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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 717 655 700
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 161 207 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 117 169 135
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £67,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -19 81 £34,000 -2.85% 3
London -76 21 £36,250 -3.33% 8
South East -17 17 £35,000 - 4
East Midlands +19 15 £29,500 +59.45% 2
North West -20 9 £36,000 -4.00%
South West -14 8 £32,250 -0.76%
Yorkshire -33 7 £35,000 -
West Midlands +2 3 £27,000 -30.32%
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 113 (34.24%) HTML
2 89 (26.97%) CSS
3 82 (24.85%) Adobe
4 79 (23.94%) XML
5 72 (21.82%) FrameMaker
6 68 (20.61%) Degree
7 63 (19.09%) Acrobat
8 62 (18.79%) MS Excel
9 58 (17.58%) RoboHelp
10 57 (17.27%) Content Management
11 52 (15.76%) C++
12 49 (14.85%) OO
13 48 (14.55%) C
13 48 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (13.64%) Marketing
15 37 (11.21%) Java
15 37 (11.21%) Windows
16 36 (10.91%) .NET
17 35 (10.61%) PaintShop Pro
18 34 (10.30%) Telecoms
18 34 (10.30%) MS Office
18 34 (10.30%) Microsoft
19 33 (10.00%) Python
20 30 (9.09%) MS Visio
20 30 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
20 30 (9.09%) Computer Science
20 30 (9.09%) SaaS
21 29 (8.79%) User Experience
21 29 (8.79%) XMetaL
22 28 (8.48%) Eclipse

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (8.48%) Confluence
2 11 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (21.82%) FrameMaker
2 63 (19.09%) Acrobat
3 62 (18.79%) MS Excel
4 58 (17.58%) RoboHelp
5 35 (10.61%) PaintShop Pro
6 34 (10.30%) MS Office
7 30 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 30 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (8.79%) XMetaL
9 12 (3.64%) Adobe Captivate
10 8 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (2.12%) Doxygen
12 6 (1.82%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.61%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.27%) 3G
1 24 (7.27%) 2G
2 17 (5.15%) LTE
3 16 (4.85%) LAN
3 16 (4.85%) WAN
4 15 (4.55%) Wireless
5 6 (1.82%) DWDM
5 6 (1.82%) DSL
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (8.48%) Visual Studio
1 28 (8.48%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.12%) XMLSpy
3 2 (0.61%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) Serena SBM
General
1 45 (13.64%) Marketing
2 34 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.36%) Automotive
3 21 (6.36%) Publishing
4 20 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.06%) Finance
5 17 (5.15%) Electronics
6 8 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.12%) Games
7 7 (2.12%) Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Retail
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (34.24%) HTML
2 89 (26.97%) CSS
3 79 (23.94%) XML
4 36 (10.91%) .NET
5 20 (6.06%) XSLT
6 7 (2.12%) JSP
7 6 (1.82%) jQuery
8 4 (1.21%) JSON
8 4 (1.21%) REST
8 4 (1.21%) SOAP
8 4 (1.21%) XSL
9 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.79%) User Experience
3 16 (4.85%) E-Learning
4 11 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.03%) Life Science
5 10 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.42%) Chemistry
6 8 (2.42%) Biology
7 4 (1.21%) Social Media
8 2 (0.61%) EFT
9 1 (0.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.21%) Windows
2 16 (4.85%) Android
2 16 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.12%) Linux
5 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.27%) Content Management
2 49 (14.85%) OO
3 48 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (5.76%) Mentoring
5 15 (4.55%) Coaching
6 14 (4.24%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (3.64%) Validation
8 11 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.73%) Software Engineering
10 8 (2.42%) Workflow
11 7 (2.12%) Scrum
11 7 (2.12%) Project Management
11 7 (2.12%) Time Management
11 7 (2.12%) 3D Programming
12 5 (1.52%) Line Management
13 4 (1.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (1.21%) OOD
13 4 (1.21%) ITIL
13 4 (1.21%) Information Security
13 4 (1.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.76%) C++
2 48 (14.55%) C
3 37 (11.21%) Java
4 33 (10.00%) Python
5 16 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.55%) Perl
7 13 (3.94%) C#
8 2 (0.61%) SQL
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (20.61%) Degree
2 15 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.73%) HNC
5 7 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.12%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) GAMP
System Software
1 17 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 82 (24.85%) Adobe
2 34 (10.30%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.48%) Atlassian
4 18 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (0.61%) Perforce
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco
6 1 (0.30%) Serena
6 1 (0.30%) Red Gate
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PACKAGE
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