Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 912 910 951
Rank change year-on-year -2 +41 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 251 300 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 164 222 298
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,000 £55,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
London +18 82 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +40 74 £43,000 +7.50% 1
North of England 0 40 £37,500 -20.21%
Yorkshire +19 33 £37,500 -20.21%
Midlands +28 27 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England -12 26 £47,000 -6.00% 6
West Midlands +18 20 £47,000 +17.50%
East Midlands +25 7 £30,000 -25.00% 3
North West -29 7 £45,000 -4.26%
South West +15 3 £35,500 +12.70%
Technical Author
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 67 (26.69%) Degree
2 50 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.14%) User Experience
4 37 (14.74%) Adobe
5 34 (13.55%) HTML
5 34 (13.55%) Information Architecture
6 33 (13.15%) SQL
7 32 (12.75%) Microsoft
8 31 (12.35%) Analytics
9 29 (11.55%) Data Analytics
9 29 (11.55%) Big Data
9 29 (11.55%) Moodle
9 29 (11.55%) CMS
10 28 (11.16%) CSS
11 27 (10.76%) Oracle
12 26 (10.36%) Big Data Analytics
12 26 (10.36%) Innovative Thinking
13 24 (9.56%) Java
14 23 (9.16%) Product Management
15 22 (8.76%) Content Management
15 22 (8.76%) Adobe Illustrator
15 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (8.37%) JavaScript
16 21 (8.37%) XML
17 20 (7.97%) Acrobat
18 19 (7.57%) QA
19 18 (7.17%) Publishing
19 18 (7.17%) Open Source
19 18 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
20 17 (6.77%) Mathematics

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 29 (11.55%) CMS
1 29 (11.55%) Moodle
2 14 (5.58%) Apache Solr
2 14 (5.58%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.79%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (7.97%) Acrobat
3 17 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (6.77%) RoboHelp
4 14 (5.58%) FrameMaker
5 12 (4.78%) MS Visio
6 9 (3.59%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (3.19%) InDesign
8 6 (2.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (1.99%) Snagit
10 4 (1.59%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.58%) IaaS
1 14 (5.58%) PaaS
1 14 (5.58%) SaaS
2 4 (1.59%) Slack
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) Intranet
2 3 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.55%) Big Data
2 14 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.39%) JIRA
2 6 (2.39%) Subversion
3 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (7.17%) Publishing
2 16 (6.37%) Marketing
3 12 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.79%) Finance
6 6 (2.39%) Banking
7 5 (1.99%) Back Office
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.55%) HTML
2 28 (11.16%) CSS
3 21 (8.37%) XML
4 14 (5.58%) AngularJS
4 14 (5.58%) HTML5
4 14 (5.58%) Node.js
5 9 (3.59%) REST
6 8 (3.19%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.59%) Web Services
8 3 (1.20%) .NET
8 3 (1.20%) XSL
9 2 (0.80%) JSON
9 2 (0.80%) Middleware
10 1 (0.40%) Flash
10 1 (0.40%) RESTful
10 1 (0.40%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.14%) User Experience
2 18 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.58%) Graphic Design
4 10 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.39%) Life Science
7 4 (1.59%) Fintech
7 4 (1.59%) SCADA
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.80%) Animation
10 1 (0.40%) Blog
10 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.79%) Linux
2 6 (2.39%) Unix
2 6 (2.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.55%) Information Architecture
3 31 (12.35%) Analytics
4 29 (11.55%) Data Analytics
5 26 (10.36%) Big Data Analytics
5 26 (10.36%) Innovative Thinking
6 23 (9.16%) Product Management
7 22 (8.76%) Content Management
8 18 (7.17%) Open Source
9 17 (6.77%) Mathematics
10 16 (6.37%) ERP
11 15 (5.98%) CRM
11 15 (5.98%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.58%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (5.58%) Scrum
13 12 (4.78%) Desktop Publishing
14 11 (4.38%) SDLC
15 10 (3.98%) Time Management
16 8 (3.19%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.15%) SQL
2 24 (9.56%) Java
3 21 (8.37%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.58%) PHP
5 3 (1.20%) C#
5 3 (1.20%) C-shell
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (26.69%) Degree
2 9 (3.59%) PhD
3 3 (1.20%) HND
4 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SCOM
1 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (14.74%) Adobe
2 32 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.76%) Oracle
4 14 (5.58%) ATG
4 14 (5.58%) Demandware
4 14 (5.58%) hybris
4 14 (5.58%) IBM
5 7 (2.79%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.99%) VMware
7 4 (1.59%) Freshdesk
8 2 (0.80%) Google