The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Buyer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Buyer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Buyer
Rank 901 858 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Buyer 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 -
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Buyer
Salary Trend

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

Software Buyer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Buyer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
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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 -45 3 £45,000 +10.42%
Andover - 3 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
South East - 3 £45,000 -

Software Buyer
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Buyer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) MS Office
1 15 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 15 (100.00%) ERP
1 15 (100.00%) Lotus
1 15 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 15 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared

Software Buyer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Buyer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (100.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ERP
1 15 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Lotus