Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 58 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 8,214 8,687 8,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.99% 4.97% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 5.43% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,311 6,662 6,833
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 149,998 160,045 173,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,325 126,229 144,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +6 7,503 £55,000 - 1,363
UK excluding London +13 4,987 £50,000 - 962
London 0 3,050 £69,250 +6.54% 510
South East +5 1,387 £54,000 +3.36% 194
North of England +14 1,322 £46,000 -3.16% 273
North West +18 684 £47,500 -5.00% 147
Midlands -5 648 £47,500 - 157
East of England +22 605 £52,500 +1.20% 99
Yorkshire -6 492 £45,000 -5.26% 86
South West +8 467 £50,000 +5.26% 131
West Midlands -11 402 £45,000 -8.16% 97
Scotland -2 361 £47,500 - 71
East Midlands +2 236 £51,500 +14.44% 59
Wales +17 197 £41,105 -15.99% 28
North East +30 172 £55,000 +37.50% 40
Northern Ireland +27 42 £55,000 +57.14% 10
Channel Islands -2 5 £45,000 -30.77%
Isle of Man +7 4 £38,000 -52.50%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 4,001 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2,077 (25.29%) Coaching
3 2,015 (24.53%) Java
4 1,846 (22.47%) JavaScript
5 1,828 (22.25%) Finance
6 1,775 (21.61%) C#
7 1,748 (21.28%) SQL
8 1,496 (18.21%) .NET
9 1,388 (16.90%) Software Engineering
10 1,335 (16.25%) Scrum
11 1,307 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 1,288 (15.68%) Degree
13 1,191 (14.50%) HTML
14 1,167 (14.21%) TDD
15 1,166 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
16 1,049 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
17 1,032 (12.56%) DevOps
18 1,025 (12.48%) Microsoft Azure
19 1,006 (12.25%) Test Automation
20 1,001 (12.19%) CSS
21 959 (11.68%) SQL Server
22 938 (11.42%) Windows
23 932 (11.35%) Python
24 917 (11.16%) AngularJS
25 901 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
26 900 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
27 836 (10.18%) Linux
28 830 (10.10%) MVC
29 762 (9.28%) Git (software)
30 724 (8.81%) 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
1 207 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 179 (2.18%) Confluence
3 157 (1.91%) Apache Spark
4 156 (1.90%) CMS
5 143 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
6 139 (1.69%) Apache
7 120 (1.46%) IIS
8 107 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 101 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 53 (0.65%) JBoss
11 52 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 52 (0.63%) WordPress
12 49 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 47 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 45 (0.55%) Skype for Business
15 42 (0.51%) Umbraco
16 41 (0.50%) SAS
17 38 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
18 35 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
19 33 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 186 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 164 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 163 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 82 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 75 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 56 (0.68%) InVision
8 44 (0.54%) Photoshop
9 26 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
10 25 (0.30%) Chatbot
11 20 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.13%) SPSS
13 9 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (0.097%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.097%) Maya
15 6 (0.073%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.073%) InDesign
16 4 (0.049%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 117 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 26 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 21 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 19 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 18 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.13%) SAP VC
10 10 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 10 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
10 10 (0.12%) Magento
11 8 (0.097%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.097%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.097%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
11 8 (0.097%) SAP PP
11 8 (0.097%) SAP SCM
11 8 (0.097%) Shopify
12 7 (0.085%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1,025 (12.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 404 (4.92%) SaaS
4 243 (2.96%) Office 365
5 177 (2.15%) GitHub
5 177 (2.15%) PaaS
6 139 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 117 (1.42%) IaaS
8 105 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 93 (1.13%) Serverless
10 75 (0.91%) npm
11 60 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 59 (0.72%) Amazon S3
13 52 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
15 38 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
16 37 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
18 28 (0.34%) Slack
19 26 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 346 (4.21%) Firewall
2 192 (2.34%) Network Security
3 182 (2.22%) DNS
4 171 (2.08%) WAN
5 161 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 160 (1.95%) LAN
7 135 (1.64%) VPN
8 126 (1.53%) DHCP
9 123 (1.50%) HTTP
10 105 (1.28%) Internet
11 98 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
12 85 (1.03%) SAN
13 67 (0.82%) Wireless
14 58 (0.71%) BGP
15 57 (0.69%) MPLS
16 54 (0.66%) VLAN
17 50 (0.61%) OSPF
17 50 (0.61%) VoIP
18 49 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
19 47 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 420 (5.11%) MySQL
3 380 (4.63%) Big Data
4 364 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 292 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 275 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 218 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 202 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
9 193 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 160 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 160 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 136 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 121 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 99 (1.21%) Power BI
14 86 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 82 (1.00%) Redis
16 80 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 76 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
18 65 (0.79%) Apache Hive
19 64 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 762 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 538 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 434 (5.28%) JIRA
4 355 (4.32%) Selenium
5 339 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 234 (2.85%) Visual Studio
7 197 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 183 (2.23%) Maven
9 168 (2.05%) Subversion
10 148 (1.80%) TeamCity
11 144 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
12 136 (1.66%) JUnit
13 123 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 104 (1.27%) gulp
15 90 (1.10%) webpack
16 87 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
17 83 (1.01%) Grunt
18 76 (0.93%) JMeter
19 66 (0.80%) Bitbucket
19 66 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 1,828 (22.25%) Finance
2 498 (6.06%) Retail
3 361 (4.39%) Banking
4 348 (4.24%) Marketing
5 235 (2.86%) Games
6 194 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 165 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 145 (1.77%) Legal
9 142 (1.73%) Law
10 129 (1.57%) Advertising
11 112 (1.36%) Front Office
12 99 (1.21%) Investment Banking
13 95 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 76 (0.93%) Publishing
15 75 (0.91%) Electronics
16 53 (0.65%) Back Office
17 52 (0.63%) Automotive
18 47 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
19 33 (0.40%) Retail Banking
20 29 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,253 (27.43%) Developer
2 751 (9.14%) Senior Developer
3 699 (8.51%) Architect
4 627 (7.63%) Analyst
5 593 (7.22%) Lead Developer
6 534 (6.50%) Software Engineer
7 477 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 477 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 449 (5.47%) Consultant
9 355 (4.32%) Team Leader
10 340 (4.14%) Software Developer
11 326 (3.97%) C# Developer
12 275 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
13 257 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
14 250 (3.04%) Business Analyst
15 230 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
16 223 (2.71%) Technical Leader
17 215 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
18 205 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
19 194 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,496 (18.21%) .NET
2 1,191 (14.50%) HTML
3 1,001 (12.19%) CSS
4 917 (11.16%) AngularJS
5 649 (7.90%) React
6 637 (7.76%) Web Services
7 546 (6.65%) ASP.NET
8 519 (6.32%) Spring
9 487 (5.93%) Node.js
10 436 (5.31%) jQuery
11 414 (5.04%) HTML5
12 330 (4.02%) REST
13 327 (3.98%) RESTful
14 293 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 284 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 276 (3.36%) XML
17 244 (2.97%) CSS3
18 235 (2.86%) .NET Framework
19 219 (2.67%) Hibernate
20 202 (2.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 900 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 578 (7.04%) User Experience
3 516 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 378 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 349 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 313 (3.81%) Fintech
7 286 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 187 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 175 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 163 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 151 (1.84%) Algorithms
12 136 (1.66%) Public Cloud
13 105 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 99 (1.21%) Driving Licence
15 93 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 86 (1.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 82 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
18 80 (0.97%) N-Tier
19 75 (0.91%) Hedge funds
20 63 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 938 (11.42%) Windows
2 836 (10.18%) Linux
3 304 (3.70%) Unix
4 293 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 219 (2.67%) Android
6 200 (2.43%) Apple iOS
7 168 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 162 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 131 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 91 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 75 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 58 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 49 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 46 (0.56%) CentOS
15 46 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.34%) Debian
17 21 (0.26%) Windows Phone
18 13 (0.16%) Mesosphere
18 13 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,001 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2,077 (25.29%) Coaching
3 1,388 (16.90%) Software Engineering
4 1,335 (16.25%) Scrum
5 1,167 (14.21%) TDD
6 1,166 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
7 1,032 (12.56%) DevOps
8 1,006 (12.25%) Test Automation
9 901 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
10 830 (10.10%) MVC
11 724 (8.81%) Project Management
12 702 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 690 (8.40%) Microservices
14 678 (8.25%) OO
15 658 (8.01%) SDLC
16 636 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 625 (7.61%) BDD
18 568 (6.92%) Analytics
19 534 (6.50%) ITIL
20 523 (6.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,015 (24.53%) Java
2 1,846 (22.47%) JavaScript
3 1,775 (21.61%) C#
4 1,748 (21.28%) SQL
5 932 (11.35%) Python
6 419 (5.10%) PHP
7 398 (4.85%) C++
8 344 (4.19%) T-SQL
9 319 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 290 (3.53%) C
11 280 (3.41%) Java 8
12 275 (3.35%) Ruby
13 251 (3.06%) Scala
14 178 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 154 (1.87%) TypeScript
16 126 (1.53%) R
17 124 (1.51%) Go
18 89 (1.08%) ES6
19 81 (0.99%) Objective-C
20 74 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,288 (15.68%) Degree
2 288 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 264 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 197 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 167 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 152 (1.85%) CISSP
7 144 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 142 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 115 (1.40%) MCSE
10 114 (1.39%) SANS
11 107 (1.30%) CCNP
12 78 (0.95%) Master's Degree
12 78 (0.95%) PMI Certification
13 74 (0.90%) CREST Certified
13 74 (0.90%) ISTQB
14 72 (0.88%) CCNA
15 67 (0.82%) ISEB
15 67 (0.82%) MCSA
16 59 (0.72%) RHCE
17 54 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (8.62%) QA
2 165 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 160 (1.95%) GDPR
4 138 (1.68%) SLA
5 101 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 98 (1.19%) PMO
7 45 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.22%) COBIT
10 17 (0.21%) WCAG
11 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (0.15%) PMBOK
13 9 (0.11%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
15 6 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
16 5 (0.061%) P3O
16 5 (0.061%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 513 (6.25%) Docker
2 371 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 270 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.74%) vSphere
6 57 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (0.60%) Firmware
8 40 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 32 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (0.38%) XenApp
11 27 (0.33%) HDFS
12 22 (0.27%) VMware NSX
13 20 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 17 (0.21%) Samba
15 16 (0.19%) NFS
16 13 (0.16%) KVM
17 11 (0.13%) Terminal Services
17 11 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
18 10 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
19 8 (0.097%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 328 (3.99%) Puppet
2 322 (3.92%) Ansible
3 241 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
4 222 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 157 (1.91%) Terraform
6 97 (1.18%) SCCM
7 55 (0.67%) Nagios
8 53 (0.65%) Grafana
9 49 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
10 43 (0.52%) Packer
11 42 (0.51%) Consul
12 39 (0.47%) Graphite
13 36 (0.44%) Prometheus
14 34 (0.41%) SCOM
15 33 (0.40%) ZABBIX
16 29 (0.35%) vCenter Server
17 25 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
18 24 (0.29%) Mesos
18 24 (0.29%) Salt
19 18 (0.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1,307 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 466 (5.67%) Oracle
3 426 (5.19%) VMware
4 333 (4.05%) Cisco
5 217 (2.64%) Google
6 176 (2.14%) SAP
7 145 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 138 (1.68%) Adobe
9 132 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 129 (1.57%) Citrix
11 110 (1.34%) Splunk
12 78 (0.95%) HP
13 76 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 69 (0.84%) Tableau
15 65 (0.79%) CheckPoint
15 65 (0.79%) Sitecore
16 62 (0.75%) Sun
17 58 (0.71%) IBM
18 56 (0.68%) Juniper
18 56 (0.68%) ServiceNow