The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 598 553 607
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 25 70 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 18 59 28
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in London

Author
Salary Trend in London

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

Author Salary Trend in London

Author
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Author Salary Histogram in London

Author
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London -5 3 £43,750 +12.90% 5
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) MS Office
4 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
5 9 (24.32%) Content Management
6 8 (21.62%) Adobe
6 8 (21.62%) Acrobat
7 7 (18.92%) FrameMaker
7 7 (18.92%) CSS
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.51%) C++
9 4 (10.81%) Windows
9 4 (10.81%) Linux
9 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
9 4 (10.81%) Python
9 4 (10.81%) QA
9 4 (10.81%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.11%) Product Management
10 3 (8.11%) XML
10 3 (8.11%) .NET
10 3 (8.11%) Java
10 3 (8.11%) C#
11 2 (5.41%) SOAP
11 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.41%) OOD
11 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce

Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
3 8 (21.62%) Acrobat
4 7 (18.92%) FrameMaker
5 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Doxygen
6 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
1 7 (18.92%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Content Management
3 5 (13.51%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) Product Management
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Image Processing
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) OOD
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) UML
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) C++
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Adobe
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago