The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 238 243 219
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 19 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.30% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical Author
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6548 7070 5011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.07% 96.33% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5387 5571 3951
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Yorkshire region.

Technical Author Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Author across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Technical Author Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Technical Author
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
West Yorkshire +17 11 £30,000 -30.49%
North Yorkshire -4 8 £35,000 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 33 (84.62%) Adobe
2 30 (76.92%) HTML
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (51.28%) Acrobat
5 18 (46.15%) CSS
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.90%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (33.33%) Content Management
9 9 (23.08%) XML
10 8 (20.51%) XMetaL
10 8 (20.51%) RoboHelp
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
11 7 (17.95%) FrameMaker
11 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
12 6 (15.38%) CMS
13 5 (12.82%) Subversion
13 5 (12.82%) Perforce
13 5 (12.82%) Photoshop
13 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.26%) Scrum
14 4 (10.26%) E-Learning
14 4 (10.26%) Publishing
15 3 (7.69%) Tridion
15 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
15 3 (7.69%) Finance
15 3 (7.69%) PageMaker
15 3 (7.69%) Project Management
15 3 (7.69%) InDesign
15 3 (7.69%) SharePoint

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Alfresco
2 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Documentum
3 1 (2.56%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Acrobat
2 14 (35.90%) Adobe Captivate
3 8 (20.51%) XMetaL
3 8 (20.51%) MS Office
3 8 (20.51%) RoboHelp
4 7 (17.95%) FrameMaker
5 5 (12.82%) Photoshop
5 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
6 3 (7.69%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (7.69%) PageMaker
6 3 (7.69%) InDesign
7 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) XML
4 7 (17.95%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) E-Learning
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Copywriting
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 2 (5.13%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum
4 3 (7.69%) Information Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Adobe
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Perforce
4 3 (7.69%) Sitecore