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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 689 725 585
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -140
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 192 173 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 163 160 229
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +54 89 £40,000 +31.14% 5
East of England +1 55 £31,500 -10.00% 10
London +47 29 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Yorkshire -17 16 £35,000 - 3
North West 0 6 £37,000 -7.50% 3
East Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
South West -29 1 £19,500 -33.89%
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 125 (32.55%) HTML
2 91 (23.70%) Degree
3 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (21.61%) Telecoms
5 78 (20.31%) FrameMaker
6 76 (19.79%) MS Excel
7 75 (19.53%) XML
8 73 (19.01%) Microsoft
9 65 (16.93%) MS Office
10 62 (16.15%) Adobe
11 50 (13.02%) RoboHelp
12 46 (11.98%) Marketing
13 45 (11.72%) Content Management
14 44 (11.46%) Electronics
15 40 (10.42%) Publishing
16 38 (9.90%) MS Visio
17 37 (9.64%) CSS
18 35 (9.11%) Finance
18 35 (9.11%) Acrobat
19 33 (8.59%) Scrum
20 32 (8.33%) VoIP
21 30 (7.81%) Line Management
22 29 (7.55%) Computer Science
23 27 (7.03%) Product Management
23 27 (7.03%) Java
24 26 (6.77%) Automotive
25 25 (6.51%) QA
25 25 (6.51%) Time Management
26 24 (6.25%) LTE
27 23 (5.99%) 3G

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (2.08%) CMS
2 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.04%) Documentum
4 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.52%) Confluence
5 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 78 (20.31%) FrameMaker
2 76 (19.79%) MS Excel
3 65 (16.93%) MS Office
4 50 (13.02%) RoboHelp
5 38 (9.90%) MS Visio
6 35 (9.11%) Acrobat
7 23 (5.99%) Photoshop
8 22 (5.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (4.17%) PaintShop Pro
10 12 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (1.82%) XMetaL
13 4 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (1.04%) InDesign
14 3 (0.78%) PageMaker
14 3 (0.78%) QuarkXPress
15 2 (0.52%) ZBrush
15 2 (0.52%) Mudbox
15 2 (0.52%) Maya
15 2 (0.52%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.33%) VoIP
2 24 (6.25%) LTE
3 23 (5.99%) 3G
3 23 (5.99%) 2G
4 9 (2.34%) Internet
5 6 (1.56%) DNS
5 6 (1.56%) LDAP
5 6 (1.56%) GSM
5 6 (1.56%) UMTS
6 5 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.52%) HTTP
7 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 11 (2.86%) JIRA
2 9 (2.34%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.30%) XMLSpy
4 3 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 83 (21.61%) Telecoms
2 46 (11.98%) Marketing
3 44 (11.46%) Electronics
4 40 (10.42%) Publishing
5 35 (9.11%) Finance
6 26 (6.77%) Automotive
7 11 (2.86%) Banking
8 10 (2.60%) French Language
8 10 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.34%) Legal
10 5 (1.30%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.52%) German Language
12 2 (0.52%) Retail
12 2 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (32.55%) HTML
2 75 (19.53%) XML
3 37 (9.64%) CSS
4 19 (4.95%) JMS
5 12 (3.13%) XSLT
6 8 (2.08%) .NET
7 7 (1.82%) HTML5
8 6 (1.56%) Web Services
9 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.04%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.78%) Middleware
12 2 (0.52%) RESTful
13 1 (0.26%) WSDL
13 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.73%) User Experience
2 22 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.91%) E-Learning
4 14 (3.65%) Wiki
5 12 (3.13%) Physics
6 8 (2.08%) Internet of Things
7 7 (1.82%) Copywriting
8 6 (1.56%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.30%) Derivative
10 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.78%) Photography
12 2 (0.52%) GIS
12 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.52%) PMI
12 2 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.69%) Windows
2 9 (2.34%) Linux
3 8 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.04%) UNIX
5 3 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (11.72%) Content Management
3 33 (8.59%) Scrum
4 30 (7.81%) Line Management
5 27 (7.03%) Product Management
6 25 (6.51%) Time Management
7 17 (4.43%) Coaching
8 16 (4.17%) Workflow
9 15 (3.91%) Migration
10 14 (3.65%) Mentoring
11 13 (3.39%) Change Management
11 13 (3.39%) OO
12 9 (2.34%) Information Architecture
13 8 (2.08%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.08%) ITIL
13 8 (2.08%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.08%) ITSM
13 8 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (1.82%) Project Management
14 7 (1.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.03%) Java
2 18 (4.69%) C++
3 17 (4.43%) C
4 13 (3.39%) Python
5 11 (2.86%) Perl
6 6 (1.56%) C#
7 4 (1.04%) SQL
8 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (23.70%) Degree
2 18 (4.69%) HNC
3 8 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.52%) APMP
5 2 (0.52%) ISACA
6 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) MCSA
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.51%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 73 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.15%) Adobe
3 13 (3.39%) SAP
4 11 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.30%) Perforce
6 3 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco
7 2 (0.52%) Casewise
8 1 (0.26%) EMC
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