The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 122 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 3 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.75% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.78% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 6
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Writer
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) VBA
6 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Confluence
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) RoboHelp
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Publishing
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Linux

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (15.38%) Analytics
1 2 (15.38%) OO
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft