The table below looks at the statistics for the Buyer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Buyer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 305 336 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.009% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
Buyer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Buyer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Buyer across the City of London region.

Buyer Salary Trend in the City of London

Buyer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Buyer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Buyer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree