The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Buyer
Rank 893 929 972
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 23 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.037% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.038% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 20
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Buyer in the job title.

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Buyer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Buyer within the UK.

Buyer Salary Trend in the UK

Buyer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Buyer over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Buyer Salary Histogram in the UK

Buyer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 23 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Northamptonshire +3 10 £38,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -1 10 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Northampton +4 8 £37,500 -23.07% 1
South East +33 6 £47,500 +17.28% 2
Surrey - 5 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford - 4 - -
Stevenage - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £21,000 -
Bolton - 2 £21,000 -
North West - 2 £21,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £60,000 +30.43%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Towcester - 1 £38,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Buyer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Buyer in the job title.

1 11 (23.40%) Market Research
1 11 (23.40%) Legal
2 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
4 5 (10.64%) SLA
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) SAP
4 5 (10.64%) Billing
4 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.51%) Electronics
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.38%) Law
6 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (4.26%) Revenue Recognition
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (4.26%) Transition Management
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) Kanban
7 2 (4.26%) German Language
7 2 (4.26%) MS Project
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.26%) Sage

Buyer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
General
1 11 (23.40%) Legal
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Billing
4 4 (8.51%) Electronics
5 3 (6.38%) Law
6 2 (4.26%) German Language
6 2 (4.26%) Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) FMCG
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Market Research
2 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL
3 2 (4.26%) Kanban
3 2 (4.26%) Line Management
3 2 (4.26%) Revenue Recognition
3 2 (4.26%) Service Management
3 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.26%) Transition Management
4 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (2.13%) Data Management
4 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.13%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Logistics
4 1 (2.13%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (2.13%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (2.13%) PLM
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Sage
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
CharityJob
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Catalent Pharma Solutions LLC
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: 9 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
CharityJob
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday