The median annual salary for a Technical Author was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 163
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.31% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Median salary - £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Scotland

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in Scotland

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Development

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft