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 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 135 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £42,500
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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) RoboHelp
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) InDesign
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Avionics
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) RoboHelp
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe