The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 94 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 21 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.60% 1.21% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.27% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 6
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Author
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 9 £30,000 -
Author
East of England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (71.43%) RoboHelp
1 25 (71.43%) Acrobat
1 25 (71.43%) PaintShop Pro
2 23 (65.71%) Adobe
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (22.86%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Time Management
6 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (20.00%) 2G
6 7 (20.00%) XMetaL
6 7 (20.00%) XML
6 7 (20.00%) 3G
7 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
7 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.29%) Python
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (11.43%) HNC
9 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.43%) LTE
9 4 (11.43%) VMware
9 4 (11.43%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 3 (8.57%) Content Management
10 3 (8.57%) Capita
10 3 (8.57%) E-Learning

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (71.43%) RoboHelp
1 25 (71.43%) Acrobat
1 25 (71.43%) PaintShop Pro
2 9 (25.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (22.86%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (20.00%) XMetaL
5 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.57%) FrameMaker
6 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) 2G
1 7 (20.00%) 3G
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (20.00%) Time Management
2 3 (8.57%) Content Management
2 3 (8.57%) Workflow
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) HNC
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Adobe
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Capita