The median annual salary for a Technical Author was - in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 191 191
Rank change year-on-year +40 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 8 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.29% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 10
Median salary - £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2630 3629 4510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.73% 97.06% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2166 3116 3792
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) RoboHelp
2 12 (54.55%) FrameMaker
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Time Management
4 8 (36.36%) Desktop Publishing
4 8 (36.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) XSL
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Life Science
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Statistics
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (18.18%) Informatics
6 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 4 (18.18%) Chemistry
6 4 (18.18%) Biology
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (18.18%) PhD
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Camtasia
6 4 (18.18%) Health Informatics
6 4 (18.18%) e-Learning

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 14 (63.64%) RoboHelp
2 12 (54.55%) FrameMaker
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Camtasia
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (9.09%) Acrobat
5 2 (9.09%) Adobe Captivate
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) XSL
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Life Science
2 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Time Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 8 (36.36%) Desktop Publishing
3 4 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (18.18%) Biology
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Chemistry
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) Health Informatics
3 4 (18.18%) Informatics
3 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe