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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 695 592 684
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +92
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 185 272 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 146 219 149
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,000
% 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -30 79 £33,000 -8.33% 7
London -46 33 £33,750 -10.00% 6
South West -12 20 £37,500 +15.38% 3
South East -28 18 £35,000 - 4
East Midlands 0 14 £27,500 +48.64% 2
West Midlands -20 9 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Yorkshire -32 8 £35,000 +34.61% 2
North West -11 3 £42,500 +37.09% 1
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 144 (38.30%) HTML
2 116 (30.85%) CSS
3 109 (28.99%) XML
4 101 (26.86%) Degree
5 85 (22.61%) FrameMaker
6 75 (19.95%) Adobe
7 72 (19.15%) MS Excel
8 61 (16.22%) Acrobat
9 60 (15.96%) RoboHelp
10 57 (15.16%) MS Office
11 54 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (13.30%) Marketing
13 49 (13.03%) Content Management
14 45 (11.97%) XMetaL
14 45 (11.97%) C++
14 45 (11.97%) Microsoft
15 44 (11.70%) Computer Science
16 43 (11.44%) Telecoms
17 42 (11.17%) OO
18 39 (10.37%) C
19 38 (10.11%) MS Visio
20 36 (9.57%) Windows
20 36 (9.57%) 3G
20 36 (9.57%) 2G
20 36 (9.57%) Finance
21 35 (9.31%) Java
22 34 (9.04%) .NET
23 31 (8.24%) Adobe Illustrator
24 30 (7.98%) Electronics
25 28 (7.45%) User Experience

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (7.18%) Confluence
2 14 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 85 (22.61%) FrameMaker
2 72 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 61 (16.22%) Acrobat
4 60 (15.96%) RoboHelp
5 57 (15.16%) MS Office
6 45 (11.97%) XMetaL
7 38 (10.11%) MS Visio
8 31 (8.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (5.85%) PaintShop Pro
10 18 (4.79%) Photoshop
11 10 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (2.66%) InDesign
12 7 (1.86%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (1.86%) CorelDRAW
13 5 (1.33%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.53%) PageMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.57%) 3G
1 36 (9.57%) 2G
2 24 (6.38%) LTE
3 22 (5.85%) Wireless
4 9 (2.39%) LAN
4 9 (2.39%) WAN
5 7 (1.86%) Internet
6 3 (0.80%) DSL
6 3 (0.80%) DWDM
7 1 (0.27%) TETRA
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (7.18%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.32%) Eclipse
3 12 (3.19%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.53%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.53%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 50 (13.30%) Marketing
2 43 (11.44%) Telecoms
3 36 (9.57%) Finance
4 30 (7.98%) Electronics
5 17 (4.52%) Publishing
6 15 (3.99%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.72%) Automotive
8 8 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.33%) Games
10 4 (1.06%) Legal
10 4 (1.06%) Banking
11 3 (0.80%) Finnish Language
11 3 (0.80%) French Language
11 3 (0.80%) German Language
11 3 (0.80%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.80%) Swedish Language
11 3 (0.80%) Advertising
12 2 (0.53%) Retail
13 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (38.30%) HTML
2 116 (30.85%) CSS
3 109 (28.99%) XML
4 34 (9.04%) .NET
5 23 (6.12%) XSLT
6 13 (3.46%) JSP
7 6 (1.60%) XHTML
7 6 (1.60%) jQuery
8 4 (1.06%) SOAP
8 4 (1.06%) REST
8 4 (1.06%) JSON
9 2 (0.53%) Web Services
9 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.27%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.45%) User Experience
3 23 (6.12%) E-Learning
4 14 (3.72%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.72%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.66%) Life Science
6 8 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.13%) Chemistry
6 8 (2.13%) Biology
7 3 (0.80%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.80%) Social Media
8 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.27%) Wiki
9 1 (0.27%) Economics
9 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.27%) EFT
9 1 (0.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.57%) Windows
2 14 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.19%) Android
4 8 (2.13%) Linux
5 5 (1.33%) UNIX
5 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (13.03%) Content Management
3 42 (11.17%) OO
4 16 (4.26%) Project Management
5 14 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (3.46%) Workflow
7 12 (3.19%) Mentoring
8 11 (2.93%) Coaching
9 10 (2.66%) Scrum
9 10 (2.66%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.13%) Line Management
12 7 (1.86%) Time Management
13 6 (1.60%) Validation
13 6 (1.60%) Software Engineering
14 5 (1.33%) 3D Programming
15 4 (1.06%) OOD
15 4 (1.06%) ITIL
15 4 (1.06%) Service Delivery
15 4 (1.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.97%) C++
2 39 (10.37%) C
3 35 (9.31%) Java
4 22 (5.85%) Python
5 15 (3.99%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.93%) C#
7 10 (2.66%) Perl
8 2 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (26.86%) Degree
2 22 (5.85%) HNC
3 15 (3.99%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.60%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) APMP
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.19%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 75 (19.95%) Adobe
2 45 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.18%) Atlassian
4 22 (5.85%) VMware
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle
6 2 (0.53%) Perforce
6 2 (0.53%) Serena
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: to £38,000 + Bonus up to £5K
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Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
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Sussex
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Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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