The median annual salary for an IT Buyer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 May 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
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 917 943
Rank change year-on-year +73 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Buyer 13 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.008% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.008% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 27
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £41,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -21.05%  

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 81863 94744 106016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67573 79716 86940
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  
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 £42,092 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +3.75%  

IT Buyer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 May 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Buyer in the UK

IT Buyer
Top 20 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 3 months to 29 May 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 +75 13 £35,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire +6 4 £29,500 -
East of England -3 4 £29,500 -
London - 3 £24,000 -
South East - 2 £23,500 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
Hatfield - 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
South West - 1 £43,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £43,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £35,000 -
Thame - 1 £23,500 -
Swindon - 1 £43,000 -

IT Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (40.00%) Degree
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) BC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Spend Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Informatics
5 1 (5.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) PMI
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) 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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Spend Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Logistics
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (5.00%) SAP