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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 238 219 240
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 18 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 6
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 £20,250 £17,500 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £19,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £19,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%
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
7019 6245 6933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.63% 94.05% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5866 5334 5900
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -8 10 £23,000 +12.19% 3
Manchester -12 7 £23,250 +13.41% 6
Lancashire - 1 - -
Trainee
England

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 10 (24.39%) .NET
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.95%) Monte Carlo Method
5 7 (17.07%) Web Development
6 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.20%) SQL
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) OOD
7 5 (12.20%) MVC
8 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
8 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
9 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.32%) QA
9 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
9 3 (7.32%) LAN
9 3 (7.32%) WAN
9 3 (7.32%) C
9 3 (7.32%) MS Office

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.44%) PaintShop Pro
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) CSS
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) .NET
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Monte Carlo Method
2 7 (17.07%) Web Development
3 5 (12.20%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) OOD
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Logistics
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
7 1 (2.44%) ISMS
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) SEO
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) C
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Citrix
1 4 (9.76%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) ESRI
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Zend
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
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Manchester
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 16,000 - 18,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £12.5k - 17k per year
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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