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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank - 196 226
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.31% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 2
Average salary - £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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
4721 4608 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.26% 95.42% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3875 3664 4481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 24 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Acrobat
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Serena
3 2 (25.00%) Serena SBM
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (12.50%) RoboHelp
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Acrobat
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (12.50%) RoboHelp
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Serena