The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 256 269 292
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.13% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +12.12%
Technical Writer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6682 7531 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.59% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5498 6171 6963
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in the East of England

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Technical Writer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £37,000 -1.33%
Hertfordshire +15 2 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) Publishing
5 9 (56.25%) User Experience
6 8 (50.00%) Blog
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) RedGate
7 5 (31.25%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) SaaS
8 4 (25.00%) RoboHelp
8 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) Product Management
10 1 (6.25%) iPad
10 1 (6.25%) Workflow
10 1 (6.25%) Toshiba
10 1 (6.25%) Electronics
10 1 (6.25%) HTTP

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) RoboHelp
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 9 (56.25%) Publishing
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) User Experience
2 8 (50.00%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Product Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) RedGate
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Toshiba