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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 717 808 701
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -107
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 181 117 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 70 188
Average salary £36,625 £36,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +52 62 £36,000 -15.29% 4
London +38 51 £37,500 +9.48% 6
East of England -5 40 £37,500 +4.16% 8
Yorkshire +35 20 £30,000 -33.33% 5
East Midlands -8 3 £23,500 -41.25% 1
West Midlands -9 2 £28,250 -13.07% 1
North West +24 1 £34,000 +25.92%
South West -9 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (29.24%) HTML
2 88 (25.73%) Microsoft
3 84 (24.56%) MS Office
4 76 (22.22%) Degree
5 69 (20.18%) XML
6 65 (19.01%) Adobe
7 59 (17.25%) MS Excel
8 56 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (15.20%) RoboHelp
10 50 (14.62%) CSS
11 49 (14.33%) Computer Science
12 43 (12.57%) Content Management
13 41 (11.99%) Finance
14 40 (11.70%) CMS
15 36 (10.53%) Telecoms
15 36 (10.53%) C++
15 36 (10.53%) Acrobat
16 33 (9.65%) Electronics
17 31 (9.06%) Publishing
18 28 (8.19%) Photoshop
19 27 (7.89%) JavaScript
19 27 (7.89%) MS Visio
20 25 (7.31%) XMetaL
21 24 (7.02%) FrameMaker
21 24 (7.02%) Software Engineering
21 24 (7.02%) Java
21 24 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
22 23 (6.73%) Marketing
22 23 (6.73%) Project Management
23 20 (5.85%) QA

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (11.70%) CMS
2 20 (5.85%) Confluence
3 16 (4.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.88%) MediaWiki
4 3 (0.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (24.56%) MS Office
2 59 (17.25%) MS Excel
3 52 (15.20%) RoboHelp
4 36 (10.53%) Acrobat
5 28 (8.19%) Photoshop
6 27 (7.89%) MS Visio
7 25 (7.31%) XMetaL
8 24 (7.02%) FrameMaker
8 24 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
9 20 (5.85%) Adobe Captivate
10 19 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (2.92%) PaintShop Pro
12 8 (2.34%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.29%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.09%) VoIP
2 10 (2.92%) Intranet
3 7 (2.05%) Internet
4 3 (0.88%) 2G
4 3 (0.88%) 3G
4 3 (0.88%) LTE
4 3 (0.88%) WebEx
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.92%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.05%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.46%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.58%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.29%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
General
1 41 (11.99%) Finance
2 36 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 33 (9.65%) Electronics
4 31 (9.06%) Publishing
5 23 (6.73%) Marketing
6 13 (3.80%) Multimedia
7 11 (3.22%) Banking
8 9 (2.63%) Automotive
8 9 (2.63%) Legal
9 5 (1.46%) Front Office
9 5 (1.46%) Local Government
10 4 (1.17%) French Language
10 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (29.24%) HTML
2 69 (20.18%) XML
3 50 (14.62%) CSS
4 11 (3.22%) .NET
5 9 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.34%) Flash
7 7 (2.05%) XHTML
8 2 (0.58%) JMS
8 2 (0.58%) RESTful
8 2 (0.58%) XSLT
9 1 (0.29%) Web Services
9 1 (0.29%) WSDL
9 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.29%) XSD
9 1 (0.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.80%) e-Learning
3 12 (3.51%) Learning Management System
4 9 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.63%) User Experience
4 9 (2.63%) Video Editing
5 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.75%) Physics
7 5 (1.46%) Social Network
8 4 (1.17%) Blog
8 4 (1.17%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.17%) Wiki
9 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.58%) Biology
10 2 (0.58%) Life Science
10 2 (0.58%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.29%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (12.57%) Content Management
3 24 (7.02%) Software Engineering
4 23 (6.73%) Project Management
5 18 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.68%) Coaching
7 15 (4.39%) Analytics
8 13 (3.80%) Scrum
9 11 (3.22%) Product Management
10 8 (2.34%) CAD
10 8 (2.34%) CRM
10 8 (2.34%) Document Management
10 8 (2.34%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.05%) Business Development
11 7 (2.05%) Information Architecture
11 7 (2.05%) Multithreading
11 7 (2.05%) SDLC
11 7 (2.05%) Software Testing
12 6 (1.75%) Network Management
12 6 (1.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.53%) C++
2 27 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 24 (7.02%) Java
4 17 (4.97%) C
5 16 (4.68%) Python
6 15 (4.39%) VBScript
7 12 (3.51%) SQL
8 11 (3.22%) C#
9 10 (2.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.88%) HNC
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.29%) HND
4 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.85%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.58%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 65 (19.01%) Adobe
3 17 (4.97%) Atlassian
3 17 (4.97%) Perforce
4 5 (1.46%) Northgate
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle
6 2 (0.58%) Avaya
6 2 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Casewise
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) SAP
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