The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Trainee featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee
Rank 778 801 793
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 137 167 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 123 138 154
Median salary £21,500 £23,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Trainee in the job title.

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 28 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 124 £21,250 -11.45% 38
London +19 35 £22,500 -13.46% 12
South East +24 21 £22,500 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire +39 20 £20,000 -26.60% 1
South West +20 15 £20,250 +1.25% 9
East of England +26 11 £22,000 +1.14%
North Yorkshire +34 10 £21,000 +31.25% 1
Kent +23 10 £23,000 +2.22%
South Wales +7 10 £22,500 -2.17%
Wales +3 10 £22,500 -2.17%
Harrogate +41 9 £21,000 +31.25%
Somerset -7 9 £21,000 +5.00% 5
Leeds +37 8 £18,500 -26.00%
Bedfordshire +22 8 £22,000 +12.82%
West Yorkshire +21 8 £18,500 -26.00%
Buckinghamshire +31 7 £21,500 +1.17% 1
West Midlands -9 7 £20,500 +2.50%
North West -9 7 £19,500 -25.00% 7
Cardiff +13 6 - -
East Midlands +5 6 £18,500 -17.77% 1
Luton - 6 £22,000 -
City of London +46 5 £20,500 -23.36% 2
Taunton - 5 £19,199 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 4 £16,000 -3.03% 2
Leicestershire -3 4 £20,250 +19.11%
Cheltenham -4 4 £16,000 -3.03% 1
Manchester -9 4 £19,000 -30.90% 2
Newport - 4 £22,500 -
Berkshire +3 3 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Leicester -4 3 £23,500 +38.23%

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Trainee job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Trainee in the job title.

1 65 (23.47%) Degree
2 64 (23.10%) Finance
3 49 (17.69%) Microsoft
4 44 (15.88%) SQL
5 41 (14.80%) MS Excel
6 39 (14.08%) MS Office
7 38 (13.72%) Windows
8 26 (9.39%) Computer Science
9 25 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (8.66%) Java
11 23 (8.30%) ITIL
11 23 (8.30%) Project Management
12 21 (7.58%) .NET
13 19 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (6.50%) Windows Server
14 18 (6.50%) C#
15 16 (5.78%) Change Management
15 16 (5.78%) JavaScript
16 15 (5.42%) HTML
16 15 (5.42%) Active Directory
16 15 (5.42%) Telecoms
16 15 (5.42%) Software Testing
16 15 (5.42%) Time Management
17 14 (5.05%) German Language
17 14 (5.05%) Analytics
17 14 (5.05%) Marketing
17 14 (5.05%) SQL Server
18 13 (4.69%) Linux
18 13 (4.69%) Service Management
18 13 (4.69%) Advertising

Trainee Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.72%) Drupal
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.36%) Documentum
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.08%) MS Office
3 12 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) BASE24
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Travel Management
3 1 (0.36%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Google Apps
1 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Firewall
1 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
1 5 (1.81%) Wireless
2 4 (1.44%) ATM
2 4 (1.44%) FTP
2 4 (1.44%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.81%) MySQL
3 3 (1.08%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (0.72%) Big Data
4 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.36%) MS Access
5 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (2.53%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 64 (23.10%) Finance
2 15 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.05%) German Language
3 14 (5.05%) Marketing
4 13 (4.69%) Advertising
5 9 (3.25%) Banking
6 8 (2.89%) Retail
7 7 (2.53%) French Language
8 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.81%) Dutch Language
9 5 (1.81%) Legal
9 5 (1.81%) Local Government
10 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.08%) Front Office
11 3 (1.08%) Norwegian Language
11 3 (1.08%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.72%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.72%) Finnish Language
12 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.72%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.58%) .NET
2 15 (5.42%) HTML
3 10 (3.61%) jQuery
4 9 (3.25%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.89%) Web Services
6 7 (2.53%) CSS
7 6 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.81%) XML
9 4 (1.44%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.44%) COM
9 4 (1.44%) Spring
9 4 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (1.08%) Java EE
11 2 (0.72%) EDI
11 2 (0.72%) HTML5
11 2 (0.72%) REST
11 2 (0.72%) SAP TM
11 2 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.97%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.89%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.53%) AS400
6 7 (2.53%) iSeries
6 7 (2.53%) Social Media
7 6 (2.17%) Fintech
8 5 (1.81%) iPhone
9 4 (1.44%) Clustering
9 4 (1.44%) Economics
9 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.72%) BBC
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.72%) Statistics
11 2 (0.72%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.72%) Windows
2 18 (6.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.69%) Linux
4 9 (3.25%) Unix
4 9 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (8.30%) ITIL
1 23 (8.30%) Project Management
2 19 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (5.78%) Change Management
4 15 (5.42%) Software Testing
4 15 (5.42%) Time Management
5 14 (5.05%) Analytics
6 13 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 13 (4.69%) Service Management
7 12 (4.33%) ERP
8 11 (3.97%) B2B
8 11 (3.97%) Web Development
9 9 (3.25%) Business Development
9 9 (3.25%) Process Management
9 9 (3.25%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.25%) Software Engineering
9 9 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (2.89%) Business Analysis
10 8 (2.89%) CRM
10 8 (2.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.88%) SQL
2 24 (8.66%) Java
3 18 (6.50%) C#
4 16 (5.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.61%) C++
6 8 (2.89%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.17%) C
8 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.44%) PHP
10 3 (1.08%) COBOL
10 3 (1.08%) VB
11 2 (0.72%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.72%) Delphi
11 2 (0.72%) Perl
11 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.72%) Python
11 2 (0.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 65 (23.47%) Degree
2 8 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.53%) HND
4 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.44%) MCSE
5 4 (1.44%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) MCDST
6 2 (0.72%) MCITP
6 2 (0.72%) MCSA
6 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.36%) CCENT
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CIMA
7 1 (0.36%) CIPD
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.33%) QA
2 9 (3.25%) SLA
3 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.44%) vCloud
2 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.44%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) SCOM
2 4 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.72%) Ansible
4 2 (0.72%) Icinga
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.97%) SAP
3 7 (2.53%) Cisco
3 7 (2.53%) JD Edwards
4 5 (1.81%) Citrix
4 5 (1.81%) Google
4 5 (1.81%) VMware
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle
5 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.08%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.72%) Symantec
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) Capita
8 1 (0.36%) Lotus
8 1 (0.36%) Rally
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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