The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 862 834 851
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 40 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.022% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 44
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Buyer
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 32 £35,000 -6.66%
London -55 4 £30,000 +0.84%
South West -4 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands +4 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Buyer
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Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
1 29 (53.70%) MS Office
2 28 (51.85%) IBM Notes
2 28 (51.85%) ERP
2 28 (51.85%) Lotus
2 28 (51.85%) Management Information System
2 28 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) Marketing
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) Practice Management
5 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
6 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
6 5 (9.26%) Advertising
6 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 5 (9.26%) Finance
7 3 (5.56%) Web Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Pay per click
7 3 (5.56%) Retail
7 3 (5.56%) Online Marketing
7 3 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
9 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.85%) CODA
9 1 (1.85%) SEO
9 1 (1.85%) E-Procurement
9 1 (1.85%) Back Office
9 1 (1.85%) Aerospace

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 28 (51.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (53.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
General
1 9 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Advertising
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 28 (51.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Statistics
2 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
2 1 (1.85%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) ERP
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) Practice Management
3 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (5.56%) Web Analytics
4 3 (5.56%) Pay per click
4 3 (5.56%) Online Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) SEO
5 1 (1.85%) E-Procurement
5 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.85%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.85%) Business Development
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.85%) Email Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Display Advertising
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Lotus
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) CODA
3 1 (1.85%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) Facebook