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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank 416 446 417
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 22 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.033% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Writer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
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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
Middlesex +10 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire +7 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £31,375 -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) MS Office
3 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 19 (34.55%) Degree
5 17 (30.91%) MS Visio
6 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 13 (23.64%) Project Management
7 13 (23.64%) VoIP
7 13 (23.64%) RoboHelp
7 13 (23.64%) Revenue Management
8 12 (21.82%) FrameMaker
8 12 (21.82%) Acrobat
9 8 (14.55%) Finance
9 8 (14.55%) XML
9 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (12.73%) PaintShop Pro
10 7 (12.73%) Adobe
11 6 (10.91%) E-Learning
11 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.09%) Document Management
12 5 (9.09%) Product Management
12 5 (9.09%) ITIL
13 4 (7.27%) CSS
13 4 (7.27%) HTML
13 4 (7.27%) Wiki
14 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
14 3 (5.45%) QA
14 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (5.45%) Taxonomies

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) MS Office
2 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 17 (30.91%) MS Visio
4 13 (23.64%) RoboHelp
5 12 (21.82%) FrameMaker
5 12 (21.82%) Acrobat
6 7 (12.73%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.82%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) VoIP
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
General
1 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) E-Learning
2 4 (7.27%) Wiki
3 3 (5.45%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Project Management
1 13 (23.64%) Revenue Management
2 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Product Management
4 5 (9.09%) Document Management
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
5 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
5 3 (5.45%) BPR
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Scrum
7 1 (1.82%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Adobe