The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 621 666
Rank change year-on-year +22 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 17 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.057% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.060% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 10
Median salary £60,000 £41,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.34% +5.80%  
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in London

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in London

Technical Writer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Technical Writer in London

Technical Writer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the London 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
Hammersmith - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Writer
England

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

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 London region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Content Management
2 13 (59.09%) Document Management
2 13 (59.09%) Intranet
2 13 (59.09%) Back Office
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
4 3 (13.64%) C-shell
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Fintech
5 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
5 2 (9.09%) LaTeX
5 2 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) PhD
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration

Technical Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (4.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) LaTeX
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
General
1 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Content Management
1 13 (59.09%) Document Management
2 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C-shell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft