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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 887 850 867
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 +3 3 £30,000 -22.58% 1
South East -16 2 £40,000 +2.56%
East Midlands +15 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Advertising
2 6 (25.00%) Blog
2 6 (25.00%) Social Media
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 6 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Software Licensing
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Broadband
6 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) 2G
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) 3G
6 2 (8.33%) Legal
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) CMS
6 2 (8.33%) Retail
6 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (8.33%) 4G

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Broadband
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) 2G
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
1 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Advertising
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (4.17%) Electronics
6 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blog
1 6 (25.00%) Social Media
1 6 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) New Media
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Pay per click
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (4.17%) Sage
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lincoln
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago