The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 183 178 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.16% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Author
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3462 3772 3961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.69% 95.04% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 3138 3420
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Author
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Author Salary Trend in Manchester

Author
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) GIS

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Acrobat
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe