Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Author was - in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Technical Author
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 244 259
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 7 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.12% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 38
Surrey median annual salary - £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% +56.25%
South East median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 5722 6764 8461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.38% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4675 5718 7286
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Surrey

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in Surrey

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Surrey region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Desktop Publishing
2 4 (57.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) FrameMaker
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) RoboHelp

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (57.14%) FrameMaker
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (57.14%) RoboHelp
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Publishing
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft