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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 67 55 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 26 39 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.21% 3.88% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 4.09% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 6
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,000 £36,250
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
1135 953 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.68% 94.73% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 969 868 865
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014. 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 - 4 £31,000 - 1
Luton -16 1 £32,500 -
Author
East of England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (79.55%) Telecoms
1 35 (79.55%) 2G
1 35 (79.55%) XML
1 35 (79.55%) Computer Science
1 35 (79.55%) 3G
2 34 (77.27%) XMetaL
3 25 (56.82%) Degree
4 22 (50.00%) LTE
5 17 (38.64%) FrameMaker
6 14 (31.82%) Content Management
7 13 (29.55%) E-Learning
7 13 (29.55%) Workflow
7 13 (29.55%) MS Visio
7 13 (29.55%) XMLSpy
8 11 (25.00%) HNC
9 7 (15.91%) PaintShop Pro
9 7 (15.91%) RoboHelp
10 4 (9.09%) Adobe
10 4 (9.09%) Acrobat
10 4 (9.09%) Windows
10 4 (9.09%) HTML
11 3 (6.82%) CSS
11 3 (6.82%) Python
11 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.82%) LAN
11 3 (6.82%) WAN
11 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.82%) Wireless
11 3 (6.82%) Publishing
11 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 34 (77.27%) XMetaL
2 17 (38.64%) FrameMaker
3 13 (29.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (15.91%) RoboHelp
4 7 (15.91%) PaintShop Pro
5 4 (9.09%) Acrobat
6 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
7 2 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) 3G
1 35 (79.55%) 2G
2 22 (50.00%) LTE
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (79.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (79.55%) Computer Science
2 13 (29.55%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Android
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Content Management
2 13 (29.55%) Workflow
3 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Time Management
4 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
2 11 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago