The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Technical Writer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 846 863 924
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 53 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.061% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.064% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 49
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,850 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,600 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
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
88472 98986 105033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.32% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75285 82566 86404
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Technical Writer in the job title.

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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 39 £42,250 -12.88% 4
East Midlands +8 4 £32,500 +44.44%
West Midlands - 4 £40,250 -
Yorkshire +25 2 £30,750 -12.14%
South East -21 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +29 1 £37,500 +17.18%
North West +15 1 £35,000 -
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Technical Writer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 50 (40.32%) Degree
2 49 (39.52%) HTML
3 43 (34.68%) XML
4 24 (19.35%) Marketing
5 22 (17.74%) CSS
6 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
7 18 (14.52%) Mathematics
8 17 (13.71%) MS Office
9 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
9 16 (12.90%) XMetaL
10 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
10 15 (12.10%) SaaS
11 14 (11.29%) e-Learning
11 14 (11.29%) Telecoms
12 13 (10.48%) FrameMaker
12 13 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (10.48%) RoboHelp
13 12 (9.68%) Adobe
13 12 (9.68%) Windows
13 12 (9.68%) Java
13 12 (9.68%) C#
13 12 (9.68%) Content Management
13 12 (9.68%) Physics
13 12 (9.68%) Blog
13 12 (9.68%) Finance
14 11 (8.87%) SQL
14 11 (8.87%) C
15 10 (8.06%) JavaScript

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.84%) CMS
1 6 (4.84%) Confluence
2 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) MS Office
2 16 (12.90%) XMetaL
3 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
4 13 (10.48%) FrameMaker
4 13 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (10.48%) RoboHelp
5 7 (5.65%) Photoshop
6 5 (4.03%) Acrobat
6 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
7 4 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) SaaS
2 7 (5.65%) GitHub
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Internet
1 4 (3.23%) Intranet
2 2 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) Big Data
1 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Subversion
2 4 (3.23%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (19.35%) Marketing
2 14 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.68%) Finance
4 10 (8.06%) Publishing
5 7 (5.65%) Automotive
6 5 (4.03%) Electronics
7 4 (3.23%) Legal
8 3 (2.42%) Billing
8 3 (2.42%) Games
8 3 (2.42%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.61%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.81%) Law
10 1 (0.81%) Local Government
10 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.52%) HTML
2 43 (34.68%) XML
3 22 (17.74%) CSS
4 7 (5.65%) .NET
5 5 (4.03%) Web Services
6 4 (3.23%) JSON
6 4 (3.23%) OAuth
6 4 (3.23%) REST
6 4 (3.23%) WSDL
6 4 (3.23%) XML Schema
6 4 (3.23%) XSD
7 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.61%) XSLT
8 1 (0.81%) HTML5
8 1 (0.81%) Middleware
8 1 (0.81%) XHTML
8 1 (0.81%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.52%) Mathematics
3 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 14 (11.29%) e-Learning
5 12 (9.68%) Blog
5 12 (9.68%) Physics
6 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.45%) User Experience
7 7 (5.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (5.65%) Learning Management System
8 6 (4.84%) Chemistry
8 6 (4.84%) Digital Media
8 6 (4.84%) Fintech
9 5 (4.03%) Semantic Web
10 4 (3.23%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.23%) Wiki
11 3 (2.42%) Copywriting
11 3 (2.42%) Economics
11 3 (2.42%) Online Games
11 3 (2.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.68%) Content Management
3 9 (7.26%) B2B
3 9 (7.26%) Time Management
4 8 (6.45%) Project Management
4 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 7 (5.65%) Information Architecture
5 7 (5.65%) Scrum
6 6 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.84%) Product Management
7 5 (4.03%) Machine Learning
7 5 (4.03%) SDLC
8 4 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.23%) Presales
8 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.23%) System Testing
8 4 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.23%) UML
8 4 (3.23%) Web Design
9 3 (2.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.68%) C#
1 12 (9.68%) Java
2 11 (8.87%) C
2 11 (8.87%) SQL
3 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.26%) C++
4 9 (7.26%) Python
5 5 (4.03%) Perl
6 4 (3.23%) Lua
6 4 (3.23%) Ruby
7 2 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (40.32%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) Adobe
3 5 (4.03%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) Apiary
4 4 (3.23%) RedGate
5 3 (2.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Perforce
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Toshiba
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