The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Technical Author
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 11 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.88% 2.76% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 2.84% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 20
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Cambridge

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in Cambridge

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridge region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) C
1 25 (86.21%) C++
2 24 (82.76%) Python
2 24 (82.76%) Electronics
3 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
3 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.69%) Coaching
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (6.90%) InDesign
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.45%) RTP
5 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) UPnP
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) QNX
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.45%) RTP
1 1 (3.45%) UPnP
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 24 (82.76%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Coaching
1 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
1 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C
1 25 (86.21%) C++
2 24 (82.76%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 9% pension, flex working, family hea
Posted: 6 days ago