The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Writer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 220 232 214
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.018% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.019% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
Technical Writer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5400 5303 5167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 93.04% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 4053 4282
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Writer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the Berkshire region.

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Writer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £35,000 -
Technical Writer
South East

Technical Writer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Writer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) RoboHelp
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) InDesign

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Writer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) RoboHelp
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Usability Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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