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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 743 656 703
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 123 208 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 82 178 136
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,325 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
East of England -50 63 £35,000 - 3
South East +6 18 £42,500 -15.00% 5
London -30 14 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +38 12 £40,000 -
North West -8 8 £27,000 -28.00%
Yorkshire -25 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -8 2 £26,875 -30.64% 1
South West -7 1 £27,000 +0.93% 1
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 96 (30.97%) HTML
2 83 (26.77%) Adobe
3 75 (24.19%) CSS
4 71 (22.90%) FrameMaker
5 66 (21.29%) MS Excel
6 62 (20.00%) XML
6 62 (20.00%) Degree
7 61 (19.68%) Acrobat
8 58 (18.71%) RoboHelp
9 51 (16.45%) Content Management
10 48 (15.48%) C++
11 45 (14.52%) OO
12 44 (14.19%) C
13 43 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (13.55%) PaintShop Pro
15 41 (13.23%) Marketing
16 39 (12.58%) MS Office
17 38 (12.26%) Windows
17 38 (12.26%) Python
18 35 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
19 33 (10.65%) Java
20 32 (10.32%) .NET
20 32 (10.32%) Telecoms
20 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
21 31 (10.00%) MS Visio
22 30 (9.68%) Publishing
23 28 (9.03%) Eclipse
24 26 (8.39%) SaaS
25 25 (8.06%) Confluence
25 25 (8.06%) Computer Science

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (8.06%) Confluence
2 8 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 71 (22.90%) FrameMaker
2 66 (21.29%) MS Excel
3 61 (19.68%) Acrobat
4 58 (18.71%) RoboHelp
5 42 (13.55%) PaintShop Pro
6 39 (12.58%) MS Office
7 35 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 23 (7.42%) XMetaL
10 13 (4.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (2.26%) Doxygen
12 7 (2.26%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.65%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.77%) LAN
1 21 (6.77%) WAN
2 20 (6.45%) 3G
2 20 (6.45%) Wireless
2 20 (6.45%) 2G
3 15 (4.84%) LTE
4 7 (2.26%) DWDM
4 7 (2.26%) DSL
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (9.03%) Eclipse
2 24 (7.74%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.61%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 41 (13.23%) Marketing
2 32 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.68%) Publishing
4 23 (7.42%) Manufacturing
5 22 (7.10%) Automotive
6 17 (5.48%) Finance
7 16 (5.16%) Banking
8 15 (4.84%) Electronics
9 9 (2.90%) Retail
10 8 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (2.26%) Games
12 4 (1.29%) Legal
13 3 (0.97%) Advertising
14 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (30.97%) HTML
2 75 (24.19%) CSS
3 62 (20.00%) XML
4 32 (10.32%) .NET
5 15 (4.84%) XSLT
6 6 (1.94%) jQuery
6 6 (1.94%) JSP
7 5 (1.61%) XSL
8 4 (1.29%) SOAP
8 4 (1.29%) JSON
8 4 (1.29%) REST
9 2 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.06%) Computer Science
1 25 (8.06%) User Experience
2 14 (4.52%) E-Learning
3 12 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (2.90%) Life Science
6 8 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.58%) Chemistry
6 8 (2.58%) Biology
7 6 (1.94%) EFT
8 4 (1.29%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.26%) Windows
2 20 (6.45%) Android
2 20 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.94%) Linux
5 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.45%) Content Management
2 45 (14.52%) OO
3 43 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (6.13%) Mentoring
5 15 (4.84%) Coaching
6 14 (4.52%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (4.19%) Validation
8 9 (2.90%) Software Engineering
9 8 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.26%) Time Management
10 7 (2.26%) 3D Programming
11 6 (1.94%) Line Management
11 6 (1.94%) Workflow
11 6 (1.94%) Project Management
12 4 (1.29%) OOD
12 4 (1.29%) Information Security
13 3 (0.97%) Logistics
13 3 (0.97%) Scrum
13 3 (0.97%) Service Delivery
14 2 (0.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.48%) C++
2 44 (14.19%) C
3 38 (12.26%) Python
4 33 (10.65%) Java
5 16 (5.16%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.84%) Perl
7 13 (4.19%) C#
8 2 (0.65%) SQL
9 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.26%) HNC
5 6 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.26%) ISO 9000
2 7 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 14 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 83 (26.77%) Adobe
2 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.74%) Atlassian
4 14 (4.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco
5 1 (0.32%) Red Gate
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