The median annual salary for a Trainee was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Trainee
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 77 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.87% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.16% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £24,250 £21,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +15.47% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 672 645 606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.39% 97.58% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 495 567 540
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Trainee
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Trainee in Somerset

Trainee
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Trainee in Somerset

Trainee
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 1 £32,000 -
Trainee
South West

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Somerset region featuring Trainee in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) WPF
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Xamarin
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (40.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (10.00%) VB.NET

Trainee Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) WPF
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft