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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 197 154 257
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 55 91 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.39% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.44% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 88 10
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
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
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -36 23 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +19 20 £36,000 +16.12%
Hertfordshire -12 9 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Suffolk - 3 - -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (48.85%) HTML
2 45 (34.35%) CSS
3 44 (33.59%) RoboHelp
4 42 (32.06%) PaintShop Pro
4 42 (32.06%) OO
5 40 (30.53%) C
5 40 (30.53%) C++
6 39 (29.77%) Python
7 32 (24.43%) Content Management
8 31 (23.66%) Eclipse
9 29 (22.14%) FrameMaker
9 29 (22.14%) Adobe
9 29 (22.14%) XML
10 28 (21.37%) Publishing
11 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
12 25 (19.08%) Marketing
13 24 (18.32%) Electronics
13 24 (18.32%) Acrobat
14 23 (17.56%) Visual Studio
14 23 (17.56%) Atlassian
14 23 (17.56%) Confluence
14 23 (17.56%) User Experience
15 22 (16.79%) SaaS
15 22 (16.79%) .NET
16 21 (16.03%) Java
16 21 (16.03%) Windows
17 20 (15.27%) Perl
17 20 (15.27%) LAN
17 20 (15.27%) WAN
17 20 (15.27%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (17.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (33.59%) RoboHelp
2 42 (32.06%) PaintShop Pro
3 29 (22.14%) FrameMaker
4 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
5 24 (18.32%) Acrobat
6 17 (12.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (8.40%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (6.87%) XMetaL
9 6 (4.58%) MS Office
10 5 (3.82%) Photoshop
11 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
12 2 (1.53%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) LAN
1 20 (15.27%) WAN
1 20 (15.27%) Wireless
2 9 (6.87%) 2G
2 9 (6.87%) 3G
3 8 (6.11%) LTE
4 6 (4.58%) DWDM
4 6 (4.58%) DSL
Development Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Eclipse
2 23 (17.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.76%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 28 (21.37%) Publishing
2 25 (19.08%) Marketing
3 24 (18.32%) Electronics
4 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Finance
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.85%) HTML
2 45 (34.35%) CSS
3 29 (22.14%) XML
4 22 (16.79%) .NET
5 19 (14.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) User Experience
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Life Science
4 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.76%) Biology
4 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Windows
2 20 (15.27%) Android
2 20 (15.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) OO
2 32 (24.43%) Content Management
3 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
3 19 (14.50%) Coaching
4 12 (9.16%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (5.34%) Line Management
6 5 (3.82%) Validation
7 2 (1.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.53%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.76%) Time Management
8 1 (0.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (0.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.53%) C
1 40 (30.53%) C++
2 39 (29.77%) Python
3 21 (16.03%) Java
4 20 (15.27%) Perl
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) ISO 9000
1 7 (5.34%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Adobe
2 23 (17.56%) Atlassian
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Red Gate
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