The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 421 373 369
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 36 57 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 67
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21686 21057 22161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 17379 18939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Author
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +19 15 £30,500 -35.78% 3
Surrey -1 5 £29,000 -38.94%
Hampshire -2 5 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex -13 5 - -
West Sussex -3 4 £23,000 -4.16%
Middlesex -1 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -11 1 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.84%) Adobe
3 27 (35.53%) HTML
4 21 (27.63%) RoboHelp
4 21 (27.63%) Finance
5 19 (25.00%) CSS
6 18 (23.68%) Manufacturing
6 18 (23.68%) InDesign
7 17 (22.37%) Finnish Language
7 17 (22.37%) French Language
7 17 (22.37%) German Language
7 17 (22.37%) Italian Language
7 17 (22.37%) Swedish Language
7 17 (22.37%) Graphic Design
8 16 (21.05%) Electronics
9 15 (19.74%) Acrobat
9 15 (19.74%) Degree
10 13 (17.11%) MS Office
11 12 (15.79%) Marketing
12 11 (14.47%) XML
12 11 (14.47%) PageMaker
12 11 (14.47%) CorelDRAW
13 10 (13.16%) FrameMaker
14 8 (10.53%) Publishing
14 8 (10.53%) XMetaL
14 8 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
14 8 (10.53%) Analytics
15 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
16 6 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
16 6 (7.89%) VBA

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) RoboHelp
2 18 (23.68%) InDesign
3 15 (19.74%) Acrobat
4 13 (17.11%) MS Office
5 11 (14.47%) PageMaker
5 11 (14.47%) CorelDRAW
6 10 (13.16%) FrameMaker
7 8 (10.53%) XMetaL
8 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
9 4 (5.26%) PaintShop Pro
10 3 (3.95%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.63%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Manufacturing
3 17 (22.37%) Finnish Language
3 17 (22.37%) French Language
3 17 (22.37%) German Language
3 17 (22.37%) Italian Language
3 17 (22.37%) Swedish Language
4 16 (21.05%) Electronics
5 12 (15.79%) Marketing
6 8 (10.53%) Publishing
7 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
8 4 (5.26%) Legal
8 4 (5.26%) Banking
9 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.32%) Retail
10 1 (1.32%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) HTML
2 19 (25.00%) CSS
3 11 (14.47%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) jQuery
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Life Science
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) RIA
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Android
1 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
1 8 (10.53%) Analytics
2 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (3.95%) Project Management
2 3 (3.95%) Content Management
2 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
3 2 (2.63%) Software Testing
3 2 (2.63%) Usability Engineering
3 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
3 2 (2.63%) Service Management
3 2 (2.63%) ITSM
3 2 (2.63%) Information Security
4 1 (1.32%) CAD
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL
4 1 (1.32%) DNA
4 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.32%) SEO
4 1 (1.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) VBA
2 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) C++
3 3 (3.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) HNC
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) GAMP
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.84%) Adobe
3 2 (2.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Serena
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago