The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank - - 250
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6604 7022 7017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 6015 6228
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Writer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) RoboHelp
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) RoboHelp
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft