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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 673 710 570
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -140
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 194 177 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 173 146 250
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +59 73 £40,000 +14.28% 11
East of England -9 51 £31,000 -8.82% 4
London +25 37 £52,500 +82.60% 4
Yorkshire +12 19 £35,000 -
North West - 8 £37,500 -
South West -30 4 £32,500 -7.14%
East Midlands +6 3 £27,500 +4.76% 1
West Midlands +3 2 £22,000 -27.86% 2
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 123 (29.50%) HTML
2 107 (25.66%) Degree
3 96 (23.02%) Microsoft
4 91 (21.82%) Telecoms
5 87 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (20.14%) FrameMaker
7 82 (19.66%) MS Excel
8 78 (18.71%) XML
9 74 (17.75%) MS Office
10 70 (16.79%) Adobe
11 63 (15.11%) RoboHelp
12 53 (12.71%) Marketing
13 51 (12.23%) Content Management
14 43 (10.31%) Acrobat
14 43 (10.31%) Computer Science
15 41 (9.83%) Finance
16 40 (9.59%) Electronics
16 40 (9.59%) MS Visio
17 35 (8.39%) VoIP
17 35 (8.39%) Scrum
18 33 (7.91%) Publishing
19 32 (7.67%) Automotive
20 29 (6.95%) Photoshop
20 29 (6.95%) Java
21 28 (6.71%) CSS
21 28 (6.71%) 2G
21 28 (6.71%) 3G
21 28 (6.71%) LTE
22 27 (6.47%) Time Management
22 27 (6.47%) Product Management

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (2.64%) CMS
2 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.96%) Documentum
4 3 (0.72%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 84 (20.14%) FrameMaker
2 82 (19.66%) MS Excel
3 74 (17.75%) MS Office
4 63 (15.11%) RoboHelp
5 43 (10.31%) Acrobat
6 40 (9.59%) MS Visio
7 29 (6.95%) Photoshop
8 26 (6.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (3.84%) Adobe Captivate
10 16 (3.84%) PaintShop Pro
10 16 (3.84%) XMetaL
11 5 (1.20%) InDesign
12 4 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.72%) QuarkXPress
13 3 (0.72%) PageMaker
14 1 (0.24%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.24%) Mudbox
14 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.24%) MODO
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.39%) VoIP
2 28 (6.71%) 3G
2 28 (6.71%) 2G
2 28 (6.71%) LTE
3 10 (2.40%) Internet
4 6 (1.44%) DNS
4 6 (1.44%) LDAP
4 6 (1.44%) GSM
4 6 (1.44%) UMTS
5 5 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.48%) HTTP
6 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.92%) Cognos Report Studio
2 8 (1.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 8 (1.92%) Cognos Transformer
3 7 (1.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (2.40%) JIRA
2 9 (2.16%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.44%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.44%) XMLSpy
4 5 (1.20%) Subversion
5 3 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.48%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
General
1 91 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 53 (12.71%) Marketing
3 41 (9.83%) Finance
4 40 (9.59%) Electronics
5 33 (7.91%) Publishing
6 32 (7.67%) Automotive
7 13 (3.12%) French Language
8 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.44%) Banking
9 6 (1.44%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.96%) German Language
10 4 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (29.50%) HTML
2 78 (18.71%) XML
3 28 (6.71%) CSS
4 22 (5.28%) JMS
5 9 (2.16%) .NET
6 7 (1.68%) XSLT
6 7 (1.68%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.68%) HTML5
7 6 (1.44%) Web Services
8 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.20%) RESTful
9 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.24%) WSDL
10 1 (0.24%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.24%) User Experience
3 20 (4.80%) Physics
4 19 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.84%) E-Learning
6 15 (3.60%) Wiki
7 9 (2.16%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.68%) Copywriting
8 7 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.44%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.20%) Derivative
11 4 (0.96%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.72%) Photography
12 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.48%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.48%) PMI
14 1 (0.24%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.47%) Windows
2 5 (1.20%) Linux
3 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.24%) UNIX
4 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.23%) Content Management
3 35 (8.39%) Scrum
4 27 (6.47%) Time Management
4 27 (6.47%) Product Management
5 25 (6.00%) Workflow
6 19 (4.56%) Line Management
7 16 (3.84%) Migration
8 13 (3.12%) SDLC
9 12 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (2.88%) Project Management
9 12 (2.88%) Information Architecture
9 12 (2.88%) Coaching
10 9 (2.16%) Software Engineering
10 9 (2.16%) Change Management
10 9 (2.16%) ITIL
10 9 (2.16%) ITSM
10 9 (2.16%) Mentoring
11 8 (1.92%) Configuration Management
11 8 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.95%) Java
2 11 (2.64%) C++
3 10 (2.40%) C
4 9 (2.16%) C#
5 7 (1.68%) SQL
5 7 (1.68%) Python
6 6 (1.44%) Perl
7 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (25.66%) Degree
2 22 (5.28%) HNC
3 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.48%) APMP
5 2 (0.48%) ISACA
5 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) MCSE
6 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.76%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.72%) GCP
3 2 (0.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 96 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.79%) Adobe
3 13 (3.12%) SAP
4 10 (2.40%) Perforce
5 9 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.92%) Cognos
7 4 (0.96%) Cisco
7 4 (0.96%) Casewise
8 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.48%) IBM
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
West Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago