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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee
Rank 248 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 6 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 11
Average salary £30,000 £20,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 10 February 2016. 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 -7 2 £20,000 -2.43%
Wiltshire - 1 £22,500 - 2
Trainee
England

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (37.93%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) Time Management
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 5 (17.24%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) OOD
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (13.79%) hybris
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (10.34%) Process Management
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Physics
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) OOD
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Process Management
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) hybris
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
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