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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 860 820 832
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 15 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.028% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 29
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +20.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +20.37%
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
101839 94667 105264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.21% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83149 79374 90534
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 2 September 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 -9 6 - - 4
South East -15 6 £45,000 +100.00% 2
North West -22 2 £33,000 -1.49% 1
East of England -28 1 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Buyer
UK

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (46.15%) ERP
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) MS Office
3 16 (41.03%) IBM Notes
3 16 (41.03%) Lotus
3 16 (41.03%) Management Information System
4 10 (25.64%) DV Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) Marketing
5 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) Advertising
7 6 (15.38%) Blog
7 6 (15.38%) Social Media
7 6 (15.38%) Digital Media
7 6 (15.38%) Campaign Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.13%) 2G
9 2 (5.13%) Finance
9 2 (5.13%) Legal
9 2 (5.13%) Internet
9 2 (5.13%) 3G
9 2 (5.13%) Broadband
9 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Logistics
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (5.13%) 4G
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.56%) Line 500

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (41.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Broadband
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
1 2 (5.13%) 3G
1 2 (5.13%) 2G
1 2 (5.13%) 4G
1 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
General
1 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 7 (17.95%) Advertising
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) Blog
2 6 (15.38%) Social Media
2 6 (15.38%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ERP
2 6 (15.38%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.13%) Logistics
4 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Lotus
2 1 (2.56%) CODA
2 1 (2.56%) Sage
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £22700 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago