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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Writer
UK / England
Rank 781 845 887
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 46 70 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.075% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.078% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 29 62 21
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,750 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,125
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.47%

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
South East +56 17 £50,000 +42.85%
London +49 9 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
South West - 4 £31,500 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 23 (26.44%) REST
2 22 (25.29%) XML
3 21 (24.14%) HTML
3 21 (24.14%) Degree
4 20 (22.99%) Java
5 18 (20.69%) FrameMaker
6 15 (17.24%) Adobe
7 14 (16.09%) Product Management
8 12 (13.79%) Python
8 12 (13.79%) Marketing
9 11 (12.64%) User Experience
9 11 (12.64%) Windows
10 10 (11.49%) Unix
10 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
10 10 (11.49%) Apiary
10 10 (11.49%) JSON
10 10 (11.49%) OAuth
11 9 (10.34%) Ruby
11 9 (10.34%) C#
12 8 (9.20%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (9.20%) Automotive
12 8 (9.20%) Big Data
12 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
12 8 (9.20%) C-shell
12 8 (9.20%) Analytics
13 7 (8.05%) Finance
13 7 (8.05%) Linux
13 7 (8.05%) SQL
14 6 (6.90%) CSS
14 6 (6.90%) Publishing

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 2 (2.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) FrameMaker
2 6 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.75%) Snagit
3 5 (5.75%) XMetaL
4 4 (4.60%) Acrobat
4 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.60%) MS Office
5 2 (2.30%) RoboHelp
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.15%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.15%) RTP
2 1 (1.15%) UPnP
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.60%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.79%) Marketing
2 8 (9.20%) Automotive
3 7 (8.05%) Finance
4 6 (6.90%) Publishing
5 5 (5.75%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.75%) Games
6 4 (4.60%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) REST
2 22 (25.29%) XML
3 21 (24.14%) HTML
4 10 (11.49%) JSON
4 10 (11.49%) OAuth
5 6 (6.90%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) User Experience
2 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.75%) Blog
4 5 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.75%) Physics
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.30%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.15%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Photography
7 1 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Unix
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Product Management
2 8 (9.20%) Analytics
3 6 (6.90%) Content Management
4 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.75%) Data Analytics
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (5.75%) Open Source
4 5 (5.75%) Open Source Development
4 5 (5.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.30%) B2B
5 2 (2.30%) Content Writing
5 2 (2.30%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.30%) Time Management
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.15%) Information Architecture
6 1 (1.15%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.15%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) Java
2 12 (13.79%) Python
3 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.34%) C#
4 9 (10.34%) Ruby
5 8 (9.20%) C-shell
6 7 (8.05%) SQL
7 5 (5.75%) C++
7 5 (5.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) C
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) HNC
2 1 (1.15%) HND
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Adobe
2 10 (11.49%) Apiary
3 4 (4.60%) Forcepoint
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) QNX
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
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