The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Technical Writer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 866 884
Rank change year-on-year +46 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 37 43 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.048% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 52
Median salary £56,250 £37,500 £36,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +3.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Writer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Technical Writer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in England

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in England

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Writer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Writer in England

Technical Writer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London +22 17 £60,000 +46.34% 2
East of England +8 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South East +52 8 £32,500 -22.15% 2
North West -40 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands +8 1 £37,500 -6.83%
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (24.07%) Intranet
3 13 (24.07%) Back Office
3 13 (24.07%) Content Management
3 13 (24.07%) Document Management
4 12 (22.22%) Degree
4 12 (22.22%) RoboHelp
4 12 (22.22%) XML
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.37%) HTML
6 10 (18.52%) Finance
7 9 (16.67%) FrameMaker
8 8 (14.81%) XSL
8 8 (14.81%) Time Management
8 8 (14.81%) Desktop Publishing
8 8 (14.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.26%) User Experience
11 4 (7.41%) Analytics
11 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
11 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
12 3 (5.56%) Physics
12 3 (5.56%) Marketing
12 3 (5.56%) REST
12 3 (5.56%) Big Data
12 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
12 3 (5.56%) Product Management
12 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
12 3 (5.56%) C-shell

Technical Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.85%) Confluence
1 1 (1.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (22.22%) RoboHelp
3 9 (16.67%) FrameMaker
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.70%) LaTeX
4 2 (3.70%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 13 (24.07%) Back Office
3 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) XML
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 8 (14.81%) XSL
4 3 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) RESTful
6 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Content Management
1 13 (24.07%) Document Management
2 8 (14.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 8 (14.81%) Desktop Publishing
2 8 (14.81%) Time Management
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Analytics
4 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 3 (5.56%) Physics
5 3 (5.56%) Product Management
5 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.85%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Product Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C-shell
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Quark
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
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