The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 766 671 636
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 162 210 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 133 167 255
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Author
Salary Trend

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

Technical Author Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Author
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Author
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -82 157 £35,000 - 8
East of England -12 67 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cambridge +15 42 £41,250 +16.19% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 42 £41,250 +17.85% 1
South East -18 39 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire -22 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South Yorkshire +11 22 £35,000 +30.84% 1
Bedfordshire -6 21 £32,000 -24.70%
Kent - 17 £32,500 -
London -69 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Sheffield -1 14 £32,500 +21.49% 1
Surrey 0 11 £47,500 +52.00%
Bedford - 9 £30,000 -
Hampshire -1 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Epsom - 8 £47,500 -
North West +3 4 £40,000 +28.00%
Scotland -16 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
South West -10 3 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Merseyside -14 3 - -
Liverpool -14 3 - -
Guildford - 3 £47,500 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +2 2 £38,500 -18.94% 1
Birmingham -7 2 £37,500 +59.57%
West Midlands -11 2 £37,500 +53.06% 1
City of London -15 2 £45,000 +50.00%
North Yorkshire -21 2 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands -24 2 £35,000 +27.27% 1

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 144 (39.02%) HTML
2 127 (34.42%) CSS
3 105 (28.46%) XML
4 98 (26.56%) RoboHelp
5 90 (24.39%) FrameMaker
6 84 (22.76%) Adobe
7 83 (22.49%) Acrobat
7 83 (22.49%) Degree
8 73 (19.78%) Microsoft
9 68 (18.43%) Marketing
10 66 (17.89%) SaaS
11 61 (16.53%) Finance
12 60 (16.26%) MS Excel
12 60 (16.26%) Java
13 56 (15.18%) .NET
14 55 (14.91%) OO
15 53 (14.36%) C++
16 48 (13.01%) Publishing
17 47 (12.74%) MS Office
17 47 (12.74%) C
18 43 (11.65%) PaintShop Pro
18 43 (11.65%) Electronics
18 43 (11.65%) Confluence
19 41 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (11.11%) MS Visio
20 40 (10.84%) Atlassian
21 34 (9.21%) Visual Studio
22 32 (8.67%) Windows
23 31 (8.40%) Time Management
24 28 (7.59%) Computer Science

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 43 (11.65%) Confluence
2 14 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 98 (26.56%) RoboHelp
2 90 (24.39%) FrameMaker
3 83 (22.49%) Acrobat
4 60 (16.26%) MS Excel
5 47 (12.74%) MS Office
6 43 (11.65%) PaintShop Pro
7 41 (11.11%) MS Visio
8 23 (6.23%) InDesign
9 18 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (4.07%) CorelDRAW
11 11 (2.98%) PageMaker
12 10 (2.71%) Photoshop
13 9 (2.44%) XMetaL
13 9 (2.44%) Doxygen
13 9 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
15 5 (1.36%) LaTeX
16 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
17 2 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
18 1 (0.27%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 66 (17.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.52%) Firewall
2 10 (2.71%) LTE
3 8 (2.17%) 3G
3 8 (2.17%) Wireless
3 8 (2.17%) 2G
4 5 (1.36%) GSM
4 5 (1.36%) UMTS
4 5 (1.36%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.34%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.36%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 68 (18.43%) Marketing
2 61 (16.53%) Finance
3 48 (13.01%) Publishing
4 43 (11.65%) Electronics
5 26 (7.05%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.42%) Manufacturing
7 17 (4.61%) Finnish Language
7 17 (4.61%) French Language
7 17 (4.61%) German Language
7 17 (4.61%) Italian Language
7 17 (4.61%) Swedish Language
8 13 (3.52%) Banking
9 10 (2.71%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (39.02%) HTML
2 127 (34.42%) CSS
3 105 (28.46%) XML
4 56 (15.18%) .NET
5 11 (2.98%) XSLT
6 7 (1.90%) SGML
7 6 (1.63%) DOM
8 5 (1.36%) XSL
8 5 (1.36%) J2EE
8 5 (1.36%) Web Services
9 2 (0.54%) Flash
9 2 (0.54%) Middleware
9 2 (0.54%) HTML5
10 1 (0.27%) Ajax
10 1 (0.27%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.42%) E-Learning
3 17 (4.61%) Web 2.0
3 17 (4.61%) Graphic Design
4 16 (4.34%) Animation
5 14 (3.79%) Open Source
6 13 (3.52%) Wiki
7 11 (2.98%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.90%) Physics
8 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.27%) New Media
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.27%) Life Science
11 1 (0.27%) RenderMan
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.67%) Windows
2 25 (6.78%) Linux
3 17 (4.61%) UNIX
4 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.91%) OO
2 41 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (8.40%) Time Management
4 22 (5.96%) Financial Modelling
4 22 (5.96%) Analytics
5 16 (4.34%) Scrum
5 16 (4.34%) Content Management
5 16 (4.34%) Software Engineering
6 8 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (1.90%) Software Architecture
8 6 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (1.63%) Web Application Development
8 6 (1.63%) Document Management
8 6 (1.63%) Project Management
9 5 (1.36%) Configuration Management
9 5 (1.36%) SOA
10 4 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (0.81%) Workflow
11 3 (0.81%) Logistics
11 3 (0.81%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.26%) Java
2 53 (14.36%) C++
3 47 (12.74%) C
4 16 (4.34%) VBA
5 13 (3.52%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.71%) C#
7 8 (2.17%) Python
8 2 (0.54%) SQL
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (22.49%) Degree
2 6 (1.63%) HNC
3 1 (0.27%) ISEB
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.98%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.71%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 84 (22.76%) Adobe
2 73 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.84%) Atlassian
4 16 (4.34%) VMware
5 8 (2.17%) Cisco
6 5 (1.36%) Perforce
7 3 (0.81%) Capita
8 2 (0.54%) Apple
8 2 (0.54%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle
9 1 (0.27%) Siemens
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - Health + Good Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago