Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 - 323
Rank change year-on-year - +323 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.060% - 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% - 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 - £40,000
10th Percentile £31,250 - £35,425
90th Percentile £36,375 - £43,700
South East median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -27.78% +12.50% +21.21%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6321 9018 10150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.28% 96.13% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5086 7351 7598
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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
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 22 July 2017. 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 - 3 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Writer
South East

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Sphinx
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Blog

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree