The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 73 72 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.19% 1.11% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.15% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
805 781 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.72% 96.18% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 667 702 1084
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Gloucestershire region.

Technical Author Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Author
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Gloucester -3 3 £32,000 +12.28%
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Technical Author
South West

Technical Author
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) JSP
2 6 (54.55%) FrameMaker
2 6 (54.55%) Automotive
2 6 (54.55%) HNC
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe
2 6 (54.55%) Acrobat
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
1 6 (54.55%) Acrobat
1 6 (54.55%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) HNC
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco