The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 430 401 386
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 16 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £34,325 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20486 20531 21455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.03% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 16932 18369
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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
West Sussex - 6 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey -10 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (44.23%) HTML
2 12 (23.08%) MS Office
2 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.23%) Acrobat
4 10 (19.23%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) CSS
5 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
5 9 (17.31%) RoboHelp
5 9 (17.31%) Adobe
5 9 (17.31%) XMetaL
6 8 (15.38%) VMware
7 7 (13.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (11.54%) FrameMaker
8 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
8 6 (11.54%) jQuery
8 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.69%) Banking
10 4 (7.69%) Marketing
10 4 (7.69%) Information Security
10 4 (7.69%) Legal
10 4 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
10 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
11 3 (5.77%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Office
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) Acrobat
3 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
3 9 (17.31%) RoboHelp
3 9 (17.31%) XMetaL
4 7 (13.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (11.54%) FrameMaker
5 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
6 4 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (5.77%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.92%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) DWDM
1 1 (1.92%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Avionics
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) XML
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
4 6 (11.54%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) EFT
1 2 (3.85%) Life Science
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.77%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 2 (3.85%) Usability Engineering
3 2 (3.85%) Service Management
3 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.85%) ITSM
3 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 2 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (1.92%) Line Management
4 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.92%) Coaching
4 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.92%) V-Model
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL
4 1 (1.92%) Workflow
4 1 (1.92%) Validation
4 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Adobe
3 8 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Serena
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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