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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 211 216 205
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 51 67 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 60
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
7271 8227 8200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.13% 95.53% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5955 6841 7139
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 £26,000 £25,548
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 27 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Bedfordshire +24 19 £31,750 -0.78% 1
Hertfordshire -2 4 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Technical Author
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 51 (47.66%) HTML
2 33 (30.84%) OO
2 33 (30.84%) Electronics
3 31 (28.97%) C
3 31 (28.97%) C++
4 29 (27.10%) Python
5 26 (24.30%) Content Management
6 25 (23.36%) Publishing
7 24 (22.43%) XML
8 23 (21.50%) Eclipse
9 22 (20.56%) Marketing
9 22 (20.56%) CSS
10 21 (19.63%) Perl
10 21 (19.63%) FrameMaker
11 20 (18.69%) XSLT
11 20 (18.69%) RoboHelp
11 20 (18.69%) Mentoring
11 20 (18.69%) Coaching
12 18 (16.82%) PaintShop Pro
13 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
14 16 (14.95%) Adobe
14 16 (14.95%) Adobe Illustrator
14 16 (14.95%) Line Management
15 14 (13.08%) User Experience
15 14 (13.08%) Atlassian
16 13 (12.15%) Confluence
16 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
17 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
18 11 (10.28%) .NET
18 11 (10.28%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (12.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) FrameMaker
2 20 (18.69%) RoboHelp
3 18 (16.82%) PaintShop Pro
4 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
5 16 (14.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (10.28%) Photoshop
7 9 (8.41%) Acrobat
8 8 (7.48%) MS Office
9 4 (3.74%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.87%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) LAN
1 9 (8.41%) WAN
1 9 (8.41%) Wireless
2 8 (7.48%) 2G
2 8 (7.48%) 3G
3 6 (5.61%) LTE
4 2 (1.87%) DWDM
4 2 (1.87%) DSL
Development Applications
1 23 (21.50%) Eclipse
2 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.87%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 33 (30.84%) Electronics
2 25 (23.36%) Publishing
3 22 (20.56%) Marketing
4 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.48%) Automotive
6 3 (2.80%) Finance
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.66%) HTML
2 24 (22.43%) XML
3 22 (20.56%) CSS
4 20 (18.69%) XSLT
5 11 (10.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) User Experience
2 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.87%) Wiki
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Physics
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
1 9 (8.41%) Android
1 9 (8.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) OO
2 26 (24.30%) Content Management
3 20 (18.69%) Mentoring
3 20 (18.69%) Coaching
4 16 (14.95%) Line Management
5 3 (2.80%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (2.80%) Validation
5 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
6 2 (1.87%) Workflow
7 1 (0.93%) Product Management
7 1 (0.93%) Information Architecture
7 1 (0.93%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.93%) Process Management
7 1 (0.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) C
1 31 (28.97%) C++
2 29 (27.10%) Python
3 21 (19.63%) Perl
4 11 (10.28%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) ISO 9000
1 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Adobe
2 14 (13.08%) Atlassian
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.61%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
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