Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Author was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Author
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 500 507
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7 +113
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 73 90 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 58 130
South East median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Author
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Author in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Author in the South East

Author
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Author in the South East

Author
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Author in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Author in the South East

Author
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +34 41 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +65 40 £35,000 -6.67% 2
West Sussex +7 9 £40,000 +10.34%
Surrey -32 8 - -
Kent - 8 £43,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £45,000 -
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Author job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Author in the job title.

1 28 (38.36%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) Product Management
3 18 (24.66%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.81%) XML
6 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.44%) FrameMaker
7 10 (13.70%) CMS
8 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
8 9 (12.33%) PhD
8 9 (12.33%) REST
9 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
10 6 (8.22%) Life Science
10 6 (8.22%) Graphic Design
10 6 (8.22%) Content Management
10 6 (8.22%) Time Management
11 5 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (6.85%) Statistics
11 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.85%) Adobe
11 5 (6.85%) HTML
12 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
12 4 (5.48%) RoboHelp
12 4 (5.48%) Marketing
12 4 (5.48%) JIRA
12 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 4 (5.48%) Freshdesk

Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.70%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) FrameMaker
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.48%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Slack
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) REST
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) XSL
5 2 (2.74%) .NET
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) Flash
6 1 (1.37%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Graphic Design
3 6 (8.22%) Life Science
4 1 (1.37%) Blog
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Product Management
2 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.22%) Content Management
4 6 (8.22%) Time Management
5 5 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.85%) Statistics
6 4 (5.48%) Content Development
7 3 (4.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Publishing
7 3 (4.11%) Open Source
8 2 (2.74%) ERP
8 2 (2.74%) Physics
9 1 (1.37%) CRM
9 1 (1.37%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) PhD
3 3 (4.11%) HND
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Adobe
3 4 (5.48%) Freshdesk
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) VMware