The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 361 432 373
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -59
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 81 19 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.084% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.089% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 13 43
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Author
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Author Salary Trend in the South East

Author
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Author Salary Histogram in the South East

Author
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 28 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +19 12 £30,000 -1.63% 1
Oxfordshire +13 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 62 (35.03%) Microsoft
2 58 (32.77%) MS Office
3 57 (32.20%) Degree
4 54 (30.51%) MS Excel
5 49 (27.68%) Telecoms
6 46 (25.99%) FrameMaker
7 41 (23.16%) XML
8 37 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (20.34%) HTML
10 35 (19.77%) VoIP
11 33 (18.64%) RoboHelp
12 27 (15.25%) Publishing
13 24 (13.56%) Finance
14 23 (12.99%) Java
15 22 (12.43%) JMS
15 22 (12.43%) Scrum
16 20 (11.30%) Adobe
16 20 (11.30%) QA
16 20 (11.30%) Product Management
17 19 (10.73%) MS Visio
18 16 (9.04%) Marketing
19 15 (8.47%) PaintShop Pro
20 13 (7.34%) SAP
21 10 (5.65%) SaaS
21 10 (5.65%) French Language
21 10 (5.65%) Software Engineering
21 10 (5.65%) Internet of Things
21 10 (5.65%) User Experience
21 10 (5.65%) Internet
22 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.13%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 58 (32.77%) MS Office
2 54 (30.51%) MS Excel
3 46 (25.99%) FrameMaker
4 33 (18.64%) RoboHelp
5 19 (10.73%) MS Visio
6 15 (8.47%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (4.52%) Acrobat
8 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (1.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (1.13%) XMetaL
9 2 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (1.13%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.77%) VoIP
2 10 (5.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) GSM
4 1 (0.56%) UMTS
4 1 (0.56%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.13%) StarTeam
1 2 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 49 (27.68%) Telecoms
2 27 (15.25%) Publishing
3 24 (13.56%) Finance
4 16 (9.04%) Marketing
5 10 (5.65%) French Language
6 8 (4.52%) Electronics
7 7 (3.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.13%) German Language
8 2 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.13%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.16%) XML
2 36 (20.34%) HTML
3 22 (12.43%) JMS
4 8 (4.52%) .NET
5 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.82%) CSS
6 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Internet of Things
1 10 (5.65%) User Experience
2 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.39%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.82%) Derivative
5 4 (2.26%) Streaming Video
6 3 (1.69%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.13%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.13%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Photography
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) Solaris
2 1 (0.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
2 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.43%) Scrum
3 20 (11.30%) Product Management
4 10 (5.65%) Software Engineering
5 8 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (4.52%) ITSM
5 8 (4.52%) ITIL
6 6 (3.39%) Document Management
7 4 (2.26%) Content Management
8 3 (1.69%) Open Source
8 3 (1.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (1.69%) Coaching
9 2 (1.13%) SDLC
9 2 (1.13%) Cyber Security
9 2 (1.13%) UML
9 2 (1.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.13%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.13%) SysML
9 2 (1.13%) Requirements Management
10 1 (0.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.99%) Java
2 8 (4.52%) C#
3 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (32.20%) Degree
2 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.13%) APMP
5 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (35.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.30%) Adobe
3 13 (7.34%) SAP
4 4 (2.26%) Cisco
5 2 (1.13%) IBM
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