The median annual salary for a Trainee was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
Rank 699 835 731
Rank change year-on-year +136 -104  
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 168 129 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 100 130
Median salary £22,000 £20,250 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% -7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
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. 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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +133 147 £22,000 +7.31% 75
London +89 52 £24,500 +16.66% 9
East of England +52 34 £20,000 -27.27% 6
Essex +36 19 £19,500 +2.63% 1
South East +71 18 £19,250 -8.33% 13
South West +24 17 £20,750 +12.16% 9
Billericay - 16 £18,250 -
Hertfordshire +29 14 £22,000 -28.45%
Bristol - 13 £20,750 - 2
North West -7 11 £22,000 -2.22% 15
Yorkshire +30 10 £19,750 -9.19% 10
Wales -6 8 £22,000 +22.22% 1
South Wales 0 7 £22,000 +22.22% 1
Cardiff -4 7 £22,000 +22.22% 1
City of London +47 6 £47,500 +179.41% 1
West Yorkshire +33 5 £17,000 -12.82% 4
Berkshire +33 5 £16,500 -5.71% 6
West Midlands +29 5 £22,125 +12.02% 6
Manchester -17 5 £22,000 -12.00% 5
Canary Wharf - 5 - -
Leeds +22 4 £17,000 -2.85% 2
Watford -2 4 £22,000 -28.45%
Somerset -3 4 £20,165 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £22,250 -
Harrogate - 4 £22,000 -
Taunton - 4 £20,165 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £22,000 - 4
Hampshire +24 3 £21,300 -14.80% 3
Cheshire +11 3 £22,000 +15.78% 5
Chester +6 3 £22,000 +15.78%

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 featuring Trainee in the job title.

1 89 (29.08%) Degree
2 64 (20.92%) Finance
3 60 (19.61%) Telecoms
4 47 (15.36%) Business Development
5 45 (14.71%) B2B
6 33 (10.78%) Advertising
6 33 (10.78%) MS Excel
7 32 (10.46%) SQL
7 32 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (9.80%) Social Media
9 28 (9.15%) Microsoft
10 26 (8.50%) MS Office
11 25 (8.17%) Mathematics
12 24 (7.84%) Windows
13 21 (6.86%) Driving Licence
14 19 (6.21%) B2C
14 19 (6.21%) Oracle
14 19 (6.21%) .NET
14 19 (6.21%) JavaScript
14 19 (6.21%) German Language
15 17 (5.56%) Computer Science
15 17 (5.56%) Retail
15 17 (5.56%) C#
15 17 (5.56%) HTML
16 16 (5.23%) Network Management
17 15 (4.90%) Web Services
17 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET
17 15 (4.90%) Active Directory
17 15 (4.90%) Internet
17 15 (4.90%) Google

Trainee Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (1.63%) IIS
2 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.33%) BASE24
2 1 (0.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.90%) Internet
2 12 (3.92%) LAN
3 8 (2.61%) 3G
3 8 (2.61%) 4G
4 7 (2.29%) 2G
5 6 (1.96%) LTE
6 2 (0.65%) ATM
6 2 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.65%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.65%) SSH
6 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.59%) Big Data
3 6 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.63%) KDB
4 5 (1.63%) MySQL
4 5 (1.63%) Tick Data
5 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.33%) DTS
7 1 (0.33%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.33%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.65%) Subversion
1 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.33%) Selenium
2 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.33%) Trac
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (20.92%) Finance
2 60 (19.61%) Telecoms
3 33 (10.78%) Advertising
4 19 (6.21%) German Language
5 17 (5.56%) Retail
6 14 (4.58%) Legal
7 12 (3.92%) Marketing
8 9 (2.94%) Banking
9 5 (1.63%) Front Office
10 4 (1.31%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.31%) Publishing
11 3 (0.98%) Automotive
11 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.65%) Games
12 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.21%) .NET
2 17 (5.56%) HTML
3 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET
3 15 (4.90%) Web Services
4 14 (4.58%) CSS
5 9 (2.94%) jQuery
6 7 (2.29%) XML
7 6 (1.96%) Mason
8 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.98%) REST
9 3 (0.98%) SOAP
9 3 (0.98%) WCF
10 2 (0.65%) Celery
10 2 (0.65%) Django
10 2 (0.65%) HTML5
10 2 (0.65%) WPF
11 1 (0.33%) boto
11 1 (0.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.80%) Social Media
3 21 (6.86%) Driving Licence
4 17 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.29%) User Experience
6 6 (1.96%) Fintech
7 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.98%) iPad
8 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.65%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.33%) Blog
10 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.33%) iPhone
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.84%) Windows
2 13 (4.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.61%) Unix
4 7 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.36%) Business Development
2 45 (14.71%) B2B
3 25 (8.17%) Mathematics
4 19 (6.21%) B2C
5 16 (5.23%) Network Management
6 14 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (4.58%) E-Commerce
7 13 (4.25%) B2B Sales
8 12 (3.92%) Physics
8 12 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 11 (3.59%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.27%) OO
10 10 (3.27%) SDLC
11 9 (2.94%) ITIL
11 9 (2.94%) Scrum
12 8 (2.61%) MVC
13 7 (2.29%) Project Management
14 6 (1.96%) Logistics
14 6 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.46%) SQL
2 19 (6.21%) JavaScript
3 17 (5.56%) C#
4 11 (3.59%) PHP
4 11 (3.59%) Python
5 8 (2.61%) C
6 7 (2.29%) C++
6 7 (2.29%) Java
7 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.31%) Perl
8 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.31%) VBScript
9 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.98%) R
10 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (29.08%) Degree
2 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.29%) CCNA
3 7 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.96%) CCENT
5 5 (1.63%) PhD
6 3 (0.98%) MCP
7 2 (0.65%) CIMA
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) ACCA
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.29%) SLA
2 6 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Ansible
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.21%) Oracle
3 15 (4.90%) Google
4 8 (2.61%) Cisco
5 6 (1.96%) PTC
5 6 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.63%) Facebook
7 4 (1.31%) SAP
8 3 (0.98%) Ariba
8 3 (0.98%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.33%) IBM
10 1 (0.33%) Sage
10 1 (0.33%) Sun
10 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Uncapped commission 40%
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: OTE £27500 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ideal Training
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary £20,000 to £25,000 plus excellent bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped commission 40%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Widen the Net
Salary: £21k + £10k comm + bonus/Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
TJ Peel
Salary: From £14,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + extensive benefits and commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 22k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £60000 Per Annum + training + career prospects + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17500.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Culture & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Commission + annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Huxley
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + competitive commission structure
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + commission
Posted: 18 days ago
Chippenham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 26 days ago
Sunderland
LGM Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago