The table below looks at the statistics for the Trainee role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee
Rank - 78 73
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £16,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £21,500 £21,250
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +1.17%
Trainee
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
596 626 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.87% 98.43% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 534 567 467
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Trainee
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Trainee Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Trainee
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft