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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 81 71 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 35 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.98% 2.79% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.91% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 13
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1686 1443 2080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.01% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1217 1816
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 24 October 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (70.59%) HTML
2 40 (58.82%) OO
3 39 (57.35%) Marketing
4 38 (55.88%) CSS
5 36 (52.94%) C
5 36 (52.94%) C++
6 30 (44.12%) Visual Studio
6 30 (44.12%) Atlassian
6 30 (44.12%) Confluence
6 30 (44.12%) User Experience
7 27 (39.71%) SaaS
7 27 (39.71%) .NET
8 26 (38.24%) Java
9 23 (33.82%) Content Management
10 21 (30.88%) Eclipse
11 16 (23.53%) Electronics
12 11 (16.18%) Degree
12 11 (16.18%) Performance Analysis
13 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
13 10 (14.71%) Coaching
13 10 (14.71%) Python
13 10 (14.71%) Perl
13 10 (14.71%) XML
13 10 (14.71%) XSLT
14 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.29%) Chemistry
15 7 (10.29%) Biology
15 7 (10.29%) Life Science
15 7 (10.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (8.82%) Wireless

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (44.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 30 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 21 (30.88%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (57.35%) Marketing
2 16 (23.53%) Electronics
3 7 (10.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (7.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (70.59%) HTML
2 38 (55.88%) CSS
3 27 (39.71%) .NET
4 10 (14.71%) XML
4 10 (14.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) User Experience
2 7 (10.29%) Chemistry
2 7 (10.29%) Biology
2 7 (10.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) OO
2 23 (33.82%) Content Management
3 11 (16.18%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
4 10 (14.71%) Coaching
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C
1 36 (52.94%) C++
2 26 (38.24%) Java
3 10 (14.71%) Perl
3 10 (14.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago