The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 440 437
Rank change year-on-year +53 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 9 2 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.062% 0.011% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.011% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 31
South East median annual salary £32,500 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +21.87%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £44,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £52,375 £42,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £37,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year +39.07% +2.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14100 17771 20746
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.65% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51721 74610 83636
South East median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Technical Writer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in the South East

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in the South East

Technical Writer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey +43 7 - -
Berkshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) XSL
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) FrameMaker
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 8 (53.33%) Desktop Publishing
2 8 (53.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 8 (53.33%) RoboHelp
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) Quark
4 2 (13.33%) QuarkXPress
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop

Technical Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (53.33%) FrameMaker
2 8 (53.33%) RoboHelp
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (13.33%) QuarkXPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) XML
1 8 (53.33%) XSL
2 3 (20.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 8 (53.33%) Desktop Publishing
1 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Quark
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