The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 76 72 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 36 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.11% 2.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.51% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £30,950 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1626 1433 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.82% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1172 1666
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in Cambridge

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 49 (74.24%) HTML
2 41 (62.12%) OO
3 39 (59.09%) C
3 39 (59.09%) C++
4 36 (54.55%) CSS
5 35 (53.03%) Marketing
6 29 (43.94%) Content Management
7 28 (42.42%) Atlassian
7 28 (42.42%) Visual Studio
7 28 (42.42%) Confluence
7 28 (42.42%) User Experience
8 27 (40.91%) SaaS
8 27 (40.91%) .NET
8 27 (40.91%) Eclipse
9 26 (39.39%) Java
10 14 (21.21%) Perl
10 14 (21.21%) XML
10 14 (21.21%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
11 13 (19.70%) Coaching
11 13 (19.70%) XSLT
11 13 (19.70%) Python
11 13 (19.70%) Electronics
12 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (10.61%) Chemistry
12 7 (10.61%) Biology
12 7 (10.61%) Life Science
13 3 (4.55%) Degree
13 3 (4.55%) Publishing
14 2 (3.03%) Perforce

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 28 (42.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.91%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 28 (42.42%) Visual Studio
2 27 (40.91%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 35 (53.03%) Marketing
2 13 (19.70%) Electronics
3 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (74.24%) HTML
2 36 (54.55%) CSS
3 27 (40.91%) .NET
4 14 (21.21%) XML
5 13 (19.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Chemistry
2 7 (10.61%) Biology
2 7 (10.61%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) OO
2 29 (43.94%) Content Management
3 14 (21.21%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
4 13 (19.70%) Coaching
5 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C
1 39 (59.09%) C++
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) Perl
4 13 (19.70%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.03%) Perforce
3 1 (1.52%) Red Gate