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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 689 587 708
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 183 274 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 146 221 135
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
East of England -50 79 £33,000 -8.33% 4
London -65 33 £31,250 -13.19% 5
South West -24 20 £37,500 +15.38% 5
South East -49 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire -24 12 £35,000 +14.75% 1
East Midlands - 11 £26,250 -
West Midlands -21 7 £30,500 -12.85% 1
North West -21 2 £42,500 +37.09% 2
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 132 (36.26%) HTML
2 110 (30.22%) CSS
3 102 (28.02%) XML
4 98 (26.92%) Degree
5 85 (23.35%) FrameMaker
6 73 (20.05%) Adobe
7 67 (18.41%) MS Excel
8 59 (16.21%) Acrobat
9 58 (15.93%) RoboHelp
10 56 (15.38%) MS Office
11 51 (14.01%) Telecoms
11 51 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (13.46%) Marketing
13 46 (12.64%) Content Management
13 46 (12.64%) XMetaL
14 45 (12.36%) Computer Science
15 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
16 41 (11.26%) Finance
17 40 (10.99%) C++
18 38 (10.44%) OO
18 38 (10.44%) 3G
18 38 (10.44%) 2G
19 36 (9.89%) MS Visio
20 34 (9.34%) C
21 32 (8.79%) Windows
21 32 (8.79%) Electronics
22 31 (8.52%) Java
23 29 (7.97%) .NET
24 28 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
25 26 (7.14%) User Experience

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (6.87%) Confluence
2 13 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (23.35%) FrameMaker
2 67 (18.41%) MS Excel
3 59 (16.21%) Acrobat
4 58 (15.93%) RoboHelp
5 56 (15.38%) MS Office
6 46 (12.64%) XMetaL
7 36 (9.89%) MS Visio
8 28 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (5.22%) PaintShop Pro
10 14 (3.85%) InDesign
11 11 (3.02%) Photoshop
12 10 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (2.20%) CorelDRAW
14 6 (1.65%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (1.10%) Doxygen
16 3 (0.82%) PageMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.44%) 3G
1 38 (10.44%) 2G
2 25 (6.87%) LTE
3 22 (6.04%) Wireless
4 7 (1.92%) LAN
4 7 (1.92%) WAN
5 3 (0.82%) DWDM
5 3 (0.82%) DSL
6 1 (0.27%) TETRA
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.40%) Eclipse
3 13 (3.57%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.55%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.55%) Subversion
4 2 (0.55%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (14.01%) Telecoms
2 49 (13.46%) Marketing
3 41 (11.26%) Finance
4 32 (8.79%) Electronics
5 18 (4.95%) Publishing
6 17 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.30%) Automotive
8 8 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.37%) Finnish Language
9 5 (1.37%) French Language
9 5 (1.37%) German Language
9 5 (1.37%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.37%) Swedish Language
10 4 (1.10%) Games
10 4 (1.10%) Banking
10 4 (1.10%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Retail
11 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (36.26%) HTML
2 110 (30.22%) CSS
3 102 (28.02%) XML
4 29 (7.97%) .NET
5 23 (6.32%) XSLT
6 7 (1.92%) JSP
7 4 (1.10%) jQuery
8 3 (0.82%) REST
8 3 (0.82%) SOAP
8 3 (0.82%) JSON
9 2 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.14%) User Experience
3 24 (6.59%) E-Learning
4 13 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.75%) Life Science
6 8 (2.20%) Chemistry
6 8 (2.20%) Biology
7 7 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.37%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.55%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) Animation
10 1 (0.27%) NHS
10 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.79%) Windows
2 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.75%) Android
4 8 (2.20%) Linux
5 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.64%) Content Management
3 38 (10.44%) OO
4 14 (3.85%) Workflow
5 13 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (2.75%) Project Management
6 10 (2.75%) Scrum
6 10 (2.75%) Mentoring
7 9 (2.47%) Coaching
7 9 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (2.20%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (2.20%) Time Management
9 5 (1.37%) Software Engineering
9 5 (1.37%) Validation
10 4 (1.10%) Information Security
10 4 (1.10%) ITIL
10 4 (1.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (1.10%) Service Delivery
10 4 (1.10%) 3D Programming
11 3 (0.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.99%) C++
2 34 (9.34%) C
3 31 (8.52%) Java
4 18 (4.95%) Python
5 12 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.20%) Perl
6 8 (2.20%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (26.92%) Degree
2 19 (5.22%) HNC
3 15 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.65%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 17 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 73 (20.05%) Adobe
2 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.87%) Atlassian
4 19 (5.22%) VMware
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle
6 2 (0.55%) Perforce
6 2 (0.55%) Serena
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco
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