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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 199 193 133
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 55 66 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 0.85% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.89% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 103
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,200 £45,000
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
6950 7441 6874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.05% 96.30% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5898 6121 5897
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 2 September 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 +22 29 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Bedfordshire 0 17 £31,500 +2.43%
Hertfordshire -11 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Suffolk - 3 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 £30,500 - 1
Technical Author
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (40.00%) HTML
2 33 (30.00%) Marketing
3 30 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 30 (27.27%) Automotive
4 29 (26.36%) Telecoms
5 28 (25.45%) 2G
5 28 (25.45%) 3G
5 28 (25.45%) Electronics
6 26 (23.64%) XML
7 22 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 22 (20.00%) HNC
7 22 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 22 (20.00%) LTE
8 21 (19.09%) Content Management
9 20 (18.18%) Physics
9 20 (18.18%) FrameMaker
10 19 (17.27%) Degree
11 13 (11.82%) Publishing
11 13 (11.82%) SAP
12 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
12 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.00%) Line Management
13 9 (8.18%) Coaching
13 9 (8.18%) User Experience
13 9 (8.18%) JIRA
13 9 (8.18%) Atlassian
13 9 (8.18%) Information Architecture
13 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
13 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
13 9 (8.18%) RoboHelp

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 22 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 20 (18.18%) FrameMaker
3 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (8.18%) RoboHelp
5 8 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (5.45%) XMetaL
7 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.45%) 3G
1 28 (25.45%) 2G
2 22 (20.00%) LTE
3 2 (1.82%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) JIRA
1 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
1 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 33 (30.00%) Marketing
2 30 (27.27%) Automotive
3 29 (26.36%) Telecoms
4 28 (25.45%) Electronics
5 13 (11.82%) Publishing
6 2 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.00%) HTML
2 26 (23.64%) XML
3 6 (5.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.18%) Physics
3 9 (8.18%) User Experience
4 6 (5.45%) E-Learning
4 6 (5.45%) Wiki
5 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Content Management
2 11 (10.00%) Line Management
2 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.18%) Coaching
3 9 (8.18%) Information Architecture
4 6 (5.45%) OO
4 6 (5.45%) Workflow
4 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (1.82%) SDLC
5 2 (1.82%) Scrum
5 2 (1.82%) CRM
5 2 (1.82%) Project Management
5 2 (1.82%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (1.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) C
1 6 (5.45%) C++
1 6 (5.45%) Perl
1 6 (5.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) HNC
2 19 (17.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) SAP
2 9 (8.18%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.73%) Adobe
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