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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 427 364 382
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 19 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 61
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,500 £50,000
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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 28 August 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 +6 10 £30,500 -28.23%
East Sussex -18 5 - -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Middlesex -14 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -19 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (34.33%) HTML
2 22 (32.84%) Adobe
3 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.88%) Finance
5 14 (20.90%) InDesign
5 14 (20.90%) MS Office
6 13 (19.40%) CSS
6 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
7 12 (17.91%) Electronics
7 12 (17.91%) RoboHelp
7 12 (17.91%) Marketing
7 12 (17.91%) Graphic Design
7 12 (17.91%) Finnish Language
7 12 (17.91%) French Language
7 12 (17.91%) German Language
7 12 (17.91%) Italian Language
7 12 (17.91%) Swedish Language
8 11 (16.42%) XML
8 11 (16.42%) Acrobat
9 10 (14.93%) Degree
10 9 (13.43%) XMetaL
11 7 (10.45%) FrameMaker
11 7 (10.45%) Publishing
11 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.96%) PageMaker
12 6 (8.96%) CorelDRAW
13 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
13 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
14 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
14 4 (5.97%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) InDesign
1 14 (20.90%) MS Office
2 12 (17.91%) RoboHelp
3 11 (16.42%) Acrobat
4 9 (13.43%) XMetaL
5 7 (10.45%) FrameMaker
5 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
6 6 (8.96%) PageMaker
6 6 (8.96%) CorelDRAW
7 4 (5.97%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (4.48%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
9 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
3 12 (17.91%) Electronics
3 12 (17.91%) Marketing
3 12 (17.91%) Finnish Language
3 12 (17.91%) French Language
3 12 (17.91%) German Language
3 12 (17.91%) Italian Language
3 12 (17.91%) Swedish Language
4 7 (10.45%) Publishing
5 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.97%) Legal
7 2 (2.99%) Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Avionics
8 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) HTML
2 13 (19.40%) CSS
3 11 (16.42%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.99%) Life Science
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Android
1 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.97%) Information Security
2 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (4.48%) Project Management
3 2 (2.99%) Service Management
3 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.99%) ITSM
3 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
3 2 (2.99%) Content Management
3 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
3 2 (2.99%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (1.49%) Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.49%) Time Management
4 1 (1.49%) V-Model
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (1.49%) Web Development
4 1 (1.49%) Requirements Management
4 1 (1.49%) Business Analysis
4 1 (1.49%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (1.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) C++
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) HNC
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Adobe
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) Serena
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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