The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 716 646 620
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 187 214 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 146 173 258
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Author
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England -14 70 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South East -27 42 £37,500 - 5
Yorkshire -36 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
London -65 24 £40,000 +14.28% 4
North West +7 14 £40,000 +42.85% 3
South West +2 8 £33,250 -26.11% 6
East Midlands -23 3 £31,000 +12.72%
West Midlands -7 2 £37,500 +53.06%
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 151 (38.42%) HTML
2 134 (34.10%) CSS
3 114 (29.01%) XML
4 90 (22.90%) Degree
5 88 (22.39%) RoboHelp
6 80 (20.36%) FrameMaker
7 75 (19.08%) Marketing
8 74 (18.83%) Adobe
9 72 (18.32%) Acrobat
10 67 (17.05%) Finance
11 66 (16.79%) Microsoft
12 65 (16.54%) SaaS
13 63 (16.03%) Java
14 56 (14.25%) C++
14 56 (14.25%) .NET
15 55 (13.99%) OO
16 54 (13.74%) MS Excel
17 51 (12.98%) C
18 50 (12.72%) Publishing
19 47 (11.96%) MS Office
20 43 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (10.94%) PaintShop Pro
20 43 (10.94%) Electronics
21 42 (10.69%) Confluence
22 39 (9.92%) Atlassian
23 34 (8.65%) Time Management
23 34 (8.65%) Windows
24 33 (8.40%) Visual Studio
25 31 (7.89%) MS Visio
26 28 (7.12%) Computer Science

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (10.69%) Confluence
2 5 (1.27%) CMS
3 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 88 (22.39%) RoboHelp
2 80 (20.36%) FrameMaker
3 72 (18.32%) Acrobat
4 54 (13.74%) MS Excel
5 47 (11.96%) MS Office
6 43 (10.94%) PaintShop Pro
7 31 (7.89%) MS Visio
8 22 (5.60%) InDesign
9 16 (4.07%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (4.07%) Photoshop
10 15 (3.82%) CorelDRAW
11 11 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (2.80%) PageMaker
11 11 (2.80%) Doxygen
12 9 (2.29%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (2.04%) XMetaL
14 6 (1.53%) LaTeX
15 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.31%) Firewall
2 9 (2.29%) Internet
2 9 (2.29%) LTE
3 7 (1.78%) Wireless
3 7 (1.78%) 2G
3 7 (1.78%) 3G
4 5 (1.27%) GSM
4 5 (1.27%) UMTS
4 5 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (8.40%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.07%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.02%) JIRA
4 3 (0.76%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (19.08%) Marketing
2 67 (17.05%) Finance
3 50 (12.72%) Publishing
4 43 (10.94%) Electronics
5 25 (6.36%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.09%) Manufacturing
7 17 (4.33%) Finnish Language
7 17 (4.33%) French Language
7 17 (4.33%) German Language
7 17 (4.33%) Italian Language
7 17 (4.33%) Swedish Language
8 13 (3.31%) Banking
9 10 (2.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.76%) Automotive
10 3 (0.76%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (38.42%) HTML
2 134 (34.10%) CSS
3 114 (29.01%) XML
4 56 (14.25%) .NET
5 11 (2.80%) XSLT
6 8 (2.04%) SGML
6 8 (2.04%) DOM
7 6 (1.53%) XHTML
7 6 (1.53%) XSL
7 6 (1.53%) JSP
7 6 (1.53%) Web Services
8 5 (1.27%) J2EE
9 3 (0.76%) HTML5
10 2 (0.51%) Flash
10 2 (0.51%) Middleware
10 2 (0.51%) Ajax
11 1 (0.25%) CSS3
11 1 (0.25%) iXBRL
11 1 (0.25%) V-Ray
11 1 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.12%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.34%) E-Learning
3 19 (4.83%) Graphic Design
4 17 (4.33%) Web 2.0
5 16 (4.07%) Animation
6 14 (3.56%) Open Source
7 13 (3.31%) Wiki
8 12 (3.05%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.04%) Physics
9 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.27%) Economics
12 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.25%) RenderMan
14 1 (0.25%) NHS
14 1 (0.25%) SCADA
14 1 (0.25%) Life Science
14 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
14 1 (0.25%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.65%) Windows
2 15 (3.82%) Linux
3 7 (1.78%) UNIX
4 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.99%) OO
2 43 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (8.65%) Time Management
4 22 (5.60%) Financial Modelling
4 22 (5.60%) Analytics
5 18 (4.58%) Content Management
6 17 (4.33%) Scrum
7 16 (4.07%) Software Engineering
8 12 (3.05%) Project Management
9 9 (2.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (2.04%) Web Application Development
11 7 (1.78%) Product Management
11 7 (1.78%) Software Architecture
12 6 (1.53%) Document Management
13 5 (1.27%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (1.27%) SOA
13 5 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (1.27%) Configuration Management
13 5 (1.27%) Business Development
14 4 (1.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.03%) Java
2 56 (14.25%) C++
3 51 (12.98%) C
4 16 (4.07%) VBA
4 16 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.31%) C#
6 8 (2.04%) Python
7 3 (0.76%) SQL
8 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (22.90%) Degree
2 11 (2.80%) HNC
3 6 (1.53%) HND
4 5 (1.27%) APMP
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.60%) QA
2 11 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 74 (18.83%) Adobe
2 66 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.92%) Atlassian
4 16 (4.07%) VMware
5 8 (2.04%) Cisco
6 5 (1.27%) Perforce
7 3 (0.76%) Capita
8 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.51%) Apple
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.25%) Siemens
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - Health + Good Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago