The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 248 237 259
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.043% 0.092% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.097% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £36,125 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.68% +12.67%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Author
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Author
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Manchester - 3 £27,000 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Adobe
2 8 (66.67%) Acrobat
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Publishing
6 1 (8.33%) GIS

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (66.67%) Acrobat
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Adobe
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