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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee
Rank 794 760 795
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 127 207 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 105 148 168
Median salary £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £22,500 £21,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -36 101 £22,500 - 30
London +2 32 £22,500 - 16
South East +26 20 £22,500 - 3
Yorkshire +14 13 £20,000 -16.66% 3
Cardiff -2 10 - -
Wales -5 10 - -
South Wales -8 10 - -
City of London +42 9 £20,500 -6.81% 2
North West -8 9 £22,500 -14.28% 3
West Midlands -17 9 £21,500 +19.44% 1
East of England +28 8 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Harrogate +23 7 £20,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +13 7 £17,000 -43.33% 1
North Yorkshire +10 7 £20,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire +27 6 £22,500 +4.65%
Manchester +2 6 £22,500 -15.09% 1
West Yorkshire +19 5 £19,000 - 3
Kent 0 5 £23,000 +41.53%
Hemel Hempstead +22 4 £22,500 +4.65%
Berkshire +21 4 £19,250 -19.79% 1
Leicestershire +12 4 £17,000 -11.68%
Birmingham -3 4 £23,000 +12.19% 1
Oxfordshire -7 4 £31,500 +80.00%
Leeds - 4 £17,750 - 3
Surrey +8 3 - - 2
South West -11 3 £18,500 -7.50% 2
Abingdon -28 3 £42,500 +203.57%
Coalville - 3 £17,000 -
Guildford - 3 - -
Solihull - 3 £17,500 -

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 67 (26.59%) Degree
2 53 (21.03%) Microsoft
3 52 (20.63%) Finance
4 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 37 (14.68%) MS Office
6 34 (13.49%) SQL
7 33 (13.10%) Windows
8 29 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (9.92%) Computer Science
10 24 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (8.33%) German Language
12 20 (7.94%) ITIL
12 20 (7.94%) ERP
12 20 (7.94%) Java
12 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
12 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
13 19 (7.54%) Software Testing
14 16 (6.35%) Time Management
15 15 (5.95%) Windows Server
15 15 (5.95%) CRM
15 15 (5.95%) QA
16 14 (5.56%) Business Development
16 14 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
16 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
17 13 (5.16%) Service Management
17 13 (5.16%) Change Management
17 13 (5.16%) Project Management
17 13 (5.16%) SAP
17 13 (5.16%) C#
18 12 (4.76%) Oracle

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 8 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) IIS
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 37 (14.68%) MS Office
3 14 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Google Apps
1 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle CX
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) Wireless
2 4 (1.59%) Firewall
3 3 (1.19%) Internet
3 3 (1.19%) Network Security
4 2 (0.79%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.19%) MySQL
4 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) Big Data
5 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (20.63%) Finance
2 21 (8.33%) German Language
3 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.76%) Advertising
5 9 (3.57%) Retail
6 8 (3.17%) Banking
7 7 (2.78%) French Language
8 5 (1.98%) Dutch Language
8 5 (1.98%) Marketing
8 5 (1.98%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.59%) Legal
9 4 (1.59%) Local Government
9 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.19%) Front Office
10 3 (1.19%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (1.19%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.79%) Finnish Language
11 2 (0.79%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.37%) .NET
2 7 (2.78%) HTML
2 7 (2.78%) Java EE
3 6 (2.38%) XML
4 4 (1.59%) COM
5 3 (1.19%) CSS
5 3 (1.19%) Web Services
6 2 (0.79%) Ajax
6 2 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.79%) HTML5
6 2 (0.79%) jQuery
6 2 (0.79%) REST
6 2 (0.79%) SOAP
6 2 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.40%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.40%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.97%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.17%) Social Media
5 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.98%) iPhone
5 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.59%) CESG
6 4 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (1.59%) Clustering
6 4 (1.59%) Fintech
6 4 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) BBC
8 2 (0.79%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.79%) Economics
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.10%) Windows
2 15 (5.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.76%) Linux
4 7 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.98%) Unix
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (7.94%) ERP
2 20 (7.94%) ITIL
2 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
3 19 (7.54%) Software Testing
4 16 (6.35%) Time Management
5 15 (5.95%) CRM
6 14 (5.56%) Business Development
7 13 (5.16%) Change Management
7 13 (5.16%) Project Management
7 13 (5.16%) Service Management
8 10 (3.97%) B2B
8 10 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (3.97%) Web Development
9 9 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 9 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (3.17%) Coaching
10 8 (3.17%) Presales
10 8 (3.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.49%) SQL
2 20 (7.94%) Java
3 13 (5.16%) C#
4 8 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.98%) C
5 5 (1.98%) C++
6 4 (1.59%) Python
7 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.19%) Ruby
8 2 (0.79%) Perl
8 2 (0.79%) PHP
8 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 67 (26.59%) Degree
2 9 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.38%) MCSE
5 5 (1.98%) HND
5 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.59%) CLAS
6 4 (1.59%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.59%) MCDST
6 4 (1.59%) MCITP
6 4 (1.59%) MCSA
6 4 (1.59%) PCI QSA
6 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.59%) PMP
7 2 (0.79%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (0.79%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) CCENT
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.95%) QA
2 9 (3.57%) SLA
3 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.59%) vCloud
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) SCCM
2 4 (1.59%) SCOM
2 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.79%) Icinga
3 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.16%) SAP
3 12 (4.76%) Oracle
4 9 (3.57%) Cisco
5 7 (2.78%) Citrix
5 7 (2.78%) VMware
6 5 (1.98%) Google
7 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) Symantec
8 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.79%) ESRI
8 2 (0.79%) IronPort
8 2 (0.79%) RightFax
9 1 (0.40%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) Rally
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20 - £23 per annum + Comms and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harper Harrison
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits and Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimbledon
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - OTE 30-35k 1st year, 50k+ 2nd year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + holidays, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Commission + annual bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: OTE 30k 1st year - 20 days hol + bank hols
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + holidays, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + OTE and great incentives
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - OTE 30-35k 1st year, 50k+ 2nd year
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + OTE £40,000
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Uncapped Commision
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 22 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
UK
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18-23K + 20 hols plus bank hols
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18-23K + 20 hols plus bank hols
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harper Harrison
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago