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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 79 74 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 36 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.07% 2.66% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.80% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 14
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 17 September 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (51.32%) HTML
2 36 (47.37%) Marketing
3 34 (44.74%) OO
4 32 (42.11%) CSS
5 29 (38.16%) C
5 29 (38.16%) C++
6 25 (32.89%) Visual Studio
6 25 (32.89%) Atlassian
6 25 (32.89%) Confluence
6 25 (32.89%) User Experience
7 23 (30.26%) Electronics
8 22 (28.95%) Java
8 22 (28.95%) .NET
8 22 (28.95%) SaaS
9 21 (27.63%) MS Office
10 17 (22.37%) Content Management
10 17 (22.37%) Degree
11 15 (19.74%) Eclipse
11 15 (19.74%) Wireless
12 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.84%) XML
13 9 (11.84%) FrameMaker
14 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
15 7 (9.21%) Perl
15 7 (9.21%) Photoshop
15 7 (9.21%) XSLT
15 7 (9.21%) Python
15 7 (9.21%) Adobe

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (32.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Office
2 9 (11.84%) FrameMaker
3 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 7 (9.21%) Acrobat
4 7 (9.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (9.21%) InDesign
4 7 (9.21%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Visual Studio
2 15 (19.74%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (47.37%) Marketing
2 23 (30.26%) Electronics
3 7 (9.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.95%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (51.32%) HTML
2 32 (42.11%) CSS
3 22 (28.95%) .NET
4 9 (11.84%) XML
5 7 (9.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) User Experience
2 7 (9.21%) Chemistry
2 7 (9.21%) Biology
2 7 (9.21%) Life Science
3 2 (2.63%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.63%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) OO
2 17 (22.37%) Content Management
3 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.21%) Coaching
6 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) C
1 29 (38.16%) C++
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) Perl
3 7 (9.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Atlassian
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe
3 2 (2.63%) Perforce
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
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