The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.71% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £28,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
Trainee
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 242 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.29% 95.28% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 117 169 245
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Trainee
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Trainee Salary Trend in Chester

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore