The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 413 368
Rank change year-on-year +85 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 64 33 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.18% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 86
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in the South East

Technical Author
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in the South East

Technical Author
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Author in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Author in the South East

Technical Author
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire +63 44 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Hampshire +19 13 £50,000 +42.85%
Surrey +32 7 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 40 (33.90%) Product Management
2 34 (28.81%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (23.73%) Degree
4 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
4 24 (20.34%) XML
5 21 (17.80%) HTML
5 21 (17.80%) RoboHelp
6 20 (16.95%) REST
7 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (14.41%) PhD
8 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
8 17 (14.41%) Time Management
9 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.86%) C++
12 12 (10.17%) FrameMaker
12 12 (10.17%) Java
13 11 (9.32%) Adobe
13 11 (9.32%) Statistics
13 11 (9.32%) Mathematics
14 9 (7.63%) Acrobat
15 8 (6.78%) CSS
15 8 (6.78%) XSL
15 8 (6.78%) Finance
15 8 (6.78%) Desktop Publishing
15 8 (6.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 7 (5.93%) Open Source
17 6 (5.08%) Life Science
17 6 (5.08%) Scrum
17 6 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (17.80%) RoboHelp
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (10.17%) FrameMaker
4 9 (7.63%) Acrobat
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (4.24%) Fireworks
6 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
7 4 (3.39%) Camtasia
7 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (1.69%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (1.69%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Publishing
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) XML
2 21 (17.80%) HTML
3 20 (16.95%) REST
4 8 (6.78%) CSS
4 8 (6.78%) XSL
5 3 (2.54%) .NET
6 2 (1.69%) CSS3
6 2 (1.69%) Flash
6 2 (1.69%) HTML5
6 2 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.81%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Life Science
4 4 (3.39%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Android
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) Product Management
2 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.41%) Time Management
5 11 (9.32%) Mathematics
5 11 (9.32%) Statistics
6 8 (6.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 8 (6.78%) Desktop Publishing
7 7 (5.93%) Open Source
8 6 (5.08%) Scrum
9 4 (3.39%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (3.39%) Biology
9 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.39%) Chemistry
9 4 (3.39%) Data Management
9 4 (3.39%) Health Informatics
9 4 (3.39%) Informatics
9 4 (3.39%) Project Management
10 1 (0.85%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) C++
2 12 (10.17%) Java
3 5 (4.24%) C#
3 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.69%) SQL
5 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Degree
2 17 (14.41%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
1 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Adobe
3 4 (3.39%) VMware
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Quark
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
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