The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 136 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2119 2214 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.73% 92.79% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1582 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (18.18%) XMetaL
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) APMP
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
6 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (9.09%) InDesign
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) RoboHelp
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe
6 1 (9.09%) Back Office
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) XMetaL
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) InDesign
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (9.09%) RoboHelp
3 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) APMP
4 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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