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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 680 713 673
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 203 197 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 145 161 175
Average salary £21,875 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £15,000 £15,800
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.27%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +40 181 £21,750 +1.16% 73
London +60 57 £22,500 - 21
North West +5 31 £26,250 -0.94% 20
South East 0 28 £22,500 +9.75% 6
South West -4 25 £20,000 -2.43% 13
Wales +19 20 £22,500 - 4
South Wales +21 19 £19,500 - 4
Cheshire +3 19 £26,000 -10.34% 8
Cardiff +17 16 £16,500 - 3
City of London +44 15 £21,250 -15.00% 14
East of England +21 15 £21,750 -26.89% 4
Warrington +16 11 £26,000 -35.00% 1
West Midlands -15 11 £19,000 -2.56% 3
Manchester +15 10 £26,500 +8.16% 9
Essex +13 10 £22,000 -
Bristol -10 9 £21,000 +5.00% 9
Surrey +20 8 £29,250 +17.00% 1
Yorkshire +2 8 £22,625 +0.55%
Devon - 8 £20,000 -
Barnstaple - 8 £20,000 -
Colchester - 8 £22,000 -
Hampshire +5 7 £30,000 +57.89%
Wilmslow 0 7 £28,000 -3.44% 4
East Midlands -3 6 £30,000 +140.00% 2
Warwickshire -9 6 £17,000 +6.25% 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £24,000 -
Kent - 6 £16,250 - 3
Hertfordshire -4 5 £21,500 -12.24% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £16,250 - 1
Watford +11 4 £21,500 -48.19%

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 137 (32.54%) Degree
2 67 (15.91%) SQL
3 66 (15.68%) Mathematics
4 50 (11.88%) Finance
5 48 (11.40%) Microsoft
5 48 (11.40%) Windows
6 42 (9.98%) C
6 42 (9.98%) .NET
6 42 (9.98%) SQL Server
7 41 (9.74%) C#
8 39 (9.26%) Java
9 36 (8.55%) OO
9 36 (8.55%) Retail
10 35 (8.31%) MS Excel
11 34 (8.08%) MS Office
12 32 (7.60%) HTML
13 30 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (6.89%) CSS
15 28 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (6.65%) Advertising
16 25 (5.94%) Computer Science
17 22 (5.23%) Software Engineering
17 22 (5.23%) Web Services
17 22 (5.23%) C++
17 22 (5.23%) OOD
18 21 (4.99%) OOP
19 20 (4.75%) MySQL
19 20 (4.75%) Business Development
20 18 (4.28%) Oracle
21 17 (4.04%) CRM

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (2.14%) IIS
2 7 (1.66%) Apache
3 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.71%) Lync
6 2 (0.48%) FormScape
6 2 (0.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.24%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.08%) MS Office
3 9 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.19%) Wireless
2 4 (0.95%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.71%) VoIP
4 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.48%) Broadband
4 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 2 (0.48%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) CTI
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) POP3
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) PBX
5 1 (0.24%) IMAP
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.75%) MySQL
3 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.66%) DB2
6 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) Big Data
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.24%) Ingres
11 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (3.56%) Visual Studio
1 15 (3.56%) JUnit
1 15 (3.56%) Selenium
1 15 (3.56%) FitNesse
2 6 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.95%) Mercurial
3 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) WebSpeed
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) Firebug
General
1 50 (11.88%) Finance
2 36 (8.55%) Retail
3 28 (6.65%) Advertising
4 16 (3.80%) German Language
5 14 (3.33%) Marketing
6 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.90%) Banking
8 5 (1.19%) Legal
8 5 (1.19%) Games
9 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.95%) Publishing
9 4 (0.95%) Law
10 3 (0.71%) Billing
10 3 (0.71%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.71%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.98%) .NET
2 32 (7.60%) HTML
3 29 (6.89%) CSS
4 22 (5.23%) Web Services
5 15 (3.56%) Spring
5 15 (3.56%) Java EE
5 15 (3.56%) Apache CXF
5 15 (3.56%) Apache Camel
6 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.66%) XML
8 6 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.43%) JSON
9 4 (0.95%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.48%) Mason
10 2 (0.48%) WinForms
11 1 (0.24%) LAMP
11 1 (0.24%) Ajax
11 1 (0.24%) DAO
11 1 (0.24%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.68%) Mathematics
2 30 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.90%) Physics
5 7 (1.66%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.66%) Social Media
6 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.19%) Economics
7 5 (1.19%) Blog
7 5 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.95%) iPhone
8 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.95%) Social Network
8 4 (0.95%) AS400
9 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.48%) iPad
10 2 (0.48%) Open Source
10 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.40%) Windows
2 15 (3.56%) Linux
3 12 (2.85%) UNIX
4 9 (2.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.19%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (8.55%) OO
2 28 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (5.23%) Software Engineering
3 22 (5.23%) OOD
4 21 (4.99%) OOP
5 20 (4.75%) Business Development
6 17 (4.04%) CRM
6 17 (4.04%) Product Management
7 16 (3.80%) Business Analysis
7 16 (3.80%) Scrum
7 16 (3.80%) B2B
8 15 (3.56%) TDD
8 15 (3.56%) Procedural Programming
9 14 (3.33%) ERP
10 13 (3.09%) Web Development
11 12 (2.85%) E-Commerce
12 11 (2.61%) Project Management
13 10 (2.38%) ITIL
13 10 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (2.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.91%) SQL
2 42 (9.98%) C
3 41 (9.74%) C#
4 39 (9.26%) Java
5 22 (5.23%) C++
6 10 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.66%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.95%) RPG IV
8 4 (0.95%) VB
8 4 (0.95%) PHP
8 4 (0.95%) RPG
9 2 (0.48%) Python
9 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.48%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 137 (32.54%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) MCP
3 8 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.95%) CCNA
6 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.48%) MCITP
7 2 (0.48%) MCSE
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CEH
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) MCSA
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.24%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) Nessus
2 4 (0.95%) Nmap
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.28%) Oracle
3 12 (2.85%) SAP
4 11 (2.61%) VMware
5 10 (2.38%) IronPort
5 10 (2.38%) Symantec
5 10 (2.38%) McAfee
6 8 (1.90%) Citrix
6 8 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.66%) ATG
7 7 (1.66%) Demandware
7 7 (1.66%) hybris
8 4 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.95%) Cisco
8 4 (0.95%) Informatica
9 3 (0.71%) Mitel
9 3 (0.71%) Avaya
10 2 (0.48%) Cognos
10 2 (0.48%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.48%) Sybase
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Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum + commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £16k - 18k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £18k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Excellent Basic Salary and Uncapped Commission Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £15k - 16k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + £50k OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £18k Plus £1k annual bonus, plus van and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago