The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Trainee in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 212 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 15 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 8
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Trainee
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Trainee in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Trainee
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Trainee across the Berkshire region.

Trainee Salary Trend in Berkshire

Trainee
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Newbury - 6 £24,750 -
Slough +6 1 £20,500 -6.81%
Trainee
South East

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Trainee in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Trainee in their job title.

1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) LAMP
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) MySQL
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) GitHub
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (11.54%) Opsview
7 3 (11.54%) Progress 4GL
7 3 (11.54%) Progress
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Advertising
7 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Electronics
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) General Ledger

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Trainee in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Trainee in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
3 1 (3.85%) SUSE
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
2 4 (15.38%) C
3 3 (11.54%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Progress
3 2 (7.69%) IronPort
3 2 (7.69%) CODA
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat