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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 217 219 156
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -63
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 8 1 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.019% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.019% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 57
Average salary £33,250 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 6 £35,000 - 6
Devon - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £34,000 -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Economics
4 5 (31.25%) APMP
4 5 (31.25%) Business Development
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
8 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Adobe
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) iXBRL

Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Economics
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Development
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
Bristol
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago