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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 605 534 611
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 32 72 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.18% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 22 57 23
Average salary £31,250 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.19% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £28,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
42908 41018 46961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.55% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35852 34457 40696
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
City of London +2 4 £27,500 -29.03% 1
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Degree
3 13 (31.71%) MS Office
4 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
5 11 (26.83%) Content Management
6 9 (21.95%) Adobe
6 9 (21.95%) Acrobat
7 8 (19.51%) FrameMaker
8 7 (17.07%) C++
9 6 (14.63%) HTML
9 6 (14.63%) Java
9 6 (14.63%) CSS
9 6 (14.63%) C#
9 6 (14.63%) XML
9 6 (14.63%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (14.63%) Time Management
10 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
10 5 (12.20%) Windows
10 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.76%) QA
11 4 (9.76%) Python
12 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.32%) Doxygen
12 3 (7.32%) JSON
12 3 (7.32%) Product Management
12 3 (7.32%) 3D Programming
12 3 (7.32%) REST
12 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
3 9 (21.95%) Acrobat
4 8 (19.51%) FrameMaker
5 3 (7.32%) Doxygen
6 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (2.44%) RoboHelp
7 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
1 6 (14.63%) CSS
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) JSON
2 3 (7.32%) REST
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Content Management
3 6 (14.63%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Product Management
4 3 (7.32%) 3D Programming
4 3 (7.32%) OOD
4 3 (7.32%) Validation
4 3 (7.32%) OO
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) C++
2 6 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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