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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trainee
Rank 720 735 701
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 182 205 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 147 165 153
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 164 £22,500 +4.65% 63
London +26 57 £25,500 +6.25% 13
North West 0 27 £26,500 +6.00% 7
South East +2 23 £22,500 +2.27% 10
City of London +46 21 £25,500 -5.55% 7
East of England +17 18 £21,500 -10.41% 4
South West -14 18 £20,000 -6.97% 15
Wales +6 16 £23,000 -8.00% 1
South Wales +11 13 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Cheshire -2 13 £26,000 -10.34% 1
East Midlands +6 11 £22,500 +9.22% 2
Cardiff +3 11 £16,500 -
Warrington +7 10 £26,000 -35.00%
Manchester -1 9 £27,500 +12.24% 3
West Midlands -16 8 £19,000 -2.56% 3
Hertfordshire +8 7 £21,500 -10.41% 3
Essex +7 6 £19,500 -
Devon -5 6 £20,000 -
Barnstaple -11 6 £20,000 -
Surrey +5 5 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Yorkshire -15 5 £24,000 +20.00% 2
Kent - 5 £19,375 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 4 £17,500 -9.09% 1
Watford +3 4 £21,500 -48.19%
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £23,750 -19.49% 1
Milton Keynes -8 4 £23,750 -32.14% 1
Berkshire -11 4 £21,500 -4.44% 5
Bristol -30 4 £67,250 +236.25% 12
Grantham - 4 £22,500 -

Trainee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 131 (31.80%) Degree
2 73 (17.72%) Mathematics
3 68 (16.50%) SQL
4 54 (13.11%) Finance
5 49 (11.89%) C
6 47 (11.41%) Microsoft
7 46 (11.17%) Java
8 44 (10.68%) .NET
8 44 (10.68%) MS Excel
9 43 (10.44%) Windows
9 43 (10.44%) C#
10 41 (9.95%) SQL Server
11 38 (9.22%) Computer Science
12 35 (8.50%) HTML
13 34 (8.25%) MS Office
14 33 (8.01%) C++
14 33 (8.01%) OO
15 32 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (7.04%) Retail
16 29 (7.04%) CSS
17 28 (6.80%) Advertising
18 22 (5.34%) OOD
19 21 (5.10%) Web Services
19 21 (5.10%) Oracle
20 20 (4.85%) OOP
20 20 (4.85%) Software Engineering
21 18 (4.37%) Business Analysis
21 18 (4.37%) Physics
21 18 (4.37%) Business Development

Trainee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (1.94%) Apache
2 7 (1.70%) IIS
3 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.49%) WordPress
4 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.49%) Lync
5 1 (0.24%) nginx
5 1 (0.24%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.24%) FormScape
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.25%) MS Office
3 12 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.46%) MS Project
5 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.21%) VoIP
2 4 (0.97%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.73%) Wireless
4 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.49%) Broadband
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) PBX
5 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) POP3
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) CTI
5 1 (0.24%) IMAP
5 1 (0.24%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.13%) MySQL
3 13 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.67%) DB2
4 11 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.73%) Big Data
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.16%) JUnit
2 13 (3.16%) Selenium
2 13 (3.16%) FitNesse
3 5 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.97%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.24%) gulp
6 1 (0.24%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 54 (13.11%) Finance
2 29 (7.04%) Retail
3 28 (6.80%) Advertising
4 17 (4.13%) Marketing
5 15 (3.64%) German Language
6 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.18%) Banking
8 8 (1.94%) Legal
9 5 (1.21%) Billing
9 5 (1.21%) French Language
10 4 (0.97%) Law
10 4 (0.97%) Games
10 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.73%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.49%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.68%) .NET
2 35 (8.50%) HTML
3 29 (7.04%) CSS
4 21 (5.10%) Web Services
5 14 (3.40%) Spring
6 13 (3.16%) Java EE
6 13 (3.16%) Apache CXF
6 13 (3.16%) Apache Camel
7 8 (1.94%) XML
7 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.70%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.21%) JSON
10 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (0.97%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.49%) EDI
12 1 (0.24%) Middleware
12 1 (0.24%) LAMP
12 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.24%) WinForms
12 1 (0.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.72%) Mathematics
2 38 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.37%) Physics
5 8 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.94%) Social Media
6 7 (1.70%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.21%) Economics
8 5 (1.21%) Blog
9 4 (0.97%) Social Network
9 4 (0.97%) AS400
9 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.97%) iPhone
9 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.73%) EPoS
10 3 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.44%) Windows
2 17 (4.13%) Linux
3 16 (3.88%) UNIX
4 6 (1.46%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.73%) Solaris
5 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.73%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.73%) Android
5 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (8.01%) OO
2 32 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (5.34%) OOD
4 20 (4.85%) OOP
4 20 (4.85%) Software Engineering
5 18 (4.37%) Business Analysis
5 18 (4.37%) Business Development
6 17 (4.13%) B2B
6 17 (4.13%) Product Management
7 15 (3.64%) Scrum
7 15 (3.64%) Web Development
8 14 (3.40%) ERP
8 14 (3.40%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.16%) Procedural Programming
9 13 (3.16%) CRM
9 13 (3.16%) ITIL
9 13 (3.16%) TDD
9 13 (3.16%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (2.67%) Project Management
10 11 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.50%) SQL
2 49 (11.89%) C
3 46 (11.17%) Java
4 43 (10.44%) C#
5 33 (8.01%) C++
6 14 (3.40%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.43%) PHP
8 8 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.70%) Python
9 7 (1.70%) VB
10 6 (1.46%) Perl
11 4 (0.97%) RPG
11 4 (0.97%) Tcl
11 4 (0.97%) AWK
11 4 (0.97%) Lua
11 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.97%) RPG IV
11 4 (0.97%) sed
12 3 (0.73%) Ruby
13 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (31.80%) Degree
2 9 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.18%) MCP
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.97%) CCNA
5 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.24%) CCENT
6 1 (0.24%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (0.24%) CEH
6 1 (0.24%) MCITP
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.18%) SLA
2 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Nessus
2 4 (0.97%) Nmap
3 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.10%) Oracle
3 13 (3.16%) SAP
4 9 (2.18%) VMware
5 6 (1.46%) IronPort
5 6 (1.46%) Sybase
5 6 (1.46%) Symantec
5 6 (1.46%) McAfee
6 5 (1.21%) Citrix
6 5 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.97%) hybris
7 4 (0.97%) Demandware
7 4 (0.97%) ATG
7 4 (0.97%) Informatica
7 4 (0.97%) Cisco
8 3 (0.73%) Avaya
8 3 (0.73%) Mitel
8 3 (0.73%) Google
9 2 (0.49%) Sun
9 2 (0.49%) IBM
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