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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee
Rank 811 731 786
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 124 206 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 89 139 112
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,225 £17,550
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -48 102 £22,500 +2.27% 49
South East -1 27 £21,500 -2.27% 3
London -16 25 £23,000 -23.33% 18
East of England -4 19 £26,750 +21.59%
South Wales +16 15 £18,000 -21.73% 1
Wales +14 15 £18,000 -21.73% 1
Cardiff +7 15 £18,000 -12.19% 1
North West +8 9 £28,000 +16.66% 16
Milton Keynes +4 8 £21,500 -6.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £21,500 -4.44% 1
City of London +47 7 £21,250 -24.10% 7
East Midlands +8 7 £21,500 +26.47% 2
Essex -8 7 £19,000 -13.63%
Berkshire -21 7 £20,250 -26.36% 2
Manchester +21 6 £28,250 +32.94% 4
Bedford +15 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +9 6 £18,000 -10.00% 2
Bedfordshire 0 6 £27,500 -
South West -20 6 £30,000 +50.00% 4
Leicestershire - 6 £21,500 -
Surrey +9 5 £21,250 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £26,000 +0.76%
Leeds +6 5 £17,750 - 2
West Yorkshire -2 5 £17,750 - 2
West Midlands -16 4 £18,500 -21.27% 3
Hampshire +21 3 £25,000 +38.88%
Cheshire +9 3 £28,000 +21.73% 10
Guildford +6 3 - -
Wilmslow +4 3 £28,000 - 9
Wokingham - 3 £17,500 -

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 78 (27.08%) Degree
2 63 (21.88%) Finance
3 46 (15.97%) Microsoft
4 44 (15.28%) MS Excel
5 38 (13.19%) SQL Server
6 37 (12.85%) Computer Science
7 34 (11.81%) MS Office
8 33 (11.46%) SQL
9 31 (10.76%) Windows
10 28 (9.72%) C#
11 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 25 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (8.33%) Java
13 24 (8.33%) .NET
14 20 (6.94%) Oracle
14 20 (6.94%) Mathematics
15 18 (6.25%) Games
15 18 (6.25%) Software Testing
16 17 (5.90%) JavaScript
16 17 (5.90%) CRM
16 17 (5.90%) Coaching
17 16 (5.56%) Time Management
17 16 (5.56%) HTML
17 16 (5.56%) Business Development
17 16 (5.56%) Telecoms
18 14 (4.86%) Advertising
18 14 (4.86%) CSS
18 14 (4.86%) German Language
18 14 (4.86%) Relational Database

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (3.47%) IIS
2 4 (1.39%) CMS
2 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (1.39%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.69%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.81%) MS Office
3 8 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) Office 365
1 4 (1.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle CX
3 1 (0.35%) AdWords
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.69%) LAN
3 2 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.35%) Broadband
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Skype
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.04%) DB2
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) Big Data
7 2 (0.69%) KDB
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.69%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (21.88%) Finance
2 18 (6.25%) Games
3 16 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.86%) Advertising
4 14 (4.86%) German Language
5 8 (2.78%) Marketing
6 5 (1.74%) Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.04%) French Language
8 3 (1.04%) Legal
8 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Front Office
9 2 (0.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.33%) .NET
2 16 (5.56%) HTML
3 14 (4.86%) CSS
4 12 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.13%) XML
6 6 (2.08%) Web Services
7 5 (1.74%) Spring
8 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.39%) Java EE
8 4 (1.39%) jQuery
9 2 (0.69%) Ajax
9 2 (0.69%) HTML5
9 2 (0.69%) RESTful
9 2 (0.69%) XSLT
10 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.35%) COM+
10 1 (0.35%) SOAP
10 1 (0.35%) Struts
10 1 (0.35%) WinForms
10 1 (0.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.85%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.82%) Physics
5 7 (2.43%) Chemistry
5 7 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.74%) CESG
6 5 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (1.74%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.74%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.74%) Social Media
7 4 (1.39%) User Experience
8 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.04%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.04%) Social Network
8 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.69%) Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.76%) Windows
2 13 (4.51%) Linux
3 10 (3.47%) Unix
4 5 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.39%) Android
5 4 (1.39%) Solaris
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.04%) AIX
7 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (9.38%) Mentoring
2 18 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 17 (5.90%) Coaching
3 17 (5.90%) CRM
4 16 (5.56%) Business Development
4 16 (5.56%) Time Management
5 13 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 12 (4.17%) ERP
6 12 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 11 (3.82%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (3.82%) ITIL
7 11 (3.82%) Web Development
8 10 (3.47%) OO
8 10 (3.47%) Project Management
9 9 (3.13%) Monte Carlo Method
10 8 (2.78%) ITSM
10 8 (2.78%) SDLC
11 7 (2.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.46%) SQL
2 28 (9.72%) C#
3 24 (8.33%) Java
4 17 (5.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.13%) Python
6 8 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.74%) C++
8 4 (1.39%) C
8 4 (1.39%) Ruby
9 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.04%) VBScript
10 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (27.08%) Degree
2 8 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.74%) CLAS
4 5 (1.74%) CREST Certified
4 5 (1.74%) MCITP
4 5 (1.74%) PCI QSA
5 4 (1.39%) CCNA
5 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.39%) MCDST
5 4 (1.39%) MCSA
5 4 (1.39%) MCSE
6 3 (1.04%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (1.04%) MCP
6 3 (1.04%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (0.69%) PhD
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.39%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 46 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.94%) Oracle
3 10 (3.47%) SAP
4 9 (3.13%) VMware
5 6 (2.08%) Cisco
5 6 (2.08%) Citrix
6 4 (1.39%) hybris
6 4 (1.39%) IBM
6 4 (1.39%) Symantec
7 3 (1.04%) Avaya
7 3 (1.04%) Google
7 3 (1.04%) Mitel
7 3 (1.04%) Sybase
8 2 (0.69%) ESRI
8 2 (0.69%) Facebook
8 2 (0.69%) HP
8 2 (0.69%) IronPort
8 2 (0.69%) RightFax
8 2 (0.69%) Sun
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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