The median annual salary for a Copywriter was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Copywriter
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 918 973
Rank change year-on-year +63 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Copywriter 19 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 9
Median salary £23,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £15,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £30,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% -21.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Copywriter
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Copywriter in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Copywriter in the UK

Copywriter
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Copywriter in the UK

Copywriter
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Copywriter over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Copywriter in the UK

Copywriter
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +42 19 £23,000 +2.22% 4
East Midlands +26 8 £23,000 +48.38% 2
London +27 7 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Northamptonshire +9 7 £23,000 +48.38% 2
Kettering - 7 £23,000 - 2
North West - 3 £24,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £33,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £33,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £24,500 -
North East - 1 £24,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £24,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £19,000 -
Chorley - 1 £19,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £32,500 -
City of London - 1 £25,000 - 1

Copywriter Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Copywriter 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 featuring Copywriter in the job title.

1 26 (81.25%) Marketing
2 19 (59.38%) SEO
3 14 (43.75%) Copywriting
4 13 (40.63%) Analytics
4 13 (40.63%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (37.50%) Google Analytics
5 12 (37.50%) Google
6 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Blog
6 10 (31.25%) Social Media
6 10 (31.25%) Content Marketing
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) Internet
9 7 (21.88%) Pay per click
10 6 (18.75%) CMS
10 6 (18.75%) InDesign
10 6 (18.75%) Adobe
10 6 (18.75%) Business Development
10 6 (18.75%) Algorithms
11 5 (15.63%) iPad
12 4 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
12 4 (12.50%) Link Building
12 4 (12.50%) Degree
12 4 (12.50%) User Experience
12 4 (12.50%) AdWords
12 4 (12.50%) Content Writing
13 3 (9.38%) Electronics
13 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
13 3 (9.38%) Games
13 3 (9.38%) Programme Management

Copywriter Skill Set
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 6 (18.75%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) InDesign
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.50%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 26 (81.25%) Marketing
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
4 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Blog
1 10 (31.25%) Social Media
2 6 (18.75%) Algorithms
3 5 (15.63%) iPad
4 4 (12.50%) User Experience
5 2 (6.25%) Fintech
5 2 (6.25%) Online Games
6 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) SEO
2 14 (43.75%) Copywriting
3 13 (40.63%) Analytics
3 13 (40.63%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (31.25%) Content Marketing
5 7 (21.88%) Pay per click
6 6 (18.75%) Business Development
7 4 (12.50%) Content Writing
7 4 (12.50%) Link Building
7 4 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
8 3 (9.38%) B2B
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Content Development
8 3 (9.38%) Content Management
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Google
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Facebook
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter
Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Spring Technology
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