Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 54 41
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 479 393 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.35% 4.51% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 4.96% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 405 308 460
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,311 £26,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £67,500
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 6,967 7,925 9,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.29% 91.01% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,532 6,065 7,535
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,857 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +9.64% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,768
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +22 165 £50,750 +12.78% 34
Coventry +20 90 £49,362 -10.25% 13
Staffordshire +19 42 £46,250 +2.78% 12
Worcestershire +5 42 £50,000 +19.05% 10
Warwickshire -1 37 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Solihull +3 36 £59,000 +9.77% 7
Herefordshire +3 32 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Shropshire -1 14 £44,500 +41.27% 2
Walsall +4 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Sutton Coldfield +4 1 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 208 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (27.77%) SQL
3 109 (22.76%) Microsoft
4 105 (21.92%) Coaching
5 103 (21.50%) .NET
6 98 (20.46%) C#
7 80 (16.70%) Azure
8 79 (16.49%) Scrum
9 77 (16.08%) Finance
10 72 (15.03%) Java
11 70 (14.61%) JavaScript
11 70 (14.61%) Cisco
12 69 (14.41%) SQL Server
13 68 (14.20%) Software Engineering
14 67 (13.99%) AWS
15 63 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
15 63 (13.15%) Firewall
16 62 (12.94%) ASP.NET
17 60 (12.53%) Web Services
17 60 (12.53%) ITIL
18 59 (12.32%) SDLC
19 57 (11.90%) DevOps
20 56 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
21 55 (11.48%) Windows
22 54 (11.27%) Degree
23 53 (11.06%) Oracle
24 52 (10.86%) TDD
25 51 (10.65%) Linux
26 48 (10.02%) OO
26 48 (10.02%) CSS

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 18 (3.76%) Confluence
2 14 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.51%) IIS
4 9 (1.88%) SAS
5 7 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.46%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle UPK
7 3 (0.63%) Apache
7 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.63%) WordPress
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) Simulink
4 2 (0.42%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.70%) Azure
2 67 (13.99%) AWS
3 26 (5.43%) Serverless
4 24 (5.01%) Office 365
5 18 (3.76%) IaaS
5 18 (3.76%) PaaS
6 14 (2.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.92%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (2.92%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.09%) Power Platform
8 9 (1.88%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.46%) Azure Functions
9 7 (1.46%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.04%) GitHub
10 5 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.15%) Firewall
2 27 (5.64%) LAN
3 23 (4.80%) WAN
4 18 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (2.92%) Internet
6 13 (2.71%) Network Security
7 12 (2.51%) DNS
7 12 (2.51%) VoIP
8 11 (2.30%) Skype
9 10 (2.09%) OSPF
9 10 (2.09%) SAN
10 8 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (1.67%) VLAN
11 7 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.46%) Wireless
12 6 (1.25%) DHCP
12 6 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (1.04%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.22%) MySQL
3 20 (4.18%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.92%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.09%) Power BI
8 8 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.46%) Big Data
9 7 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.46%) OLAP
10 6 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.22%) JIRA
4 17 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.34%) Maven
6 12 (2.51%) JUnit
7 8 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.25%) Selenium
9 5 (1.04%) GDB
9 5 (1.04%) Subversion
9 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.84%) Babel
10 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.84%) webpack
11 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.63%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.42%) Gradle
12 2 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 77 (16.08%) Finance
2 31 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.59%) Public Sector
4 20 (4.18%) Retail
5 15 (3.13%) Marketing
6 12 (2.51%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.09%) Electronics
8 8 (1.67%) Legal
9 7 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.46%) Military
10 5 (1.04%) Games
11 4 (0.84%) Automotive
11 4 (0.84%) Back Office
12 2 (0.42%) Banking
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Police
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (34.24%) Developer
2 82 (17.12%) Senior Developer
3 42 (8.77%) Software Developer
4 38 (7.93%) .NET Developer
5 34 (7.10%) Lead Developer
5 34 (7.10%) Software Engineer
6 32 (6.68%) Java Developer
6 32 (6.68%) Network Engineer
7 22 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
7 22 (4.59%) Team Leader
8 21 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (4.38%) C# Developer
9 19 (3.97%) Architect
10 18 (3.76%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (3.55%) Consultant
11 17 (3.55%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (3.34%) Principal Engineer
12 16 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (2.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.92%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (21.50%) .NET
2 62 (12.94%) ASP.NET
3 60 (12.53%) Web Services
4 48 (10.02%) CSS
5 42 (8.77%) HTML
6 29 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (5.85%) Spring
8 25 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (5.22%) JSON
9 23 (4.80%) AngularJS
10 21 (4.38%) HTML5
11 19 (3.97%) XML
12 17 (3.55%) Kafka
12 17 (3.55%) RESTful
13 16 (3.34%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.34%) CSS3
13 16 (3.34%) React
14 15 (3.13%) Node.js
14 15 (3.13%) Sass
15 13 (2.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.13%) User Experience
7 12 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.88%) Handset
8 9 (1.88%) iPad
9 7 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.25%) AS400
10 6 (1.25%) iSeries
11 5 (1.04%) CCTV
11 5 (1.04%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.04%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.04%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.48%) Windows
2 51 (10.65%) Linux
3 31 (6.47%) Unix
4 16 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.42%) Android
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.92%) Coaching
3 79 (16.49%) Scrum
4 68 (14.20%) Software Engineering
5 63 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (12.53%) ITIL
7 59 (12.32%) SDLC
8 57 (11.90%) DevOps
9 56 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 52 (10.86%) TDD
11 48 (10.02%) OO
12 45 (9.39%) MVC
13 39 (8.14%) Web Development
14 37 (7.72%) Test Automation
15 35 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (7.31%) Project Management
16 33 (6.89%) Service Delivery
16 33 (6.89%) Technical Leadership
17 27 (5.64%) Cybersecurity
18 26 (5.43%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 133 (27.77%) SQL
2 98 (20.46%) C#
3 72 (15.03%) Java
4 70 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 29 (6.05%) C++
6 26 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.22%) C
8 22 (4.59%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.38%) PHP
10 19 (3.97%) Python
11 18 (3.76%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 15 (3.13%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.30%) ES6
14 8 (1.67%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.46%) R
16 5 (1.04%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.04%) RPG
16 5 (1.04%) Rust
16 5 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (11.27%) Degree
2 37 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (5.43%) CCNP
4 21 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (3.76%) CCNA
6 15 (3.13%) CISSP
7 11 (2.30%) CCIE
7 11 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.09%) CCDP
8 10 (2.09%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.88%) CCDA
9 9 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.46%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.25%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.25%) HNC
11 6 (1.25%) HND
12 4 (0.84%) CCA
12 4 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.10%) QA
2 23 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (1.88%) SLA
5 8 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.46%) GDPR
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.42%) MISRA
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.21%) NCSC
9 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (5.85%) Docker
2 27 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.97%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.34%) XenApp
6 15 (3.13%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.30%) Firmware
8 9 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.42%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 13 (2.71%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.51%) Terraform
4 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.88%) Puppet
6 7 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (1.46%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.04%) Ansible
7 5 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.04%) SCCM
8 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.63%) Packer
10 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.42%) Consul
10 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.42%) Grafana
10 2 (0.42%) Kibana
10 2 (0.42%) Nagios
10 2 (0.42%) Opsview
Vendors
1 109 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.61%) Cisco
3 53 (11.06%) Oracle
4 35 (7.31%) CheckPoint
5 32 (6.68%) VMware
6 23 (4.80%) Citrix
7 22 (4.59%) SAP
8 18 (3.76%) Avaya
9 17 (3.55%) Mitel
10 16 (3.34%) Juniper
11 14 (2.92%) Fortinet
12 13 (2.71%) HP
13 10 (2.09%) IBM
13 10 (2.09%) Informatica
14 8 (1.67%) Ivanti
15 7 (1.46%) Cognos
15 7 (1.46%) CommVault
15 7 (1.46%) F5
15 7 (1.46%) Netezza
15 7 (1.46%) Veeam