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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 802 856 797
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 64 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.029% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.030% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 51
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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 +35 32 £52,500 +50.00% 9
South East +17 19 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +14 6 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +14 5 £35,000 -
South West -14 2 £43,000 +43.33%
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (39.37%) Degree
2 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
3 30 (23.62%) MS Visio
4 28 (22.05%) MS Office
5 26 (20.47%) Telecoms
6 23 (18.11%) FrameMaker
6 23 (18.11%) HTML
6 23 (18.11%) MS Excel
7 19 (14.96%) Finance
7 19 (14.96%) Adobe
7 19 (14.96%) RoboHelp
8 18 (14.17%) XML
8 18 (14.17%) Windows
9 17 (13.39%) Project Management
10 16 (12.60%) Wiki
10 16 (12.60%) Content Management
11 15 (11.81%) E-Learning
11 15 (11.81%) CSS
12 13 (10.24%) VoIP
12 13 (10.24%) Acrobat
12 13 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (10.24%) Revenue Management
13 11 (8.66%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (8.66%) SQL
13 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
14 10 (7.87%) Publishing
14 10 (7.87%) Adobe Captivate
15 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
16 8 (6.30%) Marketing
16 8 (6.30%) Technical Architecture

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (3.15%) CMS
2 3 (2.36%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) Documentum
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (23.62%) MS Visio
2 28 (22.05%) MS Office
3 23 (18.11%) MS Excel
3 23 (18.11%) FrameMaker
4 19 (14.96%) RoboHelp
5 13 (10.24%) Acrobat
6 11 (8.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (7.87%) Adobe Captivate
8 8 (6.30%) XMetaL
9 7 (5.51%) PaintShop Pro
10 3 (2.36%) PageMaker
10 3 (2.36%) QuarkXPress
10 3 (2.36%) InDesign
11 1 (0.79%) Houdini
11 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.79%) Maya
11 1 (0.79%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.79%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.79%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) VoIP
2 6 (4.72%) Intranet
2 6 (4.72%) 3G
2 6 (4.72%) 2G
3 5 (3.94%) LTE
3 5 (3.94%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (3.94%) GSM
3 5 (3.94%) UMTS
4 4 (3.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) XMLSpy
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 26 (20.47%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.96%) Finance
3 10 (7.87%) Publishing
4 8 (6.30%) Marketing
5 6 (4.72%) Front Office
6 4 (3.15%) Automotive
7 3 (2.36%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) HTML
2 18 (14.17%) XML
3 15 (11.81%) CSS
4 6 (4.72%) Web Services
4 6 (4.72%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.57%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) XSD
6 1 (0.79%) XSLT
6 1 (0.79%) WSDL
6 1 (0.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Wiki
2 15 (11.81%) E-Learning
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Copywriting
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.36%) Physics
5 2 (1.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.39%) Project Management
2 16 (12.60%) Content Management
3 13 (10.24%) Revenue Management
3 13 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.30%) Product Management
4 8 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (6.30%) ITIL
5 6 (4.72%) Workflow
6 5 (3.94%) Scrum
6 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.94%) SOA
6 5 (3.94%) Document Management
6 5 (3.94%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (3.15%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.36%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.36%) Six Sigma
8 3 (2.36%) BPR
8 3 (2.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.57%) Java
3 2 (1.57%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (39.37%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.96%) Adobe
3 6 (4.72%) Perforce
4 3 (2.36%) Casewise
4 3 (2.36%) Google
4 3 (2.36%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.36%) Sitecore
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