The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
South East / Berkshire
Rank 154 209 217
Rank change year-on-year +55 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 29 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 7
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Technical Author in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +17 6 £50,000 - 1
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (40.38%) XML
1 21 (40.38%) Product Management
2 17 (32.69%) REST
3 12 (23.08%) Adobe
3 12 (23.08%) Acrobat
4 11 (21.15%) RoboHelp
4 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) Time Management
6 9 (17.31%) Open Source
7 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (15.38%) Degree
8 7 (13.46%) Fireworks
8 7 (13.46%) C#
8 7 (13.46%) C++
9 6 (11.54%) HTML
10 4 (7.69%) Forcepoint
10 4 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (7.69%) CSS
10 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 4 (7.69%) QA
10 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.69%) FrameMaker
10 4 (7.69%) Publishing
10 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (7.69%) Marketing
10 4 (7.69%) Snagit
11 2 (3.85%) Lucidchart
11 2 (3.85%) CMS
11 2 (3.85%) MS Office

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Acrobat
2 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
2 11 (21.15%) RoboHelp
3 7 (13.46%) Fireworks
4 4 (7.69%) FrameMaker
4 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.69%) Snagit
5 2 (3.85%) MS Office
6 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
1 4 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) XML
2 17 (32.69%) REST
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Product Management
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Time Management
4 9 (17.31%) Open Source
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C#
1 7 (13.46%) C++
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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