The first table below looks at the demand for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 28 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 203 199 220
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 20 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.21% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.22% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 4
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5870 4981 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4317 4719
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Author
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Author Salary Trend in the South West

Author
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Author Salary Histogram in the South West

Author
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Somerset -15 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Gloucestershire -5 6 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Bristol -2 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) Economics
3 6 (20.69%) Business Development
3 6 (20.69%) APMP
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) FrameMaker
4 3 (10.34%) Electronics
4 3 (10.34%) Automotive
4 3 (10.34%) HNC
4 3 (10.34%) JSP
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) FrameMaker
3 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.34%) Acrobat
3 3 (10.34%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
1 3 (10.34%) Electronics
1 3 (10.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) JSP
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 6 (20.69%) Economics
3 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.69%) Business Development
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) APMP
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) HNC
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe
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