The median annual salary for a Technical Writer was - in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Writer
South East / Surrey
Rank 164 204 206
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Writer 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.037% 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.025% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -2.77% -0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2634 4039 4307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.63% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 3476 3555
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in Surrey

Technical Writer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Technical Writer in Surrey

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) RoboHelp
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft