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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 699 614 655
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 200 261 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 172 212 197
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 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 11 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 -80 189 £35,000 -2.77% 21
East of England -31 63 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire -10 42 £35,000 +7.69% 3
South East -22 39 £35,000 -7.89% 4
Cambridge +7 35 £35,000 -13.58% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 35 £35,000 -14.11% 4
South Yorkshire - 32 £35,000 - 1
Sheffield - 30 £35,000 - 1
South West +5 21 £32,000 -1.53%
Bedfordshire -16 20 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Berkshire +6 14 £30,500 -35.78% 2
London -101 11 £35,000 -2.77% 4
North Yorkshire -5 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Bath -13 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Somerset -20 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Hampshire +7 8 £37,500 +7.14%
North West +6 8 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Hertfordshire -32 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Fareham - 7 £37,500 -
Newbury - 7 £30,500 -
Bristol +6 6 £36,500 -2.66%
Cheshire +3 6 - -
Surrey -3 6 £32,000 -32.63% 1
Scotland -7 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 6 £34,000 -
East Sussex -19 5 - -
Brighton -21 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
West Sussex +2 4 £23,000 -4.16%
Gloucester - 4 £32,000 -

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 155 (39.44%) HTML
2 135 (34.35%) CSS
3 114 (29.01%) XML
4 92 (23.41%) FrameMaker
5 91 (23.16%) Degree
6 84 (21.37%) Adobe
7 81 (20.61%) RoboHelp
8 67 (17.05%) MS Excel
9 65 (16.54%) Acrobat
9 65 (16.54%) Marketing
10 64 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 58 (14.76%) Finance
12 52 (13.23%) MS Office
13 47 (11.96%) Electronics
14 39 (9.92%) OO
15 37 (9.41%) MS Visio
15 37 (9.41%) Telecoms
16 31 (7.89%) XMetaL
16 31 (7.89%) .NET
17 29 (7.38%) Java
17 29 (7.38%) E-Learning
17 29 (7.38%) Computer Science
17 29 (7.38%) SaaS
18 27 (6.87%) Publishing
19 26 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (6.62%) Content Management
19 26 (6.62%) Visual Studio
19 26 (6.62%) Confluence
19 26 (6.62%) Atlassian
20 25 (6.36%) HNC

Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 26 (6.62%) Confluence
2 18 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 92 (23.41%) FrameMaker
2 81 (20.61%) RoboHelp
3 67 (17.05%) MS Excel
4 65 (16.54%) Acrobat
5 52 (13.23%) MS Office
6 37 (9.41%) MS Visio
7 31 (7.89%) XMetaL
8 25 (6.36%) InDesign
9 23 (5.85%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (5.60%) Photoshop
11 21 (5.34%) PaintShop Pro
12 14 (3.56%) CorelDRAW
13 11 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (2.80%) Adobe Captivate
13 11 (2.80%) PageMaker
14 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.36%) 3G
1 25 (6.36%) 2G
2 19 (4.83%) LTE
3 16 (4.07%) Wireless
4 11 (2.80%) Internet
5 4 (1.02%) GSM
5 4 (1.02%) UMTS
5 4 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.54%) XMLSpy
3 7 (1.78%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.51%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.51%) Subversion
4 2 (0.51%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 65 (16.54%) Marketing
2 58 (14.76%) Finance
3 47 (11.96%) Electronics
4 37 (9.41%) Telecoms
5 27 (6.87%) Publishing
6 22 (5.60%) Manufacturing
7 17 (4.33%) Finnish Language
7 17 (4.33%) French Language
7 17 (4.33%) German Language
7 17 (4.33%) Italian Language
7 17 (4.33%) Swedish Language
8 11 (2.80%) Banking
9 5 (1.27%) Automotive
10 4 (1.02%) Legal
10 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Retail
13 1 (0.25%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (39.44%) HTML
2 135 (34.35%) CSS
3 114 (29.01%) XML
4 31 (7.89%) .NET
5 21 (5.34%) XSLT
6 13 (3.31%) JSP
7 11 (2.80%) XHTML
8 5 (1.27%) Web Services
9 2 (0.51%) SGML
9 2 (0.51%) HTML5
10 1 (0.25%) iXBRL
10 1 (0.25%) CSS3
10 1 (0.25%) jQuery
10 1 (0.25%) Middleware
10 1 (0.25%) Flash
10 1 (0.25%) J2EE
10 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.38%) E-Learning
1 29 (7.38%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.83%) Graphic Design
3 13 (3.31%) Animation
4 11 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.80%) Wiki
5 9 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.53%) Economics
7 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.27%) Life Science
8 4 (1.02%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.02%) Biology
8 4 (1.02%) Blog
8 4 (1.02%) Podcast
8 4 (1.02%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.51%) NHS
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.85%) Windows
2 11 (2.80%) Linux
3 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.78%) UNIX
5 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (9.92%) OO
2 26 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (6.62%) Content Management
3 16 (4.07%) Project Management
4 15 (3.82%) Scrum
5 11 (2.80%) Workflow
6 10 (2.54%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (2.54%) Analytics
7 9 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (1.78%) Product Management
8 7 (1.78%) Business Development
8 7 (1.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (1.53%) UML
10 5 (1.27%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (1.02%) Software Engineering
11 4 (1.02%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.02%) SOA
11 4 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (1.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.38%) Java
2 25 (6.36%) C++
3 21 (5.34%) C
4 9 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.78%) VBA
6 3 (0.76%) SQL
7 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.25%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 91 (23.16%) Degree
2 25 (6.36%) HNC
3 11 (2.80%) HND
4 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.53%) APMP
5 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.11%) QA
2 5 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 84 (21.37%) Adobe
2 64 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.62%) Atlassian
4 14 (3.56%) VMware
5 6 (1.53%) Perforce
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle
6 3 (0.76%) Cisco
7 2 (0.51%) Serena
8 1 (0.25%) Siemens
8 1 (0.25%) Apple
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22000 to £25000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary / package
Posted: 11 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago