The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Author was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Senior Technical Author
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 922 954
Rank change year-on-year +87 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Author 17 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.028% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 12
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Author in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Author in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Author within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +65 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +17 10 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Cambridge -12 10 £55,000 +8.91% 1
South East - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
London - 3 £52,500 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Technical Author Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Technical Author in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) Electronics
2 23 (56.10%) C
2 23 (56.10%) C++
2 23 (56.10%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) Multimedia
3 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
3 8 (19.51%) Physics
4 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Coaching
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) User Experience
6 3 (7.32%) RoboHelp
7 2 (4.88%) Adobe
7 2 (4.88%) HTML
7 2 (4.88%) CSS
7 2 (4.88%) Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (4.88%) Finance
7 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Confluence
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (4.88%) InDesign
8 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum

Senior Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) RoboHelp
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.88%) InDesign
General
1 31 (75.61%) Electronics
2 8 (19.51%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
1 8 (19.51%) Physics
2 5 (12.20%) Coaching
2 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
2 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C
1 23 (56.10%) C++
1 23 (56.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
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