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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Buyer
Rank 877 857 877
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Buyer 2 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.014% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.015% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 -

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

IT Buyer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP