The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 28 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 advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 193 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 17 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.073% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.078% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 19
Average salary £30,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5161 5117 5658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.29% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3689 4070 4765
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Author
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Newbury - 8 £30,500 -
Reading - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 - 2
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) XMetaL
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) RoboHelp
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe
4 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) QA
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Life Science
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) V-Model

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) XMetaL
2 3 (15.79%) RoboHelp
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (5.26%) InDesign
4 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Avionics
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Information Security
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Usability Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.26%) V-Model
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GAMP
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago