Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Content Writing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Content Writing over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Content Writing
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 662 998 1126
Rank change year-on-year +336 +128 -31
Permanent jobs citing Content Writing 26 66 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.048% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.052% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 46
Median annual salary £46,250 £37,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +27.12% -26.25%
10th Percentile £26,950 £22,900 £20,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,375 £45,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +36.36% -31.25%

Content Writing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +5.88%

Content Writing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Content Writing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Content Writing in the UK

Content Writing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Content Writing.

Salary trend for Content Writing in the UK

Content Writing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Content Writing over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Content Writing in the UK

Content Writing
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Content Writing within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +338 26 £46,250 +23.33% 3
UK excluding London +329 16 £39,000 +4.00% 3
South West - 13 £45,000 -
London +214 9 £55,000 +41.94%
Work from Home - 3 £47,500 -
South East +219 1 £33,000 +40.43%
North of England +171 1 £25,000 -42.53% 2
East of England +134 1 £23,000 -38.67%
North East - 1 £25,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing Content Writing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Content Writing.

1 17 (65.38%) SEO
2 16 (61.54%) Marketing
3 11 (42.31%) Web Development
4 10 (38.46%) Analytics
5 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
5 9 (34.62%) Google
5 9 (34.62%) Google Analytics
6 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
7 7 (26.92%) Social Media
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Blog
9 4 (15.38%) Marketing Strategy
10 3 (11.54%) User Experience
10 3 (11.54%) Content Marketing
10 3 (11.54%) Content Marketing Strategy
10 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) Python
11 2 (7.69%) PHP
11 2 (7.69%) MySQL
11 2 (7.69%) B2B
11 2 (7.69%) Project Management
11 2 (7.69%) MVC
11 2 (7.69%) Scrum
11 2 (7.69%) TDD
11 2 (7.69%) AWS

Content Writing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Grunt
1 2 (7.69%) gulp
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) webpack
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 16 (61.54%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) SEO Executive
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Web Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Content Editor
4 3 (11.54%) Content Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Copywriter
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing Copywriter
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Copywriter
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Editor
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Marketing Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Web Content Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Content Editor
4 3 (11.54%) Web Content Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Web Editor
4 3 (11.54%) Web Marketing Manager
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) Laravel
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) React
2 2 (7.69%) React Native
2 2 (7.69%) Redux
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Symfony
2 2 (7.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 7 (26.92%) Social Media
3 4 (15.38%) Blog
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.85%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) SEO
2 11 (42.31%) Web Development
3 10 (38.46%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Content Marketing
6 3 (11.54%) Content Marketing Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) B2B
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) B2C
8 1 (3.85%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Hootsuite
3 1 (3.85%) HubSpot
3 1 (3.85%) Instagram