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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 88 69 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 30 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.64% 2.86% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.07% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
1722 1498 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.20% 93.16% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1309 1624
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (43.84%) Marketing
2 31 (42.47%) HTML
3 30 (41.10%) OO
4 28 (38.36%) CSS
5 23 (31.51%) Electronics
6 21 (28.77%) C
6 21 (28.77%) C++
6 21 (28.77%) MS Office
6 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
6 21 (28.77%) Atlassian
6 21 (28.77%) Confluence
7 19 (26.03%) Degree
8 18 (24.66%) SaaS
8 18 (24.66%) .NET
8 18 (24.66%) Java
9 15 (20.55%) Wireless
10 13 (17.81%) FrameMaker
11 10 (13.70%) Content Management
12 9 (12.33%) XML
13 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
13 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (9.59%) Chemistry
14 7 (9.59%) Biology
14 7 (9.59%) Life Science
14 7 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (9.59%) InDesign
14 7 (9.59%) Adobe
14 7 (9.59%) Acrobat

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (28.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (28.77%) MS Office
2 13 (17.81%) FrameMaker
3 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
4 7 (9.59%) Acrobat
4 7 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (9.59%) InDesign
4 7 (9.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (43.84%) Marketing
2 23 (31.51%) Electronics
3 7 (9.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Finance
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) HTML
2 28 (38.36%) CSS
3 18 (24.66%) .NET
4 9 (12.33%) XML
5 3 (4.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Chemistry
1 7 (9.59%) Biology
1 7 (9.59%) Life Science
2 6 (8.22%) E-Learning
2 6 (8.22%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) OO
2 10 (13.70%) Content Management
3 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) C
1 21 (28.77%) C++
2 18 (24.66%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) Perl
3 3 (4.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Atlassian
2 7 (9.59%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Perforce
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago