Period
to 26 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 39 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 2,251 336 428
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 8.64% 6.18% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 6.59% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 312 375
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £35,610
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -4.35%
75th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £93,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%

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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,693 5,097 7,429
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 94.76% 93.71% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19,156 4,556 6,459
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Mentoring
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Mentoring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Mentoring trend for jobs with a WFH option

Mentoring
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Mentoring.

Mentoring salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Mentoring
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Mentoring over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Mentoring salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, Mentoring job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Mentoring.

1 1,044 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (28.08%) Coaching
3 595 (26.43%) Social Skills
4 530 (23.55%) JavaScript
5 484 (21.50%) Azure
6 440 (19.55%) DevOps
7 409 (18.17%) Finance
8 397 (17.64%) AWS
9 390 (17.33%) React
10 387 (17.19%) Degree
11 382 (16.97%) .NET
12 370 (16.44%) SQL
13 361 (16.04%) C#
14 348 (15.46%) Software Engineering
15 347 (15.42%) Scrum
16 340 (15.10%) Java
17 316 (14.04%) Microsoft
18 310 (13.77%) Greenfield Project
19 303 (13.46%) Microservices
20 297 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
21 280 (12.44%) Kubernetes
22 277 (12.31%) Python
23 276 (12.26%) Docker
24 263 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
25 252 (11.20%) Full Stack Development
26 242 (10.75%) Test Automation
27 238 (10.57%) REST
28 224 (9.95%) HTML
29 212 (9.42%) Node.js
30 211 (9.37%) TDD

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 122 (5.42%) SAS
2 68 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 41 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (1.69%) Confluence
5 31 (1.38%) CMS
6 29 (1.29%) nginx
7 23 (1.02%) WordPress
8 20 (0.89%) Apache
9 19 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.76%) Apache Pulsar
11 15 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.53%) IIS
13 9 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.31%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.18%) Drupal
16 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (1.33%) Figma
4 23 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.40%) Sketch
6 7 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
6 7 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.18%) EngageOne
7 4 (0.18%) InVision
8 2 (0.089%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.089%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.044%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 15 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.49%) Oracle Clinical
3 10 (0.44%) Magento
4 9 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.089%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.089%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.089%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 484 (21.50%) Azure
2 397 (17.64%) AWS
3 137 (6.09%) SaaS
4 111 (4.93%) GCP
5 104 (4.62%) iPaaS
6 99 (4.40%) Serverless
7 84 (3.73%) Microsoft 365
8 59 (2.62%) Boomi
9 52 (2.31%) AtomSphere
10 45 (2.00%) Power Platform
11 41 (1.82%) Amazon S3
12 36 (1.60%) PaaS
13 34 (1.51%) GitHub
14 32 (1.42%) IaaS
15 29 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (1.07%) PowerApps
17 22 (0.98%) Azure Functions
17 22 (0.98%) Veeva
18 19 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
19 17 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.55%) Firewall
1 35 (1.55%) Internet
2 21 (0.93%) LAN
3 20 (0.89%) Network Security
4 18 (0.80%) DNS
4 18 (0.80%) VPN
5 14 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.58%) HTTP
7 12 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (0.49%) Multicast
8 11 (0.49%) SAN
9 10 (0.44%) DHCP
9 10 (0.44%) VLAN
10 9 (0.40%) RIP
10 9 (0.40%) WAN
11 8 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.31%) MPLS
12 7 (0.31%) OSPF
13 6 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
2 137 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 128 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 120 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 81 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 71 (3.15%) MySQL
7 63 (2.80%) Redis
8 58 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 49 (2.18%) Big Data
10 33 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (1.47%) Power BI
11 30 (1.33%) Tableau
12 23 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (1.02%) Data Lake
13 22 (0.98%) Spotfire
14 20 (0.89%) Base SAS
14 20 (0.89%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 202 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 136 (6.04%) JIRA
3 92 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 55 (2.44%) Selenium
5 35 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 33 (1.47%) CircleCI
6 33 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 25 (1.11%) Axure RP
8 23 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 20 (0.89%) Maven
9 20 (0.89%) TeamCity
10 18 (0.80%) Postman
10 18 (0.80%) SpecFlow
11 17 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 17 (0.76%) git-flow
12 16 (0.71%) RSpec
12 16 (0.71%) Subversion
13 15 (0.67%) JUnit
14 14 (0.62%) webpack
15 13 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 595 (26.43%) Social Skills
2 409 (18.17%) Finance
3 297 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (8.88%) Marketing
5 127 (5.64%) Public Sector
6 105 (4.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 97 (4.31%) Retail
8 83 (3.69%) Banking
9 50 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
10 49 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
11 44 (1.95%) Legal
12 39 (1.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 34 (1.51%) Telecoms
14 31 (1.38%) Games
15 20 (0.89%) Billing
15 20 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
15 20 (0.89%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.84%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.71%) Back Office
17 16 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 736 (32.70%) Developer
2 240 (10.66%) Senior Developer
3 211 (9.37%) Graduate
4 146 (6.49%) .NET Developer
5 123 (5.46%) Lead Developer
6 121 (5.38%) Architect
7 120 (5.33%) Programmer
8 112 (4.98%) Software Engineer
9 106 (4.71%) Analyst
10 103 (4.58%) C# Developer
11 88 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
12 79 (3.51%) Consultant
13 71 (3.15%) AWS Engineer
14 70 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 69 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
16 66 (2.93%) Senior Software Engineer
17 63 (2.80%) Statistical Programmer
18 62 (2.75%) Team Leader
19 60 (2.67%) Technical Leader
20 59 (2.62%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (17.33%) React
2 382 (16.97%) .NET
3 238 (10.57%) REST
4 224 (9.95%) HTML
5 212 (9.42%) Node.js
6 192 (8.53%) AngularJS
7 189 (8.40%) CSS
8 152 (6.75%) RESTful
9 131 (5.82%) Vue.js
10 118 (5.24%) GraphQL
11 117 (5.20%) .NET Core
12 100 (4.44%) ASP.NET
13 90 (4.00%) Next.js
14 87 (3.86%) Web Services
15 85 (3.78%) Spring
16 73 (3.24%) Kafka
16 73 (3.24%) React Native
17 67 (2.98%) jQuery
18 62 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
19 59 (2.62%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 310 (13.77%) Greenfield Project
2 195 (8.66%) User Experience
3 92 (4.09%) Mobile App
3 92 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
4 86 (3.82%) Virtual Team
5 71 (3.15%) Life Science
6 59 (2.62%) Data Centre
7 56 (2.49%) Legacy Systems
8 45 (2.00%) Cloud Native
9 35 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 33 (1.47%) PMI
12 26 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.11%) Social Media
14 24 (1.07%) Biotechnology
15 23 (1.02%) Digital Media
16 20 (0.89%) Public Cloud
17 18 (0.80%) Data Structures
18 17 (0.76%) Legacy Code
19 16 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 101 (4.49%) Linux
2 100 (4.44%) Windows
3 80 (3.55%) Android
4 68 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.67%) Unix
7 14 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.13%) Fedora
10 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.089%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.044%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.044%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.044%) VMS
12 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,044 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (28.08%) Coaching
3 440 (19.55%) DevOps
4 348 (15.46%) Software Engineering
5 347 (15.42%) Scrum
6 303 (13.46%) Microservices
7 263 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
8 252 (11.20%) Full Stack Development
9 242 (10.75%) Test Automation
10 211 (9.37%) TDD
11 183 (8.13%) Computer Science
11 183 (8.13%) Project Management
12 153 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
13 151 (6.71%) SDLC
14 144 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
15 143 (6.35%) Fintech
16 140 (6.22%) Line Management
17 136 (6.04%) Analytics
18 133 (5.91%) MVC
19 132 (5.86%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 530 (23.55%) JavaScript
2 370 (16.44%) SQL
3 361 (16.04%) C#
4 340 (15.10%) Java
5 277 (12.31%) Python
6 166 (7.37%) TypeScript
7 138 (6.13%) Go
8 83 (3.69%) Ruby
9 67 (2.98%) PHP
10 61 (2.71%) PowerShell
11 60 (2.67%) R
12 55 (2.44%) Kotlin
13 54 (2.40%) Scala
14 52 (2.31%) T-SQL
15 46 (2.04%) C++
16 45 (2.00%) Java 8
17 32 (1.42%) C
18 26 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 20 (0.89%) Shell Script
20 18 (0.80%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 387 (17.19%) Degree
2 169 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 157 (6.97%) SC Cleared
4 137 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (2.35%) Master's Degree
6 36 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 35 (1.55%) PMI Certification
8 23 (1.02%) APMP
9 22 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.53%) CCNP
12 11 (0.49%) ISEB
12 11 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.40%) CISSP
15 8 (0.36%) ACCA
15 8 (0.36%) CCNA
15 8 (0.36%) MCP
15 8 (0.36%) PhD
16 6 (0.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.64%) QA
2 69 (3.07%) Accessibility
3 52 (2.31%) CDISC
4 44 (1.95%) SLA
5 28 (1.24%) Good Clinical Practice
6 19 (0.84%) GDPR
7 15 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.44%) GRC
10 6 (0.27%) PMO
11 5 (0.22%) IEC 61508
11 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.18%) Basel III
12 4 (0.18%) COREP
12 4 (0.18%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.18%) HL7
13 2 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.089%) GxP
13 2 (0.089%) NIST
14 1 (0.044%) NCSC
System Software
1 276 (12.26%) Docker
2 57 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.53%) vSphere
6 10 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.36%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.22%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.13%) vCloud
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.13%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.089%) LXC
11 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 280 (12.44%) Kubernetes
2 159 (7.06%) Terraform
3 55 (2.44%) Ansible
4 30 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 25 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.11%) Puppet
6 15 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (0.58%) vCenter Server
8 10 (0.44%) SCCM
9 7 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 6 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.27%) WSUS
11 5 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.18%) Nagios
12 4 (0.18%) Packer
13 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 316 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 88 (3.91%) ServiceNow
3 77 (3.42%) MuleSoft
4 76 (3.38%) Oracle
5 55 (2.44%) SAP
6 54 (2.40%) Dell
7 53 (2.35%) Google
8 52 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
9 41 (1.82%) Cisco
10 36 (1.60%) Mercator
11 33 (1.47%) VMware
12 31 (1.38%) Apple
13 22 (0.98%) Adobe
14 14 (0.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 12 (0.53%) Databricks
15 12 (0.53%) Facebook
15 12 (0.53%) Instagram
15 12 (0.53%) Veeam
16 11 (0.49%) Atlassian
16 11 (0.49%) IBM