The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 132 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Trainee
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2274 2104 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.22% 93.14% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1675 1594
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Trainee
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Trainee Salary Trend in Reading

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Opsview
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 2 (14.29%) IronPort
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) CODA
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.14%) Python

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) FreeBSD
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) RHCE
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IronPort
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) CODA
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) VMware