Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 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 > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 212 243
Rank change year-on-year -9 +31 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% 0.11% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.12% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £45,500 £33,750
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Author
UK