The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 626 641
Rank change year-on-year +49 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 25 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.030% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.031% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 21
Median salary £60,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +2.43%  
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in London

Technical Author
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in London

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Author in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Author in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 30 (51.72%) HTML
2 26 (44.83%) CSS
3 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (41.38%) Analytics
5 22 (37.93%) Java
6 21 (36.21%) JIRA
6 21 (36.21%) SaaS
7 20 (34.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (34.48%) Scrum
7 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 19 (32.76%) PHP
8 19 (32.76%) Oracle
8 19 (32.76%) Web Services
8 19 (32.76%) OO
8 19 (32.76%) CRM
8 19 (32.76%) ATG
8 19 (32.76%) CMS
8 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
8 19 (32.76%) ERP
8 19 (32.76%) OOD
8 19 (32.76%) IBM
8 19 (32.76%) Middleware
8 19 (32.76%) Google
8 19 (32.76%) WebSphere
8 19 (32.76%) Google Analytics
8 19 (32.76%) Apache Solr
8 19 (32.76%) Open Source
8 19 (32.76%) AngularJS
8 19 (32.76%) IaaS
8 19 (32.76%) PaaS

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 19 (32.76%) Apache Solr
1 19 (32.76%) CMS
1 19 (32.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) WordPress
3 4 (6.90%) Confluence
4 3 (5.17%) Moodle
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) RoboHelp
2 6 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.72%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.72%) Corel VideoStudio
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) SaaS
2 19 (32.76%) Google Analytics
2 19 (32.76%) IaaS
2 19 (32.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (8.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) JIRA
General
1 16 (27.59%) Banking
2 14 (24.14%) Back Office
3 9 (15.52%) Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) HTML
2 26 (44.83%) CSS
3 19 (32.76%) AngularJS
3 19 (32.76%) HTML5
3 19 (32.76%) Middleware
3 19 (32.76%) Node.js
3 19 (32.76%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) XHTML
6 1 (1.72%) .NET
6 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) e-Learning
3 6 (10.34%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Analytics
3 20 (34.48%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (34.48%) Scrum
4 19 (32.76%) CRM
4 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
4 19 (32.76%) ERP
4 19 (32.76%) OO
4 19 (32.76%) OOD
4 19 (32.76%) Open Source
5 14 (24.14%) Content Management
5 14 (24.14%) Document Management
6 5 (8.62%) Content Marketing
6 5 (8.62%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.45%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (3.45%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) Product Marketing
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.76%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) C-shell
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) ATG
1 19 (32.76%) Demandware
1 19 (32.76%) Google
1 19 (32.76%) hybris
1 19 (32.76%) IBM
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Apple
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