The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 167 162 159
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.025% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.14% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3752 2922 3353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.01% 94.35% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2440 1703 2491
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Writer
UK

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -24 1 - -
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (63.64%) MS Office
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) MS Visio
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe
1 7 (63.64%) Acrobat
1 7 (63.64%) RoboHelp
1 7 (63.64%) FrameMaker
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) MS Visio
1 7 (63.64%) Acrobat
1 7 (63.64%) RoboHelp
1 7 (63.64%) FrameMaker
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe