Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 47 44
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 516 402 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.16% 4.92% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 5.38% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 430 307 456
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 6,631 7,473 9,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.96% 91.50% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,335 5,678 7,416
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,541 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.08% +5.00% -

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 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
Birmingham +16 177 £47,500 -5.00% 48
Coventry +26 106 £49,362 -1.28% 6
Worcestershire +20 52 £50,000 +14.94% 5
Warwickshire +10 51 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Solihull +11 34 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Herefordshire +13 31 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Staffordshire 0 25 £42,500 +7.59% 7
Shropshire +11 13 £32,500 - 1
Walsall -4 11 £50,000 +42.86% 1
West Bromwich - 5 £22,250 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +11 1 £32,500 -20.73%
Wolverhampton +9 1 £42,500 - 4
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 195 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (26.94%) Coaching
3 116 (22.48%) Microsoft
4 107 (20.74%) SQL
5 104 (20.16%) .NET
6 98 (18.99%) Azure
7 94 (18.22%) C#
8 84 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 73 (14.15%) Windows
9 73 (14.15%) Scrum
10 72 (13.95%) Finance
11 71 (13.76%) JavaScript
12 70 (13.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 69 (13.37%) Software Engineering
14 67 (12.98%) Firewall
15 66 (12.79%) ITIL
16 64 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
17 62 (12.02%) OO
18 61 (11.82%) Java
18 61 (11.82%) Cisco
19 59 (11.43%) DevOps
20 57 (11.05%) TDD
21 56 (10.85%) Project Management
22 54 (10.47%) Linux
23 53 (10.27%) Web Services
23 53 (10.27%) Degree
24 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
25 51 (9.88%) Oracle
26 49 (9.50%) CSS
26 49 (9.50%) Git (software)

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 30 (5.81%) IIS
2 14 (2.71%) Confluence
3 10 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.74%) SAS
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle UPK
6 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.58%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) WordPress
9 2 (0.39%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) Simulink
4 2 (0.39%) Sketch
4 2 (0.39%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.19%) Figma
5 1 (0.19%) InVision
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.58%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.58%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 98 (18.99%) Azure
2 42 (8.14%) AWS
3 20 (3.88%) PaaS
4 19 (3.68%) Office 365
5 17 (3.29%) Serverless
6 16 (3.10%) IaaS
7 15 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.91%) Amazon S3
7 15 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (2.71%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (1.74%) Amazon EKS
9 9 (1.74%) Power Platform
9 9 (1.74%) SaaS
10 5 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.78%) GCP
12 3 (0.58%) Slack
13 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.98%) Firewall
2 39 (7.56%) LAN
3 36 (6.98%) Internet
4 35 (6.78%) WAN
5 22 (4.26%) DNS
6 18 (3.49%) DHCP
6 18 (3.49%) Network Security
6 18 (3.49%) Wireless
7 15 (2.91%) OSPF
8 14 (2.71%) SAN
9 13 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.33%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.94%) VoIP
12 8 (1.55%) LTE
13 6 (1.16%) Diameter Protocol
13 6 (1.16%) HTTP
14 5 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.97%) Intranet
14 5 (0.97%) tcpdump
14 5 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.40%) MySQL
3 26 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.74%) Big Data
9 9 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.74%) Power BI
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (1.16%) Cognos Query Studio
10 6 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 49 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 23 (4.46%) JIRA
3 15 (2.91%) Maven
4 12 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (1.94%) MSTest
6 9 (1.74%) Babel
6 9 (1.74%) JUnit
6 9 (1.74%) webpack
7 8 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (1.55%) Rational Quality Manager
8 7 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.16%) Cypress.io
9 6 (1.16%) GDB
9 6 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.97%) Selenium
11 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.78%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.58%) Log4Net
General
1 72 (13.95%) Finance
2 36 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.26%) Retail
4 15 (2.91%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.13%) Electronics
7 10 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.55%) Games
9 7 (1.36%) Automotive
9 7 (1.36%) Marketing
9 7 (1.36%) Military
10 5 (0.97%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (25.39%) Developer
2 68 (13.18%) Senior Developer
3 33 (6.40%) Network Engineer
4 30 (5.81%) Software Engineer
5 27 (5.23%) Technical Specialist
6 26 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (5.04%) Team Leader
7 23 (4.46%) Software Developer
8 22 (4.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 22 (4.26%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 22 (4.26%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
9 21 (4.07%) Test Engineer
10 20 (3.88%) Consultant
10 20 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 19 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 19 (3.68%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.29%) Analyst
12 17 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (3.10%) Senior Network Engineer
13 16 (3.10%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (20.16%) .NET
2 53 (10.27%) Web Services
3 49 (9.50%) CSS
4 47 (9.11%) ASP.NET
5 27 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (5.23%) HTML
5 27 (5.23%) REST
6 23 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 22 (4.26%) Spring
8 18 (3.49%) SOAP
9 17 (3.29%) jQuery
9 17 (3.29%) Kafka
9 17 (3.29%) Node.js
9 17 (3.29%) XML
10 15 (2.91%) JSON
11 14 (2.71%) .NET Core
11 14 (2.71%) React
11 14 (2.71%) RESTful
12 13 (2.52%) HTML5
13 12 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.01%) User Experience
4 25 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.52%) CCTV
8 12 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.94%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.74%) iPad
10 9 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.16%) AS400
12 6 (1.16%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.16%) iSeries
13 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.15%) Windows
2 54 (10.47%) Linux
3 36 (6.98%) Unix
4 18 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (26.94%) Coaching
3 73 (14.15%) Scrum
4 70 (13.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 69 (13.37%) Software Engineering
6 66 (12.79%) ITIL
7 64 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (12.02%) OO
9 59 (11.43%) DevOps
10 57 (11.05%) TDD
11 56 (10.85%) Project Management
12 46 (8.91%) Microservices
13 43 (8.33%) SDLC
14 39 (7.56%) Technical Leadership
15 33 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 32 (6.20%) Web Development
17 31 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (6.01%) Cybersecurity
17 31 (6.01%) MVC
18 30 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.74%) SQL
2 94 (18.22%) C#
3 71 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.82%) Java
5 33 (6.40%) PowerShell
6 31 (6.01%) PHP
7 28 (5.43%) C++
8 24 (4.65%) C
8 24 (4.65%) Python
9 21 (4.07%) TypeScript
10 18 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.33%) ES6
13 9 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.55%) R
15 7 (1.36%) Rust
16 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.78%) RPG
18 3 (0.58%) Go
18 3 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 53 (10.27%) Degree
2 35 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (3.68%) CCNP
5 15 (2.91%) CCIE
6 14 (2.71%) CCNA
6 14 (2.71%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.13%) CCDA
7 11 (2.13%) CCDP
7 11 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (2.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.74%) CISSP
9 8 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.36%) ISEB
11 6 (1.16%) HNC
11 6 (1.16%) HND
12 5 (0.97%) GCIH
13 4 (0.78%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.78%) QA
2 13 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.74%) SLA
4 8 (1.55%) PMO
5 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.36%) GDPR
6 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.78%) NCSC
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.39%) MISRA
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) P3O
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.20%) Docker
4 16 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.13%) Firmware
6 8 (1.55%) XenApp
7 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.13%) SCCM
2 11 (2.13%) Terraform
3 8 (1.55%) Netcool
3 8 (1.55%) TeMIP
4 5 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.97%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.78%) CSIRT
5 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.58%) Ansible
6 3 (0.58%) Kibana
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.39%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) Packer
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 116 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.82%) Cisco
3 51 (9.88%) Oracle
4 38 (7.36%) VMware
5 31 (6.01%) CheckPoint
6 22 (4.26%) HP
6 22 (4.26%) SAP
7 20 (3.88%) IBM
8 18 (3.49%) Juniper
9 16 (3.10%) Cognos
10 15 (2.91%) Fortinet
11 14 (2.71%) Citrix
12 12 (2.33%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.13%) Avaya
13 11 (2.13%) Mitel
13 11 (2.13%) Netezza
14 8 (1.55%) OpenText
14 8 (1.55%) Remedy
15 6 (1.16%) Ab Initio
15 6 (1.16%) Informatica