The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 103 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.075% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £34,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Technical Author
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1272 1753 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.64% 96.37% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1432 1154
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Cheshire region.

Technical Author Salary Trend in Cheshire

Technical Author
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 4 (57.14%) Acrobat
2 4 (57.14%) RoboHelp
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) FrameMaker
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) WFM
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Acrobat
1 4 (57.14%) FrameMaker
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) RoboHelp
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
1 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya