The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 169 152 150
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Trainee
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Trainee
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Trainee Salary Trend in Scotland

Trainee
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Edinburgh -13 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £27,000 -
Trainee
UK

Trainee
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft