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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 657 722 606
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -116
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 203 181 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 174 165 225
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
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 £26,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 +88 95 £40,000 +31.14% 5
East of England +7 55 £31,500 -10.00% 8
London +43 35 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Yorkshire -23 16 £35,000 - 2
North West -5 5 £37,000 -7.50% 2
East Midlands +2 3 £27,500 -15.38%
South West -33 1 £19,500 -39.06%
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 124 (31.71%) HTML
2 90 (23.02%) Degree
3 85 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (20.97%) Telecoms
5 77 (19.69%) MS Excel
6 76 (19.44%) FrameMaker
7 74 (18.93%) XML
8 73 (18.67%) Microsoft
9 67 (17.14%) MS Office
10 62 (15.86%) Adobe
11 49 (12.53%) RoboHelp
12 47 (12.02%) Content Management
13 43 (11.00%) Marketing
13 43 (11.00%) Electronics
14 41 (10.49%) Publishing
15 39 (9.97%) MS Visio
16 37 (9.46%) CSS
17 34 (8.70%) Finance
17 34 (8.70%) Acrobat
18 32 (8.18%) Scrum
18 32 (8.18%) VoIP
19 31 (7.93%) Line Management
20 28 (7.16%) Computer Science
21 26 (6.65%) Product Management
21 26 (6.65%) Java
22 25 (6.39%) Automotive
22 25 (6.39%) QA
23 24 (6.14%) Time Management
24 23 (5.88%) LTE
24 23 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (2.05%) CMS
2 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.02%) Documentum
4 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.77%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.51%) Confluence
5 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 77 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 76 (19.44%) FrameMaker
3 67 (17.14%) MS Office
4 49 (12.53%) RoboHelp
5 39 (9.97%) MS Visio
6 34 (8.70%) Acrobat
7 23 (5.88%) Photoshop
8 22 (5.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (4.09%) PaintShop Pro
10 12 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (3.07%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (1.79%) XMetaL
12 5 (1.28%) InDesign
13 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.77%) PageMaker
14 3 (0.77%) QuarkXPress
15 2 (0.51%) ZBrush
15 2 (0.51%) Mudbox
15 2 (0.51%) Houdini
15 2 (0.51%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.18%) VoIP
2 23 (5.88%) LTE
3 22 (5.63%) 2G
3 22 (5.63%) 3G
4 9 (2.30%) Internet
5 6 (1.53%) LDAP
5 6 (1.53%) GSM
5 6 (1.53%) UMTS
5 6 (1.53%) DNS
6 5 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.51%) HTTP
8 1 (0.26%) Firewall
8 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.05%) Cognos Report Studio
1 8 (2.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 8 (2.05%) Cognos Transformer
2 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.77%) MySQL
4 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (3.07%) Eclipse
2 11 (2.81%) JIRA
3 9 (2.30%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.28%) XMLSpy
5 3 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.51%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (20.97%) Telecoms
2 43 (11.00%) Marketing
2 43 (11.00%) Electronics
3 41 (10.49%) Publishing
4 34 (8.70%) Finance
5 25 (6.39%) Automotive
6 13 (3.32%) Banking
7 11 (2.81%) French Language
8 10 (2.56%) Legal
8 10 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.02%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.77%) Retail
10 3 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.77%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (31.71%) HTML
2 74 (18.93%) XML
3 37 (9.46%) CSS
4 18 (4.60%) JMS
5 13 (3.32%) XSLT
6 8 (2.05%) .NET
7 7 (1.79%) HTML5
8 6 (1.53%) Web Services
9 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.77%) Middleware
10 3 (0.77%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.51%) RESTful
12 1 (0.26%) XSD
12 1 (0.26%) WSDL
12 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.16%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.37%) User Experience
4 17 (4.35%) E-Learning
5 14 (3.58%) Wiki
6 10 (2.56%) Physics
7 8 (2.05%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.79%) Copywriting
9 6 (1.53%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.53%) Streaming Video
10 5 (1.28%) Derivative
11 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.77%) Photography
12 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.51%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.51%) PMI
13 2 (0.51%) EFT
13 2 (0.51%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.84%) Windows
2 9 (2.30%) Linux
3 8 (2.05%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.02%) UNIX
5 3 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (12.02%) Content Management
3 32 (8.18%) Scrum
4 31 (7.93%) Line Management
5 26 (6.65%) Product Management
6 24 (6.14%) Time Management
7 18 (4.60%) Coaching
8 16 (4.09%) Workflow
9 15 (3.84%) Migration
9 15 (3.84%) Mentoring
10 14 (3.58%) OO
11 13 (3.32%) Change Management
12 11 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (2.30%) ITIL
13 9 (2.30%) Information Architecture
14 8 (2.05%) Software Engineering
14 8 (2.05%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (2.05%) Configuration Management
14 8 (2.05%) ITSM
15 7 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.65%) Java
2 19 (4.86%) C++
3 18 (4.60%) C
4 14 (3.58%) Python
5 12 (3.07%) Perl
6 6 (1.53%) C#
7 3 (0.77%) SQL
8 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 90 (23.02%) Degree
2 17 (4.35%) HNC
3 8 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) ISACA
5 2 (0.51%) APMP
5 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) MCSA
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) CEH
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.39%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 73 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.86%) Adobe
3 13 (3.32%) SAP
4 11 (2.81%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.05%) Cognos
6 5 (1.28%) Perforce
7 3 (0.77%) Cisco
7 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.26%) EMC
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee
8 1 (0.26%) Casewise
Cheshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £35K - £40K p.a. + bonus (10%) + good benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £27,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
NetNames
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Bens inc ESOP Share Award
Posted: 21 days ago