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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 377 427 399
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 74 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
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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
Buckinghamshire - 28 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +22 21 £50,000 +5.26%
Berkshire +14 20 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Hampshire -8 5 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 35 (37.23%) MS Office
2 33 (35.11%) XML
3 32 (34.04%) FrameMaker
4 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
7 21 (22.34%) MS Visio
8 18 (19.15%) Degree
9 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
10 14 (14.89%) RoboHelp
11 13 (13.83%) VoIP
11 13 (13.83%) PaintShop Pro
11 13 (13.83%) Product Management
12 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
12 11 (11.70%) Electronics
12 11 (11.70%) CSS
13 10 (10.64%) HTML
13 10 (10.64%) Marketing
13 10 (10.64%) Banking
14 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
14 9 (9.57%) Finance
14 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
14 9 (9.57%) Adobe
15 8 (8.51%) Internet
15 8 (8.51%) EFT
15 8 (8.51%) Acrobat
15 8 (8.51%) Java
15 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
15 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (8.51%) XSL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) MS Office
2 32 (34.04%) FrameMaker
3 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
4 21 (22.34%) MS Visio
5 14 (14.89%) RoboHelp
6 13 (13.83%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (8.51%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.06%) InDesign
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) VoIP
2 8 (8.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.70%) Electronics
3 10 (10.64%) Marketing
3 10 (10.64%) Banking
4 9 (9.57%) Finance
4 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
5 8 (8.51%) Retail
6 6 (6.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.11%) XML
2 11 (11.70%) CSS
3 10 (10.64%) HTML
4 8 (8.51%) XSL
5 7 (7.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) EFT
1 8 (8.51%) Internet of Things
1 8 (8.51%) User Experience
2 6 (6.38%) Streaming Video
2 6 (6.38%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.32%) Derivative
4 3 (3.19%) Wiki
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.83%) Product Management
3 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.45%) Scrum
6 5 (5.32%) Document Management
7 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.06%) Coaching
9 1 (1.06%) Workflow
9 1 (1.06%) CAD
9 1 (1.06%) Project Management
9 1 (1.06%) Service Management
9 1 (1.06%) Data Management
9 1 (1.06%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) Java
1 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.13%) C
2 2 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) HNC
3 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Adobe
3 6 (6.38%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco
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