuild
16 78 (0.97%) gulp
17 76 (0.94%) Grunt
17 76 (0.94%) webpack
18 67 (0.83%) NUnit
19 60 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 1,832 (22.74%) Finance
2 552 (6.85%) Banking
3 499 (6.19%) Retail
4 300 (3.72%) Marketing
5 230 (2.86%) Games
6 225 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 179 (2.22%) Advertising
8 158 (1.96%) Legal
9 155 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 148 (1.84%) Investment Banking
11 114 (1.42%) Law
12 107 (1.33%) Retail Banking
13 81 (1.01%) Automotive
14 77 (0.96%) Electronics
15 65 (0.81%) Front Office
16 58 (0.72%) Back Office
17 50 (0.62%) Financial Institution
18 45 (0.56%) Publishing
19 27 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,622 (32.55%) Developer
2 913 (11.33%) Senior Developer
3 619 (7.68%) Architect
4 590 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 577 (7.16%) Lead Developer
6 566 (7.03%) Analyst
7 504 (6.26%) .NET Developer
8 456 (5.66%) Consultant
9 449 (5.57%) Software Engineer
10 442 (5.49%) Team Leader
11 394 (4.89%) C# Developer
12 365 (4.53%) Software Developer
13 266 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 262 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 253 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
16 252 (3.13%) Business Analyst
17 241 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
18 240 (2.98%) PHP Developer
19 227 (2.82%) Java Engineer
20 219 (2.72%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,517 (18.83%) .NET
2 1,473 (18.28%) HTML
3 1,220 (15.14%) CSS
4 896 (11.12%) AngularJS
5 797 (9.89%) Web Services
6 717 (8.90%) ASP.NET
7 598 (7.42%) Spring
8 589 (7.31%) jQuery
9 532 (6.60%) RESTful
10 520 (6.45%) HTML5
11 449 (5.57%) Node.js
12 434 (5.39%) React
13 411 (5.10%) XML
14 391 (4.85%) REST
15 368 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 291 (3.61%) Hibernate
17 282 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 273 (3.39%) .NET Framework
18 273 (3.39%) CSS3
19 260 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 692 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 547 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 469 (5.82%) User Experience
4 411 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
5 339 (4.21%) Mobile App
6 269 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 265 (3.29%) Fintech
8 219 (2.72%) Data Centre
9 156 (1.94%) Management Information System
10 149 (1.85%) Algorithms
11 110 (1.37%) Clustering
12 64 (0.79%) Online Banking
13 60 (0.74%) Virtual Team
14 52 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
15 46 (0.57%) PMI
16 45 (0.56%) Social Media
17 44 (0.55%) Public Cloud
18 42 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 41 (0.51%) Data Structures
20 40 (0.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 877 (10.89%) Linux
2 847 (10.51%) Windows
3 380 (4.72%) Unix
4 345 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 234 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 229 (2.84%) Android
7 189 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 168 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 129 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 92 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 79 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 73 (0.91%) CentOS
13 63 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 50 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (0.58%) Solaris
16 38 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 33 (0.41%) Windows 8
17 33 (0.41%) Windows Phone
18 21 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
19 19 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,721 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,815 (22.53%) Coaching
3 1,406 (17.45%) Scrum
4 1,216 (15.09%) TDD
5 1,137 (14.11%) Software Engineering
6 929 (11.53%) MVC
7 928 (11.52%) Test Automation
8 789 (9.79%) SDLC
9 770 (9.56%) DevOps
10 763 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
11 679 (8.43%) Project Management
12 672 (8.34%) BDD
13 645 (8.01%) OO
14 601 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 564 (7.00%) Microservices
16 540 (6.70%) ITIL
17 537 (6.67%) Web Development
18 496 (6.16%) Line Management
19 473 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
20 471 (5.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,032 (25.22%) JavaScript
2 1,961 (24.34%) Java
3 1,726 (21.43%) SQL
4 1,560 (19.36%) C#
5 823 (10.22%) Python
6 673 (8.35%) PHP
7 451 (5.60%) C++
8 416 (5.16%) Ruby
9 350 (4.34%) Scala
10 282 (3.50%) C
11 203 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 186 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 153 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 122 (1.51%) Perl
15 96 (1.19%) Go
16 95 (1.18%) TypeScript
17 92 (1.14%) VB.NET
18 84 (1.04%) ES6
18 84 (1.04%) PL/SQL
19 71 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,186 (14.72%) Degree
2 263 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 263 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 220 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 186 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 148 (1.84%) CCNP
6 131 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 126 (1.56%) ISTQB
8 115 (1.43%) CISSP
9 99 (1.23%) CCNA
10 93 (1.15%) MCSE
11 88 (1.09%) ISEB
12 67 (0.83%) CISM
13 63 (0.78%) CCIE
13 63 (0.78%) PMI Certification
14 54 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 53 (0.66%) Master's Degree
16 52 (0.65%) MCSA
17 50 (0.62%) MBA
18 45 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 668 (8.29%) QA
2 155 (1.92%) SLA
3 93 (1.15%) PMO
4 87 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 60 (0.74%) GDPR
7 58 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.27%) COBIT
9 17 (0.21%) GCP
9 17 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 15 (0.19%) WCAG
11 12 (0.15%) MiFID
11 12 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 9 (0.11%) EMIR
13 9 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
14 8 (0.099%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.050%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 464 (5.76%) Docker
2 404 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 229 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 142 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 68 (0.84%) vSphere
6 67 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 46 (0.57%) XenApp
9 43 (0.53%) Firmware
10 23 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 21 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 21 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.14%) HDFS
13 11 (0.14%) NFS
14 10 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.11%) Samba
16 7 (0.087%) Snort
16 7 (0.087%) Varnish
16 7 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 318 (3.95%) Puppet
2 247 (3.07%) Ansible
3 244 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 102 (1.27%) SCCM
6 60 (0.74%) Terraform
7 58 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
8 52 (0.65%) SCOM
9 45 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 43 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
11 39 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
12 37 (0.46%) Nagios
12 37 (0.46%) Packer
12 37 (0.46%) vCenter Server
13 36 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
14 34 (0.42%) Kibana
15 25 (0.31%) WSUS
16 24 (0.30%) logstash
17 16 (0.20%) Nessus
18 14 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1,356 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 559 (6.94%) Oracle
3 362 (4.49%) VMware
4 326 (4.05%) Cisco
5 210 (2.61%) SAP
6 200 (2.48%) Google
7 163 (2.02%) Citrix
8 140 (1.74%) HP
9 103 (1.28%) Tableau
10 101 (1.25%) Juniper
11 97 (1.20%) Palo Alto
12 91 (1.13%) CheckPoint
13 84 (1.04%) IBM
14 83 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
15 82 (1.02%) F5
16 80 (0.99%) Adobe
17 69 (0.86%) Red Hat
18 55 (0.68%) Capita
19 51 (0.63%) Cognos
19 51 (0.63%) Zend