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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 761 776 796
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 153 204 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 110 183 142
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -13 151 £42,500 +21.42% 20
South East -2 52 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London +26 42 £40,000 -23.80% 7
Surrey +42 32 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -14 23 £50,000 +61.29% 4
Cambridge +18 21 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 21 £50,000 +61.29% 2
Yorkshire +12 15 £30,000 -14.28% 3
South Yorkshire - 8 £25,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +21 7 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +1 6 £37,500 +25.00%
South West -2 6 - -
West Midlands -7 6 £41,250 +87.50%
Wiltshire - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +15 4 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Oxford -9 4 - -
Oxfordshire -12 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £23,750 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £32,500 -
Derby - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester +9 3 £55,000 +48.64%
North West +3 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Aylesbury -16 3 £42,500 -5.55% 2
City of London +55 2 £49,000 -20.00%
Ipswich +8 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex +6 1 - -
Cardiff +5 1 £40,000 +6.66%

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.87%) FrameMaker
3 44 (16.73%) Microsoft
4 43 (16.35%) HTML
4 43 (16.35%) Degree
5 39 (14.83%) MS Office
6 37 (14.07%) Project Management
7 35 (13.31%) MS Excel
8 34 (12.93%) Python
9 32 (12.17%) RoboHelp
10 30 (11.41%) Telecoms
10 30 (11.41%) Content Management
10 30 (11.41%) Scrum
11 29 (11.03%) CMS
11 29 (11.03%) Software Engineering
11 29 (11.03%) C++
11 29 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 28 (10.65%) Coaching
13 27 (10.27%) C
14 24 (9.13%) XML
14 24 (9.13%) Electronics
15 23 (8.75%) Adobe
16 21 (7.98%) Finance
16 21 (7.98%) Java
16 21 (7.98%) Vector Graphics
17 20 (7.60%) XMetaL
18 19 (7.22%) JavaScript
18 19 (7.22%) CSS
19 18 (6.84%) Chemistry
20 15 (5.70%) Mathematics

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 29 (11.03%) CMS
2 11 (4.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (17.87%) FrameMaker
2 39 (14.83%) MS Office
3 35 (13.31%) MS Excel
4 32 (12.17%) RoboHelp
5 20 (7.60%) XMetaL
6 13 (4.94%) MS Visio
7 10 (3.80%) Acrobat
8 5 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (1.52%) CorelDRAW
10 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Global One
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) Internet
2 9 (3.42%) VoIP
3 4 (1.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.76%) SMTP
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Subversion
2 7 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.52%) Rational Rose
4 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.14%) JIRA
5 2 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.76%) ZenHub
General
1 30 (11.41%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.13%) Electronics
3 21 (7.98%) Finance
4 14 (5.32%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.56%) Automotive
5 12 (4.56%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.66%) Banking
7 5 (1.90%) Avionics
8 4 (1.52%) Japanese Language
8 4 (1.52%) Legal
9 3 (1.14%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.35%) HTML
2 24 (9.13%) XML
3 19 (7.22%) CSS
4 11 (4.18%) Web Services
5 8 (3.04%) JSON
5 8 (3.04%) OAuth
5 8 (3.04%) REST
6 7 (2.66%) HTML5
6 7 (2.66%) Middleware
7 4 (1.52%) WSDL
7 4 (1.52%) XML Schema
7 4 (1.52%) XSD
8 2 (0.76%) .NET
9 1 (0.38%) Flare3D
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.98%) Vector Graphics
2 18 (6.84%) Chemistry
3 15 (5.70%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.94%) User Experience
5 12 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.56%) Physics
6 9 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.28%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.28%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.52%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.52%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.52%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.14%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.76%) iPad
12 1 (0.38%) Social Media
12 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.94%) Unix
2 12 (4.56%) Windows
3 4 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.07%) Project Management
3 30 (11.41%) Content Management
3 30 (11.41%) Scrum
4 29 (11.03%) Mentoring
4 29 (11.03%) Software Engineering
5 28 (10.65%) Coaching
6 14 (5.32%) Bioinformatics
7 11 (4.18%) Time Management
8 8 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.04%) Information Architecture
8 8 (3.04%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (3.04%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.04%) Web Development
9 7 (2.66%) Information Management
9 7 (2.66%) Information Security
9 7 (2.66%) OO
10 6 (2.28%) B2B
10 6 (2.28%) Line Management
11 5 (1.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.93%) Python
2 29 (11.03%) C++
3 27 (10.27%) C
4 21 (7.98%) Java
5 19 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.18%) C#
7 9 (3.42%) PHP
8 8 (3.04%) Ruby
9 3 (1.14%) SQL
10 2 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.38%) C-shell
11 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (16.35%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) ISEB
2 4 (1.52%) PhD
2 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.52%) PMP
3 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 44 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.75%) Adobe
3 8 (3.04%) Apiary
4 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle
5 1 (0.38%) SAP
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