The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 107 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Technical Writer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1295 1359 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 868 877 748
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,747 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Writer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA