The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Technical Author
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 814 740
Rank change year-on-year +77 -74  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 126 101 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 174
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% +18.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in England

Technical Author
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in England

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Author in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Author in England

Technical Author
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South East +85 64 £50,000 +25.00% 4
London +35 23 £60,000 +42.85% 3
Yorkshire +24 16 £50,000 -1.96% 1
East of England -13 10 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Midlands +17 9 £50,000 +24.22% 1
North West -42 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Technical Author
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 80 (29.63%) HTML
2 78 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (24.07%) Java
4 59 (21.85%) CSS
5 57 (21.11%) Scrum
6 51 (18.89%) JIRA
7 49 (18.15%) Oracle
8 48 (17.78%) Degree
8 48 (17.78%) Open Source
8 48 (17.78%) SaaS
9 47 (17.41%) JavaScript
10 46 (17.04%) Analytics
11 44 (16.30%) HTML5
11 44 (16.30%) PHP
12 43 (15.93%) CRM
12 43 (15.93%) E-Commerce
12 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 41 (15.19%) AngularJS
14 41 (15.19%) IaaS
14 41 (15.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (15.19%) Node.js
14 41 (15.19%) hybris
14 41 (15.19%) PaaS
14 41 (15.19%) Apache Solr
14 41 (15.19%) Demandware
14 41 (15.19%) ERP
14 41 (15.19%) OOD
14 41 (15.19%) OO
14 41 (15.19%) Web Services

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 41 (15.19%) Apache Solr
1 41 (15.19%) CMS
1 41 (15.19%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.81%) Confluence
3 6 (2.22%) WordPress
4 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (12.59%) RoboHelp
2 30 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (6.67%) Acrobat
3 18 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (4.81%) FrameMaker
5 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (4.07%) Photoshop
6 8 (2.96%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (2.59%) MS Visio
8 6 (2.22%) PaintShop Pro
9 5 (1.85%) Camtasia
9 5 (1.85%) Fireworks
10 4 (1.48%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (1.48%) InDesign
11 3 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.74%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.37%) Corel VideoStudio
13 1 (0.37%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.78%) SaaS
2 41 (15.19%) Google Analytics
2 41 (15.19%) IaaS
2 41 (15.19%) PaaS
3 2 (0.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.81%) Intranet
2 4 (1.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.48%) Big Data
3 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (18.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (7.78%) Finance
2 18 (6.67%) Marketing
3 15 (5.56%) Banking
3 15 (5.56%) Electronics
4 13 (4.81%) Back Office
4 13 (4.81%) Publishing
5 6 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.85%) Legal
7 3 (1.11%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.63%) HTML
2 59 (21.85%) CSS
3 44 (16.30%) HTML5
4 41 (15.19%) AngularJS
4 41 (15.19%) Middleware
4 41 (15.19%) Node.js
4 41 (15.19%) Web Services
5 35 (12.96%) XML
6 20 (7.41%) REST
7 8 (2.96%) XSL
8 6 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.48%) .NET
10 3 (1.11%) Flash
10 3 (1.11%) SGML
10 3 (1.11%) XHTML
11 2 (0.74%) CSS3
11 2 (0.74%) jQuery
11 2 (0.74%) JSON
12 1 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (12.59%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (8.52%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.93%) User Experience
5 12 (4.44%) e-Learning
6 8 (2.96%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.59%) Graphic Design
7 7 (2.59%) Video Editing
8 6 (2.22%) Life Science
9 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.37%) Fintech
11 1 (0.37%) iPad
11 1 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.74%) Android
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.11%) Scrum
3 48 (17.78%) Open Source
4 46 (17.04%) Analytics
5 43 (15.93%) CRM
5 43 (15.93%) E-Commerce
6 42 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 41 (15.19%) ERP
7 41 (15.19%) OO
7 41 (15.19%) OOD
8 40 (14.81%) Product Management
9 24 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 21 (7.78%) Mathematics
11 17 (6.30%) Time Management
12 13 (4.81%) Content Management
12 13 (4.81%) Document Management
13 11 (4.07%) Statistics
14 10 (3.70%) Desktop Publishing
14 10 (3.70%) Project Management
14 10 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.07%) Java
2 47 (17.41%) JavaScript
3 44 (16.30%) PHP
4 32 (11.85%) C++
5 20 (7.41%) C
5 20 (7.41%) Python
6 7 (2.59%) C#
7 3 (1.11%) C-shell
7 3 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (17.78%) Degree
2 17 (6.30%) PhD
3 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) SCOM
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (18.15%) Oracle
2 41 (15.19%) ATG
2 41 (15.19%) Demandware
2 41 (15.19%) Google
2 41 (15.19%) hybris
2 41 (15.19%) IBM
3 38 (14.07%) Adobe
4 33 (12.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.07%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.48%) VMware
7 2 (0.74%) Apple
7 2 (0.74%) Quark
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