The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 583 649 549
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 34 11 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.022% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.024% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 61
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £41,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40856 46590 41043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.45% 93.83% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34522 39077 34537
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Author
Salary Trend in London

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in London

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in London

Technical Author
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Hammersmith - 5 £37,500 -
Romford - 1 £41,000 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 22 (34.92%) Time Management
3 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (31.75%) Publishing
5 17 (26.98%) Legal
5 17 (26.98%) MS Office
5 17 (26.98%) Banking
6 15 (23.81%) Degree
7 13 (20.63%) Change Management
8 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 12 (19.05%) Migration
9 11 (17.46%) Line Management
10 10 (15.87%) HTML
11 9 (14.29%) Workflow
11 9 (14.29%) Content Management
12 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.70%) Acrobat
13 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 7 (11.11%) Finance
13 7 (11.11%) Wiki
14 6 (9.52%) DNS
14 6 (9.52%) LDAP
14 6 (9.52%) Web Services
15 5 (7.94%) SOA
15 5 (7.94%) GSM
15 5 (7.94%) UMTS
15 5 (7.94%) Perforce
15 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
15 5 (7.94%) LTE
15 5 (7.94%) Radio Access Network

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.98%) MS Office
3 8 (12.70%) Acrobat
4 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (3.17%) FrameMaker
6 2 (3.17%) RoboHelp
7 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.59%) Maya
7 1 (1.59%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.59%) Houdini
7 1 (1.59%) ZBrush
7 1 (1.59%) Mudbox
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
1 6 (9.52%) LDAP
2 5 (7.94%) GSM
2 5 (7.94%) UMTS
2 5 (7.94%) LTE
2 5 (7.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.59%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 20 (31.75%) Publishing
2 17 (26.98%) Legal
2 17 (26.98%) Banking
3 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (6.35%) Electronics
6 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.59%) Back Office
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) HTML
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.59%) WSDL
5 1 (1.59%) XSD
5 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Wiki
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.59%) Blog
5 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Time Management
2 13 (20.63%) Change Management
3 12 (19.05%) Migration
4 11 (17.46%) Line Management
5 9 (14.29%) Workflow
5 9 (14.29%) Content Management
6 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 2 (3.17%) CRAMM
9 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.17%) Information Security
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.59%) UML
10 1 (1.59%) Web Design
10 1 (1.59%) Scrum
10 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Java
1 4 (6.35%) C
1 4 (6.35%) C++
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Perforce
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
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