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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 793 752 820
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 140 187 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 124 130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,900 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -10 43 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East of England +4 39 £50,000 +47.05% 3
London +5 31 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Yorkshire +10 15 £29,000 -17.14% 2
North West +30 6 £35,000 - 1
South West +3 5 £41,500 +3.75% 1
West Midlands - 2 £39,500 -
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 95 (31.15%) HTML
2 85 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 81 (26.56%) MS Office
4 69 (22.62%) XML
5 63 (20.66%) MS Excel
5 63 (20.66%) Degree
6 52 (17.05%) Content Management
6 52 (17.05%) CSS
7 50 (16.39%) CMS
8 49 (16.07%) RoboHelp
9 48 (15.74%) C++
10 45 (14.75%) Adobe
10 45 (14.75%) Computer Science
11 43 (14.10%) Electronics
12 41 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (13.11%) Telecoms
13 40 (13.11%) Finance
14 34 (11.15%) Software Engineering
15 32 (10.49%) Project Management
16 29 (9.51%) C
17 27 (8.85%) Python
17 27 (8.85%) Mentoring
17 27 (8.85%) Coaching
18 26 (8.52%) Confluence
18 26 (8.52%) FrameMaker
19 24 (7.87%) XMetaL
20 23 (7.54%) Acrobat
20 23 (7.54%) MS Visio
20 23 (7.54%) Java
20 23 (7.54%) Photoshop

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 50 (16.39%) CMS
2 26 (8.52%) Confluence
3 13 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.64%) MediaWiki
4 5 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (26.56%) MS Office
2 63 (20.66%) MS Excel
3 49 (16.07%) RoboHelp
4 26 (8.52%) FrameMaker
5 24 (7.87%) XMetaL
6 23 (7.54%) Acrobat
6 23 (7.54%) MS Visio
6 23 (7.54%) Photoshop
7 14 (4.59%) Adobe Captivate
8 12 (3.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (1.97%) PaintShop Pro
10 5 (1.64%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.66%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.57%) VoIP
2 6 (1.97%) Intranet
3 5 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.62%) RDBMS
1 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.33%) Big Data
2 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (4.59%) Subversion
2 3 (0.98%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.66%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 43 (14.10%) Electronics
2 40 (13.11%) Finance
2 40 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.56%) Publishing
4 15 (4.92%) Banking
5 11 (3.61%) Multimedia
6 8 (2.62%) Legal
7 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.64%) Local Government
8 5 (1.64%) Marketing
9 3 (0.98%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (31.15%) HTML
2 69 (22.62%) XML
3 52 (17.05%) CSS
4 9 (2.95%) .NET
5 6 (1.97%) XHTML
6 5 (1.64%) Flash
7 4 (1.31%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.31%) Web Services
8 3 (0.98%) WSDL
8 3 (0.98%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.98%) XSD
9 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.66%) XSLT
10 1 (0.33%) HTML5
10 1 (0.33%) Middleware
10 1 (0.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.61%) e-Learning
4 9 (2.95%) Blog
5 6 (1.97%) Learning Management System
6 5 (1.64%) Social Network
6 5 (1.64%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.31%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.31%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.66%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.66%) Wiki
9 1 (0.33%) Animation
9 1 (0.33%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.05%) Content Management
2 41 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (11.15%) Software Engineering
4 32 (10.49%) Project Management
5 27 (8.85%) Coaching
5 27 (8.85%) Mentoring
6 16 (5.25%) Analytics
7 12 (3.93%) Scrum
8 11 (3.61%) CRM
8 11 (3.61%) Document Management
9 8 (2.62%) E-Commerce
9 8 (2.62%) Information Architecture
9 8 (2.62%) Web Design
10 7 (2.30%) Software Testing
11 6 (1.97%) Multithreading
11 6 (1.97%) Network Management
11 6 (1.97%) Project Planning
11 6 (1.97%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (1.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (1.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.74%) C++
2 29 (9.51%) C
3 27 (8.85%) Python
4 23 (7.54%) Java
5 22 (7.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.92%) VBScript
7 12 (3.93%) SQL
8 10 (3.28%) C#
9 5 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (20.66%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.75%) Adobe
3 20 (6.56%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.61%) Perforce
5 6 (1.97%) Oracle
6 5 (1.64%) Northgate
7 4 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.33%) SAP
8 1 (0.33%) Toshiba
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