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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 81 95 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 35 21 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.31% 1.30% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.34% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 60
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
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
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (45.65%) Electronics
2 18 (39.13%) Computer Science
3 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 16 (34.78%) Coaching
3 16 (34.78%) C
3 16 (34.78%) C++
3 16 (34.78%) Python
3 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.78%) Content Management
3 16 (34.78%) CMS
4 14 (30.43%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 4 (8.70%) RoboHelp
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) Document Management
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.35%) Marketing
9 2 (4.35%) CSS
9 2 (4.35%) XML
9 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
10 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (2.17%) Publishing

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (34.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
1 4 (8.70%) RoboHelp
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 21 (45.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Coaching
1 16 (34.78%) Content Management
1 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
1 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Project Management
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
4 5 (10.87%) SDLC
5 3 (6.52%) CRM
5 3 (6.52%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) C
1 16 (34.78%) C++
1 16 (34.78%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
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