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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 852 851 867
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 13 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 9
Average salary £31,250 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £38,500
% 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
London -5 8 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South East -8 4 £36,250 -23.68%
East Midlands +19 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (60.00%) Marketing
2 11 (44.00%) Advertising
3 7 (28.00%) Pay per click
4 6 (24.00%) Blog
4 6 (24.00%) Social Media
4 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
4 6 (24.00%) Campaign Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) MS Office
5 5 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) Online Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) Legal
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Software Licensing
8 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Lotus
8 2 (8.00%) DTV
8 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) CMS
8 2 (8.00%) Retail
8 2 (8.00%) Copywriting

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
General
1 15 (60.00%) Marketing
2 11 (44.00%) Advertising
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) Legal
5 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.00%) Electronics
6 1 (4.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blog
1 6 (24.00%) Social Media
1 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (8.00%) DTV
3 2 (8.00%) New Media
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Pay per click
2 6 (24.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) Online Marketing
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Lotus
2 1 (4.00%) Sage
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £20,000 - £29,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago