The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 430 446 442
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 19 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.038% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.040% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Writer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +22 3 - - 1
Hampshire -5 3 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) MS Office
3 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (29.17%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) VoIP
5 6 (25.00%) Adobe
5 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
6 5 (20.83%) RoboHelp
6 5 (20.83%) PaintShop Pro
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Document Management
7 4 (16.67%) Product Management
7 4 (16.67%) FrameMaker
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) Wiki
9 2 (8.33%) HNC
10 1 (4.17%) HND
10 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
10 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.17%) EFT
10 1 (4.17%) Java
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) C++

Technical Writer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
4 5 (20.83%) RoboHelp
4 5 (20.83%) PaintShop Pro
5 4 (16.67%) FrameMaker
6 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Wiki
2 1 (4.17%) EFT
2 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Document Management
2 4 (16.67%) Product Management
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.17%) BPR
4 1 (4.17%) CAD
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Adobe
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