The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 87 54 121
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +67
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 22 57 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.27% 3.86% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 4.01% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 46 5
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Author
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Author
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Author Salary Trend in Cambridge

Author
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 44 (74.58%) HTML
2 36 (61.02%) OO
3 34 (57.63%) C
3 34 (57.63%) C++
4 31 (52.54%) CSS
5 30 (50.85%) Marketing
6 27 (45.76%) Eclipse
6 27 (45.76%) Content Management
7 23 (38.98%) Visual Studio
7 23 (38.98%) Atlassian
7 23 (38.98%) Confluence
7 23 (38.98%) User Experience
8 22 (37.29%) .NET
8 22 (37.29%) SaaS
9 21 (35.59%) Java
10 14 (23.73%) Perl
10 14 (23.73%) XML
10 14 (23.73%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (22.03%) XSLT
11 13 (22.03%) Python
11 13 (22.03%) Electronics
11 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
11 13 (22.03%) Coaching
12 7 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (11.86%) Chemistry
12 7 (11.86%) Biology
12 7 (11.86%) Life Science
13 3 (5.08%) Publishing
13 3 (5.08%) Degree
14 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 23 (38.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Eclipse
2 23 (38.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 30 (50.85%) Marketing
2 13 (22.03%) Electronics
3 7 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) HTML
2 31 (52.54%) CSS
3 22 (37.29%) .NET
4 14 (23.73%) XML
5 13 (22.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Chemistry
2 7 (11.86%) Biology
2 7 (11.86%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) OO
2 27 (45.76%) Content Management
3 14 (23.73%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
4 13 (22.03%) Coaching
5 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) C
1 34 (57.63%) C++
2 21 (35.59%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) Perl
4 13 (22.03%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.69%) Red Gate
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago