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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
UK
Rank 677 744 840
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 170 189 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 125 140 70
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,363
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -3.44%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +72 163 £48,750 +32.65% 17
South East +58 61 £50,000 +38.88% 6
London +65 37 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +64 37 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +28 28 £50,000 +66.66% 2
North Yorkshire +27 25 £50,000 +51.51%
East of England -5 22 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Surrey +55 16 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Cambridge -16 15 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -25 15 £55,000 +46.66% 2
York - 12 £43,000 -
Bracknell - 8 £50,000 -
East Midlands +19 6 £25,000 +31.57%
Hampshire +10 6 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Southampton +9 5 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £25,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
South Wales - 4 £42,500 -
North West -6 3 £34,750 +2.20% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire +15 2 £41,250 +14.58%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £30,000 +9.09%
City of London - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £29,000 - 2
Newport - 2 £42,500 -
Chertsey - 2 £35,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 - -
Torfaen - 2 - -

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 95 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (26.63%) HTML
3 68 (21.05%) Java
4 62 (19.20%) CSS
5 58 (17.96%) Scrum
6 53 (16.41%) XML
7 52 (16.10%) JavaScript
8 51 (15.79%) Electronics
9 47 (14.55%) Adobe
10 45 (13.93%) Degree
10 45 (13.93%) JIRA
11 44 (13.62%) C++
12 41 (12.69%) PHP
13 40 (12.38%) HTML5
14 37 (11.46%) Web Services
14 37 (11.46%) OO
14 37 (11.46%) RoboHelp
14 37 (11.46%) Middleware
15 36 (11.15%) Python
15 36 (11.15%) Analytics
16 35 (10.84%) FrameMaker
17 33 (10.22%) SaaS
18 32 (9.91%) MS Office
18 32 (9.91%) Project Management
19 31 (9.60%) Open Source
20 30 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (9.29%) C
20 30 (9.29%) Marketing
21 29 (8.98%) Multimedia
21 29 (8.98%) Microsoft

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 27 (8.36%) CMS
2 23 (7.12%) Confluence
3 22 (6.81%) Apache Solr
3 22 (6.81%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (11.46%) RoboHelp
2 35 (10.84%) FrameMaker
3 32 (9.91%) MS Office
4 26 (8.05%) MS Excel
5 23 (7.12%) Acrobat
5 23 (7.12%) MS Visio
6 12 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (3.41%) Camtasia
8 10 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (2.48%) Photoshop
10 7 (2.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (2.17%) Fireworks
11 5 (1.55%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (1.55%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (1.55%) Snagit
12 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.62%) InDesign
12 2 (0.62%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.31%) Corel VideoStudio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.22%) SaaS
2 23 (7.12%) IaaS
2 23 (7.12%) PaaS
3 22 (6.81%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.62%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) VoIP
2 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.31%) RTP
2 1 (0.31%) UPnP
2 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (3.72%) Big Data
3 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (13.93%) JIRA
2 8 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.48%) Subversion
3 5 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.55%) ZenHub
General
1 51 (15.79%) Electronics
2 30 (9.29%) Marketing
3 29 (8.98%) Multimedia
4 26 (8.05%) Finance
5 9 (2.79%) Publishing
6 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.55%) Automotive
7 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (26.63%) HTML
2 62 (19.20%) CSS
3 53 (16.41%) XML
4 40 (12.38%) HTML5
5 37 (11.46%) Middleware
5 37 (11.46%) Web Services
6 25 (7.74%) REST
7 22 (6.81%) AngularJS
7 22 (6.81%) Node.js
8 8 (2.48%) JSON
8 8 (2.48%) OAuth
9 5 (1.55%) SGML
10 2 (0.62%) .NET
10 2 (0.62%) CSS3
10 2 (0.62%) Flash
10 2 (0.62%) jQuery
10 2 (0.62%) XHTML
11 1 (0.31%) Flare3D
11 1 (0.31%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.19%) User Experience
3 19 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.72%) Virtual Team
5 11 (3.41%) e-Learning
5 11 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.48%) Video Editing
8 6 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.86%) Life Science
9 2 (0.62%) iPad
10 1 (0.31%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.31%) Fintech
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.31%) Photography
10 1 (0.31%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.31%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.72%) Windows
2 10 (3.10%) Unix
3 3 (0.93%) Linux
4 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (17.96%) Scrum
3 37 (11.46%) OO
4 36 (11.15%) Analytics
5 32 (9.91%) Project Management
6 31 (9.60%) Open Source
7 29 (8.98%) Mathematics
8 24 (7.43%) Product Management
9 23 (7.12%) CRM
9 23 (7.12%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (6.81%) ERP
10 22 (6.81%) OOD
11 16 (4.95%) Process Improvement
11 16 (4.95%) Software Engineering
12 15 (4.64%) Web Development
13 14 (4.33%) Time Management
14 13 (4.02%) Physics
15 11 (3.41%) Data Analytics
15 11 (3.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.05%) Java
2 52 (16.10%) JavaScript
3 44 (13.62%) C++
4 41 (12.69%) PHP
5 36 (11.15%) Python
6 30 (9.29%) C
7 16 (4.95%) C#
8 8 (2.48%) SQL
9 7 (2.17%) C-shell
9 7 (2.17%) Ruby
10 2 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (13.93%) Degree
2 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.86%) ISEB
3 6 (1.86%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.86%) PMP
4 4 (1.24%) PhD
5 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) HNC
6 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.55%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (14.55%) Adobe
2 29 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.43%) Oracle
4 22 (6.81%) ATG
4 22 (6.81%) Demandware
4 22 (6.81%) Google
4 22 (6.81%) hybris
4 22 (6.81%) IBM
5 20 (6.19%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.48%) Apiary
7 4 (1.24%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.62%) Quark
8 2 (0.62%) SAP
9 1 (0.31%) QNX
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
London
Talendrone.com
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 / Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Cento Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k+ and excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago