The table below looks at the statistics for the Buyer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Buyer
Rank 909 902 882
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 6 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.014% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 24
Average salary £29,433 £31,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.81% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,373 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,773 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,433 £32,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-9.43% -10.34%
Buyer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90948 95877 92534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77193 80166 75284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Buyer
Salary Trend in England

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

Buyer Salary Trend in England

Buyer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Buyer across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Buyer Salary Histogram in England

Buyer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 3 £29,433 -
South East +17 2 £26,000 -20.00% 1
London -4 1 £40,000 +46.78% 2
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 8 (24.24%) Advertising
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
3 6 (18.18%) ERP
3 6 (18.18%) Pay per click
3 6 (18.18%) Video on Demand
3 6 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) C
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (12.12%) Back Office
5 4 (12.12%) Software Licensing
5 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Market Research
5 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (6.06%) CODA
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Lean Manufacturing
8 1 (3.03%) Kanban

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
General
1 8 (24.24%) Advertising
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.18%) Digital Media
1 6 (18.18%) Video on Demand
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ERP
1 6 (18.18%) Pay per click
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Market Research
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Software Licensing
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Kanban
4 1 (3.03%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) SEO
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) CODA
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Capgemini
Salary: £32k - 39.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago