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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 419 406 399
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 19 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.099% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 41
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £37,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Surrey +1 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Oxfordshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire -2 2 £42,750 -18.57% 1
Hampshire -24 2 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £33,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
1 12 (32.43%) MS Visio
2 11 (29.73%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) MS Office
5 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
5 8 (21.62%) Banking
6 7 (18.92%) RoboHelp
7 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
7 6 (16.22%) CSS
7 6 (16.22%) XSL
7 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (16.22%) EFT
7 6 (16.22%) Acrobat
7 6 (16.22%) FrameMaker
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 6 (16.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
7 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.81%) XMetaL
8 4 (10.81%) Information Security
8 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Visio
2 9 (24.32%) MS Office
3 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
4 7 (18.92%) RoboHelp
5 6 (16.22%) FrameMaker
5 6 (16.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (16.22%) Acrobat
5 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
6 4 (10.81%) XMetaL
7 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (2.70%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) DWDM
1 1 (2.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) XSL
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) EFT
2 2 (5.41%) Wiki
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 1 (2.70%) Coaching
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.70%) Workflow
3 1 (2.70%) Validation
3 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Web Development
3 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.70%) V-Model
3 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe
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