Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Trainee was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Trainee
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 344 387
Rank change year-on-year +33 +43 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 19 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.085% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.089% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 34
City of London median annual salary £26,000 £19,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -28.97% +7.00%
10th Percentile £19,850 £18,350 £22,900
90th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £35,700
Central London median annual salary £25,000 £19,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +31.58% -30.91% +14.58%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Trainee
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Trainee in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Trainee in the City of London

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Social Media
3 4 (21.05%) Advertising
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking

Trainee Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Advertising
3 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Development
2 3 (15.79%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) B2B Sales
4 1 (5.26%) B2C
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Python
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) VMware