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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 698 622 692
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +70
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 180 241 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 131 190 144
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £27,500
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £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 21 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 21 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 -40 78 £33,000 -10.20% 5
London -60 31 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South West -17 17 £37,500 +10.29% 1
South East -24 17 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East Midlands +10 16 £26,250 +41.89% 3
Yorkshire -20 9 £35,000 +19.65% 1
North West -5 6 £42,500 +36.00% 1
West Midlands -23 5 £30,500 -15.86% 1
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 136 (37.67%) HTML
2 109 (30.19%) CSS
3 98 (27.15%) XML
4 92 (25.48%) Degree
5 79 (21.88%) Adobe
6 77 (21.33%) FrameMaker
7 69 (19.11%) MS Excel
8 63 (17.45%) Acrobat
9 58 (16.07%) RoboHelp
10 56 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (14.68%) Content Management
12 50 (13.85%) Marketing
13 49 (13.57%) MS Office
14 47 (13.02%) C++
15 46 (12.74%) OO
16 43 (11.91%) C
17 41 (11.36%) Telecoms
17 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
18 40 (11.08%) XMetaL
18 40 (11.08%) Computer Science
19 38 (10.53%) Windows
20 36 (9.97%) Java
20 36 (9.97%) MS Visio
21 35 (9.70%) .NET
22 32 (8.86%) 3G
22 32 (8.86%) 2G
23 30 (8.31%) Finance
24 29 (8.03%) Adobe Illustrator
24 29 (8.03%) SaaS
24 29 (8.03%) User Experience

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 28 (7.76%) Confluence
2 14 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 77 (21.33%) FrameMaker
2 69 (19.11%) MS Excel
3 63 (17.45%) Acrobat
4 58 (16.07%) RoboHelp
5 49 (13.57%) MS Office
6 40 (11.08%) XMetaL
7 36 (9.97%) MS Visio
8 29 (8.03%) Adobe Illustrator
9 27 (7.48%) PaintShop Pro
10 12 (3.32%) Photoshop
11 11 (3.05%) Adobe Captivate
12 10 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (1.94%) Doxygen
14 4 (1.11%) CorelDRAW
15 3 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.86%) 3G
1 32 (8.86%) 2G
2 22 (6.09%) LTE
3 19 (5.26%) Wireless
4 11 (3.05%) LAN
4 11 (3.05%) WAN
5 5 (1.39%) DSL
5 5 (1.39%) DWDM
5 5 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (7.76%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.09%) Eclipse
3 10 (2.77%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.55%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.55%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 50 (13.85%) Marketing
2 41 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 30 (8.31%) Finance
4 23 (6.37%) Electronics
5 18 (4.99%) Publishing
6 17 (4.71%) Automotive
7 16 (4.43%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.94%) Games
10 5 (1.39%) Banking
11 4 (1.11%) Legal
12 3 (0.83%) Advertising
12 3 (0.83%) Retail
13 1 (0.28%) Avionics
13 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.67%) HTML
2 109 (30.19%) CSS
3 98 (27.15%) XML
4 35 (9.70%) .NET
5 21 (5.82%) XSLT
6 11 (3.05%) JSP
7 6 (1.66%) jQuery
8 4 (1.11%) XHTML
8 4 (1.11%) SOAP
8 4 (1.11%) JSON
8 4 (1.11%) REST
9 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.28%) XSL
10 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.08%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.03%) User Experience
3 22 (6.09%) E-Learning
4 14 (3.88%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.77%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (2.77%) Life Science
6 8 (2.22%) Chemistry
6 8 (2.22%) Biology
7 7 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.11%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) EFT
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) Wiki
10 1 (0.28%) NHS
10 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.28%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.53%) Windows
2 14 (3.88%) Android
2 14 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 14 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (2.22%) Linux
4 5 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.68%) Content Management
3 46 (12.74%) OO
4 14 (3.88%) Mentoring
4 14 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (3.60%) Project Management
6 12 (3.32%) Coaching
7 11 (3.05%) Performance Analysis
7 11 (3.05%) Workflow
8 10 (2.77%) Validation
8 10 (2.77%) Scrum
9 8 (2.22%) Software Engineering
9 8 (2.22%) Line Management
10 7 (1.94%) 3D Programming
10 7 (1.94%) Time Management
11 6 (1.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (1.11%) Information Security
12 4 (1.11%) Service Delivery
12 4 (1.11%) ITIL
12 4 (1.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.02%) C++
2 43 (11.91%) C
3 36 (9.97%) Java
4 25 (6.93%) Python
5 16 (4.43%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.60%) C#
7 11 (3.05%) Perl
8 2 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (25.48%) Degree
2 18 (4.99%) HNC
3 15 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.11%) HND
7 1 (0.28%) APMP
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.77%) QA
2 9 (2.49%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.11%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 79 (21.88%) Adobe
2 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.76%) Atlassian
4 22 (6.09%) VMware
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle
6 2 (0.55%) Serena
6 2 (0.55%) Perforce
7 1 (0.28%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco
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