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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 682 602 705
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 184 281 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 146 228 143
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 September 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 22 September 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 -28 77 £33,000 -8.33% 10
London -46 32 £30,000 -16.66% 6
South West -28 20 £37,500 +15.38% 5
South East -42 18 £35,000 -12.50% 6
East Midlands 0 13 £27,500 +48.64%
Yorkshire -42 12 £35,000 +14.75% 1
West Midlands -14 9 £30,500 -12.85% 1
North West -20 2 £42,500 +37.09% 2
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 138 (36.51%) HTML
2 115 (30.42%) CSS
3 108 (28.57%) XML
4 100 (26.46%) Degree
5 85 (22.49%) FrameMaker
6 76 (20.11%) Adobe
7 69 (18.25%) MS Excel
8 60 (15.87%) MS Office
9 59 (15.61%) Acrobat
9 59 (15.61%) RoboHelp
10 52 (13.76%) Marketing
11 51 (13.49%) Telecoms
11 51 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (12.17%) Content Management
12 46 (12.17%) XMetaL
12 46 (12.17%) Microsoft
13 45 (11.90%) Computer Science
14 40 (10.58%) C++
14 40 (10.58%) Finance
15 38 (10.05%) 2G
15 38 (10.05%) OO
15 38 (10.05%) 3G
16 36 (9.52%) MS Visio
17 34 (8.99%) C
18 32 (8.47%) Electronics
18 32 (8.47%) Windows
19 31 (8.20%) .NET
19 31 (8.20%) Java
20 29 (7.67%) Adobe Illustrator
21 26 (6.88%) User Experience

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (6.61%) Confluence
2 13 (3.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (22.49%) FrameMaker
2 69 (18.25%) MS Excel
3 60 (15.87%) MS Office
4 59 (15.61%) Acrobat
4 59 (15.61%) RoboHelp
5 46 (12.17%) XMetaL
6 36 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 29 (7.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (5.03%) PaintShop Pro
9 17 (4.50%) Photoshop
10 14 (3.70%) InDesign
11 11 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (2.12%) CorelDRAW
13 6 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (1.06%) Doxygen
15 3 (0.79%) PageMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.05%) 2G
1 38 (10.05%) 3G
2 25 (6.61%) LTE
3 22 (5.82%) Wireless
4 7 (1.85%) Internet
4 7 (1.85%) LAN
4 7 (1.85%) WAN
5 3 (0.79%) DSL
5 3 (0.79%) DWDM
6 1 (0.26%) TETRA
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.23%) Eclipse
3 13 (3.44%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.53%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.53%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 52 (13.76%) Marketing
2 51 (13.49%) Telecoms
3 40 (10.58%) Finance
4 32 (8.47%) Electronics
5 18 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.76%) Publishing
6 13 (3.44%) Automotive
7 8 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.32%) Finnish Language
8 5 (1.32%) French Language
8 5 (1.32%) German Language
8 5 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.32%) Swedish Language
9 4 (1.06%) Legal
9 4 (1.06%) Games
9 4 (1.06%) Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (36.51%) HTML
2 115 (30.42%) CSS
3 108 (28.57%) XML
4 31 (8.20%) .NET
5 22 (5.82%) XSLT
6 13 (3.44%) JSP
7 6 (1.59%) XHTML
8 4 (1.06%) jQuery
9 3 (0.79%) SOAP
9 3 (0.79%) REST
9 3 (0.79%) JSON
10 2 (0.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (0.53%) Web Services
10 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.26%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.88%) User Experience
3 24 (6.35%) E-Learning
4 13 (3.44%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.44%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.65%) Life Science
6 8 (2.12%) Chemistry
6 8 (2.12%) Biology
7 7 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.32%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.53%) Social Media
10 1 (0.26%) Economics
10 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) Wiki
10 1 (0.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.47%) Windows
2 13 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.65%) Android
3 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.12%) Linux
5 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.17%) Content Management
3 38 (10.05%) OO
4 16 (4.23%) Project Management
5 14 (3.70%) Workflow
6 13 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (2.65%) Mentoring
7 10 (2.65%) Scrum
8 9 (2.38%) Coaching
8 9 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (2.12%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (2.12%) Line Management
9 8 (2.12%) Time Management
10 5 (1.32%) Software Engineering
10 5 (1.32%) Validation
11 4 (1.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (1.06%) Product Management
11 4 (1.06%) 3D Programming
11 4 (1.06%) ITIL
11 4 (1.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.58%) C++
2 34 (8.99%) C
3 31 (8.20%) Java
4 18 (4.76%) Python
5 13 (3.44%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.38%) C#
7 8 (2.12%) Perl
8 2 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (26.46%) Degree
2 25 (6.61%) HNC
3 15 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.59%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) APMP
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.44%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) GAMP
System Software
1 17 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 76 (20.11%) Adobe
2 46 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.61%) Atlassian
4 19 (5.03%) VMware
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle
6 2 (0.53%) Perforce
6 2 (0.53%) Serena
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
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