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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 607 601 636
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 14 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.036% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
City of London - 2 £46,250 -
Ealing - 1 £41,000 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Legal
3 9 (32.14%) Service Management
4 7 (25.00%) Content Management
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.71%) MS Access
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.71%) VBA
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
6 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Adobe
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.57%) FrameMaker
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (10.71%) MS Access
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Service Management
3 7 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
1 3 (10.71%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
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