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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 186 132 243
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 66 118 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.63% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 105 22
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £45,000 £42,250
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
7382 6886 8679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.18% 95.02% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5911 7362
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 August 2014.

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 August 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
Cambridgeshire -27 34 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Bedfordshire -23 25 £31,000 -17.33% 5
Hertfordshire -23 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (38.17%) Degree
2 44 (33.59%) XML
3 39 (29.77%) HTML
4 37 (28.24%) FrameMaker
5 36 (27.48%) Telecoms
6 35 (26.72%) 2G
6 35 (26.72%) Marketing
6 35 (26.72%) 3G
6 35 (26.72%) Computer Science
7 34 (25.95%) XMetaL
8 33 (25.19%) CSS
9 31 (23.66%) OO
10 27 (20.61%) Content Management
11 24 (18.32%) Electronics
11 24 (18.32%) C
11 24 (18.32%) C++
12 22 (16.79%) MS Office
12 22 (16.79%) Visual Studio
12 22 (16.79%) MS Visio
12 22 (16.79%) Atlassian
12 22 (16.79%) LTE
12 22 (16.79%) Confluence
13 19 (14.50%) Adobe
13 19 (14.50%) Wireless
13 19 (14.50%) .NET
13 19 (14.50%) Java
13 19 (14.50%) SaaS
14 17 (12.98%) E-Learning
15 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
15 15 (11.45%) Acrobat

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 22 (16.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (28.24%) FrameMaker
2 34 (25.95%) XMetaL
3 22 (16.79%) MS Office
3 22 (16.79%) MS Visio
4 15 (11.45%) Acrobat
4 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
5 13 (9.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (8.40%) RoboHelp
7 7 (5.34%) InDesign
7 7 (5.34%) Photoshop
8 6 (4.58%) PaintShop Pro
9 5 (3.82%) CorelDRAW
9 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.72%) 3G
1 35 (26.72%) 2G
2 22 (16.79%) LTE
3 19 (14.50%) Wireless
4 3 (2.29%) LAN
4 3 (2.29%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.92%) XMLSpy
3 11 (8.40%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (27.48%) Telecoms
2 35 (26.72%) Marketing
3 24 (18.32%) Electronics
4 8 (6.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.58%) Publishing
6 3 (2.29%) Finance
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.59%) XML
2 39 (29.77%) HTML
3 33 (25.19%) CSS
4 19 (14.50%) .NET
5 5 (3.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.72%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.98%) E-Learning
3 8 (6.11%) Chemistry
3 8 (6.11%) Biology
3 8 (6.11%) Life Science
4 4 (3.05%) Animation
5 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.05%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Android
2 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) OO
2 27 (20.61%) Content Management
3 13 (9.92%) Workflow
4 9 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.58%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (2.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.53%) Data Protection
9 1 (0.76%) Time Management
9 1 (0.76%) Software Testing
9 1 (0.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.32%) C
1 24 (18.32%) C++
2 19 (14.50%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) Python
4 5 (3.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (38.17%) Degree
2 11 (8.40%) HNC
3 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) Atlassian
2 19 (14.50%) Adobe
3 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.53%) Perforce
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