The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 174 138 246
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 80 105 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.04% 1.50% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.56% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 64 90 27
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,800 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7391 6710 8820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 5722 7505
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Author
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in the East of England

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in the East of England

Technical Author
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 40 £35,000 - 5
Bedfordshire -28 33 £31,000 -14.48% 2
Hertfordshire -32 4 £42,500 -2.29%
Suffolk - 3 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 54 (37.76%) HTML
2 53 (37.06%) Degree
3 46 (32.17%) XML
4 43 (30.07%) CSS
5 40 (27.97%) Marketing
6 39 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 37 (25.87%) OO
8 36 (25.17%) 3G
8 36 (25.17%) 2G
8 36 (25.17%) Computer Science
9 35 (24.48%) XMetaL
9 35 (24.48%) Content Management
9 35 (24.48%) FrameMaker
10 34 (23.78%) C
10 34 (23.78%) C++
11 28 (19.58%) User Experience
12 27 (18.88%) Confluence
12 27 (18.88%) Visual Studio
12 27 (18.88%) Atlassian
13 24 (16.78%) Electronics
13 24 (16.78%) .NET
13 24 (16.78%) Java
13 24 (16.78%) LTE
13 24 (16.78%) SaaS
14 23 (16.08%) Adobe
15 22 (15.38%) RoboHelp
15 22 (15.38%) Wireless
16 21 (14.69%) MS Visio
17 20 (13.99%) Eclipse
17 20 (13.99%) MS Excel

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 27 (18.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (24.48%) FrameMaker
1 35 (24.48%) XMetaL
2 22 (15.38%) RoboHelp
3 21 (14.69%) MS Visio
4 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
5 19 (13.29%) Acrobat
5 19 (13.29%) MS Office
6 17 (11.89%) PaintShop Pro
7 14 (9.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (3.50%) InDesign
8 5 (3.50%) CorelDRAW
8 5 (3.50%) Photoshop
9 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (2.80%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.17%) 3G
1 36 (25.17%) 2G
2 24 (16.78%) LTE
3 22 (15.38%) Wireless
4 8 (5.59%) LAN
4 8 (5.59%) WAN
5 3 (2.10%) DWDM
5 3 (2.10%) DSL
6 1 (0.70%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.99%) Eclipse
3 12 (8.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 40 (27.97%) Marketing
2 39 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 24 (16.78%) Electronics
4 11 (7.69%) Publishing
5 8 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.40%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.76%) HTML
2 46 (32.17%) XML
3 43 (30.07%) CSS
4 24 (16.78%) .NET
5 10 (6.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.17%) Computer Science
2 28 (19.58%) User Experience
3 12 (8.39%) E-Learning
4 8 (5.59%) Chemistry
4 8 (5.59%) Biology
4 8 (5.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) Android
2 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.87%) OO
2 35 (24.48%) Content Management
3 12 (8.39%) Workflow
4 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.99%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.99%) Coaching
6 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.40%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.70%) Validation
8 1 (0.70%) Requirements Management
8 1 (0.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.70%) Time Management
8 1 (0.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.78%) C
1 34 (23.78%) C++
2 24 (16.78%) Java
3 18 (12.59%) Python
4 10 (6.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (37.06%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) HNC
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.10%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Atlassian
2 23 (16.08%) Adobe
3 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.40%) Perforce
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