The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Buyer
UK
Rank 831 930 946
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 10 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.009% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 9
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £40,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Buyer in the job title.

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Buyer
Salary Trend

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

Buyer Salary Trend in the UK

Buyer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +100 9 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East of England +26 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +15 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £35,000 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Buyer 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 Buyer in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Legal
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 11 (33.33%) Contract Management
4 8 (24.24%) BC Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Marketing
5 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.18%) Time Management
7 5 (15.15%) MS Office
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Ariba
8 4 (12.12%) ERP
8 4 (12.12%) OpenUP
8 4 (12.12%) Network Management
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
10 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.06%) Billing
10 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
11 1 (3.03%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (3.03%) Computacenter

Buyer 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:

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Tesseract
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Legal
3 7 (21.21%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 6 (18.18%) Time Management
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) OpenUP
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) BC Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Ariba
3 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
Abingdon
RM Plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Castleford
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Profit share
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago