The median annual salary for a Head of Procurement was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Procurement
UK
Rank 863 960 955
Rank change year-on-year +97 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Procurement 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £85,000 £65,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -16.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £65,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +30.76% -16.12%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Procurement
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Procurement in the UK

Head of Procurement
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of Procurement in the UK

Head of Procurement
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Procurement over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Procurement in the UK

Head of Procurement
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Procurement within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +93 4 £85,000 +17.24%
West Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
Essex - 1 £100,000 -
Manchester - 1 £85,000 -
Coventry - 1 £75,000 -
North West - 1 £85,000 -
East of England - 1 £100,000 -

Head of Procurement Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Head of Procurement 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 Head of Procurement in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) E-Procurement
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) People Management

Head of Procurement 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:

General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Procurement
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification