The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 30 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 824 794 814
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 47 51 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.053% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 50
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £22,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in England

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram in England

Technical Writer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -9 14 £29,500 -30.58% 1
London -52 14 £39,500 -12.22% 7
Yorkshire -18 13 £35,000 +7.69%
South West -18 3 £30,000 -7.69%
East of England -18 3 £34,000 +36.00%
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 52 (54.74%) Finance
2 40 (42.11%) HTML
3 39 (41.05%) CSS
4 34 (35.79%) RoboHelp
5 33 (34.74%) FrameMaker
6 26 (27.37%) XML
7 21 (22.11%) XSLT
8 20 (21.05%) Legal
8 20 (21.05%) Service Management
9 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.58%) Content Management
10 11 (11.58%) Degree
11 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (9.47%) Adobe
12 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.37%) Acrobat
14 6 (6.32%) ISO 9001
14 6 (6.32%) MS Office
14 6 (6.32%) Publishing
14 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
15 5 (5.26%) OO
15 5 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (5.26%) Marketing
16 4 (4.21%) Atlassian
16 4 (4.21%) Confluence
16 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
16 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
16 4 (4.21%) Project Management
16 4 (4.21%) CMS
16 4 (4.21%) Banking

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.21%) Confluence
1 4 (4.21%) CMS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (35.79%) RoboHelp
2 33 (34.74%) FrameMaker
3 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
4 7 (7.37%) Acrobat
5 6 (6.32%) MS Office
6 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (1.05%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
1 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) GSM
1 1 (1.05%) UMTS
1 1 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.05%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.16%) MS Access
1 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 52 (54.74%) Finance
2 20 (21.05%) Legal
3 6 (6.32%) Publishing
4 5 (5.26%) Marketing
5 4 (4.21%) Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.11%) HTML
2 39 (41.05%) CSS
3 26 (27.37%) XML
4 21 (22.11%) XSLT
5 2 (2.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) .NET
6 1 (1.05%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) REST
6 1 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.21%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.16%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.16%) Android
2 1 (1.05%) UNIX
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Service Management
2 11 (11.58%) Content Management
3 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.26%) OO
5 4 (4.21%) Project Management
6 3 (3.16%) Information Security
6 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.11%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (2.11%) Analytics
7 2 (2.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (2.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.11%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.05%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.05%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.05%) Workflow
8 1 (1.05%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.05%) Scrum
8 1 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.11%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Adobe
3 4 (4.21%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.05%) Perforce
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