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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 219 214 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 26 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 23
Average salary £20,000 £20,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £19,200 £16,300
10% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £22,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
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
5590 5661 5065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.48% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4692 4746 4456
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Bristol -9 9 £21,000 +5.00% 11
Devon - 8 £20,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 5 £16,500 -23.25% 1
Somerset - 2 £19,750 - 1
Dorset - 2 £20,000 -
Trainee
England

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) Degree
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) CSS
3 17 (45.95%) .NET
3 17 (45.95%) C#
3 17 (45.95%) HTML
3 17 (45.95%) Java
4 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
5 15 (40.54%) Selenium
5 15 (40.54%) FitNesse
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) TDD
5 15 (40.54%) Retail
5 15 (40.54%) Spring
5 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
5 15 (40.54%) C++
5 15 (40.54%) MySQL
5 15 (40.54%) Web Services
5 15 (40.54%) JUnit
5 15 (40.54%) OOP
5 15 (40.54%) OO
5 15 (40.54%) OOD
5 15 (40.54%) Apache CXF
5 15 (40.54%) Product Management
5 15 (40.54%) Apache Camel
5 15 (40.54%) Procedural Programming
5 15 (40.54%) Java EE
6 7 (18.92%) Finance
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JUnit
1 15 (40.54%) Selenium
1 15 (40.54%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (40.54%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
1 17 (45.95%) CSS
2 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 15 (40.54%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) Java EE
2 15 (40.54%) Apache CXF
2 15 (40.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.41%) Social Media
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Economics
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) OOP
1 15 (40.54%) OO
1 15 (40.54%) OOD
1 15 (40.54%) Scrum
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (40.54%) TDD
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
1 15 (40.54%) Product Management
1 15 (40.54%) Procedural Programming
2 5 (13.51%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Process Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) B2B
4 1 (2.70%) Business Analytics
4 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.70%) Netezza
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE Year 1 + Uncapped commission
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £15k - 16k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago