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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 89 84 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 18 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 2.10% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.23% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1389 1658 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 94.04% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1364 1418
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 July 2015.

Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) XML
2 25 (62.50%) Content Management
3 22 (55.00%) OO
3 22 (55.00%) C
3 22 (55.00%) C++
4 20 (50.00%) Electronics
5 16 (40.00%) Perl
5 16 (40.00%) Python
5 16 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 16 (40.00%) XSLT
5 16 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 16 (40.00%) Coaching
6 15 (37.50%) User Experience
6 15 (37.50%) Atlassian
7 14 (35.00%) Line Management
8 9 (22.50%) Information Architecture
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 9 (22.50%) JIRA
8 9 (22.50%) TeamCity
8 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
8 9 (22.50%) RoboHelp
8 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (22.50%) FrameMaker
9 7 (17.50%) Marketing
10 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) Java
10 6 (15.00%) SaaS

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) RoboHelp
1 9 (22.50%) FrameMaker
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
2 9 (22.50%) TeamCity
2 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (50.00%) Electronics
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) XML
3 16 (40.00%) XSLT
4 6 (15.00%) .NET
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Content Management
2 22 (55.00%) OO
3 16 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 16 (40.00%) Coaching
4 14 (35.00%) Line Management
5 9 (22.50%) Information Architecture
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C
1 22 (55.00%) C++
2 16 (40.00%) Perl
2 16 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.50%) EMC