The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
England / London
Rank 554 604 624
Rank change year-on-year +50 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 34 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 11
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £46,750 £60,000
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 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 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Author in London

Technical Author
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +52 2 £55,000 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 36 (70.59%) HTML
2 27 (52.94%) CSS
3 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (41.18%) Java
4 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (41.18%) Analytics
5 19 (37.25%) SaaS
6 18 (35.29%) JIRA
6 18 (35.29%) Scrum
7 17 (33.33%) CMS
7 17 (33.33%) PHP
7 17 (33.33%) PaaS
7 17 (33.33%) HTML5
7 17 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (33.33%) IaaS
8 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
8 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (31.37%) Open Source
8 16 (31.37%) Apache Solr
8 16 (31.37%) hybris
8 16 (31.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (31.37%) Node.js
8 16 (31.37%) Demandware
8 16 (31.37%) IBM
8 16 (31.37%) CRM
8 16 (31.37%) E-Commerce
8 16 (31.37%) ERP
8 16 (31.37%) OOD
8 16 (31.37%) Oracle
8 16 (31.37%) Web Services

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (33.33%) CMS
2 16 (31.37%) Apache Solr
2 16 (31.37%) WebSphere
3 8 (15.69%) Confluence
4 6 (11.76%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) RoboHelp
2 7 (13.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (13.73%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.88%) FrameMaker
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.96%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.96%) Corel VideoStudio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) SaaS
2 17 (33.33%) IaaS
2 17 (33.33%) PaaS
3 16 (31.37%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) JIRA
General
1 13 (25.49%) Marketing
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) HTML
2 27 (52.94%) CSS
3 17 (33.33%) HTML5
4 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
4 16 (31.37%) Middleware
4 16 (31.37%) Node.js
4 16 (31.37%) Web Services
5 10 (19.61%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) JSON
6 3 (5.88%) OAuth
6 3 (5.88%) REST
7 2 (3.92%) XHTML
8 1 (1.96%) Flash
8 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) User Experience
3 7 (13.73%) e-Learning
3 7 (13.73%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Unix
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Analytics
3 18 (35.29%) Scrum
4 17 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (31.37%) CRM
5 16 (31.37%) E-Commerce
5 16 (31.37%) ERP
5 16 (31.37%) OO
5 16 (31.37%) OOD
5 16 (31.37%) Open Source
6 8 (15.69%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (11.76%) Content Marketing
8 5 (9.80%) Data Analytics
8 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Product Marketing
9 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.96%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
1 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (9.80%) C-shell
4 4 (7.84%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) ATG
1 16 (31.37%) Demandware
1 16 (31.37%) Google
1 16 (31.37%) hybris
1 16 (31.37%) IBM
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe
4 3 (5.88%) Apiary
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
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