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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Buyer
Rank 844 955 978
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 21 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.014% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 3
Median salary £30,927 £34,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £29,433 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,963 £29,433 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.59% -21.51%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Buyer over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Buyer Salary Histogram in the UK

Buyer
Top 21 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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +80 20 £30,927 -11.00% 4
East Midlands - 12 £20,000 -
Northampton - 10 - -
Northamptonshire - 10 - -
South East +71 3 - -
Berkshire +45 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,000 - 1
London +64 1 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £30,927 -
North West - 1 £27,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £30,927 - 1
Warrington - 1 £27,000 -
Derby - 1 £20,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £30,927 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £20,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £27,000 -

Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) Legal
3 15 (40.54%) Contract Management
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Marketing
6 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) Time Management
8 6 (16.22%) MS Office
8 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) Ariba
9 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.51%) ERP
9 5 (13.51%) Network Management
9 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team
9 5 (13.51%) OpenUP
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) SAP
10 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
11 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
11 2 (5.41%) Benchmarking
11 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
11 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Tesseract
11 2 (5.41%) Billing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.41%) Tesseract
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) Legal
3 9 (24.32%) Marketing
4 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Billing
6 1 (2.70%) Electronics
6 1 (2.70%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Contract Management
2 7 (18.92%) Time Management
3 5 (13.51%) ERP
3 5 (13.51%) Network Management
3 5 (13.51%) OpenUP
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Benchmarking
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (2.70%) Data Management
6 1 (2.70%) E-Procurement
6 1 (2.70%) Market Research
6 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Ariba
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
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