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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 74 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 34 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 1.27% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.29% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 33
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1333 1475 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.27% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1242 1515
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 36 (52.94%) Electronics
2 27 (39.71%) CMS
2 27 (39.71%) Content Management
2 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
2 27 (39.71%) C
2 27 (39.71%) C++
2 27 (39.71%) Python
2 27 (39.71%) Mentoring
2 27 (39.71%) Coaching
3 21 (30.88%) Project Management
4 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (11.76%) HTML
6 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 5 (7.35%) XML
7 5 (7.35%) WordPress
7 5 (7.35%) MediaWiki
8 4 (5.88%) Degree
8 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.88%) RoboHelp
9 3 (4.41%) Document Management
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
10 2 (2.94%) Smartcard
10 2 (2.94%) Publishing
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
10 2 (2.94%) Marketing
10 2 (2.94%) Product Management
11 1 (1.47%) Social Media
11 1 (1.47%) Big Data

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (39.71%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) MediaWiki
2 5 (7.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.88%) RoboHelp
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 36 (52.94%) Electronics
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
2 2 (2.94%) Publishing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) HTML
2 6 (8.82%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.47%) Biology
3 1 (1.47%) Blog
3 1 (1.47%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.47%) Life Science
3 1 (1.47%) Social Media
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Coaching
1 27 (39.71%) Content Management
1 27 (39.71%) Mentoring
1 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.88%) Project Management
3 3 (4.41%) CRM
3 3 (4.41%) Document Management
4 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.94%) Product Management
5 1 (1.47%) Analytics
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (1.47%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (1.47%) Data Analytics
5 1 (1.47%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) C
1 27 (39.71%) C++
1 27 (39.71%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Edissero Ltd
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