Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Trainee was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Trainee
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 946 982
Rank change year-on-year +213 +36 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee 483 293 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 429 220 288
UK median annual salary £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £18,750 £17,750 £16,000
90th Percentile £36,250 £29,250 £35,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £20,500 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -4.65% -4.44% -

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Trainee
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Trainee in the UK

Trainee
Top 16 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +173 426 £21,000 -2.33% 38
UK excluding London +159 371 £20,500 -4.65% 32
London +56 105 £25,000 +16.28% 9
South East +91 102 £20,500 -8.89% 9
North of England +29 78 £20,500 +2.50% 15
Midlands +38 58 £20,500 +13.89% 2
East of England +24 44 £20,500 -16.33%
South West +3 39 £20,500 -2.38% 3
West Midlands +32 35 £20,500 +13.89% 2
Scotland +25 35 £22,250 -5.32% 1
North West -3 32 £20,500 +7.89% 10
Yorkshire +21 29 £21,500 +2.38% 3
East Midlands +30 24 £20,500 +5.13%
North East +25 17 £20,500 +36.67% 2
Wales +18 14 £20,500 -8.89% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £20,500 - 1

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 194 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 168 (34.78%) Windows
3 150 (31.06%) Cisco
4 149 (30.85%) A+ Certification
5 148 (30.64%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (30.64%) Network+ Certification
5 148 (30.64%) CCENT
6 61 (12.63%) Degree
7 57 (11.80%) Finance
8 38 (7.87%) SQL
9 36 (7.45%) Linux
10 34 (7.04%) Analytics
11 33 (6.83%) Big Data
12 31 (6.42%) Security Monitoring
12 31 (6.42%) Big Data Analytics
12 31 (6.42%) Data Analytics
12 31 (6.42%) Splunk
12 31 (6.42%) Law
12 31 (6.42%) Red Hat
13 23 (4.76%) Computer Science
14 22 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (4.35%) Advertising
16 20 (4.14%) B2B
16 20 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
17 18 (3.73%) Oracle
17 18 (3.73%) Java
17 18 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (3.73%) Telecoms
17 18 (3.73%) Mathematics
18 16 (3.31%) Banking

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 9 (1.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.45%) Apache
3 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.21%) CMS
4 1 (0.21%) JBoss
4 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.24%) AutoCAD
4 6 (1.24%) Autodesk Smoke
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.24%) Revit
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.21%) BASE24
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.28%) Internet
3 5 (1.04%) Firewall
3 5 (1.04%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 4 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (0.62%) SMS
6 2 (0.41%) ATM
6 2 (0.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) LAN
6 2 (0.41%) VLAN
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) ISDN
7 1 (0.21%) MPLS
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) WebEx
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.83%) Big Data
2 8 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.83%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) HBase
7 1 (0.21%) Impala
7 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (1.45%) Bitbucket
1 7 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.45%) JUnit
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.21%) Selenium
2 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (11.80%) Finance
2 31 (6.42%) Law
3 21 (4.35%) Advertising
4 18 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.31%) Banking
6 14 (2.90%) Music Industry
7 11 (2.28%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.07%) Marketing
9 9 (1.86%) Legal
10 8 (1.66%) Games
10 8 (1.66%) Retail
11 7 (1.45%) Publishing
12 4 (0.83%) International Banking
13 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.41%) Billing
14 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Back Office
15 1 (0.21%) French Language
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.69%) .NET
2 12 (2.48%) HTML
3 8 (1.66%) J2EE
4 7 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.45%) JDBC
4 7 (1.45%) Swing
5 4 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.83%) CSS
6 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.62%) XML
7 2 (0.41%) HTML5
7 2 (0.41%) jQuery
7 2 (0.41%) Kafka
7 2 (0.41%) Web Services
7 2 (0.41%) XSLT
8 1 (0.21%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (0.21%) Ajax
8 1 (0.21%) Spring
8 1 (0.21%) Velocity
8 1 (0.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.07%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.07%) Social Media
4 7 (1.45%) Anti-Piracy
4 7 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 7 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.04%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.62%) BBC
6 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.21%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.21%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.21%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.21%) iPhone
8 1 (0.21%) Social Network
8 1 (0.21%) Tandem
8 1 (0.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 168 (34.78%) Windows
2 36 (7.45%) Linux
3 5 (1.04%) Solaris
3 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.83%) Unix
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (7.04%) Analytics
2 31 (6.42%) Big Data Analytics
2 31 (6.42%) Data Analytics
2 31 (6.42%) Security Monitoring
3 20 (4.14%) B2B
4 18 (3.73%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.31%) Mentoring
6 15 (3.11%) Business Development
7 12 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (2.48%) B2B Sales
8 9 (1.86%) Line Management
8 9 (1.86%) Software Engineering
9 8 (1.66%) Coaching
9 8 (1.66%) Data Analysis
9 8 (1.66%) Service Delivery
10 7 (1.45%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (1.45%) E-Commerce
10 7 (1.45%) Monetization
10 7 (1.45%) Open Source
10 7 (1.45%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.87%) SQL
2 18 (3.73%) Java
3 16 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.07%) Python
5 9 (1.86%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.66%) C#
6 8 (1.66%) PHP
7 4 (0.83%) C++
8 3 (0.62%) VB
8 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.41%) C
9 2 (0.41%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) COBOL
10 1 (0.21%) Lua
10 1 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.21%) sed
10 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 149 (30.85%) A+ Certification
2 148 (30.64%) CCENT
2 148 (30.64%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (30.64%) Network+ Certification
3 61 (12.63%) Degree
4 4 (0.83%) MCP
5 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) CIMA
6 1 (0.21%) CISSP
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.21%) HND
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.28%) SLA
2 7 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.21%) DameWare
2 1 (0.21%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 194 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 150 (31.06%) Cisco
3 31 (6.42%) Red Hat
3 31 (6.42%) Splunk
4 18 (3.73%) Oracle
5 7 (1.45%) PayPal
5 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.62%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.41%) Citrix
7 2 (0.41%) Facebook
7 2 (0.41%) SAP
7 2 (0.41%) VMware
7 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.21%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.21%) Google
8 1 (0.21%) IFS
8 1 (0.21%) Infor
8 1 (0.21%) Kofax
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.21%) VocaLink