The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 103 94 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 33 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 1.81% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.87% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2310 2135 2813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.10% 96.56% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 1744 2409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Author
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Author Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Author
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Author Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Author
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridge -8 33 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Author
East of England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 50 (74.63%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) OO
3 39 (58.21%) C
3 39 (58.21%) C++
4 36 (53.73%) CSS
5 35 (52.24%) Marketing
6 30 (44.78%) Content Management
7 28 (41.79%) Eclipse
8 27 (40.30%) Atlassian
8 27 (40.30%) Visual Studio
8 27 (40.30%) Confluence
8 27 (40.30%) User Experience
9 26 (38.81%) SaaS
9 26 (38.81%) .NET
10 25 (37.31%) Java
11 15 (22.39%) Perl
11 15 (22.39%) XML
12 14 (20.90%) XSLT
12 14 (20.90%) Python
12 14 (20.90%) Electronics
12 14 (20.90%) Performance Analysis
12 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
12 14 (20.90%) Coaching
13 8 (11.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (11.94%) Chemistry
13 8 (11.94%) Biology
13 8 (11.94%) Life Science
14 3 (4.48%) Degree
14 3 (4.48%) Publishing
15 2 (2.99%) Perforce

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (40.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.81%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Eclipse
2 27 (40.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 35 (52.24%) Marketing
2 14 (20.90%) Electronics
3 8 (11.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (74.63%) HTML
2 36 (53.73%) CSS
3 26 (38.81%) .NET
4 15 (22.39%) XML
5 14 (20.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Chemistry
2 8 (11.94%) Biology
2 8 (11.94%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) OO
2 30 (44.78%) Content Management
3 14 (20.90%) Performance Analysis
3 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
3 14 (20.90%) Coaching
4 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) C
1 39 (58.21%) C++
2 25 (37.31%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) Perl
4 14 (20.90%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.99%) Perforce
3 1 (1.49%) Red Gate