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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 794 776 811
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 124 201 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 172 164
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £40,000
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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -45 118 £42,500 +21.42% 19
London +60 33 £40,000 -17.94% 4
South East -46 32 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England +5 26 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 24 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Cambridge +6 24 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Surrey +22 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +27 9 £37,500 +7.14% 5
South Yorkshire - 6 £51,000 - 3
Scotland +15 5 £25,000 -23.07%
South West +13 5 - -
East Midlands +7 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Wiltshire - 5 - -
North West +12 4 £48,750 +31.75% 1
Manchester +3 4 £48,750 +31.75%
Glasgow 0 4 £25,000 -23.07%
Berkshire -11 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Derby - 4 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire +15 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £40,000 - 3
West Sussex - 3 £36,250 -
Crawley - 3 £36,250 -
Middlesex +11 2 £35,000 -
Romford -14 2 £42,000 +2.43%
Aylesbury -20 2 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Birmingham - 2 £41,250 -
Sheffield - 2 £22,500 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £37,750 -

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (21.48%) HTML
2 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 56 (20.74%) MS Office
4 51 (18.89%) MS Excel
5 46 (17.04%) FrameMaker
6 45 (16.67%) Degree
6 45 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (15.19%) Content Management
8 39 (14.44%) CMS
8 39 (14.44%) XML
9 36 (13.33%) RoboHelp
10 35 (12.96%) Adobe
11 34 (12.59%) Telecoms
11 34 (12.59%) Finance
12 32 (11.85%) Electronics
12 32 (11.85%) Project Management
12 32 (11.85%) CSS
12 32 (11.85%) C++
13 31 (11.48%) Python
14 30 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 29 (10.74%) Mentoring
15 29 (10.74%) Vector Graphics
16 28 (10.37%) Coaching
17 27 (10.00%) C
18 26 (9.63%) Scrum
19 20 (7.41%) XMetaL
20 16 (5.93%) Windows
20 16 (5.93%) Computer Science
21 15 (5.56%) Java
22 14 (5.19%) JavaScript

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 39 (14.44%) CMS
2 13 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.70%) Confluence
4 5 (1.85%) MediaWiki
4 5 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (20.74%) MS Office
2 51 (18.89%) MS Excel
3 46 (17.04%) FrameMaker
4 36 (13.33%) RoboHelp
5 20 (7.41%) XMetaL
6 13 (4.81%) Acrobat
7 12 (4.44%) MS Visio
8 11 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (4.07%) Photoshop
9 8 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (2.59%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (1.48%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (1.48%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.37%) InDesign
12 1 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.96%) SaaS
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.07%) VoIP
2 10 (3.70%) Internet
3 4 (1.48%) Firewall
4 3 (1.11%) Intranet
5 2 (0.74%) SMTP
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Rational Rose
1 4 (1.48%) Subversion
2 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (12.59%) Finance
1 34 (12.59%) Telecoms
2 32 (11.85%) Electronics
3 14 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.33%) Automotive
4 9 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 9 (3.33%) Publishing
5 8 (2.96%) Legal
6 7 (2.59%) Banking
7 4 (1.48%) Japanese Language
7 4 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Avionics
8 2 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.48%) HTML
2 39 (14.44%) XML
3 32 (11.85%) CSS
4 7 (2.59%) Web Services
5 6 (2.22%) JSON
5 6 (2.22%) OAuth
5 6 (2.22%) REST
6 4 (1.48%) Flash
6 4 (1.48%) WSDL
6 4 (1.48%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.48%) XSD
7 3 (1.11%) .NET
7 3 (1.11%) HTML5
7 3 (1.11%) Middleware
8 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.74%) XHTML
8 2 (0.74%) XSLT
9 1 (0.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) Vector Graphics
2 16 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.81%) e-Learning
3 13 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.07%) Chemistry
6 9 (3.33%) Physics
7 8 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.96%) Blog
7 8 (2.96%) User Experience
8 6 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.85%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.85%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.48%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.48%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.48%) Social Network
10 4 (1.48%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.48%) Video Editing
11 3 (1.11%) iPad
12 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.93%) Windows
2 7 (2.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.37%) Android
3 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.19%) Content Management
3 32 (11.85%) Project Management
4 30 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 29 (10.74%) Mentoring
6 28 (10.37%) Coaching
7 26 (9.63%) Scrum
8 9 (3.33%) Bioinformatics
9 8 (2.96%) Time Management
9 8 (2.96%) Web Design
10 7 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.59%) Information Architecture
10 7 (2.59%) Information Security
11 6 (2.22%) B2B
11 6 (2.22%) Information Management
11 6 (2.22%) Line Management
12 5 (1.85%) CRM
12 5 (1.85%) Document Management
12 5 (1.85%) Test Scripting
13 4 (1.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.85%) C++
2 31 (11.48%) Python
3 27 (10.00%) C
4 15 (5.56%) Java
5 14 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.07%) C#
7 6 (2.22%) Ruby
8 5 (1.85%) PHP
9 4 (1.48%) SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Perl
10 2 (0.74%) VBScript
11 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.96%) Adobe
3 6 (2.22%) Apiary
4 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle
5 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.74%) Northgate
7 1 (0.37%) Perforce
7 1 (0.37%) Quark
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) Toshiba
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