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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 708 619 650
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 185 267 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 164 216 196
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 £40,000 £47,500 £47,900
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
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
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 22 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 22 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 -110 175 £35,000 -2.77% 20
East of England -47 63 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire -14 39 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South East -20 36 £30,500 -19.73% 5
Cambridge +7 35 £35,000 -13.04% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 35 £35,000 -13.58% 3
South Yorkshire - 28 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 26 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire -9 20 £31,000 -20.51% 1
South West -9 18 £27,000 -16.92%
Berkshire +22 15 £30,500 -28.23% 2
London -94 11 £35,000 -2.77% 5
North Yorkshire -6 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Somerset -11 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Bath -12 9 £27,000 -16.92%
Hertfordshire -36 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Newbury - 7 £30,500 -
Scotland -15 6 - -
Surrey +1 5 £29,000 -38.94% 1
Gloucestershire -4 5 £34,750 +29.90%
Hampshire -4 5 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex -14 5 - -
Brighton -18 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Fareham - 5 £37,500 -
West Sussex +2 4 £23,000 -4.16%
West Midlands +2 4 £30,500 - 1
Bristol -9 4 £32,500 -
Horsham - 4 £23,000 -
Reading - 4 £35,000 - 1

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 135 (38.90%) HTML
2 119 (34.29%) CSS
3 97 (27.95%) XML
4 86 (24.78%) FrameMaker
5 80 (23.05%) Degree
6 76 (21.90%) Adobe
7 74 (21.33%) RoboHelp
8 59 (17.00%) Acrobat
9 58 (16.71%) Microsoft
10 56 (16.14%) MS Excel
11 55 (15.85%) Marketing
12 53 (15.27%) Finance
13 45 (12.97%) Electronics
14 43 (12.39%) MS Office
15 41 (11.82%) Telecoms
16 35 (10.09%) XMetaL
17 34 (9.80%) OO
18 33 (9.51%) MS Visio
19 32 (9.22%) Computer Science
20 28 (8.07%) 3G
20 28 (8.07%) 2G
20 28 (8.07%) E-Learning
21 26 (7.49%) Content Management
22 25 (7.20%) InDesign
22 25 (7.20%) Java
23 24 (6.92%) SaaS
24 23 (6.63%) Confluence
24 23 (6.63%) Atlassian
24 23 (6.63%) Visual Studio
24 23 (6.63%) .NET

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.63%) Confluence
2 16 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 86 (24.78%) FrameMaker
2 74 (21.33%) RoboHelp
3 59 (17.00%) Acrobat
4 56 (16.14%) MS Excel
5 43 (12.39%) MS Office
6 35 (10.09%) XMetaL
7 33 (9.51%) MS Visio
8 25 (7.20%) InDesign
9 22 (6.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (5.19%) PaintShop Pro
11 14 (4.03%) CorelDRAW
12 11 (3.17%) PageMaker
12 11 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (2.88%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (2.31%) Photoshop
15 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.07%) 3G
1 28 (8.07%) 2G
2 20 (5.76%) LTE
3 16 (4.61%) Wireless
4 3 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.86%) GSM
4 3 (0.86%) UMTS
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.17%) XMLSpy
3 6 (1.73%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.58%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (15.85%) Marketing
2 53 (15.27%) Finance
3 45 (12.97%) Electronics
4 41 (11.82%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.34%) Manufacturing
6 20 (5.76%) Publishing
7 17 (4.90%) Finnish Language
7 17 (4.90%) French Language
7 17 (4.90%) German Language
7 17 (4.90%) Italian Language
7 17 (4.90%) Swedish Language
8 11 (3.17%) Banking
9 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Legal
11 3 (0.86%) Automotive
12 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Avionics
13 1 (0.29%) Retail
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (38.90%) HTML
2 119 (34.29%) CSS
3 97 (27.95%) XML
4 23 (6.63%) .NET
5 21 (6.05%) XSLT
6 3 (0.86%) Web Services
7 2 (0.58%) JSP
8 1 (0.29%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) SGML
8 1 (0.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.07%) E-Learning
3 17 (4.90%) Graphic Design
4 11 (3.17%) Animation
5 9 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.59%) Life Science
5 9 (2.59%) Wiki
6 7 (2.02%) Chemistry
6 7 (2.02%) Biology
7 4 (1.15%) Blog
7 4 (1.15%) Podcast
8 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.29%) SCADA
10 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.19%) Windows
2 10 (2.88%) Linux
3 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.02%) UNIX
5 4 (1.15%) Android
5 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.80%) OO
2 26 (7.49%) Content Management
3 21 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (3.46%) Scrum
4 12 (3.46%) Workflow
5 10 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (2.31%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (2.31%) Analytics
8 6 (1.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (1.44%) UML
9 5 (1.44%) Project Management
10 3 (0.86%) Time Management
10 3 (0.86%) Product Management
10 3 (0.86%) Software Architecture
10 3 (0.86%) Software Engineering
10 3 (0.86%) Software Testing
10 3 (0.86%) SOA
10 3 (0.86%) Configuration Management
11 2 (0.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.20%) Java
2 22 (6.34%) C++
3 19 (5.48%) C
4 7 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.73%) VBA
6 2 (0.58%) SQL
7 1 (0.29%) Python
7 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (23.05%) Degree
2 14 (4.03%) HNC
3 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 76 (21.90%) Adobe
2 58 (16.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.63%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.17%) VMware
5 5 (1.44%) Perforce
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle
7 2 (0.58%) Serena
8 1 (0.29%) Siemens
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary / package
Posted: 20 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago