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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 704 693 710
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 199 184 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 153 142 147
Average salary £23,000 £20,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,958 £16,294 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,700
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 +1 194 £23,000 +12.19% 65
South East -18 53 £24,500 -2.00% 8
London -15 51 £26,000 +30.00% 17
South West -15 24 £20,000 -6.97% 9
Yorkshire -31 23 £22,500 +12.50% 4
North West -20 17 £23,000 +12.19% 11
West Yorkshire -30 16 £22,500 +12.50% 2
Berkshire +5 15 £25,000 -9.09% 1
East of England -21 13 £24,000 +20.00% 2
City of London +2 11 £29,500 +31.11% 7
Leeds -21 11 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Cheshire -7 10 £23,000 +12.19% 2
Hertfordshire -4 9 £24,000 +47.69%
West Midlands -17 9 £19,000 -5.00% 9
Buckinghamshire - 9 £24,000 - 2
Somerset -7 8 £20,500 -
Reading -9 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Milton Keynes - 8 £24,000 - 1
Bath - 8 £20,500 -
Gloucestershire 0 7 £18,859 -24.56%
Manchester -3 7 £24,000 +17.07% 9
Surrey -11 7 £23,500 +22.07% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £24,000 -
Oxford +9 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Oxfordshire +7 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Newbury - 6 £24,750 -
East Midlands +2 5 £20,600 -18.41% 1
Kent -3 5 £20,000 -20.00% 2
Wilmslow -8 5 £29,000 +41.46%
Staffordshire -12 5 £19,000 -5.00%

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 165 (39.95%) Degree
2 94 (22.76%) C#
3 89 (21.55%) .NET
4 88 (21.31%) Finance
5 84 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 77 (18.64%) MS Excel
7 70 (16.95%) HTML
7 70 (16.95%) SQL Server
8 69 (16.71%) SQL
9 58 (14.04%) JavaScript
10 52 (12.59%) Computer Science
10 52 (12.59%) ASP.NET
11 51 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (11.14%) CSS
13 40 (9.69%) Java
14 33 (7.99%) PHP
14 33 (7.99%) VB.NET
15 30 (7.26%) MS Office
15 30 (7.26%) Visual Studio
15 30 (7.26%) Advertising
16 28 (6.78%) Business Development
17 27 (6.54%) Windows
18 26 (6.30%) Linux
19 25 (6.05%) Marketing
19 25 (6.05%) Project Management
20 24 (5.81%) Oracle
20 24 (5.81%) MVC
21 23 (5.57%) Telecoms
21 23 (5.57%) Software Engineering
22 22 (5.33%) Banking

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.45%) Apache
2 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (0.73%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.24%) Kentico
5 1 (0.24%) Lync
5 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.26%) MS Office
3 12 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.21%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.97%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.73%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.73%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.24%) InDesign
7 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.24%) BASE24
2 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.42%) GitHub
2 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.69%) Internet
1 7 (1.69%) Firewall
2 5 (1.21%) LAN
2 5 (1.21%) WAN
3 4 (0.97%) Network Security
4 3 (0.73%) NAS
4 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.73%) SAN
5 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.48%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.24%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) DWDM
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) TACACS
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.12%) MySQL
3 15 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.97%) DB2
10 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.48%) QlikView
11 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.48%) OLAP
12 1 (0.24%) MS Access
12 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.24%) RSpec
3 1 (0.24%) JBehave
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.24%) Hudson
3 1 (0.24%) Concordion
3 1 (0.24%) Behat
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 88 (21.31%) Finance
2 30 (7.26%) Advertising
3 25 (6.05%) Marketing
4 23 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.33%) Banking
6 16 (3.87%) Retail
7 15 (3.63%) Legal
8 10 (2.42%) German Language
9 8 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.94%) French Language
10 7 (1.69%) Law
11 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.21%) Games
13 3 (0.73%) Back Office
14 2 (0.48%) Electronics
14 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (21.55%) .NET
2 70 (16.95%) HTML
3 52 (12.59%) ASP.NET
4 46 (11.14%) CSS
5 12 (2.91%) HTML5
6 11 (2.66%) LAMP
7 10 (2.42%) Web Services
7 10 (2.42%) jQuery
8 9 (2.18%) Ajax
8 9 (2.18%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.94%) XML
10 5 (1.21%) CSS3
11 3 (0.73%) Flash
11 3 (0.73%) WPF
12 2 (0.48%) WCF
12 2 (0.48%) WinForms
12 2 (0.48%) Middleware
12 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (0.24%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.59%) Computer Science
2 51 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.15%) Open Source
5 9 (2.18%) Social Media
6 8 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.97%) EPoS
8 4 (0.97%) EFTPOS
9 3 (0.73%) Animation
9 3 (0.73%) New Media
10 2 (0.48%) Social Network
10 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.48%) Clustering
10 2 (0.48%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.54%) Windows
2 26 (6.30%) Linux
3 13 (3.15%) UNIX
4 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.73%) AIX
7 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) SUSE
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (6.78%) Business Development
2 25 (6.05%) Project Management
3 24 (5.81%) MVC
4 23 (5.57%) Software Engineering
5 21 (5.08%) Web Development
6 18 (4.36%) OO
7 16 (3.87%) ITIL
8 14 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (3.39%) Coaching
9 13 (3.15%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.15%) B2B
10 12 (2.91%) CRM
10 12 (2.91%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.91%) Information Security
10 12 (2.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (2.91%) Test Scripting
10 12 (2.91%) Time Management
11 11 (2.66%) Monte Carlo Method
12 10 (2.42%) Information Assurance
12 10 (2.42%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (22.76%) C#
2 69 (16.71%) SQL
3 58 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.69%) Java
5 33 (7.99%) VB.NET
5 33 (7.99%) PHP
6 14 (3.39%) C++
6 14 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.15%) C
8 10 (2.42%) VB
9 5 (1.21%) VB6
10 4 (0.97%) ABAP
11 3 (0.73%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (0.73%) Lua
12 2 (0.48%) PHP5
12 2 (0.48%) Pascal
13 1 (0.24%) VBA
13 1 (0.24%) Python
13 1 (0.24%) VBScript
13 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 165 (39.95%) Degree
2 19 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.21%) CCNA
5 3 (0.73%) ISEB
5 3 (0.73%) HND
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.73%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.48%) PCI QSA
6 2 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) CCDA
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) PhD
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) RHCE
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.08%) SLA
2 16 (3.87%) QA
3 6 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.18%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) Opsview
2 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 84 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.81%) Oracle
3 18 (4.36%) SAP
4 8 (1.94%) VMware
5 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.69%) IBM
5 7 (1.69%) Citrix
6 6 (1.45%) Sage
6 6 (1.45%) Cisco
6 6 (1.45%) Google
7 5 (1.21%) Dell
8 4 (0.97%) Apple
8 4 (0.97%) HP
9 3 (0.73%) NetApp
9 3 (0.73%) Quark
9 3 (0.73%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.73%) Progress
9 3 (0.73%) Cognos
9 3 (0.73%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.48%) Adobe
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Circle Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £750000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent commission structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible with a London commission structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent training!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
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Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: from £25,000 plus benefits
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Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
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