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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 678 754 659
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 211 182 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 155 156 176
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +67 203 £35,000 - 23
South East +62 97 £40,000 +23.07% 7
East of England -4 55 £32,000 -8.57% 8
Buckinghamshire - 40 £37,500 -
London +63 33 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 28 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Bedfordshire +23 25 £32,000 - 1
Surrey +27 21 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Berkshire +11 21 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Yorkshire -14 20 £35,000 -
Cambridge -13 15 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Aylesbury - 14 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +20 13 £35,000 -
Hampshire -1 12 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Milton Keynes - 8 £24,000 -
Basingstoke - 7 £35,000 - 2
Reading 0 6 £25,000 -45.35% 1
Sheffield -23 6 £23,250 -33.57%
South Yorkshire -35 6 £23,250 -33.57%
Hammersmith - 5 £37,500 -
Scotland +17 4 £32,500 -
Newbury -2 4 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Manchester +12 3 £36,000 -10.00% 1
North West +4 3 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Guildford +15 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +12 2 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire +9 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands +6 2 £19,250 -41.66%
Glasgow +2 2 £32,500 -
Bristol -6 2 £19,500 -54.11%

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 108 (31.40%) HTML
2 78 (22.67%) XML
3 76 (22.09%) MS Office
3 76 (22.09%) MS Excel
4 69 (20.06%) FrameMaker
4 69 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (18.31%) Degree
6 57 (16.57%) Telecoms
6 57 (16.57%) Adobe
7 54 (15.70%) Microsoft
8 52 (15.12%) Electronics
9 50 (14.53%) CSS
10 47 (13.66%) Publishing
10 47 (13.66%) Content Management
11 46 (13.37%) RoboHelp
12 40 (11.63%) Acrobat
13 37 (10.76%) Marketing
14 35 (10.17%) MS Visio
15 30 (8.72%) C++
15 30 (8.72%) Line Management
16 29 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (8.43%) C
17 26 (7.56%) Banking
17 26 (7.56%) Finance
18 25 (7.27%) Java
18 25 (7.27%) Mentoring
19 24 (6.98%) OO
20 22 (6.40%) Photoshop
20 22 (6.40%) PaintShop Pro
20 22 (6.40%) Adobe Illustrator

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 9 (2.62%) Confluence
2 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.16%) Documentum
2 4 (1.16%) CMS
3 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.87%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 76 (22.09%) MS Office
1 76 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 69 (20.06%) FrameMaker
3 46 (13.37%) RoboHelp
4 40 (11.63%) Acrobat
5 35 (10.17%) MS Visio
6 22 (6.40%) Photoshop
6 22 (6.40%) PaintShop Pro
6 22 (6.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (1.16%) XMetaL
8 4 (1.16%) InDesign
8 4 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.87%) PageMaker
9 3 (0.87%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.29%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.29%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.29%) Houdini
11 1 (0.29%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.10%) VoIP
2 16 (4.65%) LTE
3 15 (4.36%) 2G
3 15 (4.36%) 3G
4 9 (2.62%) Internet
5 6 (1.74%) LDAP
5 6 (1.74%) DNS
6 5 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (1.45%) GSM
6 5 (1.45%) UMTS
7 3 (0.87%) Wireless
7 3 (0.87%) WAN
7 3 (0.87%) LAN
8 2 (0.58%) IMAP
9 1 (0.29%) DWDM
9 1 (0.29%) DSL
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (4.94%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.03%) JIRA
2 7 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.74%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.16%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
General
1 57 (16.57%) Telecoms
2 52 (15.12%) Electronics
3 47 (13.66%) Publishing
4 37 (10.76%) Marketing
5 26 (7.56%) Banking
5 26 (7.56%) Finance
6 20 (5.81%) Automotive
7 19 (5.52%) Legal
8 14 (4.07%) Manufacturing
8 14 (4.07%) Retail
9 3 (0.87%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.58%) French Language
10 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (31.40%) HTML
2 78 (22.67%) XML
3 50 (14.53%) CSS
4 18 (5.23%) XSLT
5 12 (3.49%) JMS
6 9 (2.62%) .NET
7 6 (1.74%) Web Services
8 5 (1.45%) XSL
9 3 (0.87%) Middleware
9 3 (0.87%) XSD
10 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.40%) User Experience
3 19 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.94%) Wiki
5 16 (4.65%) E-Learning
6 9 (2.62%) Physics
7 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.33%) Internet of Things
8 7 (2.03%) EFT
9 6 (1.74%) Streaming Video
9 6 (1.74%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.45%) Derivative
11 3 (0.87%) Copywriting
11 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.58%) GIS
12 2 (0.58%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.58%) Photography
13 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.03%) Windows
2 6 (1.74%) Linux
2 6 (1.74%) Mac OS X
3 3 (0.87%) Android
3 3 (0.87%) CentOS
3 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.87%) UNIX
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.66%) Content Management
3 30 (8.72%) Line Management
4 25 (7.27%) Mentoring
5 24 (6.98%) OO
6 22 (6.40%) Time Management
7 21 (6.10%) Scrum
8 18 (5.23%) Coaching
9 17 (4.94%) Workflow
9 17 (4.94%) Product Management
10 14 (4.07%) Change Management
11 12 (3.49%) Migration
12 11 (3.20%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.33%) Configuration Management
14 7 (2.03%) ERP
15 6 (1.74%) Project Management
15 6 (1.74%) Risk Management
15 6 (1.74%) Document Management
15 6 (1.74%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (1.74%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.72%) C++
2 29 (8.43%) C
3 25 (7.27%) Java
4 21 (6.10%) Python
5 17 (4.94%) Perl
6 7 (2.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 63 (18.31%) Degree
2 12 (3.49%) HNC
3 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.58%) ISACA
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) APMP
6 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.07%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 57 (16.57%) Adobe
2 54 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.78%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.62%) SAP
5 5 (1.45%) Perforce
6 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) EMC
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits + excellent ben
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