The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Buyer
Rank 904 962 979
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Buyer 8 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.012% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Median salary £30,927 £29,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -26.70%
UK excluding London median salary £30,927 £35,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-11.63% -13.04%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Buyer
Salary Trend

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

IT Buyer Salary Trend in the UK

IT Buyer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +54 8 £30,927 +4.83%
South East +41 5 - -
Slough - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
West Midlands - 2 £30,927 -
East Midlands +16 1 - -
Northampton +11 1 - -
Northamptonshire +6 1 - -
Telford - 1 £30,927 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £30,927 -

IT Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT 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 IT Buyer in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Legal
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Time Management
4 5 (26.32%) OpenUP
4 5 (26.32%) Network Management
4 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) ERP
4 5 (26.32%) Ariba
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Billing
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 1 (5.26%) SLA
8 1 (5.26%) Sage
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Electronics
8 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Line 50
8 1 (5.26%) German Language

IT 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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Line 50
General
1 14 (73.68%) Legal
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Billing
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ERP
1 5 (26.32%) Network Management
1 5 (26.32%) OpenUP
1 5 (26.32%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
3 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Ariba
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sage