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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 849 814 813
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 49 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.047% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.050% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 49
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 £27,850 £22,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,500 £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
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
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 £26,500 £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 23 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 23 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 -3 15 £29,000 -25.16% 1
London -30 15 £40,500 +1.25% 5
Yorkshire -26 14 £35,000 +7.69%
East of England -26 3 £34,000 +43.15%
South West -14 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 41 (43.62%) HTML
3 40 (42.55%) CSS
4 35 (37.23%) RoboHelp
5 33 (35.11%) FrameMaker
6 26 (27.66%) XML
7 21 (22.34%) XSLT
7 21 (22.34%) Legal
7 21 (22.34%) Service Management
8 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.70%) Degree
10 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.64%) Content Management
11 9 (9.57%) Adobe
12 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.45%) Acrobat
13 7 (7.45%) Publishing
14 6 (6.38%) ISO 9001
14 6 (6.38%) MS Office
15 5 (5.32%) OO
15 5 (5.32%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (5.32%) Marketing
16 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
16 4 (4.26%) Confluence
16 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
16 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
16 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
16 4 (4.26%) E-Learning
16 4 (4.26%) Banking
16 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (4.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) RoboHelp
2 33 (35.11%) FrameMaker
3 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
4 7 (7.45%) Acrobat
5 6 (6.38%) MS Office
6 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (1.06%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) GSM
1 1 (1.06%) UMTS
1 1 (1.06%) LTE
1 1 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (2.13%) MS Access
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Legal
3 7 (7.45%) Publishing
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 4 (4.26%) Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.62%) HTML
2 40 (42.55%) CSS
3 26 (27.66%) XML
4 21 (22.34%) XSLT
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) JSON
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) E-Learning
1 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Wiki
3 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Android
1 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Service Management
2 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.64%) Content Management
3 5 (5.32%) OO
4 3 (3.19%) Project Management
4 3 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Management
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (2.13%) Analytics
5 2 (2.13%) Information Security
5 2 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (1.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.06%) SOA
6 1 (1.06%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.06%) Workflow
6 1 (1.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Adobe
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.06%) Perforce
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