The median annual salary for a Author was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Author
UK
Rank 713 773 802
Rank change year-on-year +60 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 154 191 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 118 152 89
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Author
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Author in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Author in the UK

Author
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Author in the UK

Author
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Author over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Author in the UK

Author
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 150 £50,000 +33.33% 21
South East +85 55 £50,000 +38.88% 8
London +47 37 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +39 32 £43,000 +48.27% 1
Berkshire +52 29 £52,500 +40.00% 5
North Yorkshire +25 21 £50,000 +51.51%
East of England -3 19 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Surrey +49 15 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 14 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cambridge -20 10 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Hampshire +19 9 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Southampton +15 9 £50,000 +60.00% 2
York - 8 £43,000 -
Bracknell +16 6 £50,000 - 1
City of London +53 5 £42,500 +15.64%
North West -8 4 £34,750 +2.20% 2
West Yorkshire +27 3 £27,500 -24.13%
East Midlands +9 3 £25,000 -10.71%
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Manchester - 3 £29,000 - 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 2 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Huddersfield - 2 £27,500 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £31,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £35,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 - -
Hull - 2 £31,000 -

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 featuring Author in the job title.

1 88 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.91%) HTML
3 66 (21.93%) Java
3 66 (21.93%) CSS
4 62 (20.60%) Scrum
5 55 (18.27%) Adobe
6 52 (17.28%) JavaScript
7 48 (15.95%) JIRA
8 46 (15.28%) HTML5
9 45 (14.95%) PHP
9 45 (14.95%) XML
10 44 (14.62%) SaaS
11 43 (14.29%) C++
12 42 (13.95%) Web Services
12 42 (13.95%) OO
12 42 (13.95%) Middleware
13 41 (13.62%) Open Source
14 39 (12.96%) Analytics
14 39 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (12.96%) RoboHelp
14 39 (12.96%) Degree
15 38 (12.62%) Electronics
16 36 (11.96%) MS Office
16 36 (11.96%) CMS
17 34 (11.30%) Oracle
17 34 (11.30%) E-Commerce
18 33 (10.96%) PaaS
18 33 (10.96%) IaaS
18 33 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
19 32 (10.63%) hybris

Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 36 (11.96%) CMS
2 32 (10.63%) Apache Solr
2 32 (10.63%) WebSphere
3 23 (7.64%) Confluence
4 6 (1.99%) WordPress
5 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (12.96%) RoboHelp
2 36 (11.96%) MS Office
3 30 (9.97%) MS Excel
4 23 (7.64%) Acrobat
5 19 (6.31%) FrameMaker
6 14 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (4.32%) MS Visio
8 11 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (3.32%) Photoshop
10 9 (2.99%) Camtasia
11 8 (2.66%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
12 7 (2.33%) Fireworks
13 6 (1.99%) InDesign
14 5 (1.66%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (1.66%) Snagit
15 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.66%) QuarkXPress
16 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.62%) SaaS
2 33 (10.96%) IaaS
2 33 (10.96%) PaaS
3 32 (10.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.66%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) VoIP
2 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.33%) RTP
2 1 (0.33%) UPnP
2 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.66%) Big Data
3 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (15.95%) JIRA
2 4 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 38 (12.62%) Electronics
2 29 (9.63%) Marketing
3 24 (7.97%) Finance
4 18 (5.98%) Multimedia
5 9 (2.99%) Publishing
6 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.66%) Automotive
7 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.00%) Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (27.91%) HTML
2 66 (21.93%) CSS
3 46 (15.28%) HTML5
4 45 (14.95%) XML
5 42 (13.95%) Middleware
5 42 (13.95%) Web Services
6 32 (10.63%) AngularJS
6 32 (10.63%) Node.js
7 20 (6.64%) REST
8 5 (1.66%) SGML
9 3 (1.00%) JSON
9 3 (1.00%) OAuth
9 3 (1.00%) XHTML
10 2 (0.66%) .NET
10 2 (0.66%) CSS3
10 2 (0.66%) Flash
10 2 (0.66%) jQuery
11 1 (0.33%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.33%) J2EE
11 1 (0.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.65%) e-Learning
4 12 (3.99%) User Experience
4 12 (3.99%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.66%) Video Editing
7 6 (1.99%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.99%) Life Science
8 4 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.00%) iPad
9 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Fintech
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Photography
10 1 (0.33%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.33%) Windows
2 4 (1.33%) Unix
3 2 (0.66%) Linux
3 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.60%) Scrum
3 42 (13.95%) OO
4 41 (13.62%) Open Source
5 39 (12.96%) Analytics
6 34 (11.30%) E-Commerce
7 33 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 32 (10.63%) CRM
8 32 (10.63%) ERP
8 32 (10.63%) OOD
9 28 (9.30%) Mathematics
10 24 (7.97%) Product Management
11 20 (6.64%) Time Management
12 17 (5.65%) Project Management
13 13 (4.32%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.65%) Process Improvement
15 10 (3.32%) Physics
15 10 (3.32%) Web Development
16 8 (2.66%) Digital Marketing
17 7 (2.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.93%) Java
2 52 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 45 (14.95%) PHP
4 43 (14.29%) C++
5 30 (9.97%) C
6 29 (9.63%) Python
7 11 (3.65%) C#
8 5 (1.66%) C-shell
8 5 (1.66%) SQL
9 2 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (12.96%) Degree
2 9 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.33%) ISEB
3 4 (1.33%) PhD
3 4 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.33%) PMP
3 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) HNC
4 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (18.27%) Adobe
2 34 (11.30%) Oracle
3 32 (10.63%) ATG
3 32 (10.63%) Demandware
3 32 (10.63%) Google
3 32 (10.63%) hybris
3 32 (10.63%) IBM
3 32 (10.63%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.64%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.33%) Forcepoint
6 3 (1.00%) Apiary
7 2 (0.66%) Quark
7 2 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.33%) QNX
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 9% pension, flex working, family hea
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £Highly competitive + excellent benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Posted: 26 days ago