The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 722 776 689
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 179 168 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 139 162
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015 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 21 April 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 +61 172 £35,000 - 26
South East +25 65 £37,500 - 7
East of England +11 48 £34,000 -2.85% 8
London +58 34 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Buckinghamshire - 25 £34,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 24 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Surrey +23 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire 0 20 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +24 19 £32,000 - 1
Cambridge -12 19 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Berkshire +17 18 £40,000 +3.89% 1
North Yorkshire +32 15 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £24,000 -
Aylesbury - 6 £45,000 -
South West -9 5 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Sheffield -18 5 £24,000 -26.15% 1
South Yorkshire -25 5 £24,000 -31.42% 1
Bedford +26 4 - -
East Midlands +10 4 £29,750 -4.03%
Bristol +4 4 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Hertfordshire -5 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Hammersmith - 4 £37,500 -
Scotland +20 3 £32,500 -
Newbury +16 3 £35,000 +14.75%
Guildford +16 3 - -
Reading -10 3 £27,500 -40.86%
Paddington - 3 - -
Leicestershire +17 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Edinburgh +7 2 £32,500 -
North West +6 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 95 (31.56%) HTML
2 67 (22.26%) XML
2 67 (22.26%) MS Excel
3 64 (21.26%) MS Office
3 64 (21.26%) FrameMaker
4 62 (20.60%) Adobe
5 61 (20.27%) CSS
6 54 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (16.61%) Publishing
8 46 (15.28%) Electronics
9 44 (14.62%) Content Management
9 44 (14.62%) RoboHelp
10 43 (14.29%) Acrobat
11 38 (12.62%) Degree
11 38 (12.62%) Microsoft
11 38 (12.62%) C
11 38 (12.62%) C++
12 36 (11.96%) Telecoms
13 34 (11.30%) OO
13 34 (11.30%) Marketing
14 31 (10.30%) Mentoring
14 31 (10.30%) Python
14 31 (10.30%) PaintShop Pro
15 29 (9.63%) Banking
16 28 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (8.97%) MS Visio
18 26 (8.64%) Line Management
19 24 (7.97%) Java
19 24 (7.97%) Adobe Illustrator
20 23 (7.64%) Eclipse

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 16 (5.32%) Confluence
2 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.00%) Documentum
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 67 (22.26%) MS Excel
2 64 (21.26%) MS Office
2 64 (21.26%) FrameMaker
3 44 (14.62%) RoboHelp
4 43 (14.29%) Acrobat
5 31 (10.30%) PaintShop Pro
6 27 (8.97%) MS Visio
7 24 (7.97%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (4.65%) Photoshop
9 7 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (1.00%) InDesign
11 2 (0.66%) XMetaL
11 2 (0.66%) QuarkXPress
11 2 (0.66%) PageMaker
12 1 (0.33%) Maya
12 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.33%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.33%) Mudbox
12 1 (0.33%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.32%) LAN
1 10 (3.32%) VoIP
1 10 (3.32%) WAN
1 10 (3.32%) Wireless
2 9 (2.99%) LTE
3 7 (2.33%) 2G
3 7 (2.33%) Internet
3 7 (2.33%) 3G
4 6 (1.99%) DNS
4 6 (1.99%) LDAP
5 4 (1.33%) GSM
5 4 (1.33%) UMTS
5 4 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.66%) IMAP
6 2 (0.66%) DWDM
6 2 (0.66%) DSL
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (7.64%) Eclipse
2 14 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 50 (16.61%) Publishing
2 46 (15.28%) Electronics
3 36 (11.96%) Telecoms
4 34 (11.30%) Marketing
5 29 (9.63%) Banking
6 21 (6.98%) Manufacturing
7 20 (6.64%) Finance
8 17 (5.65%) Legal
9 16 (5.32%) Retail
10 15 (4.98%) Automotive
11 2 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) German Language
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (31.56%) HTML
2 67 (22.26%) XML
3 61 (20.27%) CSS
4 21 (6.98%) XSLT
5 12 (3.99%) .NET
6 8 (2.66%) XSL
7 7 (2.33%) JMS
8 4 (1.33%) Web Services
9 3 (1.00%) Middleware
10 2 (0.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.31%) User Experience
3 12 (3.99%) E-Learning
4 11 (3.65%) Wiki
5 9 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.66%) EFT
7 7 (2.33%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.99%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.66%) Derivative
9 5 (1.66%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.66%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.66%) GIS
11 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.33%) IPTV
12 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.32%) Windows
2 10 (3.32%) Android
2 10 (3.32%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.99%) Linux
4 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.00%) CentOS
5 3 (1.00%) UNIX
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.62%) Content Management
3 34 (11.30%) OO
4 31 (10.30%) Mentoring
5 26 (8.64%) Line Management
6 21 (6.98%) Coaching
7 14 (4.65%) Time Management
7 14 (4.65%) Product Management
8 13 (4.32%) Scrum
9 11 (3.65%) Software Engineering
10 10 (3.32%) Workflow
11 9 (2.99%) Change Management
12 7 (2.33%) Migration
12 7 (2.33%) Configuration Management
13 6 (1.99%) ERP
13 6 (1.99%) Business Process Mapping
13 6 (1.99%) Waterfall
14 4 (1.33%) Document Management
14 4 (1.33%) SOA
14 4 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.62%) C
1 38 (12.62%) C++
2 31 (10.30%) Python
3 24 (7.97%) Java
4 21 (6.98%) Perl
5 10 (3.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (12.62%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) HNC
3 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) HND
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.32%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 62 (20.60%) Adobe
2 38 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.99%) SAP
5 4 (1.33%) Perforce
6 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco
7 1 (0.33%) EMC
Cheshire
Authoring House Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £37k - £45k p.a. + 9% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
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Posted: 7 days ago