The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Writer
England / South West
Rank - 247 237
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Median salary - £38,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.82%  
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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in the South West

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in the South West

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago