Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Writer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 266 337
Rank change year-on-year +19 +71 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 11 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.27% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +75.44% -18.57%
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +31.94% +7.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,280 7,508 10,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.42% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,123 5,847 8,452
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Technical Writer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Writer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in Berkshire

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in Berkshire

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Writer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Writer in Berkshire

Technical Writer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Technical Writer
South East

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Technical Writer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Product Management
2 8 (72.73%) Information Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Six Sigma
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 8 (72.73%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) COBIT
2 8 (72.73%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (72.73%) Security Operations
2 8 (72.73%) Digital Economy
2 8 (72.73%) Cyber Resilience
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management

Technical Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
General
1 8 (72.73%) Digital Economy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Cyber Resilience
1 8 (72.73%) Information Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (72.73%) Lean Six Sigma
1 8 (72.73%) Product Management
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
1 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
1 8 (72.73%) Security Operations
1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
1 8 (72.73%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) COBIT
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft