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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 728 650 755
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +105
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 123 204 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 175 111
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,875 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
East of England -39 55 £35,000 - 1
London -19 20 £35,500 -5.33% 2
South East -50 19 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East Midlands +18 14 £40,000 +25.98%
South West -11 4 £35,625 +65.69%
North West -12 4 £27,000 -26.53% 1
West Midlands - 4 £29,875 - 1
Yorkshire -13 3 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Author
UK

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 88 (29.24%) HTML
2 78 (25.91%) Adobe
3 70 (23.26%) MS Excel
4 67 (22.26%) CSS
5 64 (21.26%) FrameMaker
6 60 (19.93%) XML
7 59 (19.60%) RoboHelp
8 57 (18.94%) Acrobat
9 54 (17.94%) C++
10 53 (17.61%) Content Management
10 53 (17.61%) MS Office
11 51 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (16.94%) Degree
12 50 (16.61%) C
12 50 (16.61%) OO
13 43 (14.29%) Python
14 42 (13.95%) PaintShop Pro
15 41 (13.62%) Publishing
15 41 (13.62%) Adobe Illustrator
16 37 (12.29%) Windows
17 36 (11.96%) Marketing
18 34 (11.30%) Java
19 32 (10.63%) Eclipse
20 31 (10.30%) .NET
21 30 (9.97%) Microsoft
22 28 (9.30%) Mentoring
23 26 (8.64%) Manufacturing
23 26 (8.64%) SaaS
23 26 (8.64%) Confluence
24 24 (7.97%) Atlassian

Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (8.64%) Confluence
2 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 64 (21.26%) FrameMaker
3 59 (19.60%) RoboHelp
4 57 (18.94%) Acrobat
5 53 (17.61%) MS Office
6 42 (13.95%) PaintShop Pro
7 41 (13.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (7.31%) MS Visio
9 13 (4.32%) XMetaL
10 12 (3.99%) Adobe Captivate
11 11 (3.65%) Photoshop
12 7 (2.33%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
13 2 (0.66%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.98%) LAN
1 21 (6.98%) WAN
2 20 (6.64%) Wireless
3 11 (3.65%) 2G
3 11 (3.65%) 3G
4 9 (2.99%) LTE
5 7 (2.33%) DWDM
5 7 (2.33%) DSL
6 2 (0.66%) IMAP
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.66%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (10.63%) Eclipse
2 24 (7.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) XMLSpy
3 2 (0.66%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 41 (13.62%) Publishing
2 36 (11.96%) Marketing
3 26 (8.64%) Manufacturing
4 24 (7.97%) Automotive
4 24 (7.97%) Electronics
5 21 (6.98%) Banking
6 20 (6.64%) Telecoms
7 15 (4.98%) Retail
8 12 (3.99%) Finance
9 10 (3.32%) Legal
10 7 (2.33%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (29.24%) HTML
2 67 (22.26%) CSS
3 60 (19.93%) XML
4 31 (10.30%) .NET
5 19 (6.31%) XSLT
6 9 (2.99%) XSL
7 6 (1.99%) jQuery
8 4 (1.33%) JSON
8 4 (1.33%) REST
8 4 (1.33%) JSP
8 4 (1.33%) SOAP
9 2 (0.66%) XSD
9 2 (0.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.97%) User Experience
2 16 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.32%) E-Learning
4 8 (2.66%) EFT
4 8 (2.66%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.66%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.33%) Social Media
7 3 (1.00%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.33%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.33%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.29%) Windows
2 20 (6.64%) Android
2 20 (6.64%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.99%) Linux
4 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.00%) UNIX
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.61%) Content Management
2 51 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (16.61%) OO
4 28 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 19 (6.31%) Coaching
6 13 (4.32%) Performance Analysis
6 13 (4.32%) Validation
7 9 (2.99%) Software Engineering
8 8 (2.66%) Line Management
9 7 (2.33%) Time Management
9 7 (2.33%) 3D Programming
10 6 (1.99%) Project Management
11 5 (1.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.66%) ERP
11 5 (1.66%) Waterfall
11 5 (1.66%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (1.33%) OOD
13 3 (1.00%) Service Delivery
13 3 (1.00%) Logistics
13 3 (1.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.94%) C++
2 50 (16.61%) C
3 43 (14.29%) Python
4 34 (11.30%) Java
5 20 (6.64%) Perl
6 19 (6.31%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.99%) C#
8 1 (0.33%) SQL
8 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (16.94%) Degree
2 8 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.66%) HNC
5 4 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) ISO 9001
1 9 (2.99%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 78 (25.91%) Adobe
2 30 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.97%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.65%) VMware
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco
5 1 (0.33%) Red Gate
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Salary: £28750.00 - £33500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus up to £5K
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
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Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Integra People
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago