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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee
Rank 684 730 725
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 206 171 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 165 126 132
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 £17,450 £16,500 £16,550
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,150 £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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
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 22 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 22 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 +55 201 £22,500 +9.75% 92
South East -4 63 £25,000 +13.63% 9
London +19 39 £27,000 +20.00% 24
Yorkshire -17 24 £22,500 +12.50% 7
South West -6 22 £19,750 -8.13% 14
North West -7 20 £22,500 +7.14% 14
East of England -7 18 £24,000 +29.72% 3
West Yorkshire -22 18 £22,500 +12.50% 4
Berkshire 0 15 £27,500 - 1
Leeds -15 13 £22,500 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -35 13 £17,500 -14.63% 15
Cheshire -14 12 £22,500 +9.75% 3
City of London +17 10 £22,500 -5.26% 12
Hertfordshire -9 10 £24,000 +31.50% 2
Reading +1 8 £27,500 - 1
Hampshire -3 8 £25,000 +28.20% 1
Kent +9 7 £20,000 -18.36% 1
West Sussex +4 7 £21,500 +22.85%
Gloucestershire -6 7 £18,859 -17.10%
Manchester -7 7 £21,500 -3.37% 11
East Sussex -9 7 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Brighton -11 7 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Surrey -23 7 £24,500 +25.64% 2
Aldershot - 7 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £24,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £24,000 - 3
Oxford +22 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Oxfordshire +11 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Staffordshire -2 6 £19,000 -15.55%
Somerset -12 6 £20,750 -9.78% 1

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 174 (43.07%) Degree
2 89 (22.03%) C#
3 88 (21.78%) Finance
4 84 (20.79%) .NET
5 69 (17.08%) HTML
6 64 (15.84%) Microsoft
7 58 (14.36%) SQL
7 58 (14.36%) SQL Server
8 57 (14.11%) MS Excel
9 56 (13.86%) JavaScript
10 55 (13.61%) Computer Science
11 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET
12 45 (11.14%) CSS
13 40 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (8.17%) Java
15 32 (7.92%) VB.NET
16 31 (7.67%) Oracle
16 31 (7.67%) Visual Studio
16 31 (7.67%) Advertising
17 30 (7.43%) PHP
18 29 (7.18%) Business Development
19 27 (6.68%) Marketing
19 27 (6.68%) MS Office
20 26 (6.44%) Telecoms
21 25 (6.19%) Windows
21 25 (6.19%) Security Cleared
22 24 (5.94%) Linux
23 23 (5.69%) Software Engineering
24 22 (5.45%) Banking
24 22 (5.45%) Mathematics

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (0.74%) IIS
2 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (0.25%) Kentico
4 1 (0.25%) Lync
4 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.25%) WordPress
4 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.25%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.68%) MS Office
3 8 (1.98%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.49%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.99%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.99%) InDesign
8 3 (0.74%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.25%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.48%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.48%) Firewall
2 7 (1.73%) Internet
3 4 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (0.74%) NAS
4 3 (0.74%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.74%) Wireless
4 3 (0.74%) SAN
4 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.74%) Intranet
4 3 (0.74%) MPLS
5 2 (0.50%) Broadband
5 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 2 (0.50%) WAN
5 2 (0.50%) DWDM
5 2 (0.50%) Network Security
5 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.25%) VPLS
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (3.71%) MySQL
4 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.74%) Big Data
8 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.74%) OLAP
8 3 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.50%) QlikView
10 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (7.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.25%) RSpec
4 1 (0.25%) JBehave
4 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Behat
4 1 (0.25%) Concordion
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 88 (21.78%) Finance
2 31 (7.67%) Advertising
3 27 (6.68%) Marketing
4 26 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.45%) Banking
6 15 (3.71%) German Language
7 12 (2.97%) Retail
8 11 (2.72%) Legal
9 10 (2.48%) French Language
10 8 (1.98%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.73%) Law
12 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.24%) Games
14 3 (0.74%) Back Office
15 2 (0.50%) Electronics
15 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.25%) Billing
16 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.79%) .NET
2 69 (17.08%) HTML
3 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET
4 45 (11.14%) CSS
5 10 (2.48%) LAMP
5 10 (2.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.48%) HTML5
6 7 (1.73%) jQuery
6 7 (1.73%) XML
7 6 (1.49%) Web Services
7 6 (1.49%) Ajax
8 4 (0.99%) CSS3
9 3 (0.74%) WPF
9 3 (0.74%) Flash
10 2 (0.50%) Middleware
10 2 (0.50%) WinForms
10 2 (0.50%) WCF
10 2 (0.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.45%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.97%) Open Source
6 11 (2.72%) Social Media
6 11 (2.72%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.99%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.74%) New Media
10 3 (0.74%) Animation
11 2 (0.50%) GIS
11 2 (0.50%) CESG
11 2 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.50%) Social Network
11 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.19%) Windows
2 24 (5.94%) Linux
3 8 (1.98%) UNIX
4 5 (1.24%) AIX
5 3 (0.74%) Solaris
6 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.50%) Android
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (7.18%) Business Development
2 23 (5.69%) Software Engineering
3 22 (5.45%) MVC
4 21 (5.20%) Project Management
5 18 (4.46%) Web Development
6 17 (4.21%) Information Security
6 17 (4.21%) ITIL
6 17 (4.21%) OO
7 14 (3.47%) Coaching
8 13 (3.22%) CRM
8 13 (3.22%) B2B
9 11 (2.72%) Mentoring
9 11 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (2.72%) Data Analysis
10 10 (2.48%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.23%) Monte Carlo Method
11 9 (2.23%) Time Management
11 9 (2.23%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.23%) B2C
12 8 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 89 (22.03%) C#
2 58 (14.36%) SQL
3 56 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.17%) Java
5 32 (7.92%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.43%) PHP
7 14 (3.47%) C
7 14 (3.47%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.97%) C++
9 8 (1.98%) VB
10 4 (0.99%) ABAP
10 4 (0.99%) VB6
11 3 (0.74%) Lua
11 3 (0.74%) Pascal
11 3 (0.74%) Progress 4GL
12 2 (0.50%) VBScript
12 2 (0.50%) PHP5
13 1 (0.25%) Ruby
13 1 (0.25%) RPG
13 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 174 (43.07%) Degree
2 25 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.98%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.99%) CCNA
5 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.74%) HND
7 2 (0.50%) CCNP
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.50%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) AAT
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCDA
8 1 (0.25%) ACCA
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.96%) SLA
2 9 (2.23%) QA
3 8 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.74%) Opsview
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 64 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.67%) Oracle
3 17 (4.21%) SAP
4 11 (2.72%) Cisco
4 11 (2.72%) Dell
5 7 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.49%) Apple
7 5 (1.24%) Google
7 5 (1.24%) IronPort
7 5 (1.24%) Adobe
7 5 (1.24%) HP
7 5 (1.24%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.24%) Symantec
7 5 (1.24%) McAfee
8 4 (0.99%) IBM
8 4 (0.99%) Citrix
8 4 (0.99%) VMware
9 3 (0.74%) Quark
9 3 (0.74%) NetApp
9 3 (0.74%) Business Objects
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £16,000 to £26,000 per annum plus attractive commission structure
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £36000 per annum + Benefits + Shares
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + commission + incentives + iPhone
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke, Devon
Alex James Resourcing
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Learning4You
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Coburg Banks IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago