Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mentorship
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 53 36
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mentoring 2,545 588 559
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 8.58% 5.26% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 5.61% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 521 494
10th Percentile £35,745 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £49,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £88,438
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £130,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 28,177 10,482 6,829
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 95.04% 93.77% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21,599 9,261 5,930
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £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 £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 27 January 2022.

Mentoring salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 1,339 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (30.45%) Coaching
3 624 (24.52%) Social Skills
4 549 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 549 (21.57%) Azure
5 523 (20.55%) Finance
6 509 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 507 (19.92%) .NET
8 505 (19.84%) C#
9 495 (19.45%) AWS
10 483 (18.98%) Degree
11 449 (17.64%) SQL
12 431 (16.94%) CI/CD
13 430 (16.90%) Scrum
14 428 (16.82%) DevOps
15 402 (15.80%) Java
16 349 (13.71%) React
17 313 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
18 309 (12.14%) TypeScript
19 297 (11.67%) Full Stack Development
19 297 (11.67%) TDD
20 280 (11.00%) Python
21 274 (10.77%) Test Automation
22 271 (10.65%) CSS
23 265 (10.41%) HTML
23 265 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
24 260 (10.22%) AngularJS
25 259 (10.18%) Greenfield Project
26 254 (9.98%) Microservices
27 252 (9.90%) Microsoft

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
1 143 (5.62%) SAS
2 48 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 24 (0.94%) Apache
4 22 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 19 (0.75%) nginx
6 17 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.63%) Confluence
8 14 (0.55%) CMS
9 12 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.35%) WordPress
11 6 (0.24%) IIS
12 5 (0.20%) Drupal
13 4 (0.16%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.16%) JBoss
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.16%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.12%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.039%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.039%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) Sketch
7 3 (0.12%) InVision
8 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.079%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.079%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.079%) EngageOne
8 2 (0.079%) InDesign
8 2 (0.079%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.039%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 20 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (0.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 15 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.31%) Summit
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.20%) Shopify
6 4 (0.16%) Magento
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.079%) Avolution ABACUS
8 2 (0.079%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.079%) Social Studio
8 2 (0.079%) Toggl
9 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 549 (21.57%) Azure
2 495 (19.45%) AWS
3 190 (7.47%) SaaS
4 150 (5.89%) GCP
5 108 (4.24%) iPaaS
6 91 (3.58%) Microsoft 365
7 78 (3.06%) Serverless
8 56 (2.20%) Boomi
9 54 (2.12%) AtomSphere
10 53 (2.08%) GitHub
11 49 (1.93%) Power Platform
12 46 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
13 36 (1.41%) Amazon S3
14 34 (1.34%) OpenShift
14 34 (1.34%) PaaS
15 32 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
16 28 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
17 27 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
17 27 (1.06%) Azure Service Bus
18 26 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.32%) Firewall
2 24 (0.94%) HTTP
2 24 (0.94%) Internet
3 22 (0.86%) DNS
4 18 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.63%) DHCP
5 16 (0.63%) Network Security
6 14 (0.55%) LAN
7 12 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.47%) VLAN
8 9 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (0.31%) VoIP
9 8 (0.31%) WAN
10 7 (0.28%) IPv6
10 7 (0.28%) Multicast
10 7 (0.28%) RTSP
10 7 (0.28%) UPnP
10 7 (0.28%) VPN
11 5 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 128 (5.03%) MongoDB
3 118 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 106 (4.17%) MySQL
5 103 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 57 (2.24%) Redis
7 48 (1.89%) Data Lake
8 44 (1.73%) Power BI
9 41 (1.61%) Big Data
10 39 (1.53%) Tableau
11 37 (1.45%) Spotfire
12 35 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (1.22%) DTS
14 30 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 30 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 29 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (0.75%) Couchbase
18 17 (0.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 243 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 135 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 109 (4.28%) JIRA
4 47 (1.85%) Selenium
5 44 (1.73%) TeamCity
6 43 (1.69%) Subversion
7 31 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (1.10%) Bitbucket
9 26 (1.02%) Cypress.io
10 22 (0.86%) Postman
11 20 (0.79%) Axure RP
12 19 (0.75%) Maven
13 16 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.63%) GitLab
14 15 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.55%) webpack
16 13 (0.51%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.51%) JIRA Agile
16 13 (0.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 624 (24.52%) Social Skills
2 523 (20.55%) Finance
3 265 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (7.27%) Marketing
5 98 (3.85%) Public Sector
6 95 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 83 (3.26%) Banking
7 83 (3.26%) Retail
8 78 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 76 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
10 68 (2.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 63 (2.48%) Legal
12 61 (2.40%) Billing
13 46 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
14 44 (1.73%) Manufacturing
15 35 (1.38%) Games
16 30 (1.18%) Automotive
16 30 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
17 26 (1.02%) Law
17 26 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 826 (32.46%) Developer
2 253 (9.94%) Senior Developer
3 212 (8.33%) Graduate
4 182 (7.15%) C# Developer
5 180 (7.07%) Analyst
6 177 (6.95%) Architect
7 170 (6.68%) Software Engineer
8 148 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 142 (5.58%) Software Developer
10 140 (5.50%) Programmer
11 104 (4.09%) Lead Developer
12 86 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
13 83 (3.26%) Java Developer
14 79 (3.10%) Statistical Programmer
14 79 (3.10%) Team Leader
15 76 (2.99%) Consultant
16 75 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
17 74 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
17 74 (2.91%) Senior C# Developer
17 74 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (19.92%) .NET
2 349 (13.71%) React
3 271 (10.65%) CSS
4 265 (10.41%) HTML
5 260 (10.22%) AngularJS
6 229 (9.00%) Node.js
7 203 (7.98%) .NET Core
8 202 (7.94%) REST
9 162 (6.37%) RESTful
10 148 (5.82%) XML
11 146 (5.74%) Web Services
12 130 (5.11%) ASP.NET
13 126 (4.95%) Vue.js
14 109 (4.28%) JSON
15 91 (3.58%) jQuery
16 83 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (3.26%) Kafka
17 77 (3.03%) Spring
18 70 (2.75%) .NET Framework
19 68 (2.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 259 (10.18%) Greenfield Project
2 175 (6.88%) User Experience
3 152 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (3.61%) Cloud Native
5 78 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (2.67%) Legacy Systems
7 59 (2.32%) Mobile App
8 53 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 51 (2.00%) Legacy Code
10 48 (1.89%) PMI
11 46 (1.81%) Social Media
12 44 (1.73%) Data Structures
13 42 (1.65%) Algorithms
14 40 (1.57%) Data Centre
15 36 (1.41%) Life Science
16 34 (1.34%) e-Health
17 29 (1.14%) Public Cloud
18 26 (1.02%) Driving Licence
19 24 (0.94%) Management Information System
20 19 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 141 (5.54%) Windows
2 136 (5.34%) Linux
3 56 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 47 (1.85%) Android
5 39 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.18%) Unix
7 28 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.24%) CentOS
10 6 (0.24%) Debian
10 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.039%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,339 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (30.45%) Coaching
3 509 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 431 (16.94%) CI/CD
5 430 (16.90%) Scrum
6 428 (16.82%) DevOps
7 313 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
8 297 (11.67%) Full Stack Development
8 297 (11.67%) TDD
9 274 (10.77%) Test Automation
10 254 (9.98%) Microservices
11 246 (9.67%) Project Management
12 212 (8.33%) Computer Science
13 177 (6.95%) MVC
14 176 (6.92%) SDLC
15 163 (6.40%) Technical Leadership
16 151 (5.93%) Analytics
17 146 (5.74%) Kanban
18 143 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
19 138 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 549 (21.57%) JavaScript
2 505 (19.84%) C#
3 449 (17.64%) SQL
4 402 (15.80%) Java
5 309 (12.14%) TypeScript
6 280 (11.00%) Python
7 92 (3.61%) T-SQL
8 91 (3.58%) Ruby
9 90 (3.54%) PHP
10 88 (3.46%) C
11 87 (3.42%) R
12 66 (2.59%) C++
13 54 (2.12%) Scala
14 50 (1.96%) Go
15 40 (1.57%) Java 8
16 39 (1.53%) Kotlin
17 38 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 34 (1.34%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.02%) Apex Code
20 24 (0.94%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 483 (18.98%) Degree
2 230 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 214 (8.41%) SC Cleared
4 164 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (2.48%) Master's Degree
6 48 (1.89%) PMI Certification
7 46 (1.81%) CISSP
8 22 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 19 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.71%) APMP
11 16 (0.63%) CISM
12 15 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.55%) PhD
14 10 (0.39%) CCNA
14 10 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.35%) CCNP
15 9 (0.35%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.31%) OCP
16 8 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (8.72%) QA
2 68 (2.67%) CDISC
3 47 (1.85%) NIST
4 44 (1.73%) Accessibility
5 37 (1.45%) GDPR
5 37 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 29 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 29 (1.14%) SLA
8 13 (0.51%) PMO
9 10 (0.39%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.35%) Good Clinical Practice
11 2 (0.079%) GRC
11 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.079%) P3O
12 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.039%) NCSC
12 1 (0.039%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 228 (8.96%) Docker
2 66 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.35%) vSphere
5 8 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.079%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.079%) Firmware
8 2 (0.079%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.039%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 138 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 107 (4.20%) Terraform
3 50 (1.96%) Ansible
4 42 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.57%) Puppet
6 19 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 18 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 17 (0.67%) Amdocs OSS
9 10 (0.39%) WSUS
10 8 (0.31%) Kibana
11 7 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (0.28%) PTC Integrity
11 7 (0.28%) SCCM
12 6 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.24%) Salt
12 6 (0.24%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 4 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 252 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 79 (3.10%) Oracle
3 74 (2.91%) ServiceNow
4 73 (2.87%) Google
5 68 (2.67%) MuleSoft
6 63 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 55 (2.16%) Dell
8 32 (1.26%) SAP
9 30 (1.18%) Cisco
10 22 (0.86%) Adobe
10 22 (0.86%) Mercator
10 22 (0.86%) Xamarin
11 20 (0.79%) Zend
12 19 (0.75%) VMware
13 18 (0.71%) Apple
13 18 (0.71%) Sparx
14 17 (0.67%) Amdocs
15 16 (0.63%) IBM
16 12 (0.47%) Bloomberg
17 11 (0.43%) Splunk