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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Buyer
Rank 828 869 835
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 33 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.017% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 25
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 12 £45,000 -
London +12 9 £32,000 - 7
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
South East -20 4 £32,500 -27.77% 2
North East - 3 £26,500 - 1
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (45.31%) Legal
2 26 (40.63%) Finance
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
4 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.06%) Google
5 7 (10.94%) MS Office
6 5 (7.81%) Advertising
7 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (6.25%) Marketing
7 4 (6.25%) Degree
7 4 (6.25%) SAP
7 4 (6.25%) C
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.25%) Video on Demand
7 4 (6.25%) Software Licensing
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) Mobile Marketing
9 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.13%) Time Management
9 2 (3.13%) FMCG
10 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (1.56%) Product Management
10 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
General
1 29 (45.31%) Legal
2 26 (40.63%) Finance
3 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Advertising
5 4 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 4 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.25%) Software Licensing
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.56%) Product Management
4 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (1.56%) ERP
4 1 (1.56%) Project Management
4 1 (1.56%) Service Management
4 1 (1.56%) E-Procurement
4 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (1.56%) Logistics
4 1 (1.56%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) CODA
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Premier Engineering
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
The Fix Creative
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago