The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 146 127 168
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.087% 0.20% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
Technical Writer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 1882 2926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.39% 95.29% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 1556 2313
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Writer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the Hertfordshire region.

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Writer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 2 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) CorelDRAW
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 2 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 2 (100.00%) CorelDRAW
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe