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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 745 804 691
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -113
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 166 115 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 118 68 179
Average salary £37,500 £36,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
South East +36 63 £36,000 -15.29% 5
London +22 42 £37,500 +9.48% 6
East of England -11 37 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Yorkshire +30 19 £30,000 -33.33% 6
East Midlands -9 2 £19,000 -52.50% 1
North West +5 1 £34,000 +25.92%
South West -13 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 96 (29.81%) HTML
2 88 (27.33%) Microsoft
3 77 (23.91%) MS Office
4 71 (22.05%) Degree
5 65 (20.19%) XML
6 58 (18.01%) MS Excel
7 57 (17.70%) Adobe
8 55 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (15.53%) RoboHelp
10 48 (14.91%) Computer Science
11 45 (13.98%) CSS
12 41 (12.73%) Content Management
13 39 (12.11%) CMS
14 35 (10.87%) Telecoms
14 35 (10.87%) C++
14 35 (10.87%) Acrobat
15 31 (9.63%) Electronics
16 30 (9.32%) Finance
17 27 (8.39%) MS Visio
18 26 (8.07%) JavaScript
19 24 (7.45%) Java
19 24 (7.45%) Software Engineering
19 24 (7.45%) XMetaL
20 23 (7.14%) FrameMaker
20 23 (7.14%) Marketing
21 22 (6.83%) Publishing
21 22 (6.83%) Project Management
22 20 (6.21%) Photoshop
23 19 (5.90%) Subversion
23 19 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (12.11%) CMS
2 19 (5.90%) Confluence
3 8 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) JBoss
4 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (23.91%) MS Office
2 58 (18.01%) MS Excel
3 50 (15.53%) RoboHelp
4 35 (10.87%) Acrobat
5 27 (8.39%) MS Visio
6 24 (7.45%) XMetaL
7 23 (7.14%) FrameMaker
8 20 (6.21%) Photoshop
9 19 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (3.73%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (3.11%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.31%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.31%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.35%) VoIP
2 7 (2.17%) Internet
3 4 (1.24%) Intranet
4 3 (0.93%) 2G
4 3 (0.93%) 3G
4 3 (0.93%) LTE
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.93%) MySQL
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (5.90%) Subversion
2 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.62%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
General
1 35 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 31 (9.63%) Electronics
3 30 (9.32%) Finance
4 23 (7.14%) Marketing
5 22 (6.83%) Publishing
6 13 (4.04%) Multimedia
7 11 (3.42%) Banking
8 9 (2.80%) Automotive
9 5 (1.55%) Front Office
9 5 (1.55%) Local Government
10 4 (1.24%) French Language
10 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.62%) Back Office
11 2 (0.62%) Legal
11 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (29.81%) HTML
2 65 (20.19%) XML
3 45 (13.98%) CSS
4 11 (3.42%) .NET
5 9 (2.80%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.17%) XHTML
7 2 (0.62%) JMS
7 2 (0.62%) RESTful
8 1 (0.31%) Flash
8 1 (0.31%) Web Services
8 1 (0.31%) WSDL
8 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.31%) XSD
8 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (2.80%) User Experience
3 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.86%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.86%) Physics
5 5 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.24%) Blog
6 4 (1.24%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.24%) Wiki
7 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.62%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.31%) Animation
9 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.31%) Social Network
9 1 (0.31%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (12.73%) Content Management
3 24 (7.45%) Software Engineering
4 22 (6.83%) Project Management
5 18 (5.59%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.97%) Coaching
7 15 (4.66%) Analytics
8 13 (4.04%) Scrum
9 11 (3.42%) Product Management
10 8 (2.48%) CAD
10 8 (2.48%) CRM
11 7 (2.17%) Business Development
11 7 (2.17%) Document Management
11 7 (2.17%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.17%) Multithreading
11 7 (2.17%) SDLC
11 7 (2.17%) Software Testing
12 6 (1.86%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (1.86%) Time Management
12 6 (1.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.87%) C++
2 26 (8.07%) JavaScript
3 24 (7.45%) Java
4 17 (5.28%) C
5 16 (4.97%) Python
6 15 (4.66%) VBScript
7 12 (3.73%) SQL
8 10 (3.11%) C#
8 10 (3.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (22.05%) Degree
2 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.93%) HNC
4 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.28%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.62%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 57 (17.70%) Adobe
3 17 (5.28%) Atlassian
3 17 (5.28%) Perforce
4 5 (1.55%) Northgate
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle
6 2 (0.62%) Avaya
6 2 (0.62%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Casewise
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
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