The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank - - 147
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Technical Writer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Writer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA