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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 427 375 367
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 23 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 69
Average salary £30,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.50% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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
21426 20413 21847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.09% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16874 16852 18648
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 11 £30,500 -35.78%
East Sussex -21 5 - -
Surrey -20 2 £32,000 -32.63%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Hampshire -9 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Sussex -10 1 £23,000 -4.16%
Middlesex -11 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (34.78%) HTML
1 24 (34.78%) Adobe
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.64%) Finance
4 15 (21.74%) CSS
4 15 (21.74%) InDesign
5 14 (20.29%) MS Office
5 14 (20.29%) Manufacturing
6 13 (18.84%) RoboHelp
6 13 (18.84%) Electronics
6 13 (18.84%) Graphic Design
6 13 (18.84%) Finnish Language
6 13 (18.84%) French Language
6 13 (18.84%) German Language
6 13 (18.84%) Italian Language
6 13 (18.84%) Swedish Language
7 12 (17.39%) Marketing
8 11 (15.94%) XML
8 11 (15.94%) Acrobat
8 11 (15.94%) Degree
9 9 (13.04%) XMetaL
10 8 (11.59%) Publishing
11 7 (10.14%) PageMaker
11 7 (10.14%) FrameMaker
11 7 (10.14%) CorelDRAW
12 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
14 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
14 4 (5.80%) PaintShop Pro

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) InDesign
2 14 (20.29%) MS Office
3 13 (18.84%) RoboHelp
4 11 (15.94%) Acrobat
5 9 (13.04%) XMetaL
6 7 (10.14%) CorelDRAW
6 7 (10.14%) PageMaker
6 7 (10.14%) FrameMaker
7 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 4 (5.80%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
10 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (2.90%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Manufacturing
3 13 (18.84%) Electronics
3 13 (18.84%) Finnish Language
3 13 (18.84%) French Language
3 13 (18.84%) German Language
3 13 (18.84%) Italian Language
3 13 (18.84%) Swedish Language
4 12 (17.39%) Marketing
5 8 (11.59%) Publishing
6 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (5.80%) Legal
8 2 (2.90%) Banking
9 1 (1.45%) Retail
9 1 (1.45%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) HTML
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 11 (15.94%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) jQuery
4 1 (1.45%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.90%) Life Science
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) RIA
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Android
1 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.80%) Information Security
2 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (4.35%) Content Management
2 3 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (2.90%) Service Management
3 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.90%) ITSM
3 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
3 2 (2.90%) Usability Engineering
3 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (2.90%) Analytics
4 1 (1.45%) V-Model
4 1 (1.45%) Requirements Management
4 1 (1.45%) Web Development
4 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.45%) Time Management
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.90%) VBA
2 2 (2.90%) C++
2 2 (2.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.45%) HNC
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) GAMP
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Adobe
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) Serena
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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