The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 193 198 221
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 16 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.29% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 5
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -35.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Author
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Author Salary Trend in Berkshire

Author
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Author Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Author
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Reading +11 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Newbury +12 6 £30,000 -1.63%
Author
South East

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 18 (48.65%) FrameMaker
2 17 (45.95%) XML
3 14 (37.84%) MS Visio
3 14 (37.84%) PaintShop Pro
3 14 (37.84%) Product Management
4 12 (32.43%) Electronics
5 10 (27.03%) Adobe
6 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
7 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Acrobat
8 6 (16.22%) Streaming Video
8 6 (16.22%) Document Management
8 6 (16.22%) Marketing
8 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) C#
9 5 (13.51%) .NET
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Publishing
10 4 (10.81%) Content Management
10 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.11%) Windows
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (5.41%) RoboHelp
12 2 (5.41%) Photoshop

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) FrameMaker
2 14 (37.84%) PaintShop Pro
2 14 (37.84%) MS Visio
3 8 (21.62%) Acrobat
4 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
5 2 (5.41%) RoboHelp
5 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (5.41%) MS Office
5 2 (5.41%) XMetaL
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (5.41%) InDesign
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) GSM
1 1 (2.70%) UMTS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) LTE
General
1 12 (32.43%) Electronics
2 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
3 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (16.22%) Marketing
5 4 (10.81%) Publishing
6 2 (5.41%) Banking
6 2 (5.41%) Finance
7 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Streaming Video
1 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Photography
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Product Management
2 6 (16.22%) Document Management
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) APMP
5 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CEH
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Adobe
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee