The median annual salary for a Buyer was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Buyer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 896 935
Rank change year-on-year +27 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 14 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.028% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 31
Median salary £23,750 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -37.33% -25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Buyer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Buyer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Buyer in the UK

Buyer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Buyer in the UK

Buyer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Buyer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Buyer in the UK

Buyer
Top 17 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 24 June 2017. 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 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 +39 14 £23,750 -36.66% 2
East of England -2 4 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Hertfordshire -4 4 £29,500 -15.71% 1
South East +42 3 £23,500 -50.52%
Oxfordshire - 3 £23,500 -
Thame - 3 £23,500 -
London - 3 £24,000 - 1
Manchester -23 2 £17,000 -19.04%
North West -38 2 £17,000 -19.04%
Hatfield - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £43,000 -
Watford - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £43,000 -
Swindon - 1 £43,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 -

Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Spend Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Health Informatics
3 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
3 3 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) BC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
3 3 (13.64%) Informatics
3 3 (13.64%) Computacenter
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
5 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management

Buyer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Spend Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Health Informatics
2 3 (13.64%) Informatics
2 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
2 3 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago