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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Buyer
Rank 838 895 847
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 33 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.021% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 21
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,050 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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
East Midlands +18 18 £47,500 +106.52% 1
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
London +56 4 £30,000 -21.56% 1
South East -1 3 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £24,750 -
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (35.85%) Legal
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Marketing
4 12 (22.64%) Advertising
5 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.09%) Google
6 7 (13.21%) Pay per click
7 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
7 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.43%) Web Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) DoubleClick
8 5 (9.43%) Online Marketing
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
9 4 (7.55%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) E-Procurement
9 4 (7.55%) SAP
9 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.66%) IBM
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle
10 3 (5.66%) MS Office
10 3 (5.66%) Logistics
10 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (3.77%) Copywriting
11 2 (3.77%) Time Management
11 2 (3.77%) FMCG
11 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
11 2 (3.77%) New Media
11 2 (3.77%) Line Management
11 2 (3.77%) Electronics
11 2 (3.77%) Sage

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
General
1 19 (35.85%) Legal
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Marketing
4 12 (22.64%) Advertising
5 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.77%) Electronics
8 1 (1.89%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Copywriting
1 2 (3.77%) FMCG
1 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
1 2 (3.77%) New Media
1 2 (3.77%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) Pay per click
3 5 (9.43%) Web Analytics
3 5 (9.43%) Online Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Analytics
4 4 (7.55%) E-Procurement
5 3 (5.66%) Logistics
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Line Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) Balanced Scorecard
7 1 (1.89%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.89%) ERP
7 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.89%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Google
2 5 (9.43%) DoubleClick
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Sage
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
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