The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 404 376 377
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 36 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 66
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Author
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in the South East

Technical Author
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Berkshire +18 15 £30,500 -28.23% 2
Hampshire +5 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Surrey -5 5 £29,000 -38.94%
East Sussex -18 5 - -
West Sussex -1 4 £23,000 -4.16%
Middlesex +3 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -7 1 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.00%) Adobe
3 26 (34.67%) HTML
4 21 (28.00%) RoboHelp
4 21 (28.00%) Finance
5 18 (24.00%) Manufacturing
5 18 (24.00%) InDesign
5 18 (24.00%) CSS
6 17 (22.67%) Graphic Design
6 17 (22.67%) Finnish Language
6 17 (22.67%) French Language
6 17 (22.67%) German Language
6 17 (22.67%) Italian Language
6 17 (22.67%) Swedish Language
7 16 (21.33%) Electronics
8 15 (20.00%) Acrobat
8 15 (20.00%) Degree
9 13 (17.33%) MS Office
10 12 (16.00%) Marketing
11 11 (14.67%) XML
11 11 (14.67%) PageMaker
11 11 (14.67%) CorelDRAW
12 10 (13.33%) FrameMaker
13 8 (10.67%) XMetaL
13 8 (10.67%) Financial Modelling
13 8 (10.67%) Analytics
14 7 (9.33%) Publishing
14 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
15 6 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (8.00%) VBA

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) RoboHelp
2 18 (24.00%) InDesign
3 15 (20.00%) Acrobat
4 13 (17.33%) MS Office
5 11 (14.67%) PageMaker
5 11 (14.67%) CorelDRAW
6 10 (13.33%) FrameMaker
7 8 (10.67%) XMetaL
8 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (5.33%) PaintShop Pro
10 3 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.67%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 17 (22.67%) Finnish Language
3 17 (22.67%) French Language
3 17 (22.67%) German Language
3 17 (22.67%) Italian Language
3 17 (22.67%) Swedish Language
4 16 (21.33%) Electronics
5 12 (16.00%) Marketing
6 7 (9.33%) Publishing
7 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (5.33%) Legal
8 4 (5.33%) Banking
9 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.33%) Avionics
10 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) HTML
2 18 (24.00%) CSS
3 11 (14.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.67%) Life Science
2 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.67%) Financial Modelling
1 8 (10.67%) Analytics
2 3 (4.00%) Project Management
2 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (2.67%) Content Management
3 2 (2.67%) Service Management
3 2 (2.67%) ITSM
3 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (2.67%) Information Security
3 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (2.67%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (1.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.33%) Time Management
4 1 (1.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (1.33%) V-Model
4 1 (1.33%) Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) VBA
2 3 (4.00%) C++
2 3 (4.00%) Java
2 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.33%) HNC
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GAMP
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) VMware
3 2 (2.67%) Serena
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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