The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 141 108 147
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 7 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 1.10% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.15% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2285 1913 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.22% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 1553 2177
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Hertfordshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Author
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Author
East of England

Technical Author
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (90.00%) FrameMaker
1 9 (90.00%) MS Visio
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Adobe
2 5 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 5 (50.00%) RoboHelp
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) CorelDRAW
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Finance

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (90.00%) FrameMaker
1 9 (90.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 5 (50.00%) RoboHelp
2 5 (50.00%) CorelDRAW
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Adobe