The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Buyer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Buyer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Buyer
Rank 895 873 890
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Buyer 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +73.26%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Buyer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 4 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Andover - 3 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
South East - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,500 -
East of England - 1 £35,500 -

IT Buyer
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Buyer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Buyer in their job title.

1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) MS Office
2 16 (76.19%) IBM Notes
2 16 (76.19%) ERP
2 16 (76.19%) Lotus
2 16 (76.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) CODA
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) C

IT Buyer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Buyer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Buyer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (76.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ERP
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Lotus
2 1 (4.76%) CODA
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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