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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Buyer
Rank 902 904 866
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Buyer 2 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 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 4 September 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 +6 2 £32,500 -27.77% 3
South East +7 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -

Senior Buyer
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) CODA
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables

Senior Buyer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) CODA
Runcorn, Cheshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago