Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Technical Author
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 151 139
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 2 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.10% 0.083% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.087% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +39.34% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £41,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £41,750 £43,750 £38,750
UK median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year -4.44% +25.87% +2.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,855 2,309 2,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.37% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,554 2,021 2,248
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,349 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Wales

Technical Author
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Technical Author in Wales

Technical Author
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
South Wales +21 2 £39,500 -7.06%
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) C

Technical Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C