The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 211 196 177
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 23 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.26% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.27% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 29
Average salary £20,000 £22,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £15,627 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £28,800 £21,700
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5813 4829 5542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.15% 94.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 4173 4921
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Trainee
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Trainee Salary Trend in the South West

Trainee
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Trainee across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Trainee Salary Histogram in the South West

Trainee
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Somerset -11 8 £20,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £18,859 -24.56%
Bristol -8 3 £12,500 -41.17% 8
Wiltshire - 3 £27,500 - 2
Devon -18 1 £20,000 +23.43% 1
Cornwall - 1 £19,000 -
Trainee
England

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 13 (27.66%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) .NET
4 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) Business Development
5 9 (19.15%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.15%) SLA
5 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (17.02%) C++
6 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
6 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
6 8 (17.02%) Line Management
7 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) MS Office
8 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Marketing
9 5 (10.64%) CRM
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.51%) Games
10 4 (8.51%) Time Management
10 4 (8.51%) Game Development
10 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
11 3 (6.38%) VB

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Games
4 3 (6.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) GIS
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Business Development
2 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
2 8 (17.02%) Line Management
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.51%) Time Management
6 4 (8.51%) Game Development
7 2 (4.26%) Coaching
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) Logistics
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) Pascal
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.26%) ESRI
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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