Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Author was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 148 154
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Author 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.37% 0.037% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.038% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +39.13% -
10th Percentile £36,500 £37,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £42,900 £42,500 £32,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2074 2635 2702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.10% 97.88% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2232 2254
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,639
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.35% +4.68%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,975 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 July 2017. 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 +27 8 £40,000 -
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Wales region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Doxygen
2 3 (37.50%) Drupal
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Doxygen
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree