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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 132 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Author
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Author Salary Trend in Reading

Author
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Author Salary Histogram in Reading

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Content Management
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) RoboHelp
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (15.38%) CMS
6 2 (15.38%) XMetaL
6 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (15.38%) InDesign
6 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (15.38%) APMP
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
7 1 (7.69%) Back Office
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics
7 1 (7.69%) Network Design
7 1 (7.69%) QA

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) RoboHelp
2 2 (15.38%) XMetaL
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (15.38%) InDesign
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) FreeBSD
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) APMP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe