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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 825 894 865
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 73 31 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.031% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.032% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 65 23 43
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £32,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -9.37%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
London +29 30 £40,000 +23.07% 9
South East +23 23 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Yorkshire - 13 £30,000 -
East of England +8 7 £34,000 -19.04% 1
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 55 (36.42%) MS Office
2 52 (34.44%) Degree
3 45 (29.80%) Microsoft
4 42 (27.81%) HTML
5 33 (21.85%) Finance
6 32 (21.19%) XML
7 26 (17.22%) RoboHelp
8 25 (16.56%) Adobe
9 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
9 21 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (13.25%) MS Visio
11 19 (12.58%) Publishing
12 17 (11.26%) SQL
13 16 (10.60%) CSS
13 16 (10.60%) CMS
13 16 (10.60%) Acrobat
13 16 (10.60%) MS PowerPoint
13 16 (10.60%) Blog
14 15 (9.93%) .NET
15 14 (9.27%) XMetaL
15 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
16 13 (8.61%) Content Management
17 12 (7.95%) Windows
18 11 (7.28%) Legal
18 11 (7.28%) Telecoms
18 11 (7.28%) Subversion
19 10 (6.62%) Front Office
19 10 (6.62%) FrameMaker
20 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
20 9 (5.96%) VoIP

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (10.60%) CMS
2 8 (5.30%) Confluence
3 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) JBoss
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (36.42%) MS Office
2 26 (17.22%) RoboHelp
3 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
4 20 (13.25%) MS Visio
5 16 (10.60%) Acrobat
5 16 (10.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (9.27%) XMetaL
7 10 (6.62%) FrameMaker
8 9 (5.96%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (5.96%) Photoshop
9 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.66%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) GitHub
2 4 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) VoIP
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) Rational Rose
General
1 33 (21.85%) Finance
2 19 (12.58%) Publishing
3 11 (7.28%) Legal
3 11 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.62%) Front Office
5 9 (5.96%) Marketing
6 4 (2.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.81%) HTML
2 32 (21.19%) XML
3 16 (10.60%) CSS
4 15 (9.93%) .NET
5 7 (4.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) XSLT
7 1 (0.66%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) WSDL
7 1 (0.66%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.66%) XSD
7 1 (0.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Blog
2 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.96%) Bitcoin
3 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.30%) User Experience
5 5 (3.31%) Social Media
6 4 (2.65%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.99%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.99%) Wiki
8 2 (1.32%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.32%) Fintech
8 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.32%) Physics
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (8.61%) Content Management
3 8 (5.30%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (5.30%) Project Management
4 7 (4.64%) Software Testing
5 6 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (3.31%) Information Architecture
6 5 (3.31%) Product Management
7 4 (2.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.99%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.99%) Open Source
8 3 (1.99%) SDLC
8 3 (1.99%) Use Case
9 2 (1.32%) CRM
9 2 (1.32%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.32%) Network Management
9 2 (1.32%) Revenue Management
9 2 (1.32%) Time Management
10 1 (0.66%) B2B
10 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.26%) SQL
2 8 (5.30%) C#
2 8 (5.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.64%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.99%) Java
5 2 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (0.66%) C
6 1 (0.66%) PHP
6 1 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (34.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (29.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.56%) Adobe
3 8 (5.30%) Perforce
3 8 (5.30%) Red Gate
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle
5 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.99%) Twitter
6 1 (0.66%) Casewise
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