The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 136 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Technical Writer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2273 2077 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 93.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1655 1554
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Writer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) RoboHelp
3 1 (20.00%) InDesign

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (20.00%) InDesign
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe