The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Writer
UK / England
Rank 825 855 888
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 18 77 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.079% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.082% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 13 75 37
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
South East +65 6 £30,000 -18.36% 1
East of England +22 6 £37,500 +4.16% 2
London +46 5 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £35,000 +5.26%
Technical Writer
UK

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) XML
1 14 (20.59%) Product Management
1 14 (20.59%) REST
2 13 (19.12%) Degree
3 12 (17.65%) Java
4 10 (14.71%) FrameMaker
4 10 (14.71%) Marketing
5 9 (13.24%) User Experience
6 8 (11.76%) Adobe
7 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.29%) Finance
8 6 (8.82%) Publishing
8 6 (8.82%) MS Office
8 6 (8.82%) Big Data
8 6 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
8 6 (8.82%) C-shell
9 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
9 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
9 5 (7.35%) Snagit
9 5 (7.35%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (7.35%) CSS
9 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.88%) Electronics
10 4 (5.88%) Forcepoint
10 4 (5.88%) RoboHelp
10 4 (5.88%) Python
10 4 (5.88%) MS Excel

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) FrameMaker
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) Snagit
4 4 (5.88%) Acrobat
4 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.88%) RoboHelp
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.94%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.47%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.47%) RTP
1 1 (1.47%) UPnP
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
1 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.71%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Publishing
4 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.88%) Electronics
6 3 (4.41%) Automotive
7 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) Games
8 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.47%) Retail
8 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) REST
1 14 (20.59%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) XSL
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) OAuth
4 1 (1.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Photography
4 1 (1.47%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Product Management
2 6 (8.82%) Analytics
2 6 (8.82%) Data Analytics
2 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.41%) Time Management
6 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.94%) Content Management
6 2 (2.94%) Desktop Publishing
6 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.47%) ERP
7 1 (1.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.47%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.47%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.47%) Scrum
7 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) C-shell
3 4 (5.88%) Python
4 3 (4.41%) SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) HNC
2 1 (1.47%) HND
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Adobe
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.94%) Quark
5 1 (1.47%) Apiary
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) QNX
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago