The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 114 82 95
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1596 1052 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.51% 95.55% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 614 1021
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Writer
Scotland

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 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
1 7 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 7 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 7 (100.00%) FrameMaker

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 7 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 7 (100.00%) FrameMaker
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe