The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 694 717 653
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 189 180 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 123 136 179
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Author
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in England

Author
Salary Trend in England

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

Author Salary Trend in England

Author
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Author Salary Histogram in England

Author
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
South East +50 75 £40,000 +13.47% 6
East of England +4 51 £34,000 -2.85% 10
London +47 37 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Yorkshire -3 20 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands +21 5 £19,500 -44.28%
South West -24 5 £40,000 +17.64% 2
North West +3 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 97 (30.99%) HTML
2 70 (22.36%) MS Excel
3 68 (21.73%) XML
4 65 (20.77%) MS Office
4 65 (20.77%) FrameMaker
5 59 (18.85%) CSS
5 59 (18.85%) Adobe
6 58 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (15.65%) Publishing
8 48 (15.34%) Electronics
9 45 (14.38%) Content Management
10 44 (14.06%) Acrobat
10 44 (14.06%) RoboHelp
11 41 (13.10%) Telecoms
12 39 (12.46%) Microsoft
12 39 (12.46%) Degree
13 37 (11.82%) C
13 37 (11.82%) C++
14 36 (11.50%) Marketing
15 33 (10.54%) OO
16 31 (9.90%) PaintShop Pro
16 31 (9.90%) Mentoring
17 30 (9.58%) Python
18 29 (9.27%) Banking
19 28 (8.95%) MS Visio
20 27 (8.63%) Line Management
20 27 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (7.99%) Adobe Illustrator
22 23 (7.35%) Java
22 23 (7.35%) Eclipse

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 15 (4.79%) Confluence
2 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) Documentum
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 70 (22.36%) MS Excel
2 65 (20.77%) MS Office
2 65 (20.77%) FrameMaker
3 44 (14.06%) Acrobat
3 44 (14.06%) RoboHelp
4 31 (9.90%) PaintShop Pro
5 28 (8.95%) MS Visio
6 25 (7.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (4.15%) Photoshop
8 7 (2.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.96%) InDesign
10 2 (0.64%) XMetaL
10 2 (0.64%) PageMaker
10 2 (0.64%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.32%) Maya
11 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.32%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.32%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.32%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.15%) VoIP
2 11 (3.51%) LTE
3 9 (2.88%) Wireless
3 9 (2.88%) WAN
3 9 (2.88%) LAN
4 8 (2.56%) 2G
4 8 (2.56%) Internet
4 8 (2.56%) 3G
5 6 (1.92%) LDAP
5 6 (1.92%) DNS
6 5 (1.60%) GSM
6 5 (1.60%) UMTS
6 5 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.64%) IMAP
7 2 (0.64%) DWDM
7 2 (0.64%) DSL
8 1 (0.32%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 23 (7.35%) Eclipse
2 13 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 49 (15.65%) Publishing
2 48 (15.34%) Electronics
3 41 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 36 (11.50%) Marketing
5 29 (9.27%) Banking
6 21 (6.71%) Manufacturing
7 20 (6.39%) Finance
8 18 (5.75%) Automotive
9 16 (5.11%) Legal
9 16 (5.11%) Retail
10 4 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.28%) French Language
10 4 (1.28%) German Language
11 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (30.99%) HTML
2 68 (21.73%) XML
3 59 (18.85%) CSS
4 21 (6.71%) XSLT
5 11 (3.51%) .NET
6 8 (2.56%) XSL
7 7 (2.24%) JMS
8 5 (1.60%) Web Services
9 3 (0.96%) Middleware
10 2 (0.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.35%) User Experience
3 14 (4.47%) E-Learning
4 11 (3.51%) Wiki
5 8 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 8 (2.56%) EFT
5 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.92%) Streaming Video
6 6 (1.92%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.60%) Derivative
7 5 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) Physics
9 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.64%) GIS
10 1 (0.32%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.32%) CESG
10 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.83%) Windows
2 9 (2.88%) Android
2 9 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.92%) Linux
4 5 (1.60%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.96%) CentOS
5 3 (0.96%) UNIX
6 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (14.38%) Content Management
3 33 (10.54%) OO
4 31 (9.90%) Mentoring
5 27 (8.63%) Line Management
6 21 (6.71%) Coaching
7 15 (4.79%) Time Management
8 14 (4.47%) Product Management
9 13 (4.15%) Scrum
10 10 (3.19%) Change Management
10 10 (3.19%) Software Engineering
11 9 (2.88%) Workflow
12 8 (2.56%) Migration
12 8 (2.56%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.24%) ERP
14 6 (1.92%) Waterfall
14 6 (1.92%) Business Process Mapping
15 5 (1.60%) Performance Engineering
15 5 (1.60%) SOA
15 5 (1.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.82%) C
1 37 (11.82%) C++
2 30 (9.58%) Python
3 23 (7.35%) Java
4 21 (6.71%) Perl
5 9 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (12.46%) Degree
2 7 (2.24%) HNC
3 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) CEH
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) CISSP
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.43%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
Vendors
1 59 (18.85%) Adobe
2 39 (12.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.47%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.92%) SAP
5 5 (1.60%) Perforce
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco
6 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.32%) EMC
7 1 (0.32%) McAfee
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos
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