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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 214 175 246
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 44 82 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 1.15% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.20% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 81 24
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.67%
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
6976 6851 7835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.86% 95.75% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5618 5611 6746
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -36 20 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire +15 14 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Hertfordshire -12 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Suffolk - 2 £32,500 -
Technical Author
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 58 (48.74%) HTML
2 40 (33.61%) OO
3 39 (32.77%) CSS
4 38 (31.93%) C
4 38 (31.93%) C++
5 36 (30.25%) Python
5 36 (30.25%) RoboHelp
6 35 (29.41%) PaintShop Pro
7 28 (23.53%) Publishing
8 27 (22.69%) Electronics
8 27 (22.69%) Content Management
8 27 (22.69%) Eclipse
9 26 (21.85%) FrameMaker
10 25 (21.01%) Adobe
10 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
11 24 (20.17%) XML
12 23 (19.33%) Marketing
13 21 (17.65%) Atlassian
13 21 (17.65%) Confluence
13 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
13 21 (17.65%) User Experience
14 20 (16.81%) SaaS
14 20 (16.81%) Perl
14 20 (16.81%) .NET
15 19 (15.97%) Java
15 19 (15.97%) XSLT
15 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
15 19 (15.97%) Coaching
16 18 (15.13%) Acrobat
17 17 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (17.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (30.25%) RoboHelp
2 35 (29.41%) PaintShop Pro
3 26 (21.85%) FrameMaker
4 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
5 18 (15.13%) Acrobat
6 16 (13.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (7.56%) Adobe Captivate
8 8 (6.72%) MS Office
9 7 (5.88%) Photoshop
10 4 (3.36%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.29%) LAN
1 17 (14.29%) WAN
1 17 (14.29%) Wireless
2 6 (5.04%) DWDM
2 6 (5.04%) DSL
3 4 (3.36%) 2G
3 4 (3.36%) LTE
3 4 (3.36%) 3G
Development Applications
1 27 (22.69%) Eclipse
2 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 28 (23.53%) Publishing
2 27 (22.69%) Electronics
3 23 (19.33%) Marketing
4 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Finance
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (48.74%) HTML
2 39 (32.77%) CSS
3 24 (20.17%) XML
4 20 (16.81%) .NET
5 19 (15.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) User Experience
2 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.84%) IPTV
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Windows
1 17 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 17 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.61%) OO
2 27 (22.69%) Content Management
3 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
3 19 (15.97%) Coaching
4 11 (9.24%) Line Management
5 8 (6.72%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (4.20%) Validation
7 2 (1.68%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.68%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.84%) Process Management
8 1 (0.84%) Change Management
8 1 (0.84%) Product Management
8 1 (0.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.93%) C
1 38 (31.93%) C++
2 36 (30.25%) Python
3 20 (16.81%) Perl
4 19 (15.97%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 9000
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Adobe
2 21 (17.65%) Atlassian
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.84%) EMC
4 1 (0.84%) Red Gate
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