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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 726 664 714
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 133 199 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 73 162 124
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,425 £30,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
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
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 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
East of England -40 44 £36,000 +2.85% 5
London +25 30 £36,000 -4.00% 7
South East -39 28 £41,250 -17.50% 7
East Midlands +31 10 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Yorkshire -13 8 £35,000 - 1
South West -17 8 £36,250 +34.25%
North West -11 3 £27,000 -28.00% 1
West Midlands -35 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 86 (30.94%) HTML
2 68 (24.46%) Adobe
3 66 (23.74%) CSS
4 61 (21.94%) MS Excel
5 57 (20.50%) XML
6 54 (19.42%) MS Office
6 54 (19.42%) RoboHelp
6 54 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (19.06%) FrameMaker
8 50 (17.99%) Publishing
9 46 (16.55%) C
9 46 (16.55%) C++
9 46 (16.55%) OO
10 45 (16.19%) Acrobat
11 43 (15.47%) Content Management
12 37 (13.31%) PaintShop Pro
12 37 (13.31%) Adobe Illustrator
12 37 (13.31%) Python
13 32 (11.51%) Marketing
14 31 (11.15%) Electronics
15 29 (10.43%) Banking
15 29 (10.43%) Mentoring
16 28 (10.07%) Java
17 27 (9.71%) Windows
17 27 (9.71%) Eclipse
18 26 (9.35%) Degree
19 25 (8.99%) Microsoft
19 25 (8.99%) Manufacturing
20 23 (8.27%) .NET
20 23 (8.27%) Confluence

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 23 (8.27%) Confluence
2 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 61 (21.94%) MS Excel
2 54 (19.42%) MS Office
2 54 (19.42%) RoboHelp
3 53 (19.06%) FrameMaker
4 45 (16.19%) Acrobat
5 37 (13.31%) PaintShop Pro
5 37 (13.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (6.12%) MS Visio
7 13 (4.68%) Photoshop
8 10 (3.60%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (2.16%) Doxygen
10 5 (1.80%) XMetaL
11 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.36%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.36%) Mudbox
12 1 (0.36%) Houdini
12 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.36%) Maya
12 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.12%) Wireless
1 17 (6.12%) LAN
1 17 (6.12%) WAN
2 7 (2.52%) DWDM
2 7 (2.52%) DSL
3 4 (1.44%) 3G
3 4 (1.44%) 2G
3 4 (1.44%) LTE
4 2 (0.72%) IMAP
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (9.71%) Eclipse
2 21 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.36%) Ant
3 1 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
General
1 50 (17.99%) Publishing
2 32 (11.51%) Marketing
3 31 (11.15%) Electronics
4 29 (10.43%) Banking
5 25 (8.99%) Manufacturing
6 18 (6.47%) Retail
6 18 (6.47%) Automotive
7 16 (5.76%) Legal
8 15 (5.40%) Telecoms
9 10 (3.60%) Finance
10 6 (2.16%) Games
11 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.72%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.94%) HTML
2 66 (23.74%) CSS
3 57 (20.50%) XML
4 23 (8.27%) .NET
5 19 (6.83%) XSLT
6 9 (3.24%) XSL
7 5 (1.80%) jQuery
8 3 (1.08%) Middleware
9 2 (0.72%) XSD
9 2 (0.72%) SOAP
9 2 (0.72%) JSON
9 2 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.55%) User Experience
1 21 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.68%) E-Learning
3 10 (3.60%) EFT
4 7 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) Social Media
7 3 (1.08%) Wiki
7 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.72%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.36%) IPTV
9 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.36%) CESG
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.71%) Windows
2 17 (6.12%) Apple iOS
2 17 (6.12%) Android
3 6 (2.16%) UNIX
3 6 (2.16%) Linux
4 5 (1.80%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.08%) CentOS
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.55%) OO
3 43 (15.47%) Content Management
4 29 (10.43%) Mentoring
5 19 (6.83%) Coaching
6 18 (6.47%) Line Management
7 12 (4.32%) Validation
8 8 (2.88%) Software Engineering
8 8 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (2.52%) ERP
9 7 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.16%) Scrum
10 6 (2.16%) Business Process Mapping
10 6 (2.16%) Waterfall
10 6 (2.16%) 3D Programming
11 5 (1.80%) Time Management
11 5 (1.80%) Change Management
12 4 (1.44%) Risk Management
13 3 (1.08%) Product Management
13 3 (1.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.55%) C
1 46 (16.55%) C++
2 37 (13.31%) Python
3 28 (10.07%) Java
4 20 (7.19%) Perl
5 15 (5.40%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.88%) C#
7 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (9.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.08%) VCP4
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) CEH
3 1 (0.36%) HNC
3 1 (0.36%) HND
3 1 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.24%) QA
2 7 (2.52%) ISO 9000
2 7 (2.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 68 (24.46%) Adobe
2 25 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.55%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.36%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.36%) McAfee
5 1 (0.36%) EMC
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus,Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitve + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus + generous car allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
IMS evolve
Salary: £Competitive salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago