The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 100 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% - 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1440 1162 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 96.19% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 956 737 763
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Author
Scotland

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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe
3 4 (44.44%) Acrobat
3 4 (44.44%) RoboHelp
3 4 (44.44%) FrameMaker
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) Acrobat
2 4 (44.44%) RoboHelp
2 4 (44.44%) FrameMaker
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) UML
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Adobe