The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 681 688 647
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 201 182 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 151 155 194
Average salary £22,000 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,775 £15,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -38 191 £21,500 +2.38% 58
London -4 61 £22,500 +12.50% 14
South East -15 36 £24,000 +2.12% 7
South West -14 29 £20,000 -2.43% 16
Yorkshire -26 21 £20,000 +11.11% 3
North West 0 19 £23,500 +11.90% 8
Berkshire +2 13 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Bristol -4 12 £20,000 -2.43% 14
Manchester +3 10 £24,000 +17.07% 6
City of London -15 10 £25,000 +16.27% 5
East of England -25 10 £24,000 +11.62% 2
Cheshire -3 9 £23,000 +2.22% 2
Leeds -27 9 £23,000 +9.52% 1
West Yorkshire -38 9 £23,000 -4.16% 1
West Midlands +5 8 £19,500 -2.50% 6
Reading -3 7 £25,000 -9.09% 3
South Yorkshire -8 7 £20,000 +53.84% 2
Surrey -10 7 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Oxfordshire +12 6 £24,000 +26.31%
Newbury +5 6 £16,500 +16.40% 1
Somerset -14 6 £20,500 +2.50%
Bath - 6 £20,500 -
Guildford +13 5 £23,000 +5.74%
Wiltshire -1 5 £21,500 -31.20% 1
Gloucestershire -5 5 £18,859 -24.56% 1
Swindon -6 5 £21,500 -42.66% 1
East Midlands -14 5 £20,600 -18.41% 2
Hertfordshire -24 5 £24,000 +60.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £24,000 -
Sheffield -13 4 £23,500 +80.76% 2

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 148 (37.56%) Degree
2 91 (23.10%) Finance
2 91 (23.10%) Microsoft
3 82 (20.81%) MS Excel
4 76 (19.29%) SQL
5 68 (17.26%) .NET
6 67 (17.01%) C#
7 64 (16.24%) HTML
8 63 (15.99%) SQL Server
9 51 (12.94%) Java
10 49 (12.44%) JavaScript
11 41 (10.41%) Computer Science
12 39 (9.90%) CSS
13 37 (9.39%) MS Office
14 35 (8.88%) Windows
15 34 (8.63%) PHP
16 32 (8.12%) ASP.NET
17 30 (7.61%) VB.NET
17 30 (7.61%) Business Development
18 29 (7.36%) Project Management
19 28 (7.11%) SLA
20 27 (6.85%) Advertising
21 26 (6.60%) Retail
21 26 (6.60%) Marketing
22 23 (5.84%) Web Development
22 23 (5.84%) Oracle
22 23 (5.84%) Linux
23 21 (5.33%) Mathematics
24 20 (5.08%) QA
24 20 (5.08%) Banking

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.28%) Apache
2 9 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.02%) IIS
4 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.25%) Lync
6 1 (0.25%) Kentico
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.39%) MS Office
3 17 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.78%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.02%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.76%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.76%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
8 1 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) BASE24
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) GitHub
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.78%) LAN
1 7 (1.78%) WAN
2 6 (1.52%) Firewall
3 5 (1.27%) Network Security
3 5 (1.27%) Internet
4 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.76%) NAS
5 3 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.76%) DNS
5 3 (0.76%) SAN
6 2 (0.51%) VoIP
6 2 (0.51%) VPN
6 2 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.25%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.57%) MySQL
3 11 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.03%) DB2
6 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.27%) Big Data
8 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.76%) MS Access
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) QlikView
11 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.51%) Maven
3 2 (0.51%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Concordion
4 1 (0.25%) Behat
4 1 (0.25%) RSpec
4 1 (0.25%) JBehave
4 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.25%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 91 (23.10%) Finance
2 27 (6.85%) Advertising
3 26 (6.60%) Retail
3 26 (6.60%) Marketing
4 20 (5.08%) Banking
5 18 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.55%) Legal
7 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.28%) German Language
9 8 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.03%) French Language
10 7 (1.78%) Law
10 7 (1.78%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.26%) .NET
2 64 (16.24%) HTML
3 39 (9.90%) CSS
4 32 (8.12%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.05%) HTML5
6 11 (2.79%) jQuery
7 10 (2.54%) Web Services
7 10 (2.54%) Ajax
8 9 (2.28%) XML
9 7 (1.78%) LAMP
10 4 (1.02%) CSS3
11 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.76%) Flash
12 2 (0.51%) SOAP
12 2 (0.51%) J2EE
12 2 (0.51%) Middleware
12 2 (0.51%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.51%) Spring
12 2 (0.51%) WPF
12 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 10 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.28%) Open Source
5 8 (2.03%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.03%) EPoS
5 8 (2.03%) EFTPOS
5 8 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.03%) Social Media
5 8 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.76%) New Media
6 3 (0.76%) Physics
6 3 (0.76%) Economics
6 3 (0.76%) Animation
7 2 (0.51%) Clustering
7 2 (0.51%) CESG
7 2 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.51%) Statistics
7 2 (0.51%) iPhone
8 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.88%) Windows
2 23 (5.84%) Linux
3 16 (4.06%) UNIX
4 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.76%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (7.61%) Business Development
2 29 (7.36%) Project Management
3 23 (5.84%) Web Development
4 19 (4.82%) MVC
5 17 (4.31%) Time Management
6 16 (4.06%) OO
6 16 (4.06%) Test Scripting
7 15 (3.81%) Analytics
8 14 (3.55%) Software Engineering
9 13 (3.30%) B2B
9 13 (3.30%) ITIL
10 12 (3.05%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (2.54%) CRM
12 9 (2.28%) Software Testing
12 9 (2.28%) Data Management
12 9 (2.28%) B2C
13 8 (2.03%) Content Management
13 8 (2.03%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.03%) Monte Carlo Method
13 8 (2.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.29%) SQL
2 67 (17.01%) C#
3 51 (12.94%) Java
4 49 (12.44%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.63%) PHP
6 30 (7.61%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.30%) C++
8 11 (2.79%) C
9 10 (2.54%) VB
10 8 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.02%) ABAP
11 4 (1.02%) VB6
12 3 (0.76%) Lua
13 2 (0.51%) Pascal
13 2 (0.51%) PHP5
14 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) Ruby
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (37.56%) Degree
2 13 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.02%) ISEB
4 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.02%) MCITP
5 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.76%) CCNA
5 3 (0.76%) MCSE
5 3 (0.76%) HND
6 2 (0.51%) MCSA
6 2 (0.51%) MCP
6 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.51%) CISSP
6 2 (0.51%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) RHCE
7 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.11%) SLA
2 20 (5.08%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) XenApp
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Opsview
2 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 91 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.84%) Oracle
3 16 (4.06%) SAP
4 11 (2.79%) IBM
5 10 (2.54%) Citrix
5 10 (2.54%) VMware
6 7 (1.78%) Google
7 6 (1.52%) Sage
7 6 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.02%) Symantec
8 4 (1.02%) HP
8 4 (1.02%) Dell
8 4 (1.02%) Cisco
9 3 (0.76%) NetApp
9 3 (0.76%) Quark
9 3 (0.76%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.51%) Cognos
10 2 (0.51%) CODA
10 2 (0.51%) McAfee
10 2 (0.51%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Car Targets, Holiday incentives, Commision
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + commission, car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + commission & huge benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + commission & huge benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + commission & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £25000 per annum + OTE £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + uncapped
Posted: 3 days ago