Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Trainee Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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

Trainee Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1091 1177 1210
Rank change year-on-year +86 +33 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee Software Engineer 2 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
UK median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +39.53% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £18,611
90th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £29,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +39.53% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 138,885 168,370 171,891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.23% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 110,870 136,239 140,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Trainee Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Trainee Software Engineer in the UK

Trainee Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Trainee Software Engineer in the UK

Trainee Software Engineer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 2 £29,000 -3.33% 1
UK excluding London +68 2 £29,000 -3.33% 1
South West +21 2 £29,000 -

Trainee Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, Trainee Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Trainee Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineering

Trainee Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree