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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 651 717 633
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 203 173 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 147 174
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +51 92 £40,000 +23.07% 8
East of England +3 54 £32,250 -7.85% 7
London +72 36 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Yorkshire -10 20 £35,000 - 3
North West -1 3 £36,000 -10.00% 2
South West -14 3 £29,750 -8.46% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £19,250 -41.66%
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 103 (31.60%) HTML
2 76 (23.31%) MS Excel
3 74 (22.70%) XML
4 72 (22.09%) MS Office
5 69 (21.17%) FrameMaker
6 65 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (16.56%) Adobe
7 54 (16.56%) Degree
8 53 (16.26%) Telecoms
9 51 (15.64%) Electronics
10 50 (15.34%) CSS
11 49 (15.03%) Microsoft
12 47 (14.42%) RoboHelp
13 46 (14.11%) Publishing
13 46 (14.11%) Content Management
14 40 (12.27%) Acrobat
15 35 (10.74%) MS Visio
16 32 (9.82%) Marketing
17 30 (9.20%) C++
18 29 (8.90%) C
18 29 (8.90%) Line Management
19 27 (8.28%) Banking
20 26 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (7.67%) Mentoring
21 25 (7.67%) Finance
21 25 (7.67%) PaintShop Pro
22 24 (7.36%) Java
22 24 (7.36%) OO
23 23 (7.06%) Python
23 23 (7.06%) Adobe Illustrator

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (2.76%) Confluence
2 4 (1.23%) Documentum
2 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.23%) CMS
3 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.92%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 76 (23.31%) MS Excel
2 72 (22.09%) MS Office
3 69 (21.17%) FrameMaker
4 47 (14.42%) RoboHelp
5 40 (12.27%) Acrobat
6 35 (10.74%) MS Visio
7 25 (7.67%) PaintShop Pro
8 23 (7.06%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (5.21%) Photoshop
10 5 (1.53%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (1.23%) InDesign
11 4 (1.23%) XMetaL
11 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.92%) PageMaker
12 3 (0.92%) QuarkXPress
13 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
14 1 (0.31%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.31%) Mudbox
14 1 (0.31%) Houdini
14 1 (0.31%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.13%) VoIP
2 15 (4.60%) LTE
3 14 (4.29%) 2G
3 14 (4.29%) 3G
4 9 (2.76%) Internet
5 6 (1.84%) LDAP
5 6 (1.84%) DNS
6 5 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (1.53%) Wireless
6 5 (1.53%) GSM
6 5 (1.53%) LAN
6 5 (1.53%) UMTS
6 5 (1.53%) WAN
7 2 (0.61%) IMAP
8 1 (0.31%) DSL
8 1 (0.31%) DWDM
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (5.21%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.84%) JIRA
4 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.23%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
General
1 53 (16.26%) Telecoms
2 51 (15.64%) Electronics
3 46 (14.11%) Publishing
4 32 (9.82%) Marketing
5 27 (8.28%) Banking
6 25 (7.67%) Finance
7 20 (6.13%) Automotive
8 18 (5.52%) Legal
9 16 (4.91%) Manufacturing
10 15 (4.60%) Retail
11 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (31.60%) HTML
2 74 (22.70%) XML
3 50 (15.34%) CSS
4 18 (5.52%) XSLT
5 11 (3.37%) JMS
6 8 (2.45%) .NET
7 6 (1.84%) Web Services
8 5 (1.53%) XSL
9 3 (0.92%) Middleware
9 3 (0.92%) XSD
10 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.31%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.44%) User Experience
3 16 (4.91%) E-Learning
3 16 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.29%) Wiki
5 8 (2.45%) EFT
5 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.45%) Physics
5 8 (2.45%) Internet of Things
6 6 (1.84%) Streaming Video
6 6 (1.84%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.53%) Derivative
8 3 (0.92%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.61%) GIS
9 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.61%) Photography
10 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.31%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.76%) Windows
2 6 (1.84%) Linux
2 6 (1.84%) Mac OS X
3 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.53%) Android
4 3 (0.92%) CentOS
4 3 (0.92%) UNIX
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.11%) Content Management
3 29 (8.90%) Line Management
4 25 (7.67%) Mentoring
5 24 (7.36%) OO
6 21 (6.44%) Time Management
7 20 (6.13%) Scrum
8 18 (5.52%) Coaching
9 15 (4.60%) Product Management
10 14 (4.29%) Workflow
11 13 (3.99%) Change Management
12 11 (3.37%) Migration
13 8 (2.45%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.45%) Software Engineering
14 7 (2.15%) ERP
15 6 (1.84%) Project Management
15 6 (1.84%) Document Management
15 6 (1.84%) Risk Management
15 6 (1.84%) Business Process Mapping
15 6 (1.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.20%) C++
2 29 (8.90%) C
3 24 (7.36%) Java
4 23 (7.06%) Python
5 17 (5.21%) Perl
6 6 (1.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (16.56%) Degree
2 11 (3.37%) HNC
3 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.61%) ISACA
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 54 (16.56%) Adobe
2 49 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.68%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.15%) SAP
5 5 (1.53%) Perforce
6 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.92%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) EMC
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