Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 171 212
Rank change year-on-year +26 +41 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 11 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.43% 0.17% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.17% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +135.29% -39.29%
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +75.44% -18.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,425 2,918 4,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.43% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,157 3,445
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,200 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Writer in Reading over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Writer in Reading

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Product Management
2 8 (72.73%) Information Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Six Sigma
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 8 (72.73%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) COBIT
2 8 (72.73%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (72.73%) Security Operations
2 8 (72.73%) Digital Economy
2 8 (72.73%) Cyber Resilience
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
General
1 8 (72.73%) Digital Economy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Cyber Resilience
1 8 (72.73%) Information Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (72.73%) Lean Six Sigma
1 8 (72.73%) Product Management
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
1 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
1 8 (72.73%) Security Operations
1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
1 8 (72.73%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) COBIT
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft