The median annual salary for a Trainee was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Trainee
London / City of London
Rank 217 264 302
Rank change year-on-year +47 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 6 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Median salary £47,500 £17,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +179.41% -39.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £19,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Trainee
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Trainee in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Trainee in the City of London

Trainee
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Trainee in the City of London.

Salary trend for Trainee in the City of London

Trainee
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Trainee in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Trainee in the City of London

Trainee Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Trainee job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Trainee in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
2 5 (50.00%) Front Office
2 5 (50.00%) Data Management
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Physics
2 5 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (50.00%) KDB
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Tick Data
2 5 (50.00%) Fintech
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Banking

Trainee Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) KDB
1 5 (50.00%) Tick Data
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 5 (50.00%) Data Management
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Physics
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PhD
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