The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 702 704 657
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 204 176 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 156 149 191
Average salary £21,500 £20,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £15,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £20,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -2.38%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
England -8 189 £21,500 +4.87% 58
London -23 60 £22,500 +12.50% 14
South East -20 33 £22,750 - 5
South West -7 27 £20,250 -1.21% 16
North West +5 22 £23,500 +11.90% 11
Yorkshire -32 22 £20,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +8 13 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Bristol -1 12 £20,000 -2.43% 13
Manchester +2 11 £24,000 +26.31% 9
Cheshire -4 11 £23,000 +2.22% 2
City of London -17 10 £25,000 +16.27% 5
West Yorkshire -22 10 £20,000 +8.10% 2
Leeds -25 10 £20,000 +8.10% 2
West Midlands -6 9 £19,500 -1.26% 7
East of England -14 9 £22,750 +5.81%
Reading -1 7 £24,000 -12.72% 2
South Yorkshire -3 7 £20,000 +53.84% 1
Scotland -3 7 £24,750 -
Surrey -10 7 £23,000 -8.00% 1
East Midlands -4 6 £20,600 -18.41% 1
Newbury +14 5 £14,500 +2.29%
Guildford +12 5 £23,000 -8.00%
Oxfordshire +4 5 £20,000 +5.26%
Wiltshire +2 5 £21,500 -31.20% 1
Swindon -3 5 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Somerset -22 5 £21,500 +10.25% 1
Bath - 5 £21,500 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 4 £17,680 -29.28% 1
Sheffield -2 4 £23,500 +80.76% 1
Wilmslow -5 4 £26,000 +36.84% 1

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 142 (36.13%) Degree
2 90 (22.90%) Finance
2 90 (22.90%) Microsoft
3 81 (20.61%) SQL
4 80 (20.36%) MS Excel
5 67 (17.05%) .NET
6 65 (16.54%) C#
7 64 (16.28%) SQL Server
8 63 (16.03%) HTML
9 52 (13.23%) Java
10 46 (11.70%) JavaScript
11 40 (10.18%) Computer Science
12 39 (9.92%) CSS
13 37 (9.41%) MS Office
13 37 (9.41%) Windows
14 33 (8.40%) PHP
15 31 (7.89%) Project Management
16 30 (7.63%) VB.NET
16 30 (7.63%) ASP.NET
17 28 (7.12%) Marketing
18 27 (6.87%) Business Development
19 26 (6.62%) Web Development
19 26 (6.62%) SLA
20 25 (6.36%) Oracle
20 25 (6.36%) Retail
21 23 (5.85%) Advertising
22 22 (5.60%) Linux
22 22 (5.60%) Mathematics
23 21 (5.34%) MVC
24 20 (5.09%) QA

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (2.54%) Apache
1 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
1 10 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.02%) IIS
3 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.25%) Kentico
5 1 (0.25%) Lync
5 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.41%) MS Office
3 17 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.78%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.02%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.76%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.76%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
8 1 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) BASE24
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) GitHub
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) LAN
1 8 (2.04%) WAN
2 7 (1.78%) Firewall
3 6 (1.53%) Network Security
4 5 (1.27%) Internet
4 5 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.76%) VPN
5 3 (0.76%) DNS
5 3 (0.76%) SAN
5 3 (0.76%) VoIP
5 3 (0.76%) NAS
5 3 (0.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.51%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.07%) MySQL
3 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.04%) DB2
5 7 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.53%) Big Data
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.76%) MS Access
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (4.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.51%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.51%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 90 (22.90%) Finance
2 28 (7.12%) Marketing
3 25 (6.36%) Retail
4 23 (5.85%) Advertising
5 20 (5.09%) Banking
6 17 (4.33%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.31%) Legal
8 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.04%) German Language
10 7 (1.78%) Law
10 7 (1.78%) Games
10 7 (1.78%) French Language
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.05%) .NET
2 63 (16.03%) HTML
3 39 (9.92%) CSS
4 30 (7.63%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.05%) jQuery
5 12 (3.05%) HTML5
6 11 (2.80%) Web Services
6 11 (2.80%) Ajax
7 10 (2.54%) XML
8 4 (1.02%) LAMP
8 4 (1.02%) CSS3
9 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.76%) Flash
9 3 (0.76%) J2EE
10 2 (0.51%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.51%) Spring
10 2 (0.51%) SOAP
10 2 (0.51%) Middleware
10 2 (0.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.18%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.60%) Mathematics
3 11 (2.80%) Social Media
4 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.04%) EPoS
4 8 (2.04%) EFTPOS
5 6 (1.53%) Open Source
6 3 (0.76%) Animation
6 3 (0.76%) New Media
6 3 (0.76%) Economics
6 3 (0.76%) Physics
7 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.51%) Clustering
7 2 (0.51%) Equities
7 2 (0.51%) CESG
7 2 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.41%) Windows
2 22 (5.60%) Linux
3 17 (4.33%) UNIX
4 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.76%) Android
6 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) SUSE
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (7.89%) Project Management
2 27 (6.87%) Business Development
3 26 (6.62%) Web Development
4 21 (5.34%) MVC
5 17 (4.33%) OO
5 17 (4.33%) Time Management
5 17 (4.33%) Analytics
6 16 (4.07%) Test Scripting
7 15 (3.82%) ITIL
8 13 (3.31%) B2B
9 12 (3.05%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (2.80%) Software Engineering
10 11 (2.80%) CRM
11 9 (2.29%) B2C
11 9 (2.29%) Data Management
11 9 (2.29%) Software Testing
12 8 (2.04%) Business Analysis
12 8 (2.04%) Monte Carlo Method
12 8 (2.04%) Information Assurance
12 8 (2.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.61%) SQL
2 65 (16.54%) C#
3 52 (13.23%) Java
4 46 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.40%) PHP
6 30 (7.63%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.31%) C++
8 11 (2.80%) C
8 11 (2.80%) VB
9 8 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.27%) ABAP
11 4 (1.02%) VB6
12 3 (0.76%) Lua
13 2 (0.51%) PHP5
13 2 (0.51%) VBA
13 2 (0.51%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) Perl
14 1 (0.25%) Python
14 1 (0.25%) Pascal
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 142 (36.13%) Degree
2 13 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.53%) MCITP
5 4 (1.02%) ISEB
5 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.76%) CCNA
6 3 (0.76%) MCP
6 3 (0.76%) HND
6 3 (0.76%) MCSE
6 3 (0.76%) MCSA
6 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) CISSP
7 2 (0.51%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.25%) RHCE
8 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.62%) SLA
2 20 (5.09%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) XenApp
4 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Opsview
2 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 90 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.36%) Oracle
3 17 (4.33%) SAP
4 11 (2.80%) IBM
4 11 (2.80%) VMware
5 10 (2.54%) Citrix
6 8 (2.04%) Google
7 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.53%) Sage
9 5 (1.27%) HP
9 5 (1.27%) Cisco
10 4 (1.02%) Dell
11 3 (0.76%) NetApp
11 3 (0.76%) Veritas
11 3 (0.76%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.76%) Quark
12 2 (0.51%) Symantec
12 2 (0.51%) Laserfiche
12 2 (0.51%) CODA
12 2 (0.51%) Thunderhead
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 60k OTE + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
GROVE & DEAN LTD
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Resource Solutions Group - Ascentric
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Learn Dynamics NAV
Posted: 2 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 35k per year + £35k OTE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £16,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £185000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18500 per annum + Mobile, Laptop, £45K OTE, Training
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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