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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 738 708 697
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 155 200 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 138 155 144
Average salary £23,000 £23,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £16,340
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -38 147 £23,000 - 82
London +7 54 £26,000 -3.70% 35
South East +4 32 £20,000 -20.00% 4
City of London +32 20 £26,000 -10.34% 15
East of England +8 19 £19,500 -18.75% 1
North West +4 19 £23,250 +1.08% 7
Berkshire +9 13 £25,000 - 3
Surrey +4 9 £22,500 -2.17% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £22,500 +9.22% 3
Yorkshire -7 8 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Manchester +2 7 £15,000 -35.48% 4
Hertfordshire -9 7 £23,000 -4.16%
Cheshire -1 6 £24,750 +7.60% 2
South West -41 6 £21,500 +7.50% 12
Maidenhead - 6 £18,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £17,500 -30.00%
Cumbria - 5 £22,500 -
Beaconsfield - 5 £17,500 -
Essex - 5 £16,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £19,000 -26.36% 1
Scotland +4 4 £22,750 -15.74%
Wales 0 4 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Reading -4 4 £25,000 - 1
Grantham - 4 £22,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £22,500 -
Leicestershire +7 3 £20,500 -0.48% 1
Leicester +6 3 £20,500 -0.48% 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 £23,000 -4.16%
South Yorkshire +1 3 £29,500 +28.26%
Wilmslow +1 3 £28,000 -3.44% 2

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 109 (30.53%) Degree
2 73 (20.45%) Finance
3 68 (19.05%) SQL
4 56 (15.69%) Computer Science
5 47 (13.17%) MS Excel
6 45 (12.61%) Mathematics
7 44 (12.32%) Microsoft
8 42 (11.76%) .NET
9 36 (10.08%) HTML
9 36 (10.08%) Windows
10 35 (9.80%) SQL Server
10 35 (9.80%) MS Office
11 34 (9.52%) C++
12 33 (9.24%) Java
12 33 (9.24%) C#
13 27 (7.56%) CSS
13 27 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (7.28%) Oracle
14 26 (7.28%) Project Management
15 25 (7.00%) Banking
16 24 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (6.72%) OO
17 23 (6.44%) Physics
18 22 (6.16%) Marketing
18 22 (6.16%) Business Analysis
18 22 (6.16%) Advertising
19 21 (5.88%) ERP
20 19 (5.32%) VB.NET
20 19 (5.32%) Software Engineering
21 18 (5.04%) UNIX

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (1.96%) IIS
2 6 (1.68%) Apache
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (1.40%) WordPress
3 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
5 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.28%) Lync
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.80%) MS Office
3 13 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.96%) MS Project
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.68%) Internet
2 5 (1.40%) VoIP
3 3 (0.84%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.56%) Wireless
4 2 (0.56%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) PBX
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) CTI
5 1 (0.28%) ATM
5 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.08%) DB2
3 9 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.24%) MySQL
5 7 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.84%) Big Data
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (2.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.96%) Selenium
2 7 (1.96%) FitNesse
2 7 (1.96%) JUnit
3 6 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.12%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.28%) gulp
General
1 73 (20.45%) Finance
2 25 (7.00%) Banking
3 22 (6.16%) Advertising
3 22 (6.16%) Marketing
4 16 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.92%) Legal
5 14 (3.92%) German Language
6 12 (3.36%) Retail
7 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.68%) Law
9 5 (1.40%) Billing
10 4 (1.12%) Games
11 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.84%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.84%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.56%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.56%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.76%) .NET
2 36 (10.08%) HTML
3 27 (7.56%) CSS
4 14 (3.92%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.64%) Web Services
6 8 (2.24%) XML
6 8 (2.24%) Spring
7 7 (1.96%) Java EE
7 7 (1.96%) Apache CXF
7 7 (1.96%) Apache Camel
8 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.40%) JSON
10 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.12%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.84%) LAMP
12 2 (0.56%) EDI
13 1 (0.28%) WSH
13 1 (0.28%) Middleware
13 1 (0.28%) XHTML
13 1 (0.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 45 (12.61%) Mathematics
3 27 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.44%) Physics
5 13 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.52%) AS400
6 9 (2.52%) Tandem
7 7 (1.96%) Social Network
7 7 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.68%) Clustering
9 5 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.40%) Chemistry
9 5 (1.40%) Statistics
9 5 (1.40%) Social Media
10 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.12%) Blog
10 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.12%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.08%) Windows
2 18 (5.04%) UNIX
3 15 (4.20%) Linux
4 7 (1.96%) Solaris
5 6 (1.68%) Android
6 5 (1.40%) AIX
7 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (7.28%) Project Management
2 24 (6.72%) OO
2 24 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (6.16%) Business Analysis
4 21 (5.88%) ERP
5 19 (5.32%) Software Engineering
6 18 (5.04%) Change Control
7 17 (4.76%) ITIL
8 16 (4.48%) OOD
8 16 (4.48%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.20%) B2B
9 15 (4.20%) Business Development
10 13 (3.64%) Product Management
10 13 (3.64%) OOP
11 11 (3.08%) CRM
11 11 (3.08%) Scrum
11 11 (3.08%) Time Management
12 10 (2.80%) Statistical Analysis
12 10 (2.80%) SDLC
13 9 (2.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.05%) SQL
2 34 (9.52%) C++
3 33 (9.24%) Java
3 33 (9.24%) C#
4 19 (5.32%) VB.NET
5 14 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.36%) C
7 11 (3.08%) PHP
8 10 (2.80%) VB
9 7 (1.96%) Python
10 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.40%) Perl
12 4 (1.12%) Tcl
12 4 (1.12%) AWK
12 4 (1.12%) sed
12 4 (1.12%) Lua
13 3 (0.84%) Ruby
14 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 109 (30.53%) Degree
2 10 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.40%) MCP
4 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.84%) CCNA
5 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.28%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.92%) SLA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.84%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (1.40%) Data Guard
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.84%) Nessus
2 3 (0.84%) Nmap
3 1 (0.28%) WSUS
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.28%) Oracle
3 11 (3.08%) SAP
4 10 (2.80%) VMware
5 6 (1.68%) Sybase
6 5 (1.40%) Sun
6 5 (1.40%) IBM
7 4 (1.12%) Avaya
7 4 (1.12%) Informatica
7 4 (1.12%) Mitel
7 4 (1.12%) Google
8 3 (0.84%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.28%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
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