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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 91 49 110
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 22 63 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 4.38% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 4.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 60 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
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
1531 1387 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 96.45% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1165 1433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 27 January 2015.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 43 (75.44%) HTML
2 42 (73.68%) OO
3 40 (70.18%) C
3 40 (70.18%) C++
4 31 (54.39%) Eclipse
4 31 (54.39%) Content Management
5 25 (43.86%) CSS
6 24 (42.11%) Visual Studio
6 24 (42.11%) Marketing
6 24 (42.11%) Atlassian
6 24 (42.11%) Confluence
6 24 (42.11%) User Experience
7 23 (40.35%) SaaS
7 23 (40.35%) .NET
8 22 (38.60%) Java
9 19 (33.33%) Perl
9 19 (33.33%) XML
10 18 (31.58%) XSLT
10 18 (31.58%) Python
10 18 (31.58%) Electronics
10 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
10 18 (31.58%) Coaching
11 13 (22.81%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.26%) Degree
12 3 (5.26%) Publishing
13 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.51%) Line Management
14 1 (1.75%) Red Gate
14 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.75%) FrameMaker

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 24 (42.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 23 (40.35%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Eclipse
2 24 (42.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 24 (42.11%) Marketing
2 18 (31.58%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) CSS
3 23 (40.35%) .NET
4 19 (33.33%) XML
5 18 (31.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) OO
2 31 (54.39%) Content Management
3 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 18 (31.58%) Coaching
4 13 (22.81%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Line Management
5 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) C
1 40 (70.18%) C++
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 19 (33.33%) Perl
4 18 (31.58%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.75%) Red Gate
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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