Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 43 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 425 516 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.68% 5.16% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.65% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 322 431 448
West Midlands median annual salary £46,723 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,250 £67,500
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 8,195 9,135 10,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.30% 91.32% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,293 7,551 8,527
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -1 189 £47,500 -6.86% 31
Coventry +17 80 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Staffordshire -34 29 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Worcestershire +19 26 £43,500 +2.35% 13
Warwickshire +6 23 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Solihull +10 19 £47,500 -3.06% 6
Shropshire -11 12 £31,500 -48.57%
Herefordshire +24 7 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Wolverhampton - 7 £42,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield -8 6 £40,500 -14.74% 2
Walsall -2 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 188 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 118 (27.76%) Coaching
4 111 (26.12%) Java
5 92 (21.65%) Finance
6 87 (20.47%) TDD
7 85 (20.00%) C#
8 83 (19.53%) .NET
9 80 (18.82%) HTML
10 73 (17.18%) SQL
11 70 (16.47%) Scrum
12 65 (15.29%) CSS
12 65 (15.29%) Microsoft
13 59 (13.88%) Retail
13 59 (13.88%) Software Engineering
14 58 (13.65%) Degree
15 57 (13.41%) SQL Server
16 54 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (12.24%) Linux
18 47 (11.06%) Microservices
19 46 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
20 45 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
20 45 (10.59%) Git (software)
21 44 (10.35%) Test Automation
21 44 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
21 44 (10.35%) BDD
22 43 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
23 42 (9.88%) ASP.NET
24 41 (9.65%) NoSQL
25 39 (9.18%) Docker

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 25 (5.88%) Apache
2 20 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.29%) JBoss
4 13 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.65%) IIS
6 6 (1.41%) Anypoint
6 6 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.18%) CMS
8 4 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.94%) Confluence
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.47%) Maya
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) SAP ERP
1 6 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.94%) Magento
2 4 (0.94%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.94%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.71%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.71%) SAP VC
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.47%) SaaS
4 31 (7.29%) PaaS
5 17 (4.00%) Office 365
6 11 (2.59%) GitHub
7 7 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.41%) Fastly
8 6 (1.41%) Stackdriver
9 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.18%) IaaS
10 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.47%) npm
10 2 (0.47%) Trello
11 1 (0.24%) Force.com
11 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.65%) WAN
2 23 (5.41%) Firewall
3 20 (4.71%) LAN
4 15 (3.53%) Internet
5 12 (2.82%) OSPF
6 10 (2.35%) VPN
7 7 (1.65%) Wireless
8 6 (1.41%) DNS
8 6 (1.41%) SMS
9 4 (0.94%) Broadband
9 4 (0.94%) Intranet
9 4 (0.94%) Network Security
9 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.94%) VoIP
9 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.71%) DHCP
11 2 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (0.24%) Skype
12 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.24%) MySQL
4 25 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.47%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.65%) EDRMS
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.41%) BigQuery
11 6 (1.41%) Bigtable
11 6 (1.41%) DTS
11 6 (1.41%) Redis
11 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 45 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 26 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.47%) Maven
5 17 (4.00%) JUnit
6 14 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.59%) JBehave
8 10 (2.35%) Subversion
9 8 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.88%) JIRA
10 7 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.41%) Selenium
11 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.18%) Grunt
12 5 (1.18%) gulp
12 5 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.94%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.94%) Hudson
13 4 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 92 (21.65%) Finance
2 59 (13.88%) Retail
3 30 (7.06%) Marketing
4 29 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.47%) Automotive
6 17 (4.00%) Back Office
7 13 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.59%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.88%) Games
