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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 613 644 640
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 32 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.022% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.023% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 10
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,175 £31,800 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £60,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -9.37%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
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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 -16 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Hounslow - 1 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £62,500 -
Romford - 1 £36,000 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Degree
3 14 (21.21%) HTML
3 14 (21.21%) XML
4 13 (19.70%) MS Office
4 13 (19.70%) Windows
4 13 (19.70%) Publishing
5 10 (15.15%) Legal
5 10 (15.15%) Front Office
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 10 (15.15%) MS Visio
6 9 (13.64%) Confluence
6 9 (13.64%) Bitcoin
7 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
7 8 (12.12%) Marketing
7 8 (12.12%) Blog
8 7 (10.61%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (9.09%) GitHub
9 6 (9.09%) Social Media
9 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.58%) RoboHelp
11 4 (6.06%) Oracle
11 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
11 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.06%) e-Learning
11 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
11 4 (6.06%) SCCM

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Office
2 10 (15.15%) MS Visio
3 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
4 5 (7.58%) RoboHelp
5 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.52%) FrameMaker
6 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) GitHub
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Publishing
3 10 (15.15%) Front Office
3 10 (15.15%) Legal
4 8 (12.12%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) HTML
1 14 (21.21%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) WSDL
3 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Bitcoin
2 8 (12.12%) Blog
3 6 (9.09%) Social Media
4 4 (6.06%) e-Learning
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Learning Management System
5 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.55%) Physics
5 3 (4.55%) Wiki
6 2 (3.03%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.61%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.06%) Product Management
3 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.55%) Open Source
4 3 (4.55%) SDLC
4 3 (4.55%) Use Case
5 2 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (1.52%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) Presales
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.52%) Project Management
6 1 (1.52%) Scrum
6 1 (1.52%) System Testing
6 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.52%) Time Management
6 1 (1.52%) UML
6 1 (1.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) C++
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Casewise
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