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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 203 194 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 51 70 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.91% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.94% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 104
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,300 £45,000
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
6872 7432 6865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 93.98% 96.36% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5828 6107 5917
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +7 26 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Bedfordshire -3 15 £31,500 +2.43%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Suffolk - 3 £32,500 -
Essex - 2 £30,500 - 1
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (39.64%) HTML
2 33 (29.73%) Marketing
3 30 (27.03%) Automotive
3 30 (27.03%) Computer Science
4 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
5 28 (25.23%) 2G
5 28 (25.23%) Electronics
5 28 (25.23%) 3G
6 26 (23.42%) XML
7 22 (19.82%) Photoshop
7 22 (19.82%) HNC
7 22 (19.82%) LTE
7 22 (19.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (18.92%) Content Management
9 20 (18.02%) Physics
9 20 (18.02%) FrameMaker
10 19 (17.12%) Degree
11 13 (11.71%) Publishing
11 13 (11.71%) SAP
12 11 (9.91%) MS Visio
12 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.91%) Line Management
13 9 (8.11%) Information Architecture
13 9 (8.11%) Coaching
13 9 (8.11%) User Experience
13 9 (8.11%) TeamCity
13 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
13 9 (8.11%) Atlassian
13 9 (8.11%) JIRA
13 9 (8.11%) RoboHelp

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 22 (19.82%) Photoshop
1 22 (19.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 20 (18.02%) FrameMaker
3 11 (9.91%) MS Visio
4 9 (8.11%) RoboHelp
5 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (5.41%) XMetaL
6 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.23%) 3G
1 28 (25.23%) 2G
2 22 (19.82%) LTE
3 2 (1.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.90%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) JIRA
1 9 (8.11%) TeamCity
1 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.41%) XMLSpy
General
1 33 (29.73%) Marketing
2 30 (27.03%) Automotive
3 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
4 28 (25.23%) Electronics
5 13 (11.71%) Publishing
6 2 (1.80%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.64%) HTML
2 26 (23.42%) XML
3 6 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.02%) Physics
3 9 (8.11%) User Experience
4 6 (5.41%) E-Learning
4 6 (5.41%) Wiki
5 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) Content Management
2 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.91%) Line Management
3 9 (8.11%) Coaching
3 9 (8.11%) Information Architecture
4 6 (5.41%) OO
4 6 (5.41%) Workflow
4 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 3 (2.70%) SDLC
6 2 (1.80%) Project Management
6 2 (1.80%) Scrum
6 2 (1.80%) CRM
6 2 (1.80%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (1.80%) Product Management
7 1 (0.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (0.90%) Business Analysis
7 1 (0.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (0.90%) Test Scripting
7 1 (0.90%) Data Modelling
7 1 (0.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) C
1 6 (5.41%) C++
1 6 (5.41%) Perl
1 6 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) HNC
2 19 (17.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) SAP
2 9 (8.11%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe
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