The median annual salary for a Copywriter was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Copywriter
UK
Rank 844 928 945
Rank change year-on-year +84 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Copywriter 13 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.020% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 8
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £28,300 £42,688
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £22,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +33.33% -28.00%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Copywriter in the UK

Copywriter
Top 11 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 24 March 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 +92 13 £30,000 +33.33% 7
North West - 6 £23,750 -
Lancashire - 5 £22,500 -
Chorley - 4 £22,500 -
London +64 2 - - 2
South East - 2 £30,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 4
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

Copywriter Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 17 (89.47%) Marketing
2 16 (84.21%) Copywriting
3 14 (73.68%) SEO
4 8 (42.11%) Social Media
5 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Content Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) Blog
5 5 (26.32%) Google Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Google
6 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Content Writing
6 4 (21.05%) iPad
6 4 (21.05%) Social Media Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) Link Building
6 4 (21.05%) AdWords
7 3 (15.79%) User Experience
7 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (15.79%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.79%) Electronics
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) B2B
7 3 (15.79%) SAP
7 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (15.79%) FMCG
7 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management

Copywriter Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InDesign
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Google Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 17 (89.47%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Social Media
2 5 (26.32%) Blog
3 4 (21.05%) iPad
4 3 (15.79%) FMCG
4 3 (15.79%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Copywriting
2 14 (73.68%) SEO
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Content Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Content Writing
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Link Building
4 4 (21.05%) Social Media Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) B2B Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) B2C
7 1 (5.26%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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