The first table below looks at the demand for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 17 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 242 251 224
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 13 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.068% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.071% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 15
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Author
England

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Author
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Author Salary Trend in the North West

Author
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Manchester +9 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cheshire +3 4 - - 2
Merseyside -13 3 - -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) QA
4 8 (32.00%) RoboHelp
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) JSP
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) HNC
7 5 (20.00%) HND
7 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 5 (20.00%) XHTML
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Publishing
8 4 (16.00%) Product Management
8 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) Wiki
9 3 (12.00%) FrameMaker
9 3 (12.00%) CorelDRAW
9 3 (12.00%) Adobe
9 3 (12.00%) Acrobat
9 3 (12.00%) MS Visio

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (32.00%) RoboHelp
2 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.00%) Acrobat
3 3 (12.00%) FrameMaker
3 3 (12.00%) CorelDRAW
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Publishing
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) JSP
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) HNC
2 5 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago