Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 51 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 429 465 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.58% 4.82% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 5.33% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 317 411 412
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,650
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.51% -10.21%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £26,775
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £63,475
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,397 8,721 10,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.66% 90.49% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,429 7,120 8,617
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the West Midlands

Mentoring
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mentoring in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Mentoring in the West Midlands

Mentoring
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Mentoring in the West Midlands

Mentoring
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Birmingham -7 160 £50,000 - 28
Coventry +13 106 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Worcestershire +16 31 £45,947 +8.11% 12
Warwickshire +5 26 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Staffordshire -27 25 £38,750 -3.13% 5
Solihull +2 19 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Shropshire +17 13 £40,000 -19.79% 5
Herefordshire +22 4 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Wolverhampton -18 4 £44,500 +89.36% 4
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £52,500 +16.67%
Walsall -4 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £47,500 - 1
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 169 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (34.97%) JavaScript
3 142 (33.10%) Coaching
4 98 (22.84%) Java
5 93 (21.68%) Scrum
6 86 (20.05%) SQL
6 86 (20.05%) HTML
7 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
8 72 (16.78%) Software Engineering
9 71 (16.55%) Linux
10 70 (16.32%) CSS
11 66 (15.38%) Finance
12 65 (15.15%) Degree
13 64 (14.92%) TDD
13 64 (14.92%) .NET
14 61 (14.22%) C#
15 59 (13.75%) Test Automation
15 59 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (12.59%) SQL Server
17 53 (12.35%) Retail
18 50 (11.66%) Git (software)
19 48 (11.19%) Docker
20 47 (10.96%) Microservices
20 47 (10.96%) ITIL
21 46 (10.72%) ASP.NET
21 46 (10.72%) MVC
21 46 (10.72%) Jenkins
22 43 (10.02%) MySQL
22 43 (10.02%) Oracle

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 32 (7.46%) Apache
2 28 (6.53%) JBoss
3 17 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.40%) Anypoint
5 6 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.40%) IIS
6 5 (1.17%) Confluence
6 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.47%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.66%) SAP ERP
1 20 (4.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.40%) Magento
2 6 (1.40%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.40%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.40%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.40%) SAP VC
3 4 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.93%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.93%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.29%) SaaS
3 23 (5.36%) PaaS
4 17 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (3.73%) Office 365
6 7 (1.63%) Force.com
7 6 (1.40%) GitHub
8 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.47%) Fastly
10 2 (0.47%) IaaS
10 2 (0.47%) Serverless
10 2 (0.47%) Stackdriver
10 2 (0.47%) Trello
11 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.96%) Firewall
1 17 (3.96%) Internet
2 12 (2.80%) Wireless
3 9 (2.10%) LAN
3 9 (2.10%) OSPF
3 9 (2.10%) SMS
3 9 (2.10%) WAN
4 6 (1.40%) VPN
5 5 (1.17%) DHCP
5 5 (1.17%) DNS
6 4 (0.93%) SAN
7 3 (0.70%) VoIP
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.47%) Intranet
8 2 (0.47%) VLAN
8 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
9 1 (0.23%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.02%) MySQL
3 38 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.36%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.73%) Data Mining
6 16 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.63%) EDRMS
10 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.40%) DTS
12 5 (1.17%) Power BI
13 4 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.93%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 46 (10.72%) Jenkins
3 27 (6.29%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.03%) Maven
5 12 (2.80%) JUnit
5 12 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.56%) JIRA
7 7 (1.63%) JBehave
7 7 (1.63%) Subversion
8 6 (1.40%) Android Studio
8 6 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.17%) AppScan
9 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.93%) Grunt
10 4 (0.93%) Hudson
10 4 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 66 (15.38%) Finance
2 53 (12.35%) Retail
3 31 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 26 (6.06%) Back Office
4 26 (6.06%) Marketing
5 15 (3.50%) Automotive
6 7 (1.63%) Advertising
6 7 (1.63%) Games
6 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.40%) Billing
7 6 (1.40%) Front Office
8 5 (1.17%) Electronics
8 5 (1.17%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.93%) Legal
10 3 (0.70%) Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
11 2 (0.47%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 133 (31.00%) Developer
2 63 (14.69%) Architect
3 50 (11.66%) Lead Developer
4 48 (11.19%) Java Developer
5 31 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 27 (6.29%) Lead Java Developer
7 25 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 25 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (5.36%) Consultant
9 21 (4.90%) Analyst
9 21 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.66%) SAP Consultant
11 16 (3.73%) Python Engineer
12 15 (3.50%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.50%) IT Manager
13 14 (3.26%) Lead .NET Developer
13 14 (3.26%) PHP Developer
13 14 (3.26%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (20.05%) HTML
2 70 (16.32%) CSS
3 64 (14.92%) .NET
4 46 (10.72%) ASP.NET
5 42 (9.79%) J2EE
6 39 (9.09%) jQuery
7 37 (8.62%) Spring
8 34 (7.93%) RESTful
9 33 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 29 (6.76%) React
11 27 (6.29%) Node.js
11 27 (6.29%) Web Services
12 26 (6.06%) AngularJS
13 20 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (4.20%) REST
15 17 (3.96%) Django
15 17 (3.96%) JMS
15 17 (3.96%) Natural Language Processing
16 16 (3.73%) HTML5
16 16 (3.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.76%) User Experience
3 19 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.43%) Social Media
4 18 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.86%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.63%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (1.17%) Fintech
11 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.93%) RIA
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.47%) Photography
12 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.55%) Linux
2 29 (6.76%) Windows
3 16 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.03%) Android
5 12 (2.80%) Unix
6 6 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (33.10%) Coaching
3 93 (21.68%) Scrum
4 72 (16.78%) Software Engineering
5 64 (14.92%) TDD
6 59 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 59 (13.75%) Test Automation
7 54 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (10.96%) ITIL
8 47 (10.96%) Microservices
9 46 (10.72%) MVC
10 41 (9.56%) Line Management
11 37 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (8.16%) DevOps
13 34 (7.93%) Service Delivery
14 33 (7.69%) CRM
14 33 (7.69%) Migration
15 31 (7.23%) User Stories
16 30 (6.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (34.97%) JavaScript
2 98 (22.84%) Java
3 86 (20.05%) SQL
4 61 (14.22%) C#
5 35 (8.16%) Python
6 27 (6.29%) Ruby
7 22 (5.13%) PHP
8 15 (3.50%) Java 8
9 14 (3.26%) Scala
10 12 (2.80%) VB
11 9 (2.10%) Go
11 9 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.86%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.86%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.63%) Groovy
13 7 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.70%) Elixir
15 2 (0.47%) Korn
15 2 (0.47%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 65 (15.15%) Degree
2 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.33%) CPIM
4 10 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (2.33%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
5 9 (2.10%) CISA
5 9 (2.10%) CRISC
5 9 (2.10%) ISEB
6 6 (1.40%) CISM
6 6 (1.40%) CISSP
7 5 (1.17%) CCNA
7 5 (1.17%) CEH
7 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.17%) GIAC
7 5 (1.17%) OSCP
8 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.90%) QA
2 15 (3.50%) SLA
3 11 (2.56%) PMO
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.93%) COBIT
6 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) GCP
8 1 (0.23%) GDPR
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.23%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 48 (11.19%) Docker
2 15 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 35 (8.16%) Puppet
2 23 (5.36%) Marathon
3 20 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.80%) SCCM
5 10 (2.33%) Ansible
6 8 (1.86%) Terraform
7 7 (1.63%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.17%) HP Fortify
8 5 (1.17%) Nagios
8 5 (1.17%) SCOM
8 5 (1.17%) WebInspect
9 4 (0.93%) Consul
9 4 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.93%) Grafana
9 4 (0.93%) Graphite
9 4 (0.93%) Opsview
9 4 (0.93%) Packer
9 4 (0.93%) Salt
9 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.02%) Oracle
3 25 (5.83%) SAP
4 16 (3.73%) Cisco
4 16 (3.73%) VMware
5 15 (3.50%) HP
6 12 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 11 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.33%) webMethods
9 9 (2.10%) Fortinet
10 8 (1.86%) Google
10 8 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.63%) Apple
12 6 (1.40%) Cadence
12 6 (1.40%) Citrix
12 6 (1.40%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.17%) IBM
13 5 (1.17%) Qualys
13 5 (1.17%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.17%) Twitter