The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Author in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 68 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 24 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.20% 1.46% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.55% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 15
Average salary £31,750 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.78% -24.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1044 1096 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.60% 94.08% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1009 915
Average salary £42,500 £40,958 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.76% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Author in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Author
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Author across the Bedfordshire region.

Author Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Author
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +25 2 - -
Author
East of England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title.

1 19 (48.72%) Publishing
2 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
2 14 (35.90%) 2G
2 14 (35.90%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.90%) 3G
3 10 (25.64%) LTE
3 10 (25.64%) HNC
4 9 (23.08%) FrameMaker
4 9 (23.08%) PaintShop Pro
4 9 (23.08%) RoboHelp
5 7 (17.95%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) Android
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
6 5 (12.82%) Windows
6 5 (12.82%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
6 5 (12.82%) LAN
6 5 (12.82%) WAN
6 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
7 4 (10.26%) Adobe
7 4 (10.26%) Acrobat
7 4 (10.26%) XMLSpy
7 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
7 4 (10.26%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) Wiki
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) Workflow

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (23.08%) FrameMaker
1 9 (23.08%) PaintShop Pro
1 9 (23.08%) RoboHelp
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) Acrobat
3 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.26%) XMetaL
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) 2G
1 14 (35.90%) 3G
2 10 (25.64%) LTE
3 5 (12.82%) Wireless
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 19 (48.72%) Publishing
2 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Wiki
2 4 (10.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Content Management
1 4 (10.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) HNC
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
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