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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 825 848 787
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 42 45 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.040% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.043% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 72
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
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
98068 105382 98299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.59% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 81012 86409 82717
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 28 April 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 28 April 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
South East +14 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
London +30 12 £37,500 +13.63% 3
East of England +27 10 £32,500 -5.79%
Yorkshire -3 4 £22,500 -30.76%
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (36.36%) Degree
2 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) XML
4 17 (25.76%) Content Management
5 16 (24.24%) RoboHelp
6 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
6 13 (19.70%) HTML
7 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 12 (18.18%) FrameMaker
8 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.67%) Adobe
8 11 (16.67%) MS Office
9 10 (15.15%) CSS
10 9 (13.64%) Publishing
10 9 (13.64%) Wiki
11 8 (12.12%) QA
12 7 (10.61%) Scrum
12 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.09%) VoIP
13 6 (9.09%) E-Learning
13 6 (9.09%) CMS
13 6 (9.09%) Marketing
14 5 (7.58%) JIRA
14 5 (7.58%) IMAP
14 5 (7.58%) LTE
14 5 (7.58%) Release Management
14 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
14 5 (7.58%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (7.58%) Performance Engineering
14 5 (7.58%) XMetaL

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Documentum
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) RoboHelp
2 12 (18.18%) FrameMaker
2 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 11 (16.67%) MS Office
4 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
5 5 (7.58%) Acrobat
5 5 (7.58%) XMetaL
6 4 (6.06%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (4.55%) PageMaker
7 3 (4.55%) QuarkXPress
7 3 (4.55%) InDesign
7 3 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.52%) ZBrush
8 1 (1.52%) Mudbox
8 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
8 1 (1.52%) Houdini
8 1 (1.52%) Maya
8 1 (1.52%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) VoIP
2 5 (7.58%) GSM
2 5 (7.58%) UMTS
2 5 (7.58%) IMAP
2 5 (7.58%) LTE
2 5 (7.58%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) 3G
4 2 (3.03%) 2G
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.64%) Publishing
3 6 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Finance
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) XML
2 13 (19.70%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 5 (7.58%) XSD
5 3 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Wiki
2 6 (9.09%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.55%) Copywriting
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Content Management
3 7 (10.61%) Scrum
4 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.58%) SOA
4 5 (7.58%) Release Management
4 5 (7.58%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (6.06%) Product Management
5 4 (6.06%) Document Management
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) Time Management
6 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.03%) Campaign Management
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (1.52%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.52%) OO
8 1 (1.52%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Java
1 2 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) C++
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) Perl
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (16.67%) Adobe
2 5 (7.58%) Perforce
2 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.06%) Google
4 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
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