The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 149 120 150
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 2 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.084% 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.43% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +38.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2271 1855 2994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.34% 95.72% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 1502 2472
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Author in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Author
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Author across the Hertfordshire region.

Author Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Author
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) FrameMaker
1 7 (87.50%) MS Visio
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) CorelDRAW
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (37.50%) Acrobat
3 3 (37.50%) RoboHelp
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Visio
1 7 (87.50%) FrameMaker
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) CorelDRAW
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (37.50%) Acrobat
3 3 (37.50%) RoboHelp
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe