The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 221 203 212
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 46 74 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.94% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.98% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 70 43
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6975 7550 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.57% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5653 6252 6942
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Author
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Author Salary Trend in the East of England

Author
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Author Salary Histogram in the East of England

Author
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 24 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Bedfordshire +16 14 £31,500 -2.32% 2
Hertfordshire +3 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (48.08%) HTML
2 36 (34.62%) OO
3 34 (32.69%) C
3 34 (32.69%) C++
4 32 (30.77%) Python
5 31 (29.81%) CSS
6 27 (25.96%) RoboHelp
6 27 (25.96%) Electronics
7 26 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
7 26 (25.00%) Publishing
8 25 (24.04%) Content Management
9 24 (23.08%) Eclipse
10 23 (22.12%) FrameMaker
11 21 (20.19%) XML
11 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
12 20 (19.23%) Perl
12 20 (19.23%) Adobe
13 19 (18.27%) XSLT
13 19 (18.27%) Marketing
13 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
13 19 (18.27%) Coaching
14 17 (16.35%) User Experience
14 17 (16.35%) Atlassian
14 17 (16.35%) Confluence
14 17 (16.35%) Visual Studio
15 16 (15.38%) .NET
15 16 (15.38%) SaaS
16 15 (14.42%) Line Management
16 15 (14.42%) Java
17 13 (12.50%) Windows

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (16.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (25.96%) RoboHelp
2 26 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 23 (22.12%) FrameMaker
4 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
5 13 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (12.50%) Acrobat
6 8 (7.69%) MS Office
7 7 (6.73%) Photoshop
7 7 (6.73%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.96%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) LAN
1 13 (12.50%) WAN
1 13 (12.50%) Wireless
2 4 (3.85%) DWDM
2 4 (3.85%) DSL
3 3 (2.88%) 3G
3 3 (2.88%) 2G
4 2 (1.92%) LTE
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 17 (16.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) Ant
3 1 (0.96%) XMLSpy
General
1 27 (25.96%) Electronics
2 26 (25.00%) Publishing
3 19 (18.27%) Marketing
4 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.08%) HTML
2 31 (29.81%) CSS
3 21 (20.19%) XML
4 19 (18.27%) XSLT
5 16 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) User Experience
2 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) IPTV
4 1 (0.96%) Wiki
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
1 13 (12.50%) Android
1 13 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) OO
2 25 (24.04%) Content Management
3 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
3 19 (18.27%) Coaching
4 15 (14.42%) Line Management
5 5 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (4.81%) Validation
6 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.92%) Project Planning
7 1 (0.96%) Product Management
7 1 (0.96%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.96%) Process Management
7 1 (0.96%) Change Management
7 1 (0.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) C
1 34 (32.69%) C++
2 32 (30.77%) Python
3 20 (19.23%) Perl
4 15 (14.42%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) ISO 9000
1 5 (4.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Adobe
2 17 (16.35%) Atlassian
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) EMC
5 1 (0.96%) Red Gate
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