The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 719 609 680
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 183 290 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 164 237 186
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 30 July 2014 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 30 July 2014. 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 -125 173 £35,000 -2.77% 23
East of England -53 61 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +3 37 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South East -35 36 £30,500 -19.73% 5
Cambridgeshire -15 34 £35,000 -13.58% 4
Cambridge +4 33 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South Yorkshire - 26 £35,000 - 1
Sheffield - 24 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 20 £31,000 -20.51% 1
South West -6 19 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Berkshire +9 16 £30,500 -28.23% 3
London -113 12 £27,500 -26.66% 6
North Yorkshire -3 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Bath -13 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Somerset -14 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Newbury - 7 £30,500 -
Scotland -1 6 - -
Gloucestershire -5 6 £37,500 +31.57% 2
West Midlands -10 6 £30,500 -6.87%
Hertfordshire -27 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey -12 5 £29,000 -38.94%
East Sussex -20 5 - -
Brighton -22 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Reading - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -2 4 £32,500 -
West Sussex -4 4 £23,000 -4.16%
Hampshire -8 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Fareham - 4 £37,500 -
Horsham - 4 £23,000 -

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 134 (39.07%) HTML
2 117 (34.11%) CSS
3 96 (27.99%) XML
4 87 (25.36%) FrameMaker
5 82 (23.91%) Degree
6 74 (21.57%) Adobe
7 67 (19.53%) RoboHelp
8 57 (16.62%) Microsoft
8 57 (16.62%) Acrobat
9 56 (16.33%) MS Excel
10 54 (15.74%) Marketing
11 50 (14.58%) Finance
12 45 (13.12%) Electronics
13 44 (12.83%) MS Office
14 42 (12.24%) Telecoms
15 38 (11.08%) XMetaL
16 34 (9.91%) OO
16 34 (9.91%) Computer Science
17 32 (9.33%) MS Visio
18 30 (8.75%) 3G
18 30 (8.75%) 2G
19 28 (8.16%) E-Learning
20 27 (7.87%) Content Management
21 25 (7.29%) InDesign
22 24 (7.00%) C++
23 23 (6.71%) Java
23 23 (6.71%) Visual Studio
23 23 (6.71%) Atlassian
23 23 (6.71%) Confluence
24 22 (6.41%) XSLT

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 23 (6.71%) Confluence
2 16 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.62%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.87%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 87 (25.36%) FrameMaker
2 67 (19.53%) RoboHelp
3 57 (16.62%) Acrobat
4 56 (16.33%) MS Excel
5 44 (12.83%) MS Office
6 38 (11.08%) XMetaL
7 32 (9.33%) MS Visio
8 25 (7.29%) InDesign
9 20 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (4.08%) CorelDRAW
11 13 (3.79%) PaintShop Pro
12 11 (3.21%) PageMaker
12 11 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (2.62%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (2.04%) Photoshop
15 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.75%) 3G
1 30 (8.75%) 2G
2 19 (5.54%) LTE
3 16 (4.66%) Wireless
4 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.29%) TETRA
4 1 (0.29%) GSM
4 1 (0.29%) UMTS
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.71%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.50%) XMLSpy
3 5 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.87%) JIRA
4 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
5 2 (0.58%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 54 (15.74%) Marketing
2 50 (14.58%) Finance
3 45 (13.12%) Electronics
4 42 (12.24%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.41%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.96%) Finnish Language
6 17 (4.96%) French Language
6 17 (4.96%) German Language
6 17 (4.96%) Italian Language
6 17 (4.96%) Swedish Language
6 17 (4.96%) Publishing
7 11 (3.21%) Banking
8 7 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.17%) Legal
10 3 (0.87%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Avionics
12 1 (0.29%) Retail
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (39.07%) HTML
2 117 (34.11%) CSS
3 96 (27.99%) XML
4 22 (6.41%) XSLT
5 20 (5.83%) .NET
6 3 (0.87%) JSP
7 1 (0.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.16%) E-Learning
3 17 (4.96%) Graphic Design
4 10 (2.92%) Animation
5 9 (2.62%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.62%) Life Science
5 9 (2.62%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.04%) Chemistry
6 7 (2.04%) Biology
7 6 (1.75%) Wiki
8 4 (1.17%) Blog
8 4 (1.17%) Podcast
9 3 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.29%) SCADA
11 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.96%) Windows
2 10 (2.92%) Linux
3 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.04%) UNIX
5 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.17%) Android
6 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.91%) OO
2 27 (7.87%) Content Management
3 19 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (3.79%) Workflow
5 11 (3.21%) Scrum
6 10 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.04%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (2.04%) Analytics
9 6 (1.75%) Project Management
10 5 (1.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (1.46%) UML
11 3 (0.87%) Product Management
11 3 (0.87%) Software Architecture
11 3 (0.87%) Software Engineering
11 3 (0.87%) Software Testing
11 3 (0.87%) Information Security
11 3 (0.87%) ITIL
12 2 (0.58%) E-Commerce
12 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.00%) C++
2 23 (6.71%) Java
3 20 (5.83%) C
4 7 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.46%) VBA
6 3 (0.87%) Python
7 2 (0.58%) SQL
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.29%) Perl
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (23.91%) Degree
2 15 (4.37%) HNC
3 9 (2.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
2 5 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) GAMP
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 74 (21.57%) Adobe
2 57 (16.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.71%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.21%) VMware
5 3 (0.87%) Perforce
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle
6 2 (0.58%) Serena
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Siemens
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