The table below looks at the statistics for the Buyer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Buyer
Rank - 222 225
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.020% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £22,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.30%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
Buyer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4259 4920 5027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.36% 95.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3554 4052 4069
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Buyer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Buyer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Buyer across the Surrey region.

Buyer Salary Trend in Surrey

Buyer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) E-Procurement
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Procurement
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sage