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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 697 733 670
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 201 157 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 152 114 185
Average salary £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £17,800 £17,850
10% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trainee
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Trainee within the UK.

Trainee Salary Trend in the UK

Trainee
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Trainee over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Trainee Salary Histogram in the UK

Trainee
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
England +35 187 £21,000 - 69
South East +17 50 £21,500 +13.15% 9
London +34 47 £27,250 +11.25% 25
East of England -4 24 £22,000 +13.54% 1
North West +9 21 £20,750 -1.19% 11
South West -9 19 £19,000 -8.43% 11
Cheshire +5 15 £22,250 +20.27% 4
Berkshire +2 13 £25,000 +31.57% 6
Yorkshire -19 13 £23,750 +15.85% 2
Reading +14 12 £25,000 +6.38% 6
West Midlands -18 12 £17,250 -15.85% 7
City of London +25 9 £22,500 -25.00% 9
Scotland +11 9 £25,000 +40.84% 2
Bristol +8 9 £17,500 -18.60% 7
Hertfordshire -9 9 £21,500 +3.61%
West Yorkshire -10 9 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Leeds -1 8 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -19 8 £25,000 +28.20%
Essex -4 7 £22,000 +22.22% 1
Surrey -18 7 £23,000 +17.94%
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £23,000 - 1
Somerset +7 6 £21,000 -8.69%
Milton Keynes +6 6 £23,000 -
West Sussex +2 6 £18,250 +4.28% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £20,000 -
Clevedon - 6 £21,000 -
Brighton -4 5 £16,000 -27.27%
East Sussex -6 5 £16,000 -27.27%
Manchester -11 5 £18,250 -27.00% 7
Cambridgeshire - 5 £25,804 -

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 185 (46.25%) Degree
2 73 (18.25%) Finance
3 70 (17.50%) C#
4 66 (16.50%) .NET
5 64 (16.00%) SQL
6 63 (15.75%) Microsoft
7 58 (14.50%) SQL Server
8 56 (14.00%) MS Excel
9 51 (12.75%) Computer Science
10 50 (12.50%) HTML
11 48 (12.00%) Windows
12 44 (11.00%) ASP.NET
13 41 (10.25%) JavaScript
14 39 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (8.50%) Oracle
16 31 (7.75%) CSS
17 29 (7.25%) Visual Studio
18 27 (6.75%) Advertising
18 27 (6.75%) Security Cleared
18 27 (6.75%) MS Office
19 24 (6.00%) PHP
19 24 (6.00%) Java
19 24 (6.00%) Linux
20 23 (5.75%) Software Engineering
20 23 (5.75%) Telecoms
21 21 (5.25%) Marketing
21 21 (5.25%) Relational Database
21 21 (5.25%) SLA
22 20 (5.00%) Banking
22 20 (5.00%) German Language

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (2.25%) IIS
2 8 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.75%) GlassFish
3 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.50%) WordPress
4 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) FormScape
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 56 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.75%) MS Office
3 9 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.50%) Acrobat
4 6 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.50%) InDesign
5 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.50%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.50%) Firewall
2 6 (1.50%) Intranet
3 5 (1.25%) Internet
3 5 (1.25%) Wireless
4 4 (1.00%) MPLS
5 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.50%) Broadband
6 2 (0.50%) DWDM
6 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.50%) VPLS
6 2 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.25%) ATM
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.25%) TACACS
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.50%) MySQL
4 17 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.75%) OLAP
11 3 (0.75%) DTS
11 3 (0.75%) Ingres
11 3 (0.75%) Big Data
12 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.25%) QlikView
13 1 (0.25%) SQLite
13 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.25%) Xcode
5 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.25%) Firebug
5 1 (0.25%) RSpec
5 1 (0.25%) JBehave
5 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.25%) Concordion
5 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.25%) Behat
5 1 (0.25%) Grunt
General
1 73 (18.25%) Finance
2 27 (6.75%) Advertising
3 23 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.25%) Marketing
5 20 (5.00%) German Language
5 20 (5.00%) Banking
6 18 (4.50%) Retail
7 10 (2.50%) French Language
8 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.00%) Games
9 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 3 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.50%) .NET
2 50 (12.50%) HTML
3 44 (11.00%) ASP.NET
4 31 (7.75%) CSS
5 12 (3.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.50%) LAMP
7 8 (2.00%) HTML5
8 7 (1.75%) jQuery
8 7 (1.75%) XML
9 6 (1.50%) Ajax
9 6 (1.50%) Web Services
10 5 (1.25%) JSON
11 4 (1.00%) WCF
11 4 (1.00%) COM
12 3 (0.75%) ADO
12 3 (0.75%) ODBC
12 3 (0.75%) ActiveX
12 3 (0.75%) OLE
12 3 (0.75%) DAO
12 3 (0.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.75%) Computer Science
2 39 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 16 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.50%) Open Source
6 10 (2.50%) Social Media
7 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.50%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.50%) GIS
11 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.50%) CESG
11 2 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.00%) Windows
2 24 (6.00%) Linux
3 10 (2.50%) UNIX
4 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.25%) AIX
5 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.75%) Solaris
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (5.75%) Software Engineering
2 19 (4.75%) Information Security
2 19 (4.75%) Business Development
2 19 (4.75%) MVC
3 17 (4.25%) Coaching
4 15 (3.75%) OO
4 15 (3.75%) CRM
5 14 (3.50%) ITIL
6 13 (3.25%) Project Management
7 11 (2.75%) B2B
7 11 (2.75%) Monte Carlo Method
8 10 (2.50%) System Testing
8 10 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 10 (2.50%) Line Management
9 9 (2.25%) Time Management
9 9 (2.25%) Incident Management
9 9 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.00%) Information Assurance
11 7 (1.75%) QMS
11 7 (1.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.50%) C#
2 64 (16.00%) SQL
3 41 (10.25%) JavaScript
4 24 (6.00%) PHP
4 24 (6.00%) Java
5 19 (4.75%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.50%) VB
8 8 (2.00%) C
9 7 (1.75%) C++
10 5 (1.25%) ABAP
11 3 (0.75%) MapBasic
11 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.75%) Progress 4GL
12 2 (0.50%) Pascal
12 2 (0.50%) VB6
12 2 (0.50%) Lua
12 2 (0.50%) PHP5
12 2 (0.50%) VBScript
12 2 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 185 (46.25%) Degree
2 27 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.75%) CCNA
5 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.50%) HND
6 2 (0.50%) MCSE
6 2 (0.50%) CCNP
6 2 (0.50%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.25%) AAT
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ACCA
7 1 (0.25%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.25%) MCITP
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCSA
7 1 (0.25%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.25%) SLA
2 8 (2.00%) QA
2 8 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 63 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.50%) Oracle
3 16 (4.00%) SAP
4 12 (3.00%) Cisco
5 10 (2.50%) Adobe
5 10 (2.50%) Dell
6 9 (2.25%) Symantec
6 9 (2.25%) McAfee
6 9 (2.25%) IronPort
7 6 (1.50%) Apple
8 5 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.25%) VMware
8 5 (1.25%) Citrix
9 3 (0.75%) IBM
9 3 (0.75%) Progress
9 3 (0.75%) Google
9 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.75%) HP
10 2 (0.50%) Demandware
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Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Learning4You
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Excellent Starting Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + 1st year OTE 40k, 2nd year 70k
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Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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