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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 686 704 721
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 212 168 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 170 125 131
Average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,800 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £19,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +33 207 £22,500 +9.75% 98
South East -4 64 £25,000 +13.63% 7
London -2 41 £27,000 +20.00% 27
Yorkshire -33 25 £22,500 +12.50% 7
South West -15 23 £20,000 -6.97% 15
North West -19 21 £22,500 +7.14% 15
West Yorkshire -20 19 £22,500 +12.50% 4
East of England -1 18 £24,000 +29.72% 3
Berkshire +16 15 £27,500 +15.78%
Leeds -20 14 £22,500 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -31 13 £17,500 -14.63% 16
Cheshire -4 12 £22,500 +9.75% 3
City of London +18 11 £26,250 +10.52% 12
Hertfordshire -10 10 £24,000 +31.50% 2
Hampshire -10 9 £25,000 +28.20%
Reading -2 8 £27,500 -
Manchester -7 8 £24,000 +7.86% 12
Kent +15 7 £20,000 -18.36% 1
West Sussex +2 7 £21,500 +22.85%
Gloucestershire -1 7 £18,859 -17.10%
East Sussex -18 7 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Brighton -18 7 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Surrey -31 7 £24,500 +25.64% 2
Aldershot - 7 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £24,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £24,000 - 3
Oxford +17 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Oxfordshire +12 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Somerset -6 6 £20,750 -9.78% 1
Staffordshire -9 6 £19,000 -15.55%

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 177 (43.17%) Degree
2 90 (21.95%) C#
3 88 (21.46%) Finance
4 86 (20.98%) .NET
5 71 (17.32%) HTML
6 64 (15.61%) Microsoft
7 60 (14.63%) SQL
8 59 (14.39%) SQL Server
9 58 (14.15%) JavaScript
10 57 (13.90%) MS Excel
10 57 (13.90%) Computer Science
11 52 (12.68%) ASP.NET
12 47 (11.46%) CSS
13 40 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (8.05%) Java
14 33 (8.05%) VB.NET
15 31 (7.56%) PHP
15 31 (7.56%) Oracle
15 31 (7.56%) Visual Studio
15 31 (7.56%) Advertising
16 29 (7.07%) Business Development
17 28 (6.83%) Marketing
18 27 (6.59%) MS Office
18 27 (6.59%) Windows
19 26 (6.34%) Telecoms
19 26 (6.34%) Security Cleared
20 25 (6.10%) Linux
21 23 (5.61%) MVC
21 23 (5.61%) Banking
21 23 (5.61%) Software Engineering

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.98%) IIS
3 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (0.49%) WordPress
4 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.24%) Kentico
5 1 (0.24%) Lync
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.59%) MS Office
3 8 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.46%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.98%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.98%) InDesign
8 3 (0.73%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.24%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.44%) GitHub
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.44%) Firewall
2 7 (1.71%) Internet
3 4 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.73%) NAS
4 3 (0.73%) Wireless
4 3 (0.73%) SAN
4 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.73%) Intranet
4 3 (0.73%) MPLS
5 2 (0.49%) Broadband
5 2 (0.49%) LAN
5 2 (0.49%) WAN
5 2 (0.49%) DWDM
5 2 (0.49%) Network Security
5 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.24%) VPLS
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.90%) MySQL
2 16 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.73%) Big Data
8 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.73%) OLAP
8 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.49%) QlikView
10 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (7.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.24%) Grunt
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.24%) Behat
5 1 (0.24%) Concordion
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) Hudson
5 1 (0.24%) RSpec
5 1 (0.24%) JBehave
5 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 88 (21.46%) Finance
2 31 (7.56%) Advertising
3 28 (6.83%) Marketing
4 26 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.61%) Banking
6 16 (3.90%) German Language
7 12 (2.93%) Retail
8 11 (2.68%) Legal
9 10 (2.44%) French Language
10 8 (1.95%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.71%) Law
12 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.22%) Games
14 3 (0.73%) Back Office
15 2 (0.49%) Electronics
15 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.24%) Billing
16 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (20.98%) .NET
2 71 (17.32%) HTML
3 52 (12.68%) ASP.NET
4 47 (11.46%) CSS
5 10 (2.44%) LAMP
5 10 (2.44%) HTML5
5 10 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.95%) Web Services
6 8 (1.95%) jQuery
7 7 (1.71%) Ajax
7 7 (1.71%) XML
8 4 (0.98%) Flash
8 4 (0.98%) CSS3
9 3 (0.73%) WCF
9 3 (0.73%) WPF
10 2 (0.49%) Middleware
10 2 (0.49%) WinForms
10 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.90%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.37%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.93%) Open Source
6 11 (2.68%) Social Media
6 11 (2.68%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.98%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.73%) Animation
10 3 (0.73%) New Media
10 3 (0.73%) CESG
10 3 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.49%) GIS
11 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.49%) Social Network
11 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.59%) Windows
2 25 (6.10%) Linux
3 8 (1.95%) UNIX
4 5 (1.22%) AIX
5 3 (0.73%) Solaris
6 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.49%) Android
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (7.07%) Business Development
2 23 (5.61%) MVC
2 23 (5.61%) Software Engineering
3 21 (5.12%) Project Management
4 18 (4.39%) ITIL
4 18 (4.39%) OO
4 18 (4.39%) Web Development
5 17 (4.15%) Information Security
6 14 (3.41%) Coaching
7 13 (3.17%) CRM
7 13 (3.17%) B2B
8 12 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (2.93%) Mentoring
9 11 (2.68%) Data Analysis
10 10 (2.44%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.20%) Time Management
11 9 (2.20%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.20%) Information Assurance
11 9 (2.20%) Monte Carlo Method
11 9 (2.20%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 90 (21.95%) C#
2 60 (14.63%) SQL
3 58 (14.15%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.05%) Java
4 33 (8.05%) VB.NET
5 31 (7.56%) PHP
6 14 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.41%) C
7 12 (2.93%) C++
8 8 (1.95%) VB
9 4 (0.98%) ABAP
9 4 (0.98%) VB6
10 3 (0.73%) Lua
10 3 (0.73%) Pascal
10 3 (0.73%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (0.49%) VBScript
11 2 (0.49%) PHP5
12 1 (0.24%) Ruby
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 177 (43.17%) Degree
2 26 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.20%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.98%) CCNA
5 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.73%) PCI QSA
6 3 (0.73%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) CCNP
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) AAT
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) CCDA
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) ACCA
8 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.90%) SLA
2 9 (2.20%) QA
2 9 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) Opsview
2 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.56%) Oracle
3 17 (4.15%) SAP
4 12 (2.93%) Dell
5 11 (2.68%) Cisco
6 7 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.46%) Apple
7 6 (1.46%) HP
8 5 (1.22%) Google
8 5 (1.22%) IronPort
8 5 (1.22%) Adobe
8 5 (1.22%) Symantec
8 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.22%) McAfee
9 4 (0.98%) IBM
9 4 (0.98%) Citrix
9 4 (0.98%) VMware
10 3 (0.73%) Quark
10 3 (0.73%) NetApp
10 3 (0.73%) Business Objects
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £20 - £24 per annum + with potential to rise to 27k
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Debenhams
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £16,000 to £26,000 per annum plus attractive commission structure
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £36000 per annum + Benefits + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + commission + incentives + iPhone
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke, Devon
Alex James Resourcing
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Learning4You
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago