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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 668 720 671
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 227 176 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 132 135 182
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £13,900 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 2015. 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 +25 173 £22,000 -2.22% 51
London +50 50 £27,045 +8.18% 18
Scotland +48 39 - -
South East -7 39 £22,500 +20.00% 7
North West +24 31 £24,000 +1.05% 7
City of London +10 19 £25,250 -15.83% 8
Cheshire +18 17 £28,000 +12.00% 3
East of England +17 17 £22,000 -10.20% 1
South West -20 16 £20,000 -2.43% 10
Berkshire +6 13 £27,500 +61.76% 4
Essex +9 12 £22,000 -35.29% 1
Edinburgh +13 11 - -
Hampshire +9 11 £24,750 +106.25% 1
Manchester +7 11 £22,750 -4.21% 4
Colchester +6 10 £22,000 -
Wilmslow +6 10 £28,000 -3.44% 3
Reading +5 10 £27,500 +48.64% 4
South Wales -1 10 £23,000 - 3
Wales -4 10 £23,000 - 3
West Midlands -31 10 £20,000 +5.26% 3
Glasgow +20 8 - -
Cardiff +3 8 £19,750 - 2
Surrey -4 8 £25,000 +13.63%
Barnstaple - 7 £20,000 -
Dundee - 7 - -
Fife - 7 - -
Devon - 7 £20,000 -
Yorkshire -7 6 £18,000 -20.00% 2
Dunbartonshire - 6 - -
Bristol -8 5 £21,000 +3.70% 9

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 170 (39.63%) Degree
2 61 (14.22%) Mathematics
3 56 (13.05%) SQL
4 53 (12.35%) Windows
5 49 (11.42%) Finance
6 43 (10.02%) C
7 42 (9.79%) Microsoft
8 41 (9.56%) SQL Server
9 36 (8.39%) .NET
10 34 (7.93%) Java
10 34 (7.93%) MS Office
10 34 (7.93%) Retail
10 34 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (7.69%) MS Excel
12 32 (7.46%) C#
13 31 (7.23%) HTML
14 29 (6.76%) Advertising
15 27 (6.29%) Computer Science
16 26 (6.06%) Oracle
17 24 (5.59%) Marketing
18 23 (5.36%) CSS
19 21 (4.90%) MySQL
19 21 (4.90%) CRM
19 21 (4.90%) OO
20 20 (4.66%) German Language
21 19 (4.43%) Business Development
21 19 (4.43%) Linux
22 18 (4.20%) Security Cleared
23 17 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
24 16 (3.73%) Information Security

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (2.56%) IIS
2 10 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.93%) Apache
4 3 (0.70%) CMS
4 3 (0.70%) GlassFish
4 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.70%) WordPress
4 3 (0.70%) Lync
4 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.47%) FormScape
5 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 34 (7.93%) MS Office
2 33 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.10%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.40%) Acrobat
4 6 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.40%) InDesign
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.63%) Intranet
2 6 (1.40%) Wireless
3 5 (1.17%) Firewall
4 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.70%) Broadband
5 3 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.47%) VPLS
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) Internet
6 2 (0.47%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) POP3
7 1 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.90%) MySQL
3 16 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.70%) DTS
9 3 (0.70%) Ingres
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) Big Data
11 1 (0.23%) SQLite
11 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.10%) Selenium
2 9 (2.10%) FitNesse
2 9 (2.10%) JUnit
3 6 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) Firebug
6 1 (0.23%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.23%) Xcode
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.23%) Grunt
General
1 49 (11.42%) Finance
2 34 (7.93%) Retail
3 29 (6.76%) Advertising
4 24 (5.59%) Marketing
5 20 (4.66%) German Language
6 15 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.86%) Banking
8 7 (1.63%) French Language
9 6 (1.40%) Games
10 5 (1.17%) Publishing
11 4 (0.93%) Legal
12 3 (0.70%) Law
12 3 (0.70%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.47%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.39%) .NET
2 31 (7.23%) HTML
3 23 (5.36%) CSS
4 16 (3.73%) Web Services
5 11 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.10%) Spring
6 9 (2.10%) Java EE
6 9 (2.10%) Apache CXF
6 9 (2.10%) Apache Camel
7 6 (1.40%) HTML5
8 5 (1.17%) JSON
8 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.93%) jQuery
9 4 (0.93%) COM
9 4 (0.93%) XML
10 3 (0.70%) ODBC
10 3 (0.70%) ActiveX
10 3 (0.70%) ADO
10 3 (0.70%) Ajax
10 3 (0.70%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.22%) Mathematics
2 34 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.10%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.63%) Social Media
6 6 (1.40%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.93%) iPhone
8 4 (0.93%) AS400
8 4 (0.93%) Economics
9 3 (0.70%) Physics
9 3 (0.70%) EPoS
9 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.47%) Replication
10 2 (0.47%) Blog
10 2 (0.47%) Social Network
10 2 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.35%) Windows
2 19 (4.43%) Linux
3 14 (3.26%) UNIX
4 9 (2.10%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Vista
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.70%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (4.90%) OO
1 21 (4.90%) CRM
2 19 (4.43%) Business Development
3 17 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (3.73%) B2B
4 16 (3.73%) Information Security
5 15 (3.50%) Software Engineering
6 13 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 12 (2.80%) OOP
7 12 (2.80%) Product Management
8 11 (2.56%) Monte Carlo Method
8 11 (2.56%) Business Analysis
8 11 (2.56%) Service Management
9 10 (2.33%) Scrum
10 9 (2.10%) TDD
10 9 (2.10%) ITIL
10 9 (2.10%) OOD
10 9 (2.10%) Web Development
10 9 (2.10%) Procedural Programming
11 7 (1.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.05%) SQL
2 43 (10.02%) C
3 34 (7.93%) Java
4 32 (7.46%) C#
5 14 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.03%) C++
7 9 (2.10%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.86%) PHP
9 6 (1.40%) VB
10 5 (1.17%) RPG
11 4 (0.93%) RPG IV
12 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.70%) Perl
12 3 (0.70%) MapBasic
13 2 (0.47%) Python
14 1 (0.23%) Pascal
14 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 170 (39.63%) Degree
2 18 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 10 (2.33%) MCP
4 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) CCNA
5 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.23%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (0.23%) CEH
6 1 (0.23%) MCITP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) CCENT
6 1 (0.23%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.23%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) Nessus
2 3 (0.70%) Nmap
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 42 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.06%) Oracle
3 15 (3.50%) Symantec
3 15 (3.50%) McAfee
3 15 (3.50%) IronPort
4 10 (2.33%) Adobe
5 9 (2.10%) SAP
6 8 (1.86%) Dell
6 8 (1.86%) VMware
7 7 (1.63%) ATG
7 7 (1.63%) hybris
7 7 (1.63%) Citrix
7 7 (1.63%) Cisco
7 7 (1.63%) Demandware
8 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.70%) IBM
10 3 (0.70%) HP
11 2 (0.47%) Cognos
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