The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 254 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £32,000
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6959 6446 7140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5546 6124
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 2 (50.00%) RoboHelp
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (50.00%) RoboHelp
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft