Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 - 220
Rank change year-on-year - +220 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.12% - 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Reading median annual salary £32,500 - £50,000
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 - £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2390 3567 4570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.00% 96.07% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 2866 3270
Reading median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Technical Writer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in Reading

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in Reading

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop

Technical Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL