The first table below looks at the demand for the Buyer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Buyer
Rank 887 834 883
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 28 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.034% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 21
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Buyer Salary Histogram in the UK

Buyer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England -35 25 £45,000 +40.62% 5
South East -15 15 £45,000 +38.46%
Hampshire - 9 £45,000 -
Andover - 9 £45,000 -
London -42 7 £46,500 +45.31% 1
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Berkshire +10 2 £42,500 +54.54%
East Midlands -6 2 £23,000 -48.88% 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £23,000 -
Amersham - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £23,000 -
North West -3 1 £33,000 -1.49%
Cheshire - 1 £33,000 -
Warrington - 1 £33,000 -

Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (53.03%) ERP
2 34 (51.52%) Security Cleared
3 33 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 33 (50.00%) Lotus
3 33 (50.00%) MS Office
3 33 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 33 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (21.21%) Marketing
5 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 10 (15.15%) Advertising
7 8 (12.12%) Degree
8 6 (9.09%) Social Media
8 6 (9.09%) Blog
8 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
8 6 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
10 3 (4.55%) Web Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) Pay per click
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.55%) Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) Online Marketing
11 2 (3.03%) 4G
11 2 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (3.03%) Logistics
11 2 (3.03%) 2G
11 2 (3.03%) Finance
11 2 (3.03%) Broadband
11 2 (3.03%) Internet

Buyer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) 4G
1 2 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.03%) 2G
1 2 (3.03%) Broadband
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) 3G
General
1 14 (21.21%) Marketing
2 10 (15.15%) Advertising
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) Social Media
2 6 (9.09%) Blog
2 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) ERP
2 6 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
4 3 (4.55%) Web Analytics
4 3 (4.55%) Pay per click
4 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.55%) Analytics
4 3 (4.55%) Online Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (1.52%) Project Management
6 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.52%) SEO
6 1 (1.52%) E-Procurement
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.52%) Data Entry
6 1 (1.52%) Email Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) CODA
2 1 (1.52%) Sage
2 1 (1.52%) SAP
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Derbyshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago