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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 646 697 628
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -69
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 208 193 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 149 152 179
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +51 93 £40,000 +23.07% 8
East of England +3 54 £32,250 -7.85% 7
London +74 40 £40,500 +1.25% 6
Yorkshire -10 20 £35,000 - 4
North West -14 3 £36,000 -10.00% 2
South West -18 3 £29,750 -8.46% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £19,250 -41.66%
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 103 (30.84%) HTML
2 76 (22.75%) MS Excel
3 74 (22.16%) XML
4 73 (21.86%) MS Office
5 69 (20.66%) FrameMaker
6 66 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (16.47%) Adobe
8 54 (16.17%) Degree
9 53 (15.87%) Telecoms
10 51 (15.27%) Electronics
11 50 (14.97%) Microsoft
11 50 (14.97%) CSS
12 48 (14.37%) RoboHelp
13 47 (14.07%) Content Management
14 46 (13.77%) Publishing
15 40 (11.98%) Acrobat
16 35 (10.48%) MS Visio
17 32 (9.58%) Marketing
18 30 (8.98%) C++
19 29 (8.68%) C
19 29 (8.68%) Line Management
20 27 (8.08%) Banking
21 26 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (7.49%) Mentoring
22 25 (7.49%) PaintShop Pro
22 25 (7.49%) Finance
23 24 (7.19%) Adobe Illustrator
23 24 (7.19%) Java
23 24 (7.19%) OO
24 23 (6.89%) Python

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (2.69%) Confluence
2 4 (1.20%) Documentum
2 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.20%) CMS
3 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.90%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 76 (22.75%) MS Excel
2 73 (21.86%) MS Office
3 69 (20.66%) FrameMaker
4 48 (14.37%) RoboHelp
5 40 (11.98%) Acrobat
6 35 (10.48%) MS Visio
7 25 (7.49%) PaintShop Pro
8 24 (7.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (5.39%) Photoshop
10 6 (1.80%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (1.50%) InDesign
12 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (1.20%) XMetaL
13 3 (0.90%) PageMaker
13 3 (0.90%) QuarkXPress
14 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
15 1 (0.30%) Maya
15 1 (0.30%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.30%) ZBrush
15 1 (0.30%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.99%) VoIP
2 15 (4.49%) LTE
3 14 (4.19%) 2G
3 14 (4.19%) 3G
4 9 (2.69%) Internet
5 6 (1.80%) LDAP
5 6 (1.80%) DNS
6 5 (1.50%) Wireless
6 5 (1.50%) GSM
6 5 (1.50%) LAN
6 5 (1.50%) UMTS
6 5 (1.50%) WAN
6 5 (1.50%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.60%) IMAP
8 1 (0.30%) Firewall
8 1 (0.30%) DSL
8 1 (0.30%) DWDM
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.20%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (1.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (1.20%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (5.09%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.10%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.80%) JIRA
4 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.20%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 51 (15.27%) Electronics
3 46 (13.77%) Publishing
4 32 (9.58%) Marketing
5 27 (8.08%) Banking
6 25 (7.49%) Finance
7 20 (5.99%) Automotive
8 18 (5.39%) Legal
9 16 (4.79%) Manufacturing
10 15 (4.49%) Retail
11 4 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (1.20%) French Language
11 4 (1.20%) German Language
12 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.30%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (30.84%) HTML
2 74 (22.16%) XML
3 50 (14.97%) CSS
4 18 (5.39%) XSLT
5 11 (3.29%) JMS
6 8 (2.40%) .NET
7 6 (1.80%) Web Services
8 5 (1.50%) XSL
9 3 (0.90%) Middleware
9 3 (0.90%) XSD
10 1 (0.30%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.30%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.29%) User Experience
3 19 (5.69%) E-Learning
4 16 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.19%) Wiki
6 8 (2.40%) Internet of Things
6 8 (2.40%) Physics
6 8 (2.40%) EFT
6 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.80%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.80%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.50%) Derivative
9 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.60%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.60%) Photography
10 2 (0.60%) GIS
10 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.30%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.30%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.69%) Windows
2 6 (1.80%) Linux
2 6 (1.80%) Mac OS X
3 5 (1.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.50%) Android
4 3 (0.90%) UNIX
4 3 (0.90%) CentOS
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.07%) Content Management
3 29 (8.68%) Line Management
4 25 (7.49%) Mentoring
5 24 (7.19%) OO
6 21 (6.29%) Time Management
7 20 (5.99%) Scrum
8 18 (5.39%) Coaching
9 15 (4.49%) Product Management
10 14 (4.19%) Workflow
11 13 (3.89%) Change Management
12 11 (3.29%) Migration
13 8 (2.40%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.40%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.40%) ERP
14 7 (2.10%) Risk Management
15 6 (1.80%) Document Management
15 6 (1.80%) Business Process Mapping
15 6 (1.80%) Waterfall
15 6 (1.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.98%) C++
2 29 (8.68%) C
3 24 (7.19%) Java
4 23 (6.89%) Python
5 17 (5.09%) Perl
6 6 (1.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (16.17%) Degree
2 11 (3.29%) HNC
3 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.60%) ISACA
6 1 (0.30%) HND
6 1 (0.30%) CISSP
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) COBIT
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 55 (16.47%) Adobe
2 50 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.59%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.10%) SAP
5 5 (1.50%) Perforce
6 4 (1.20%) Cognos
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco
7 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.30%) EMC
8 1 (0.30%) McAfee
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k-£60k p.a. + bonus (15%) + Generous Car Allowance + Excellen
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
First Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Eligo
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bennifits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago