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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 616 659 615
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 12 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.036% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.039% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 12
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £42,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Hammersmith - 3 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £40,000 -
Romford - 1 £41,000 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Wiki
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Content Management
2 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 7 (25.93%) Publishing
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) Internet
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) GSM
4 5 (18.52%) UMTS
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (18.52%) Perforce
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) LTE
4 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (18.52%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Google Apps
5 4 (14.81%) Google
5 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Adobe
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) FrameMaker
4 1 (3.70%) Maya
4 1 (3.70%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.70%) Houdini
4 1 (3.70%) RoboHelp
4 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) ZBrush
4 1 (3.70%) Mudbox
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) GSM
1 5 (18.52%) UMTS
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
1 5 (18.52%) LTE
1 5 (18.52%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (25.93%) Publishing
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) WSDL
4 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Wiki
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Content Management
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Perforce
2 4 (14.81%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe