The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Writer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Writer
UK
Rank 805 873 916
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 48 74 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.074% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.076% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 26
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Writer in the job title.

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Writer
Salary Trend

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

Technical Writer Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Writer over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Technical Writer Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Writer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 46 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Berkshire +63 17 £50,000 +42.85%
South East +54 17 £50,000 +42.85%
London +48 9 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £40,000 -
Reading - 5 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £31,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £31,500 -
Wales +12 2 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 - 1
North East - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Warwick - 1 £43,000 -

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Technical Writer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 22 (23.91%) XML
1 22 (23.91%) Degree
1 22 (23.91%) REST
2 20 (21.74%) HTML
3 19 (20.65%) Java
3 19 (20.65%) FrameMaker
4 15 (16.30%) Adobe
4 15 (16.30%) Product Management
5 12 (13.04%) Marketing
6 11 (11.96%) User Experience
6 11 (11.96%) Windows
6 11 (11.96%) Python
7 9 (9.78%) Unix
7 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.78%) Apiary
7 9 (9.78%) OAuth
7 9 (9.78%) JSON
8 8 (8.70%) Ruby
8 8 (8.70%) Content Management
8 8 (8.70%) Visualisation
8 8 (8.70%) Big Data
8 8 (8.70%) C-shell
8 8 (8.70%) Analytics
8 8 (8.70%) C#
8 8 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (8.70%) Finance
8 8 (8.70%) Publishing
9 7 (7.61%) Automotive
9 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.61%) Linux

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) CMS
1 2 (2.17%) Drupal
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) FrameMaker
2 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.43%) Snagit
3 5 (5.43%) XMetaL
4 4 (4.35%) Acrobat
4 4 (4.35%) RoboHelp
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.17%) Doxygen
5 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.09%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.09%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.09%) RTP
2 1 (1.09%) UPnP
2 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) Big Data
2 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.35%) JIRA
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.26%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.04%) Marketing
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Publishing
3 7 (7.61%) Automotive
4 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.43%) Games
5 4 (4.35%) Electronics
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) REST
1 22 (23.91%) XML
2 20 (21.74%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) JSON
3 9 (9.78%) OAuth
4 6 (6.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.09%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.09%) J2EE
5 1 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) User Experience
2 8 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.43%) Blog
5 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.35%) Physics
6 2 (2.17%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.17%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.09%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.09%) Photography
7 1 (1.09%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
4 1 (1.09%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Product Management
2 8 (8.70%) Analytics
2 8 (8.70%) Content Management
3 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.43%) Data Analytics
4 5 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (5.43%) Open Source
4 5 (5.43%) Open Source Development
4 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (3.26%) Desktop Publishing
5 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.26%) KYC
6 2 (2.17%) B2B
6 2 (2.17%) Content Writing
6 2 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.17%) Time Management
6 2 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (1.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) Java
2 11 (11.96%) Python
3 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.70%) C#
4 8 (8.70%) C-shell
4 8 (8.70%) Ruby
5 7 (7.61%) SQL
6 4 (4.35%) C++
6 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) C
8 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) HNC
2 1 (1.09%) HND
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Adobe
2 9 (9.78%) Apiary
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.35%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) QNX
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits (Dental, Health etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 10 days ago