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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 350 408 396
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 107 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 89 39 32
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £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
20234 22266 21043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16508 18083 17400
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
(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
Buckinghamshire - 46 £38,750 - 1
Surrey +26 20 £50,000 +56.25% 5
Berkshire 0 17 £40,000 +31.14% 2
Hampshire +14 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Oxfordshire +17 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 49 (32.67%) MS Office
2 48 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 45 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 44 (29.33%) Degree
5 40 (26.67%) FrameMaker
6 39 (26.00%) XML
7 35 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 31 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (18.67%) VoIP
10 24 (16.00%) HTML
10 24 (16.00%) RoboHelp
11 22 (14.67%) MS Visio
12 18 (12.00%) Product Management
13 16 (10.67%) Adobe
13 16 (10.67%) Java
13 16 (10.67%) PaintShop Pro
13 16 (10.67%) Finance
14 15 (10.00%) Publishing
15 14 (9.33%) Scrum
15 14 (9.33%) JMS
15 14 (9.33%) QA
16 13 (8.67%) SAP
17 12 (8.00%) Electronics
17 12 (8.00%) Marketing
18 9 (6.00%) Manufacturing
18 9 (6.00%) Acrobat
19 8 (5.33%) Internet
19 8 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
19 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
19 8 (5.33%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 49 (32.67%) MS Office
2 45 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 40 (26.67%) FrameMaker
4 24 (16.00%) RoboHelp
5 22 (14.67%) MS Visio
6 16 (10.67%) PaintShop Pro
7 9 (6.00%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.33%) XMetaL
8 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.67%) VoIP
2 8 (5.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.67%) Finance
3 15 (10.00%) Publishing
4 12 (8.00%) Marketing
4 12 (8.00%) Electronics
5 9 (6.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.00%) Banking
7 4 (2.67%) Retail
7 4 (2.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.00%) XML
2 24 (16.00%) HTML
3 14 (9.33%) JMS
4 7 (4.67%) CSS
5 2 (1.33%) XSL
6 1 (0.67%) .NET
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Internet of Things
1 8 (5.33%) User Experience
2 6 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 5 (3.33%) Derivative
4 4 (2.67%) EFT
4 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.33%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.33%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.33%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.67%) Photography
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Solaris
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.00%) Product Management
3 14 (9.33%) Scrum
4 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (4.00%) Document Management
6 5 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.67%) ITIL
7 4 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.67%) ITSM
7 4 (2.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.00%) Content Management
8 3 (2.00%) Coaching
9 2 (1.33%) Open Source
9 2 (1.33%) Project Management
10 1 (0.67%) Service Management
10 1 (0.67%) CAD
10 1 (0.67%) Workflow
10 1 (0.67%) Data Management
10 1 (0.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.67%) Java
2 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.33%) C++
3 1 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (29.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.33%) APMP
5 1 (0.67%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.67%) HNC
5 1 (0.67%) HND
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Adobe
3 13 (8.67%) SAP
4 3 (2.00%) Cisco
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