The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 735 807 836
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 148 160 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 111 121 101
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Author in the job title.

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 4 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +95 146 £45,000 +28.57% 17
South East +39 34 £38,750 +7.63% 3
Yorkshire +24 25 £50,000 +52.67% 3
East of England +20 24 £54,000 +66.15% 6
London +86 21 £49,000 +50.76% 4
Cambridge +18 19 £54,000 +54.28% 5
Cambridgeshire +14 19 £54,000 +54.28% 5
Berkshire +62 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -3 16 £37,500 +70.45% 1
North Yorkshire +9 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West -6 14 £47,000 +52.84%
Manchester - 13 £47,000 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £47,000 -
East Midlands +18 9 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £40,000 -
Nottingham +2 9 £40,000 -
Surrey +11 7 £45,000 +1.12%
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Warwickshire +10 6 £40,000 +81.81%
Aylesbury -6 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham - 5 - -
Reading +48 4 - -
South West +18 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire +12 3 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Hampshire -4 3 £45,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £31,500 -
Solihull - 3 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £37,000 -
Stockport - 2 £42,500 -
Basildon - 2 - -

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Technical Author job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 69 (22.77%) HTML
2 65 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.49%) FrameMaker
3 53 (17.49%) Java
4 49 (16.17%) Degree
5 46 (15.18%) Electronics
6 43 (14.19%) Scrum
6 43 (14.19%) JavaScript
7 41 (13.53%) CSS
7 41 (13.53%) Python
8 36 (11.88%) XML
8 36 (11.88%) Project Management
9 34 (11.22%) C++
9 34 (11.22%) Multimedia
10 32 (10.56%) Adobe
11 28 (9.24%) Microsoft
11 28 (9.24%) MS Office
12 26 (8.58%) RoboHelp
12 26 (8.58%) Mathematics
12 26 (8.58%) Finance
13 25 (8.25%) Physics
13 25 (8.25%) C
13 25 (8.25%) PHP
14 24 (7.92%) MS Visio
14 24 (7.92%) Mentoring
15 23 (7.59%) Coaching
15 23 (7.59%) User Experience
15 23 (7.59%) MS Excel
15 23 (7.59%) Software Engineering
16 22 (7.26%) REST

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.28%) CMS
2 15 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (17.49%) FrameMaker
2 28 (9.24%) MS Office
3 26 (8.58%) RoboHelp
4 24 (7.92%) MS Visio
5 23 (7.59%) MS Excel
6 12 (3.96%) XMetaL
7 11 (3.63%) Acrobat
8 7 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.33%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.33%) InDesign
10 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Global One
1 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.31%) VoIP
2 5 (1.65%) Internet
3 4 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.33%) RTP
4 1 (0.33%) UPnP
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.31%) Big Data
2 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 13 (4.29%) Subversion
2 11 (3.63%) JIRA
3 7 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (1.98%) ZenHub
5 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 46 (15.18%) Electronics
2 34 (11.22%) Multimedia
3 26 (8.58%) Finance
4 17 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.28%) Automotive
6 12 (3.96%) Marketing
7 9 (2.97%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.31%) Publishing
9 6 (1.98%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.32%) Avionics
11 2 (0.66%) Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.77%) HTML
2 41 (13.53%) CSS
3 36 (11.88%) XML
4 22 (7.26%) REST
5 21 (6.93%) HTML5
5 21 (6.93%) Web Services
6 20 (6.60%) Middleware
7 15 (4.95%) JSON
7 15 (4.95%) OAuth
8 2 (0.66%) .NET
9 1 (0.33%) Flare3D
9 1 (0.33%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.33%) J2EE
9 1 (0.33%) WSDL
9 1 (0.33%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.58%) Mathematics
2 25 (8.25%) Physics
3 23 (7.59%) User Experience
4 19 (6.27%) Chemistry
5 15 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.98%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.98%) Vector Graphics
9 5 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.32%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.32%) iPad
11 2 (0.66%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.33%) Photography
12 1 (0.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.93%) Unix
2 19 (6.27%) Windows
3 7 (2.31%) Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.19%) Scrum
3 36 (11.88%) Project Management
4 24 (7.92%) Mentoring
5 23 (7.59%) Coaching
5 23 (7.59%) Software Engineering
6 21 (6.93%) Web Development
7 20 (6.60%) OO
7 20 (6.60%) Process Improvement
8 15 (4.95%) Bioinformatics
9 13 (4.29%) Content Management
10 10 (3.30%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.30%) Product Management
10 10 (3.30%) Service Management
10 10 (3.30%) Time Management
11 9 (2.97%) ITIL
11 9 (2.97%) ITIL V3
11 9 (2.97%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (2.97%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.49%) Java
2 43 (14.19%) JavaScript
3 41 (13.53%) Python
4 34 (11.22%) C++
5 25 (8.25%) C
5 25 (8.25%) PHP
6 15 (4.95%) C#
7 14 (4.62%) Ruby
8 8 (2.64%) SQL
9 4 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (0.66%) C-shell
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (16.17%) Degree
2 9 (2.97%) ISEB
2 9 (2.97%) PMI Certification
2 9 (2.97%) PMP
3 4 (1.32%) PhD
4 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) HNC
5 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (10.56%) Adobe
2 28 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.95%) Apiary
4 7 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.32%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle
6 1 (0.33%) QNX
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
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