The median annual salary for an Author was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Author
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 821 753
Rank change year-on-year +73 -68  
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 142 111 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 185
Median salary £50,000 £41,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.76% +19.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.86% +18.57%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +76 132 £50,000 +17.64% 10
South East +75 65 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Berkshire +59 44 £50,000 +33.33% 4
London +50 26 £60,000 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire +10 16 £50,000 -1.96%
Hampshire +26 13 £50,000 +42.85%
East of England -28 12 £51,000 +2.00% 4
Southampton +21 10 £55,000 +57.14%
North Yorkshire +12 9 £50,000 +66.66%
West Midlands +12 9 £50,000 +24.22%
Surrey +31 8 £37,000 -15.42%
Hertfordshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
South Wales +24 6 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 6 £33,750 -10.00%
Wales +9 6 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Lichfield - 6 £50,000 -
Cambridge -36 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -42 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cwmbran - 5 £39,750 -
Torfaen - 5 £39,750 -
Manchester -39 4 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -45 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £35,000 -
Leeds +9 2 £32,000 -14.66%
Portsmouth - 2 £36,250 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Bradford - 2 £35,000 -
Bracknell +24 1 - -
Reading +22 1 - -

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 85 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.05%) HTML
3 65 (22.26%) Java
4 58 (19.86%) CSS
5 56 (19.18%) Scrum
6 53 (18.15%) JIRA
7 49 (16.78%) Degree
7 49 (16.78%) Oracle
8 48 (16.44%) Open Source
9 47 (16.10%) SaaS
9 47 (16.10%) Analytics
9 47 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (16.10%) JavaScript
10 44 (15.07%) PHP
10 44 (15.07%) CRM
10 44 (15.07%) HTML5
10 44 (15.07%) Product Management
11 43 (14.73%) E-Commerce
12 42 (14.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 41 (14.04%) AngularJS
13 41 (14.04%) IaaS
13 41 (14.04%) Demandware
13 41 (14.04%) Apache Solr
13 41 (14.04%) hybris
13 41 (14.04%) PaaS
13 41 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 41 (14.04%) Node.js
13 41 (14.04%) ERP
13 41 (14.04%) OOD
13 41 (14.04%) IBM

Author Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 41 (14.04%) Apache Solr
1 41 (14.04%) CMS
1 41 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.11%) Confluence
3 5 (1.71%) WordPress
4 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.03%) Drupal
5 3 (1.03%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (11.30%) RoboHelp
3 20 (6.85%) Acrobat
4 17 (5.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (5.48%) FrameMaker
6 13 (4.45%) Photoshop
7 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (2.74%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
10 6 (2.05%) PaintShop Pro
11 5 (1.71%) Camtasia
12 4 (1.37%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (1.37%) Fireworks
12 4 (1.37%) InDesign
13 3 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (1.03%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
14 2 (0.68%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.10%) SaaS
2 41 (14.04%) Google Analytics
2 41 (14.04%) IaaS
2 41 (14.04%) PaaS
3 2 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.79%) Intranet
2 4 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.71%) Big Data
3 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (18.15%) JIRA
2 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.03%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (7.19%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Publishing
3 16 (5.48%) Banking
3 16 (5.48%) Marketing
4 15 (5.14%) Electronics
5 14 (4.79%) Back Office
6 6 (2.05%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.71%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Retail
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.05%) HTML
2 58 (19.86%) CSS
3 44 (15.07%) HTML5
4 41 (14.04%) AngularJS
4 41 (14.04%) Middleware
4 41 (14.04%) Node.js
4 41 (14.04%) Web Services
5 34 (11.64%) XML
6 20 (6.85%) REST
7 8 (2.74%) XSL
8 6 (2.05%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.37%) .NET
10 3 (1.03%) Flash
10 3 (1.03%) SGML
10 3 (1.03%) XHTML
11 2 (0.68%) CSS3
11 2 (0.68%) jQuery
11 2 (0.68%) JSON
12 1 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.64%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (9.25%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.82%) User Experience
5 12 (4.11%) e-Learning
6 8 (2.74%) Graphic Design
7 7 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.05%) Life Science
8 6 (2.05%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Fintech
11 1 (0.34%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Android
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.18%) Scrum
3 48 (16.44%) Open Source
4 47 (16.10%) Analytics
5 44 (15.07%) CRM
5 44 (15.07%) Product Management
6 43 (14.73%) E-Commerce
7 42 (14.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 41 (14.04%) ERP
8 41 (14.04%) OO
8 41 (14.04%) OOD
9 25 (8.56%) Software Engineering
10 21 (7.19%) Mathematics
11 18 (6.16%) Time Management
12 14 (4.79%) Content Management
12 14 (4.79%) Desktop Publishing
12 14 (4.79%) Document Management
13 11 (3.77%) Statistics
14 10 (3.42%) SDLC
15 9 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.26%) Java
2 47 (16.10%) JavaScript
3 44 (15.07%) PHP
4 31 (10.62%) C++
5 22 (7.53%) C
6 20 (6.85%) Python
7 6 (2.05%) C#
8 4 (1.37%) SQL
9 3 (1.03%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 49 (16.78%) Degree
2 17 (5.82%) PhD
3 6 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) SCOM
1 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (16.78%) Oracle
2 41 (14.04%) Adobe
2 41 (14.04%) ATG
2 41 (14.04%) Demandware
2 41 (14.04%) Google
2 41 (14.04%) hybris
2 41 (14.04%) IBM
3 37 (12.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.42%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.37%) VMware
6 2 (0.68%) Apple
6 2 (0.68%) Quark
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