10 7 (1.65%) Billing
11 5 (1.18%) Advertising
11 5 (1.18%) Banking
11 5 (1.18%) Electronics
11 5 (1.18%) Front Office
12 3 (0.71%) Publishing
13 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (34.35%) Developer
2 48 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 47 (11.06%) Architect
4 45 (10.59%) Lead Developer
5 43 (10.12%) .NET Developer
6 35 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
8 24 (5.65%) Analyst
9 23 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.71%) Team Leader
11 19 (4.47%) Java Engineer
12 18 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.76%) Product Manager
15 14 (3.29%) PHP Developer
16 13 (3.06%) Lead .NET Developer
16 13 (3.06%) Network Engineer
16 13 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (19.53%) .NET
2 80 (18.82%) HTML
3 65 (15.29%) CSS
4 42 (9.88%) ASP.NET
5 39 (9.18%) Spring
6 37 (8.71%) jQuery
7 33 (7.76%) AngularJS
8 30 (7.06%) Node.js
9 27 (6.35%) J2EE
10 26 (6.12%) React
11 23 (5.41%) RESTful
12 22 (5.18%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.71%) JMS
14 16 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (3.29%) HTML5
15 14 (3.29%) Java EE
15 14 (3.29%) Web Services
16 13 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (3.06%) Spring MVC
17 12 (2.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.29%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (4.47%) Public Cloud
5 18 (4.24%) User Experience
6 17 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.06%) Social Media
8 11 (2.59%) Smart Meter
9 10 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.88%) NHS
11 6 (1.41%) Fintech
12 5 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.94%) Minimum Viable Product
13 4 (0.94%) RIA
14 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.24%) Linux
2 27 (6.35%) Windows
3 16 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.12%) Unix
5 5 (1.18%) Android
5 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (27.76%) Coaching
3 87 (20.47%) TDD
4 70 (16.47%) Scrum
5 59 (13.88%) Software Engineering
6 54 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (11.06%) Microservices
8 45 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 44 (10.35%) BDD
9 44 (10.35%) Test Automation
10 43 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (9.18%) ITIL
12 36 (8.47%) MVC
12 36 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (8.00%) Line Management
14 32 (7.53%) OO
15 30 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (7.06%) SDLC
16 29 (6.82%) Service Delivery
17 28 (6.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (31.76%) JavaScript
2 111 (26.12%) Java
3 85 (20.00%) C#
4 73 (17.18%) SQL
5 28 (6.59%) Python
6 27 (6.35%) Scala
7 21 (4.94%) Java 8
8 19 (4.47%) Ruby
9 18 (4.24%) PHP
10 11 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.35%) Go
11 10 (2.35%) Groovy
11 10 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.35%) VB
12 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.41%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (13.65%) Degree
2 24 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.12%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (1.88%) CISA
7 7 (1.65%) CRISC
7 7 (1.65%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.18%) CISSP
8 5 (1.18%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.18%) ISEB
9 4 (0.94%) CISM
9 4 (0.94%) MCDBA
9 4 (0.94%) OCP
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.94%) RHCE
9 4 (0.94%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.71%) QA
2 16 (3.76%) SLA
3 14 (3.29%) GDPR
4 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.71%) PMO
6 2 (0.47%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) GCP
7 1 (0.24%) NIST 800
System Software
1 39 (9.18%) Docker
2 18 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.94%) Firmware
6 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (5.65%) Puppet
2 17 (4.00%) Marathon
3 13 (3.06%) Terraform
4 11 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.59%) SCCM
5 8 (1.88%) Ansible
6 7 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.94%) Consul
7 4 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.94%) Grafana
7 4 (0.94%) Graphite
7 4 (0.94%) Nagios
7 4 (0.94%) Opsview
7 4 (0.94%) Packer
7 4 (0.94%) Salt
7 4 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.71%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.71%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.47%) Simpana
Vendors
1 65 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.29%) Oracle
3 19 (4.47%) Google
3 19 (4.47%) VMware
4 18 (4.24%) Cisco
5 16 (3.76%) SAP
6 15 (3.53%) HP
7 14 (3.29%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.82%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.65%) webMethods
10 6 (1.41%) Apple
10 6 (1.41%) Cadence
10 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.41%) Twitter
11 4 (0.94%) Epicor
11 4 (0.94%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.94%) IBM
11 4 (0.94%) Sage
11 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com