The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 216 221 201
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 10 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.036% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.038% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 25
Average salary £32,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5420 5234 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.85% 93.15% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4037 4379
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Reading - 5 £35,000 - 1
Newbury - 3 £30,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 -
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (42.86%) XML
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) XMetaL
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) RoboHelp
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) QA
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) V-Model

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) XMetaL
2 3 (14.29%) RoboHelp
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.76%) MS Office
4 1 (4.76%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DWDM
1 1 (4.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Usability Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) V-Model
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) GAMP
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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