The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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 advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 95 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 21 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.58% 1.13% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.19% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 7
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1257 1092 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.51% 95.12% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 955 838
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Author
East of England

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Author
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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
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Bedford - 9 £30,000 -
Technical Author
East of England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title.

1 27 (72.97%) RoboHelp
1 27 (72.97%) Acrobat
1 27 (72.97%) PaintShop Pro
2 25 (67.57%) Adobe
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (24.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Time Management
6 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (18.92%) 2G
6 7 (18.92%) XMetaL
6 7 (18.92%) XML
6 7 (18.92%) 3G
6 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
7 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.51%) Python
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 5 (13.51%) Firewall
9 4 (10.81%) HNC
9 4 (10.81%) VMware
9 4 (10.81%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.81%) LTE
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 3 (8.11%) Content Management
10 3 (8.11%) Capita
10 3 (8.11%) E-Learning

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Acrobat
1 27 (72.97%) RoboHelp
1 27 (72.97%) PaintShop Pro
2 10 (27.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (24.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (18.92%) XMetaL
5 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (8.11%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) 3G
1 7 (18.92%) 2G
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (21.62%) Time Management
2 3 (8.11%) Workflow
2 3 (8.11%) Content Management
3 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) HNC
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Adobe
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Capita