The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Buyer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Buyer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Buyer
Rank 876 918 880
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Buyer 10 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 11
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%

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
101925 112965 102678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.63% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83823 92812 85368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Buyer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Buyer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Buyer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
England +42 6 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £50,000 -
South Wales - 4 £50,000 -
Wales - 4 £50,000 -
Coventry - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -

Senior Buyer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Buyer in their job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
1 9 (45.00%) Advertising
2 5 (25.00%) DoubleClick
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Online Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 4 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Legal
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Back Office
6 1 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Degree

Senior Buyer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Buyer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
1 9 (45.00%) Advertising
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Legal
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Analytics
1 4 (20.00%) Online Marketing
1 4 (20.00%) Pay per click
1 4 (20.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) DoubleClick
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP