The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 813 853 810
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 67 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.047% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.050% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 41
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Technical Writer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
South East +48 39 £40,000 +37.93% 4
London +31 13 £40,000 +0.62% 2
East of England +10 8 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire 0 5 £22,500 -35.71% 1
South West -11 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 41 (39.05%) Degree
2 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.90%) MS Visio
3 23 (21.90%) Telecoms
4 22 (20.95%) MS Office
5 21 (20.00%) XML
6 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 19 (18.10%) HTML
8 18 (17.14%) RoboHelp
8 18 (17.14%) Content Management
9 17 (16.19%) FrameMaker
10 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (15.24%) Wiki
11 15 (14.29%) E-Learning
12 14 (13.33%) Adobe
13 13 (12.38%) VoIP
13 13 (12.38%) CSS
14 12 (11.43%) Project Management
15 11 (10.48%) Publishing
16 9 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (8.57%) ITIL
17 8 (7.62%) XMetaL
17 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
18 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
18 7 (6.67%) Revenue Management
18 7 (6.67%) CMS
18 7 (6.67%) PaintShop Pro
18 7 (6.67%) Acrobat
19 6 (5.71%) Web Services
19 6 (5.71%) QA

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) Documentum
3 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (21.90%) MS Visio
2 22 (20.95%) MS Office
3 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 18 (17.14%) RoboHelp
5 17 (16.19%) FrameMaker
6 9 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (7.62%) XMetaL
8 7 (6.67%) PaintShop Pro
8 7 (6.67%) Acrobat
9 3 (2.86%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (2.86%) PageMaker
9 3 (2.86%) InDesign
9 3 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.95%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.95%) Mudbox
10 1 (0.95%) Houdini
10 1 (0.95%) Maya
10 1 (0.95%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) VoIP
2 5 (4.76%) GSM
2 5 (4.76%) UMTS
2 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 5 (4.76%) 3G
2 5 (4.76%) 2G
2 5 (4.76%) LTE
2 5 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.86%) Intranet
4 2 (1.90%) IMAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) XMLSpy
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.95%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (21.90%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.48%) Publishing
3 5 (4.76%) Electronics
3 5 (4.76%) Finance
4 4 (3.81%) Automotive
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) XML
2 19 (18.10%) HTML
3 13 (12.38%) CSS
4 6 (5.71%) Web Services
5 3 (2.86%) XSD
5 3 (2.86%) XSLT
6 1 (0.95%) WSDL
6 1 (0.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Wiki
2 15 (14.29%) E-Learning
3 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Copywriting
4 3 (2.86%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.86%) Physics
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) Content Management
2 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 9 (8.57%) ITIL
5 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (6.67%) Revenue Management
7 5 (4.76%) Product Management
7 5 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (4.76%) Document Management
7 5 (4.76%) SOA
7 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.76%) Workflow
7 5 (4.76%) Scrum
8 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.86%) PRINCE
9 3 (2.86%) Six Sigma
9 3 (2.86%) BPR
9 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.86%) Java
1 3 (2.86%) Python
2 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.90%) C++
3 1 (0.95%) Perl
3 1 (0.95%) PHP
3 1 (0.95%) Ruby
3 1 (0.95%) C
3 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (39.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) HNC
3 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Adobe
3 5 (4.76%) Perforce
4 4 (3.81%) Google
4 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.95%) EMC
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