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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 202 151 255
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 63 93 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 1.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.41% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 76 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
7433 6612 8578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.62% 96.37% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6091 5305 7435
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(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
Bedfordshire +8 29 £33,250 +10.83%
Cambridgeshire -32 25 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Suffolk - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -28 4 £23,000 -42.50% 2
Technical Author
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 67 (47.86%) HTML
2 52 (37.14%) CSS
3 44 (31.43%) RoboHelp
4 42 (30.00%) PaintShop Pro
5 37 (26.43%) OO
6 35 (25.00%) C
6 35 (25.00%) C++
7 34 (24.29%) Python
7 34 (24.29%) XML
8 33 (23.57%) FrameMaker
8 33 (23.57%) Content Management
9 31 (22.14%) Marketing
10 29 (20.71%) Degree
10 29 (20.71%) Adobe
11 28 (20.00%) Eclipse
12 26 (18.57%) Telecoms
13 25 (17.86%) MS Excel
14 24 (17.14%) Acrobat
14 24 (17.14%) User Experience
15 23 (16.43%) Confluence
15 23 (16.43%) Atlassian
15 23 (16.43%) Visual Studio
15 23 (16.43%) Publishing
16 22 (15.71%) .NET
16 22 (15.71%) SaaS
17 21 (15.00%) Java
17 21 (15.00%) Windows
18 20 (14.29%) LAN
18 20 (14.29%) WAN
18 20 (14.29%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 23 (16.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (31.43%) RoboHelp
2 42 (30.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 33 (23.57%) FrameMaker
4 25 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 24 (17.14%) Acrobat
6 18 (12.86%) XMetaL
7 13 (9.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (7.86%) Adobe Captivate
9 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
10 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (1.43%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) LAN
1 20 (14.29%) WAN
1 20 (14.29%) Wireless
2 19 (13.57%) 2G
2 19 (13.57%) 3G
3 15 (10.71%) LTE
4 6 (4.29%) DWDM
4 6 (4.29%) DSL
Development Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 23 (16.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.86%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 31 (22.14%) Marketing
2 26 (18.57%) Telecoms
3 23 (16.43%) Publishing
4 15 (10.71%) Electronics
5 8 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.14%) Finance
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.86%) HTML
2 52 (37.14%) CSS
3 34 (24.29%) XML
4 22 (15.71%) .NET
5 14 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) User Experience
2 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) Life Science
3 8 (5.71%) Chemistry
3 8 (5.71%) Biology
4 4 (2.86%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Windows
2 20 (14.29%) Android
2 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) OO
2 33 (23.57%) Content Management
3 14 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 14 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 14 (10.00%) Coaching
4 5 (3.57%) Validation
5 4 (2.86%) Workflow
5 4 (2.86%) Line Management
6 2 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.43%) Project Planning
7 1 (0.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.71%) Time Management
7 1 (0.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.00%) C
1 35 (25.00%) C++
2 34 (24.29%) Python
3 21 (15.00%) Java
4 15 (10.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) Adobe
2 23 (16.43%) Atlassian
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.71%) Red Gate
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