The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 75 101 110
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 44 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.41% 1.58% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.64% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 20
Average salary £45,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.80% +6.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +8.19%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1734 1949 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.96% 96.20% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1706 1659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Author
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 58 (55.77%) HTML
1 58 (55.77%) CSS
2 56 (53.85%) OO
3 48 (46.15%) .NET
4 43 (41.35%) SaaS
5 42 (40.38%) Marketing
5 42 (40.38%) Java
6 38 (36.54%) C++
7 37 (35.58%) C
8 33 (31.73%) Visual Studio
8 33 (31.73%) Confluence
8 33 (31.73%) Atlassian
9 28 (26.92%) FrameMaker
10 27 (25.96%) XML
11 26 (25.00%) Electronics
12 20 (19.23%) Publishing
13 19 (18.27%) Degree
14 17 (16.35%) Animation
15 16 (15.38%) E-Learning
15 16 (15.38%) MS Office
16 12 (11.54%) Acrobat
17 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
18 8 (7.69%) RoboHelp
18 8 (7.69%) Finance
19 7 (6.73%) Financial Modelling
19 7 (6.73%) Analytics
19 7 (6.73%) Dreamweaver
19 7 (6.73%) VBA
19 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
20 6 (5.77%) Windows

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (31.73%) Confluence
2 5 (4.81%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) FrameMaker
2 16 (15.38%) MS Office
3 12 (11.54%) Acrobat
4 8 (7.69%) RoboHelp
5 6 (5.77%) LaTeX
6 5 (4.81%) Photoshop
6 5 (4.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (4.81%) InDesign
7 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 43 (41.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 33 (31.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.73%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (40.38%) Marketing
2 26 (25.00%) Electronics
3 20 (19.23%) Publishing
4 8 (7.69%) Finance
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (55.77%) CSS
1 58 (55.77%) HTML
2 48 (46.15%) .NET
3 27 (25.96%) XML
4 6 (5.77%) XSL
4 6 (5.77%) SGML
5 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Animation
2 16 (15.38%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (6.73%) Financial Modelling
2 7 (6.73%) Analytics
3 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (4.81%) Content Management
4 2 (1.92%) Software Engineering
4 2 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (0.96%) Data Modelling
5 1 (0.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.38%) Java
2 38 (36.54%) C++
3 37 (35.58%) C
4 7 (6.73%) VBA
4 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.96%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Atlassian
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (1.92%) Red Gate
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