The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 697 741 665
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 186 155 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 121 128 167
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Author
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in England

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in England

Technical Author
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
South East +50 74 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East of England +5 51 £34,000 -2.85% 9
London +52 36 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Yorkshire -3 20 £35,000 - 2
South West -18 5 £40,000 +17.64% 2
East Midlands +20 4 £29,750 -15.00%
North West +14 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 97 (31.39%) HTML
2 70 (22.65%) MS Excel
3 68 (22.01%) XML
4 65 (21.04%) MS Office
4 65 (21.04%) FrameMaker
5 59 (19.09%) CSS
5 59 (19.09%) Adobe
6 58 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (15.86%) Publishing
8 48 (15.53%) Electronics
9 45 (14.56%) Content Management
10 44 (14.24%) Acrobat
10 44 (14.24%) RoboHelp
11 41 (13.27%) Telecoms
12 39 (12.62%) Degree
12 39 (12.62%) Microsoft
13 37 (11.97%) C
13 37 (11.97%) C++
14 36 (11.65%) Marketing
15 33 (10.68%) OO
16 31 (10.03%) PaintShop Pro
16 31 (10.03%) Mentoring
17 30 (9.71%) Python
18 29 (9.39%) Banking
19 28 (9.06%) MS Visio
20 27 (8.74%) Line Management
20 27 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (8.09%) Adobe Illustrator
22 23 (7.44%) Eclipse
22 23 (7.44%) Java

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 15 (4.85%) Confluence
2 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.97%) Documentum
4 2 (0.65%) CMS
4 2 (0.65%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 70 (22.65%) MS Excel
2 65 (21.04%) MS Office
2 65 (21.04%) FrameMaker
3 44 (14.24%) Acrobat
3 44 (14.24%) RoboHelp
4 31 (10.03%) PaintShop Pro
5 28 (9.06%) MS Visio
6 25 (8.09%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (4.21%) Photoshop
8 7 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.97%) InDesign
10 2 (0.65%) XMetaL
10 2 (0.65%) PageMaker
10 2 (0.65%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.32%) Maya
11 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.32%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.32%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.32%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) VoIP
2 11 (3.56%) LTE
3 9 (2.91%) Wireless
3 9 (2.91%) WAN
3 9 (2.91%) LAN
4 8 (2.59%) 2G
4 8 (2.59%) Internet
4 8 (2.59%) 3G
5 6 (1.94%) LDAP
5 6 (1.94%) DNS
6 5 (1.62%) GSM
6 5 (1.62%) UMTS
6 5 (1.62%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.65%) IMAP
7 2 (0.65%) DWDM
7 2 (0.65%) DSL
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (7.44%) Eclipse
2 13 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 49 (15.86%) Publishing
2 48 (15.53%) Electronics
3 41 (13.27%) Telecoms
4 36 (11.65%) Marketing
5 29 (9.39%) Banking
6 21 (6.80%) Manufacturing
7 20 (6.47%) Finance
8 18 (5.83%) Automotive
9 16 (5.18%) Legal
9 16 (5.18%) Retail
10 2 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.65%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (31.39%) HTML
2 68 (22.01%) XML
3 59 (19.09%) CSS
4 21 (6.80%) XSLT
5 11 (3.56%) .NET
6 8 (2.59%) XSL
7 7 (2.27%) JMS
8 5 (1.62%) Web Services
9 3 (0.97%) Middleware
10 2 (0.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.44%) User Experience
3 12 (3.88%) E-Learning
4 11 (3.56%) Wiki
5 8 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.59%) EFT
5 8 (2.59%) Internet of Things
6 6 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.94%) Streaming Video
7 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.62%) Derivative
8 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.65%) Physics
9 2 (0.65%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.65%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.65%) GIS
9 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.32%) IPTV
10 1 (0.32%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.88%) Windows
2 9 (2.91%) Android
2 9 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.94%) Linux
4 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.97%) CentOS
5 3 (0.97%) UNIX
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (14.56%) Content Management
3 33 (10.68%) OO
4 31 (10.03%) Mentoring
5 27 (8.74%) Line Management
6 21 (6.80%) Coaching
7 15 (4.85%) Time Management
8 14 (4.53%) Product Management
9 13 (4.21%) Scrum
10 10 (3.24%) Software Engineering
10 10 (3.24%) Change Management
11 9 (2.91%) Workflow
12 8 (2.59%) Migration
12 8 (2.59%) Configuration Management
13 6 (1.94%) ERP
13 6 (1.94%) Waterfall
13 6 (1.94%) Business Process Mapping
14 5 (1.62%) Performance Engineering
14 5 (1.62%) Document Management
14 5 (1.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.97%) C
1 37 (11.97%) C++
2 30 (9.71%) Python
3 23 (7.44%) Java
4 21 (6.80%) Perl
5 9 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (12.62%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) HNC
3 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.50%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 59 (19.09%) Adobe
2 39 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.53%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.94%) SAP
5 5 (1.62%) Perforce
6 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.32%) EMC
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