The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 243 218 210
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 1 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.29% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.30% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 2
Average salary £19,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5773 5928 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.87% 95.83% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4886 4459
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the South 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
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 30 June 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
Bristol -11 1 £19,500 -46.57%
Author
England

Author
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) RoboHelp
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (12.50%) CAPA
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) RoboHelp
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) CAPA
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA