The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 760 793
Rank change year-on-year +45 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 144 175 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 108 137 83
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 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
South East +66 57 £50,000 +38.88% 5
London +44 33 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +38 28 £43,000 +48.27% 1
East of England +6 19 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North West -12 4 £34,750 +2.20% 2
East Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
Technical Author
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 85 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (29.47%) HTML
3 65 (22.81%) Java
3 65 (22.81%) CSS
4 62 (21.75%) Scrum
5 50 (17.54%) JavaScript
6 48 (16.84%) JIRA
7 47 (16.49%) Adobe
8 45 (15.79%) HTML5
9 44 (15.44%) SaaS
9 44 (15.44%) PHP
9 44 (15.44%) XML
9 44 (15.44%) C++
10 41 (14.39%) Web Services
10 41 (14.39%) OO
10 41 (14.39%) Middleware
10 41 (14.39%) Degree
10 41 (14.39%) Open Source
11 39 (13.68%) Analytics
12 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (12.63%) Electronics
14 35 (12.28%) CMS
14 35 (12.28%) E-Commerce
15 34 (11.93%) Oracle
15 34 (11.93%) RoboHelp
16 33 (11.58%) PaaS
16 33 (11.58%) IaaS
16 33 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
17 32 (11.23%) AngularJS
17 32 (11.23%) Demandware

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 35 (12.28%) CMS
2 32 (11.23%) Apache Solr
2 32 (11.23%) WebSphere
3 23 (8.07%) Confluence
4 6 (2.11%) WordPress
5 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (11.93%) RoboHelp
2 31 (10.88%) MS Office
3 24 (8.42%) MS Excel
4 23 (8.07%) Acrobat
5 17 (5.96%) FrameMaker
6 14 (4.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (4.21%) MS Visio
8 10 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (3.51%) Photoshop
9 9 (3.16%) Camtasia
10 8 (2.81%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (2.46%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (2.46%) Fireworks
12 6 (2.11%) InDesign
13 5 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (1.75%) Snagit
14 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.70%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.35%) Corel VideoStudio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.44%) SaaS
2 33 (11.58%) IaaS
2 33 (11.58%) PaaS
3 32 (11.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.70%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) VoIP
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.35%) RTP
3 1 (0.35%) UPnP
3 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.75%) Big Data
3 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (16.84%) JIRA
2 4 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 36 (12.63%) Electronics
2 28 (9.82%) Marketing
3 24 (8.42%) Finance
4 16 (5.61%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.46%) Publishing
6 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.75%) Automotive
7 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.40%) Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Retail
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (29.47%) HTML
2 65 (22.81%) CSS
3 45 (15.79%) HTML5
4 44 (15.44%) XML
5 41 (14.39%) Middleware
5 41 (14.39%) Web Services
6 32 (11.23%) AngularJS
6 32 (11.23%) Node.js
7 19 (6.67%) REST
8 5 (1.75%) SGML
9 3 (1.05%) XHTML
10 2 (0.70%) .NET
10 2 (0.70%) CSS3
10 2 (0.70%) Flash
10 2 (0.70%) jQuery
10 2 (0.70%) XSL
11 1 (0.35%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.35%) JSON
11 1 (0.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.21%) e-Learning
3 12 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.21%) User Experience
3 12 (4.21%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.81%) Video Editing
5 6 (2.11%) Life Science
6 4 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.05%) iPad
8 1 (0.35%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.35%) Fintech
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) Photography
8 1 (0.35%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.75%) Windows
2 2 (0.70%) Linux
2 2 (0.70%) Unix
2 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.35%) Android
3 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.75%) Scrum
3 41 (14.39%) OO
3 41 (14.39%) Open Source
4 39 (13.68%) Analytics
5 35 (12.28%) E-Commerce
6 33 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (11.23%) CRM
7 32 (11.23%) ERP
7 32 (11.23%) OOD
8 27 (9.47%) Mathematics
9 24 (8.42%) Product Management
10 17 (5.96%) Project Management
11 15 (5.26%) Time Management
12 14 (4.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.51%) Process Improvement
14 9 (3.16%) Web Development
15 8 (2.81%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (2.81%) Physics
15 8 (2.81%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.81%) Java
2 50 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 44 (15.44%) C++
3 44 (15.44%) PHP
4 29 (10.18%) C
5 28 (9.82%) Python
6 10 (3.51%) C#
7 5 (1.75%) C-shell
7 5 (1.75%) SQL
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (14.39%) Degree
2 7 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.75%) PhD
4 4 (1.40%) ISEB
4 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.40%) PMP
5 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) HNC
6 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.40%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (16.49%) Adobe
2 34 (11.93%) Oracle
3 32 (11.23%) ATG
3 32 (11.23%) Demandware
3 32 (11.23%) Google
3 32 (11.23%) hybris
3 32 (11.23%) IBM
4 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
5 20 (7.02%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.40%) Forcepoint
7 2 (0.70%) Quark
7 2 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) Apiary
8 1 (0.35%) QNX
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