The first table below looks at the demand for the Author role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 724 607 683
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +76
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 191 278 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 169 227 188
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Author
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Author
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Author within the UK.

Author Salary Trend in the UK

Author
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Author Salary Histogram in the UK

Author
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the UK 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
England -112 181 £35,000 -2.77% 17
East of England -46 59 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +3 39 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South East -48 36 £30,500 -19.73% 3
Cambridge -3 33 £35,000 -13.58% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 33 £35,000 -13.58% 3
South Yorkshire - 28 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 26 £35,000 -
South West -12 20 £32,000 -1.53%
Bedfordshire -18 19 £31,000 -20.51% 1
Berkshire +19 15 £30,500 -35.78% 2
London -95 11 £35,000 -6.66% 4
North Yorkshire -3 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Bath -15 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Somerset -20 9 £27,000 -16.92%
West Midlands +2 7 £30,500 - 2
Newbury - 7 £30,500 -
Gloucestershire +1 6 £37,500 +31.57%
North West -4 6 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Scotland -16 6 - -
Hertfordshire -40 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Bristol 0 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Surrey -1 5 £29,000 -38.94%
Hampshire -2 5 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex -13 5 - -
Brighton -15 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Fareham - 5 £37,500 -
Cheshire -1 4 - -
West Sussex -3 4 £23,000 -4.16%

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 145 (38.46%) HTML
2 129 (34.22%) CSS
3 106 (28.12%) XML
4 86 (22.81%) Degree
5 85 (22.55%) FrameMaker
6 79 (20.95%) Adobe
7 74 (19.63%) RoboHelp
8 61 (16.18%) Microsoft
8 61 (16.18%) Marketing
9 60 (15.92%) MS Excel
10 59 (15.65%) Acrobat
11 56 (14.85%) Finance
12 51 (13.53%) MS Office
13 45 (11.94%) Electronics
14 40 (10.61%) Telecoms
15 35 (9.28%) XMetaL
16 33 (8.75%) OO
16 33 (8.75%) MS Visio
17 32 (8.49%) Computer Science
18 28 (7.43%) 3G
18 28 (7.43%) 2G
18 28 (7.43%) E-Learning
19 26 (6.90%) Content Management
19 26 (6.90%) HNC
20 25 (6.63%) InDesign
21 23 (6.10%) QA
21 23 (6.10%) .NET
21 23 (6.10%) Java
22 22 (5.84%) Visual Studio
22 22 (5.84%) Manufacturing

Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 22 (5.84%) Confluence
2 16 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 85 (22.55%) FrameMaker
2 74 (19.63%) RoboHelp
3 60 (15.92%) MS Excel
4 59 (15.65%) Acrobat
5 51 (13.53%) MS Office
6 35 (9.28%) XMetaL
7 33 (8.75%) MS Visio
8 25 (6.63%) InDesign
9 22 (5.84%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (5.04%) Photoshop
11 16 (4.24%) PaintShop Pro
12 14 (3.71%) CorelDRAW
13 11 (2.92%) PageMaker
13 11 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (2.65%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.43%) 3G
1 28 (7.43%) 2G
2 19 (5.04%) LTE
3 16 (4.24%) Wireless
4 11 (2.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.53%) GSM
5 2 (0.53%) UMTS
6 1 (0.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.84%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.92%) XMLSpy
3 6 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.53%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 61 (16.18%) Marketing
2 56 (14.85%) Finance
3 45 (11.94%) Electronics
4 40 (10.61%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.84%) Manufacturing
6 20 (5.31%) Publishing
7 17 (4.51%) Finnish Language
7 17 (4.51%) French Language
7 17 (4.51%) German Language
7 17 (4.51%) Italian Language
7 17 (4.51%) Swedish Language
8 11 (2.92%) Banking
9 7 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.06%) Automotive
10 4 (1.06%) Legal
11 3 (0.80%) Advertising
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Retail
13 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (38.46%) HTML
2 129 (34.22%) CSS
3 106 (28.12%) XML
4 23 (6.10%) .NET
5 21 (5.57%) XSLT
6 14 (3.71%) JSP
7 11 (2.92%) XHTML
8 3 (0.80%) Web Services
9 1 (0.27%) SGML
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.27%) jQuery
9 1 (0.27%) iXBRL
9 1 (0.27%) CSS3
9 1 (0.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.43%) E-Learning
3 19 (5.04%) Graphic Design
4 11 (2.92%) Animation
5 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.39%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.39%) Life Science
6 8 (2.12%) Wiki
7 7 (1.86%) Chemistry
7 7 (1.86%) Biology
8 6 (1.59%) Economics
9 4 (1.06%) Blog
9 4 (1.06%) Podcast
9 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.53%) NHS
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
11 1 (0.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.77%) Windows
2 10 (2.65%) Linux
3 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.86%) UNIX
5 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (8.75%) OO
2 26 (6.90%) Content Management
3 20 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (4.51%) Project Management
5 12 (3.18%) Workflow
6 11 (2.92%) Scrum
7 10 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (2.12%) Analytics
9 8 (2.12%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (1.86%) Product Management
10 7 (1.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (1.86%) Business Development
11 6 (1.59%) UML
12 5 (1.33%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (1.06%) Software Testing
13 4 (1.06%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (0.80%) Software Engineering
14 3 (0.80%) Time Management
14 3 (0.80%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.10%) Java
2 21 (5.57%) C++
3 18 (4.77%) C
4 8 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.59%) VBA
6 3 (0.80%) SQL
7 1 (0.27%) Python
7 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (22.81%) Degree
2 26 (6.90%) HNC
3 11 (2.92%) HND
4 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.12%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.59%) APMP
6 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.10%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 79 (20.95%) Adobe
2 61 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.84%) Atlassian
4 11 (2.92%) VMware
5 4 (1.06%) Perforce
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle
7 2 (0.53%) Serena
8 1 (0.27%) Siemens
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary / package
Posted: 23 days ago