The median annual salary for a Technical Author was - in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Technical Author
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 147
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £41,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +66.00%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1281 1817 2364
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.49% 94.88% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1486 1613
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Reading

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in Reading

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

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

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 4 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 4 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Snagit

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 4 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Snagit
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Forcepoint