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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 202 217 206
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 20 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.053% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.057% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -35.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +7 3 £35,000 +14.75%
Reading -10 3 £25,000 -46.23%
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) FrameMaker
2 15 (68.18%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) MS Visio
3 13 (59.09%) PaintShop Pro
3 13 (59.09%) Product Management
4 11 (50.00%) Electronics
5 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
5 9 (40.91%) Adobe
6 8 (36.36%) Acrobat
7 6 (27.27%) Streaming Video
7 6 (27.27%) Digital Media
8 5 (22.73%) Document Management
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco
11 2 (9.09%) RoboHelp
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 2 (9.09%) Banking
11 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) Finance
12 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (4.55%) Content Management
12 1 (4.55%) Coaching
12 1 (4.55%) Workflow
12 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
12 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (4.55%) InDesign
12 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (77.27%) FrameMaker
2 13 (59.09%) PaintShop Pro
2 13 (59.09%) MS Visio
3 8 (36.36%) Acrobat
4 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.09%) RoboHelp
6 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (4.55%) MS Office
6 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (4.55%) InDesign
6 1 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (50.00%) Electronics
2 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Streaming Video
1 6 (27.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Product Management
2 5 (22.73%) Document Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) CAD
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) HND
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco