The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Copywriting in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 802 751 801
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +50
Permanent jobs citing Copywriting 105 123 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 97 65
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +26.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Copywriting
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Copywriting within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Copywriting Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Copywriting
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Copywriting within the UK.

Copywriting Salary Trend in the UK

Copywriting
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Copywriting over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Copywriting Salary Histogram in the UK

Copywriting
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriting within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
England -44 103 £29,500 -1.66% 21
London +8 55 £30,000 -14.28% 9
East of England -15 16 £29,500 +22.91% 2
City of London +9 13 £30,000 -31.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 12 £29,500 +20.40% 2
North West -24 12 £22,500 -8.16% 3
Cambridge - 11 £29,500 - 1
Manchester -4 10 £23,750 +10.46% 3
Yorkshire -45 7 £25,000 -16.66% 2
South East -50 5 £25,250 -15.83% 1
West Midlands -2 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire -8 4 £19,000 -15.55%
Bedfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Harrogate -15 3 £19,000 -15.55%
Berkshire -17 3 - -
East Yorkshire - 3 £43,000 -
East Midlands -2 2 £26,750 - 2
South West -26 2 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Bristol -2 1 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Surrey -6 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Lancashire -6 1 £15,500 -48.33%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £28,000 -34.11%
Cheshire -14 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £28,000 -
Skipton - 1 £31,000 -
Hull - 1 - -
Lincoln - 1 £23,500 -
Enfield - 1 £30,000 - 1

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Copywriting also 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 that cited Copywriting.

1 199 (80.24%) Marketing
2 110 (44.35%) Social Media
3 101 (40.73%) Analytics
4 97 (39.11%) HTML
5 88 (35.48%) SEO
6 77 (31.05%) Google
7 72 (29.03%) Google Analytics
8 64 (25.81%) Degree
9 63 (25.40%) Digital Marketing
10 60 (24.19%) Advertising
11 57 (22.98%) CMS
12 49 (19.76%) Photoshop
13 48 (19.35%) CSS
14 47 (18.95%) Content Management
15 44 (17.74%) Pay per click
16 43 (17.34%) Email Marketing
16 43 (17.34%) Online Marketing
17 41 (16.53%) E-Commerce
18 40 (16.13%) Finance
19 39 (15.73%) Project Management
20 37 (14.92%) MS Excel
21 35 (14.11%) Adobe
22 32 (12.90%) Retail
23 30 (12.10%) Adobe Illustrator
23 30 (12.10%) Blog
24 28 (11.29%) Web Design
25 27 (10.89%) Internet
25 27 (10.89%) Facebook
26 26 (10.48%) Mobile App
27 25 (10.08%) Web Analytics

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Copywriting also 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 that cited Copywriting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (22.98%) CMS
2 15 (6.05%) WordPress
3 7 (2.82%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (2.42%) Drupal
5 4 (1.61%) SugarCRM
5 4 (1.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (19.76%) Photoshop
2 37 (14.92%) MS Excel
3 30 (12.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (7.66%) MS Office
5 17 (6.85%) InDesign
6 12 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (3.63%) Adobe Premiere
8 8 (3.23%) MS Visio
8 8 (3.23%) MS Project
9 2 (0.81%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.81%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 72 (29.03%) Google Analytics
2 21 (8.47%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) MailChimp
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.89%) Internet
2 12 (4.84%) Intranet
3 2 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.21%) FrontPage
General
1 199 (80.24%) Marketing
2 60 (24.19%) Advertising
3 40 (16.13%) Finance
4 32 (12.90%) Retail
5 22 (8.87%) Publishing
6 13 (5.24%) Games
7 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.82%) Legal
8 7 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (2.42%) French Language
10 3 (1.21%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.81%) German Language
11 2 (0.81%) Back Office
11 2 (0.81%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.40%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 29 (11.69%) Copywriter
2 25 (10.08%) Marketing Manager
3 17 (6.85%) Marketing Executive
4 15 (6.05%) Content Manager
5 14 (5.65%) PPC Manager
5 14 (5.65%) PPC Analyst
5 14 (5.65%) Designer
5 14 (5.65%) PPC Executive
5 14 (5.65%) Online Marketing Manager
5 14 (5.65%) PPC Specialist
6 13 (5.24%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.24%) SEO Executive
7 11 (4.44%) Product Manager
8 10 (4.03%) Creative Director
8 10 (4.03%) Digital Project Manager
9 9 (3.63%) Email Specialist
9 9 (3.63%) Web Designer
10 8 (3.23%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (3.23%) Marketing Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (39.11%) HTML
2 48 (19.35%) CSS
3 13 (5.24%) HTML5
4 12 (4.84%) XML
5 8 (3.23%) XHTML
6 7 (2.82%) jQuery
7 6 (2.42%) Flash
7 6 (2.42%) CSS3
8 4 (1.61%) LAMP
9 3 (1.21%) COM
10 2 (0.81%) DHTML
10 2 (0.81%) .NET
10 2 (0.81%) Ajax
10 2 (0.81%) script.aculo.us
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.40%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 110 (44.35%) Social Media
2 30 (12.10%) Blog
3 26 (10.48%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.85%) Graphic Design
5 8 (3.23%) W3C
6 6 (2.42%) Economics
6 6 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.02%) Statistics
8 4 (1.61%) NHS
9 3 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.21%) Handset
9 3 (1.21%) FMCG
9 3 (1.21%) New Media
10 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.81%) Social Network
10 2 (0.81%) RIA
10 2 (0.81%) Animation
10 2 (0.81%) Photography
11 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.73%) Analytics
2 88 (35.48%) SEO
3 63 (25.40%) Digital Marketing
4 47 (18.95%) Content Management
5 44 (17.74%) Pay per click
6 43 (17.34%) Email Marketing
6 43 (17.34%) Online Marketing
7 41 (16.53%) E-Commerce
8 39 (15.73%) Project Management
9 28 (11.29%) Web Design
10 25 (10.08%) Web Analytics
11 23 (9.27%) B2B
12 18 (7.26%) Web Development
13 15 (6.05%) CRM
14 14 (5.65%) Time Management
15 13 (5.24%) Social Media Marketing
15 13 (5.24%) Workflow
16 12 (4.84%) B2C
16 12 (4.84%) Product Management
17 11 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.03%) PHP
2 8 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.61%) SQL
4 2 (0.81%) ActionScript
4 2 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 64 (25.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) HND
3 3 (1.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 77 (31.05%) Google
2 35 (14.11%) Adobe
3 27 (10.89%) Facebook
4 20 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.85%) Omniture
5 17 (6.85%) Twitter
6 10 (4.03%) Coremetrics
7 6 (2.42%) Eloqua
7 6 (2.42%) Marketo
7 6 (2.42%) Neolane
8 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.21%) Quark
10 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle
10 2 (0.81%) SAP
11 1 (0.40%) Sage
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London Bridge
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Enfield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM Digital
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago