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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 869 847 847
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 7 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.020% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 18
Average salary £35,250 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £41,700 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £30,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+17.35% +10.00%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,520 £26,500
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
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 24 October 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
(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
London +15 3 £30,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +3 1 £35,000 -17.64%
South East -12 1 £40,000 +31.14% 3
East of England -21 1 £35,500 +18.33% 1
North West -21 1 - -
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (34.38%) MS Office
1 11 (34.38%) ERP
2 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) Software Licensing
3 9 (28.13%) Lotus
3 9 (28.13%) IBM Notes
3 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) Advertising
4 6 (18.75%) Campaign Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Blog
4 6 (18.75%) Social Media
4 6 (18.75%) Digital Media
5 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
7 2 (6.25%) Legal
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) CMS
7 2 (6.25%) Retail
7 2 (6.25%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) 3G
7 2 (6.25%) 2G
7 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Broadband

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (28.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Broadband
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) 3G
1 2 (6.25%) 2G
1 2 (6.25%) 4G
1 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
General
1 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 6 (18.75%) Advertising
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Finance
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
6 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Blog
2 6 (18.75%) Social Media
2 6 (18.75%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) New Media
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ERP
2 9 (28.13%) Software Licensing
3 6 (18.75%) Campaign Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Pay per click
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Lotus
2 1 (3.13%) Sage
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
London
TK Maxx
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TK Maxx
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago