The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Author
Rank 862 846 876
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Author 17 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.025% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.027% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +63.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Author within the UK.

Senior Technical Author Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Author within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
England -8 17 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge -5 11 £45,000 - 1
East of England -12 11 £45,000 - 1
South East -44 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
Abingdon - 4 £47,500 -
Oxford - 2 £42,500 -

Senior Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Author in their job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Content Management
2 35 (66.04%) XML
3 32 (60.38%) Eclipse
4 27 (50.94%) Mentoring
5 26 (49.06%) C
5 26 (49.06%) C++
5 26 (49.06%) OO
6 20 (37.74%) HTML
7 19 (35.85%) Perl
7 19 (35.85%) Python
7 19 (35.85%) XSLT
7 19 (35.85%) Electronics
7 19 (35.85%) Coaching
8 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (24.53%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.09%) CSS
10 8 (15.09%) XSL
11 7 (13.21%) Java
11 7 (13.21%) C#
11 7 (13.21%) Validation
11 7 (13.21%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (13.21%) Games
11 7 (13.21%) E-Learning
11 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.21%) Doxygen
11 7 (13.21%) 3D Programming
12 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
13 4 (7.55%) Adobe
13 4 (7.55%) Acrobat

Senior Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Doxygen
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.55%) Acrobat
2 4 (7.55%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.89%) XMetaL
Development Applications
1 32 (60.38%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (35.85%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Games
3 4 (7.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (66.04%) XML
2 20 (37.74%) HTML
3 19 (35.85%) XSLT
4 8 (15.09%) CSS
4 8 (15.09%) XSL
5 4 (7.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) 3D Graphics
1 7 (13.21%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Content Management
2 27 (50.94%) Mentoring
3 26 (49.06%) OO
4 19 (35.85%) Coaching
5 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.53%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.21%) 3D Programming
7 7 (13.21%) Validation
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) C
1 26 (49.06%) C++
2 19 (35.85%) Perl
2 19 (35.85%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) Java
4 7 (13.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) HNC
1 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Adobe
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
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