Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Buyer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

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

IT Buyer
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1164 1197 1266
Rank change year-on-year +33 +69 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Buyer 14 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.009% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 24
UK median annual salary £26,000 £38,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.47% -16.30% +2.22%
10th Percentile £21,500 £32,498 £25,750
90th Percentile £49,550 £48,400 £51,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £38,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -32.47% -18.95% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167821 183688 211578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134457 154053 175303
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

IT Buyer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Buyer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Buyer 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.

Salary trend for IT Buyer in the UK

IT Buyer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Buyer over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Buyer in the UK

IT Buyer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Buyer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 14 £26,000 -32.47%
UK excluding London +35 11 £26,000 -32.47%
Midlands +23 3 £48,500 +25.97%
London - 3 £24,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £26,000 -
South West - 3 £23,000 -
North of England - 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands +30 2 - -
South East +65 1 £23,500 -
West Midlands +26 1 £48,500 +56.82%
East of England +8 1 £35,000 -

IT Buyer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, IT 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 IT Buyer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Contract Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Spend Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Informatics
5 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management

IT 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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Contract Management
2 2 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Spend Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP