The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 112 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 2 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.12% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.80% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 16
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Technical Writer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Writer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago