Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Author
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 274 320
Rank change year-on-year +60 +46 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 41 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.64% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 14
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,575 £26,625
90th Percentile £46,000 £40,250 £53,500
South East median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6075 8295 10539
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.66% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6504 8379
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Author in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Berkshire

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in Berkshire

Technical Author
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +41 4 £45,000 -
Bracknell +9 2 £35,000 -5.41%
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 18 (43.90%) Product Management
1 18 (43.90%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (24.39%) Degree
3 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.95%) REST
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) PhD
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
7 4 (9.76%) Slack
7 4 (9.76%) Freshdesk
8 3 (7.32%) Marketing
9 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 2 (4.88%) Windows
9 2 (4.88%) ERP
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.44%) CMS
10 1 (2.44%) Content Management
10 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
10 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (2.44%) Adobe
10 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
10 1 (2.44%) RoboHelp

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.44%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Slack
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) REST
2 6 (14.63%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) Flash
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Blog
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Product Management
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) Time Management
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Freshdesk
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe