The median annual salary for a Trainee was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Trainee
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 788 796
Rank change year-on-year +150 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 236 125 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 182 108 148
Median salary £26,500 £21,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.83% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Trainee
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Trainee in the UK

Trainee
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Trainee in the UK

Trainee
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Trainee over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Trainee in the UK

Trainee
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +148 205 £25,000 +13.63% 32
London +23 43 £27,500 +22.22% 7
East of England +22 34 £22,000 -2.22% 1
South East +67 31 £24,000 +4.34% 5
South West +37 29 £22,500 -2.17% 2
Yorkshire +14 27 £22,000 +15.78% 3
North West -26 22 £26,750 +18.88% 8
North Yorkshire +17 19 £22,000 +10.00%
Essex - 18 £19,500 -
Billericay - 15 £17,000 -
Harrogate +6 13 £21,000 +5.00%
Scotland +23 11 £28,000 +40.00%
South Wales +22 11 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Cardiff +13 11 £30,000 - 1
Wales +11 11 £30,000 +50.00% 1
City of London +25 10 £27,500 +17.02% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £29,000 +33.33% 1
Milton Keynes +5 10 £29,000 +33.33% 1
Cheshire -17 10 £20,000 +25.00% 2
Bristol - 10 £25,000 - 2
Berkshire +37 9 £17,000 -29.89% 4
Edinburgh +3 9 £28,000 +40.00%
East Midlands +21 8 £17,000 -15.00%
Hertfordshire -3 8 £23,000 +2.22%
Manchester -14 8 £22,000 -2.22% 6
Wilmslow - 8 £19,000 -
Reading +31 7 £17,000 -38.18% 1
West Midlands +14 7 £30,000 +46.34% 2
Hampshire +13 6 £24,000 +9.09%
Somerset -1 6 £22,500 -10.00%

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Trainee in the job title.

1 106 (26.30%) Degree
2 79 (19.60%) Finance
3 71 (17.62%) HTML
4 69 (17.12%) JavaScript
5 64 (15.88%) B2B
6 63 (15.63%) CSS
7 58 (14.39%) Telecoms
8 57 (14.14%) Web Development
9 54 (13.40%) HTML5
9 54 (13.40%) Games
10 53 (13.15%) CSS3
11 51 (12.66%) e-Learning
12 50 (12.41%) Web Design
13 36 (8.93%) Microsoft
14 34 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
15 33 (8.19%) SQL
15 33 (8.19%) Windows
16 32 (7.94%) B2C
17 30 (7.44%) Business Development
18 29 (7.20%) Mathematics
18 29 (7.20%) Computer Science
19 26 (6.45%) .NET
20 22 (5.46%) Software Engineering
20 22 (5.46%) C#
21 21 (5.21%) Mentoring
22 20 (4.96%) ASP.NET
23 19 (4.71%) Marketing
23 19 (4.71%) Advertising
23 19 (4.71%) Big Data

Trainee 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.99%) IIS
4 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.74%) DocuMatrix
3 1 (0.25%) BASE24
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Office 365
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) Google Play
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.97%) Internet
1 16 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.98%) LAN
3 5 (1.24%) Firewall
3 5 (1.24%) Wireless
4 4 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.99%) DNS
4 4 (0.99%) Network Security
4 4 (0.99%) SNMP
5 3 (0.74%) FTP
5 3 (0.74%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (0.50%) ATM
6 2 (0.50%) MPLS
6 2 (0.50%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) 2G
7 1 (0.25%) 3G
7 1 (0.25%) ISDN
7 1 (0.25%) LTE
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.71%) Big Data
2 13 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.24%) KDB
4 5 (1.24%) Tick Data
5 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.74%) MySQL
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) HBase
8 1 (0.25%) Impala
8 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.99%) Selenium
2 4 (0.99%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) JUnit
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (19.60%) Finance
2 58 (14.39%) Telecoms
3 54 (13.40%) Games
4 19 (4.71%) Advertising
4 19 (4.71%) Marketing
5 14 (3.47%) Legal
6 12 (2.98%) Law
7 11 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.48%) Banking
8 10 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.23%) Retail
10 6 (1.49%) German Language
10 6 (1.49%) Music Industry
11 5 (1.24%) Front Office
11 5 (1.24%) Publishing
12 4 (0.99%) Automotive
13 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.50%) Billing
15 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.62%) HTML
2 63 (15.63%) CSS
3 54 (13.40%) HTML5
4 53 (13.15%) CSS3
5 26 (6.45%) .NET
6 20 (4.96%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.98%) Web Services
8 10 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.23%) WPF
10 7 (1.74%) jQuery
11 6 (1.49%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.49%) XML
12 4 (0.99%) Entity Framework
13 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (0.74%) boto
13 3 (0.74%) Memcached
13 3 (0.74%) Node.js
13 3 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.66%) e-Learning
2 34 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.47%) Social Media
5 13 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.99%) iPhone
7 7 (1.74%) Fintech
8 6 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.74%) iPad
11 3 (0.74%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.50%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.50%) Life Science
12 2 (0.50%) Social Network
12 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.19%) Windows
2 17 (4.22%) Linux
3 12 (2.98%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.48%) Unix
4 10 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.50%) Android
6 2 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) HPUX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.88%) B2B
2 57 (14.14%) Web Development
3 50 (12.41%) Web Design
4 32 (7.94%) B2C
5 30 (7.44%) Business Development
6 29 (7.20%) Mathematics
7 22 (5.46%) Software Engineering
8 21 (5.21%) Mentoring
9 18 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (4.22%) Telesales
11 15 (3.72%) Analytics
11 15 (3.72%) MVC
12 13 (3.23%) ERP
13 12 (2.98%) Data Analytics
13 12 (2.98%) OO
14 11 (2.73%) B2B Sales
14 11 (2.73%) Network Management
15 10 (2.48%) ITIL
16 9 (2.23%) Big Data Analytics
16 9 (2.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.12%) JavaScript
2 33 (8.19%) SQL
3 22 (5.46%) C#
4 16 (3.97%) Java
5 13 (3.23%) C
6 11 (2.73%) PHP
7 10 (2.48%) C++
8 8 (1.99%) Python
9 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.74%) Ruby
10 3 (0.74%) VBScript
11 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.25%) COBOL
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) Scala
12 1 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 106 (26.30%) Degree
2 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.23%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.24%) PhD
5 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) MCP
6 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) CISSP
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.25%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCSA
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.72%) SLA
2 8 (1.99%) PMO
3 4 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 17 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) DameWare
1 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 36 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.97%) Oracle
3 15 (3.72%) Google
4 11 (2.73%) Facebook
5 10 (2.48%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.23%) Splunk
7 6 (1.49%) Cisco
7 6 (1.49%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.49%) PTC
8 4 (0.99%) Ariba
8 4 (0.99%) SAP
9 3 (0.74%) Citrix
9 3 (0.74%) Sun
9 3 (0.74%) VMware
10 2 (0.50%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) HP
10 2 (0.50%) PayPal
10 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.50%) Twitter
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