The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 182 212 221
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 19 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.42% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Average salary £50,750 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4322 5017 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.74% 95.47% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 4111 4131
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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 Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Surrey region.

Technical Author Salary Trend in Surrey

Technical Author
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Guildford +4 3 - -
Godalming - 2 £50,750 -
Camberley - 1 - -
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (55.56%) FrameMaker
2 12 (44.44%) MS Office
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) RoboHelp
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) Retail
4 8 (29.63%) EFT
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) QA
4 8 (29.63%) SaaS
4 8 (29.63%) Internet of Things
4 8 (29.63%) Internet
4 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
4 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (29.63%) User Experience
5 7 (25.93%) JMS
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Derivative
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
9 1 (3.70%) Data Management
9 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 15 (55.56%) FrameMaker
2 12 (44.44%) MS Office
3 10 (37.04%) RoboHelp
4 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
1 8 (29.63%) Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) JMS
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) EFT
1 8 (29.63%) Internet of Things
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Derivative
3 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
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