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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Writer
Rank 433 447 439
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.018% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.019% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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
(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
Surrey -1 5 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,000 -
Berkshire +1 1 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) EFT
4 2 (13.33%) Wiki
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) Acrobat
5 1 (6.67%) RoboHelp
5 1 (6.67%) InDesign
5 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (6.67%) RoboHelp
3 1 (6.67%) InDesign
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EFT
2 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Reigate, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26,000 - £32,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Salfords, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26,000 - £32,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k per year + +£2k Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago