The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 234 219 226
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 18 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 17
Average salary £23,000 £20,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Trainee
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Trainee
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Trainee Salary Trend in the North West

Trainee
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Trainee across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Trainee Salary Histogram in the North West

Trainee
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the North West 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
Cheshire -4 12 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Manchester -12 6 £23,250 +13.41% 6
Trainee
England

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) Monte Carlo Method
3 10 (21.74%) HTML
4 9 (19.57%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) .NET
5 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.04%) Citrix
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) VMware
8 5 (10.87%) Windows
9 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.52%) Logistics
10 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
10 3 (6.52%) QA
10 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Finance
10 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.52%) LAN
10 3 (6.52%) WAN
10 3 (6.52%) SQL Server

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.17%) PaintShop Pro
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Economics
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Monte Carlo Method
2 7 (15.22%) Web Development
3 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.52%) Logistics
5 2 (4.35%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) OOD
5 2 (4.35%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) ISMS
6 1 (2.17%) Product Management
6 1 (2.17%) SIEM
6 1 (2.17%) SEO
6 1 (2.17%) Workflow
6 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.17%) Information Security
6 1 (2.17%) B2B
6 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Citrix
1 6 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) ESRI
4 1 (2.17%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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