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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 422 373 391
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 18 53 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 53
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,300 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +11 10 £32,750 -22.94%
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
East Sussex -25 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Middlesex -12 1 £37,500 -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (39.34%) HTML
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Adobe
2 15 (24.59%) Finance
3 14 (22.95%) MS Office
4 11 (18.03%) CSS
4 11 (18.03%) XML
4 11 (18.03%) Acrobat
4 11 (18.03%) RoboHelp
5 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
6 9 (14.75%) XMetaL
7 8 (13.11%) Marketing
8 7 (11.48%) Degree
8 7 (11.48%) InDesign
8 7 (11.48%) FrameMaker
8 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (9.84%) VMware
9 6 (9.84%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (8.20%) Graphic Design
10 5 (8.20%) Finnish Language
10 5 (8.20%) French Language
10 5 (8.20%) German Language
10 5 (8.20%) Italian Language
10 5 (8.20%) Swedish Language
10 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.20%) Electronics
10 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (8.20%) MS Visio

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Office
2 11 (18.03%) Acrobat
2 11 (18.03%) RoboHelp
3 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
4 9 (14.75%) XMetaL
5 7 (11.48%) FrameMaker
5 7 (11.48%) InDesign
6 6 (9.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
8 4 (6.56%) PaintShop Pro
8 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
9 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (4.92%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (4.92%) CorelDRAW
9 3 (4.92%) PageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) DWDM
1 1 (1.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
3 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.20%) Electronics
4 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.20%) Finnish Language
4 5 (8.20%) French Language
4 5 (8.20%) German Language
4 5 (8.20%) Italian Language
4 5 (8.20%) Swedish Language
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 3 (4.92%) Publishing
7 2 (3.28%) Banking
8 1 (1.64%) Retail
8 1 (1.64%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) CSS
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Graphic Design
2 2 (3.28%) Life Science
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Android
1 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (6.56%) Information Security
3 3 (4.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.28%) Service Management
4 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.28%) ITSM
4 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.28%) Content Management
4 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
4 2 (3.28%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (1.64%) Web Development
5 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.64%) Time Management
5 1 (1.64%) V-Model
5 1 (1.64%) Line Management
5 1 (1.64%) Coaching
5 1 (1.64%) Requirements Management
5 1 (1.64%) Automated Testing
5 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.64%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.28%) C++
2 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) HNC
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
1 15 (24.59%) Adobe
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Serena
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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