The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 98 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.077% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,125 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.68% +12.67%
Technical Author
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1233 1344 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.62% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 760 859 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Author
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe