The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 624 651 680
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 32 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.028% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 11
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Technical Writer
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in London

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in London

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram in London

Technical Writer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Ealing - 3 £40,000 -
Romford - 2 £42,000 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 26 (44.83%) XML
2 23 (39.66%) HTML
3 19 (32.76%) Degree
4 15 (25.86%) Finance
5 11 (18.97%) Publishing
5 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
5 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
5 11 (18.97%) MS Office
5 11 (18.97%) Windows
6 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 10 (17.24%) MS Visio
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.24%) Legal
6 10 (17.24%) e-Learning
6 10 (17.24%) Marketing
7 9 (15.52%) Blog
7 9 (15.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (15.52%) Confluence
8 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) GitHub
8 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.07%) Subversion
9 7 (12.07%) RoboHelp
9 7 (12.07%) SQL
9 7 (12.07%) Bitcoin
9 7 (12.07%) Learning Management System
10 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (10.34%) SCCM
10 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
10 6 (10.34%) Physics

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (15.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Office
2 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS Visio
3 9 (15.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (12.07%) RoboHelp
5 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.72%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) GitHub
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Subversion
2 3 (5.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Publishing
3 10 (17.24%) Legal
3 10 (17.24%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Games
4 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) XML
2 23 (39.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) WSDL
3 3 (5.17%) XML Schema
3 3 (5.17%) XSD
4 1 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.24%) e-Learning
3 9 (15.52%) Blog
4 7 (12.07%) Bitcoin
4 7 (12.07%) Learning Management System
5 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.34%) Physics
6 5 (8.62%) Fintech
7 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (6.90%) Social Media
8 3 (5.17%) Economics
8 3 (5.17%) Online Games
8 3 (5.17%) Taxonomies
8 3 (5.17%) User Experience
9 2 (3.45%) Blockchain
9 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
2 5 (8.62%) Scrum
2 5 (8.62%) SDLC
3 4 (6.90%) Product Management
4 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.17%) DNA
4 3 (5.17%) Information Architecture
4 3 (5.17%) Presales
4 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) System Testing
4 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.17%) UML
4 3 (5.17%) Web Design
5 2 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) C++
2 5 (8.62%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) C
3 4 (6.90%) Lua
3 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter