The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 166 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
Technical Writer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3176 3439 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.36% 98.17% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2810 2522
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Leeds

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (100.00%) Adobe
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Acrobat
3 14 (87.50%) XML
3 14 (87.50%) XMetaL
4 13 (81.25%) CMS
4 13 (81.25%) Content Management
4 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
4 13 (81.25%) MS Office
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) RoboHelp
6 8 (50.00%) Photoshop
6 8 (50.00%) Subversion
6 8 (50.00%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (50.00%) Perforce
7 7 (43.75%) Degree
8 6 (37.50%) FrameMaker
9 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (31.25%) Information Architecture
9 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
9 5 (31.25%) Project Management
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (6.25%) PHP
11 1 (6.25%) C#
11 1 (6.25%) C++
11 1 (6.25%) CSS
11 1 (6.25%) XSL
11 1 (6.25%) XSLT

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (81.25%) CMS
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Acrobat
1 14 (87.50%) XMetaL
2 13 (81.25%) MS Office
3 8 (50.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 8 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 8 (50.00%) RoboHelp
4 6 (37.50%) FrameMaker
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Content Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Information Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Adobe
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Perforce