The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 127 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.055% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.058% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £19,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.38%
Trainee
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1736 1727 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.18% 95.57% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1497 1372
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Trainee
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Trainee Salary Trend in Birmingham

Trainee
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft