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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 617 632 606
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 4 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.030% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 18
Average salary £36,250 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
41833 42816 45422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.84% 93.95% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35659 35282 39272
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 2014.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram in London

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) OOD
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) MS Access
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) FrameMaker
2 2 (13.33%) Acrobat
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) RoboHelp
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) REST
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Content Management
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) OOD
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBA
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
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