The first table below looks at the demand for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 70 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.45% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
636 469 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.78% 97.51% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 552 395 559
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Author
North West

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Author
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Author Salary Trend in Merseyside

Author
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -13 3 - -
Author
North West

Author
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Publishing
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) RoboHelp

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (83.33%) RoboHelp
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft