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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 88 85 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 33 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.86% 1.57% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.69% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 13
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1674 1543 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.42% 93.12% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1359 1511
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (46.67%) Marketing
2 33 (44.00%) OO
3 30 (40.00%) CSS
3 30 (40.00%) HTML
4 25 (33.33%) Electronics
5 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
5 22 (29.33%) Atlassian
5 22 (29.33%) Confluence
6 21 (28.00%) Degree
6 21 (28.00%) MS Office
7 20 (26.67%) .NET
8 19 (25.33%) Java
8 19 (25.33%) SaaS
9 18 (24.00%) C
9 18 (24.00%) C++
9 18 (24.00%) FrameMaker
10 15 (20.00%) Wireless
11 11 (14.67%) E-Learning
11 11 (14.67%) XML
11 11 (14.67%) Animation
12 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (9.33%) InDesign
13 7 (9.33%) Adobe
13 7 (9.33%) Acrobat
13 7 (9.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (9.33%) Photoshop
13 7 (9.33%) Chemistry

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (29.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Office
2 18 (24.00%) FrameMaker
3 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (9.33%) InDesign
4 7 (9.33%) Acrobat
4 7 (9.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (46.67%) Marketing
2 25 (33.33%) Electronics
3 7 (9.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (8.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) CSS
1 30 (40.00%) HTML
2 20 (26.67%) .NET
3 11 (14.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) E-Learning
1 11 (14.67%) Animation
2 7 (9.33%) Chemistry
2 7 (9.33%) Biology
2 7 (9.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) OO
2 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.00%) Content Management
4 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) C
2 18 (24.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Atlassian
2 7 (9.33%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary / package
Posted: 23 days ago