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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 198 208 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 7 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £67,500 £31,125 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.86% -37.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -6.45%
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
3725 4362 4262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.18% 98.11% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3243 3653 3386
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) QA
4 7 (30.43%) Atlassian
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) VBScript
4 7 (30.43%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) Confluence
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) FrameMaker
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Publishing
5 5 (21.74%) Marketing
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Adobe
6 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 4 (17.39%) Product Management
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) SaaS
6 4 (17.39%) Internet of Things
6 4 (17.39%) User Experience
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Network Management
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) FrameMaker
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) French Language
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Internet of Things
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Product Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Atlassian
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP