The median annual salary for a Buyer was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Buyer
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 905 916
Rank change year-on-year +43 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Buyer 11 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.026% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 24
England median annual salary £23,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.33% -21.05%  
10th Percentile £17,000 £24,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £45,950 £54,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £23,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -37.33% -25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Buyer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Buyer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Buyer in England

Buyer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Buyer in England

Buyer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Buyer in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Buyer in England

Buyer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
South East +43 3 £23,500 -50.52%
London - 3 £24,000 - 1
North of England -7 2 £17,000 -26.08%
East of England -14 2 £35,000 - 1
North West -36 2 £17,000 -19.04%
South West - 1 £43,000 -
Buyer
UK

Buyer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Buyer in the job title.

1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Spend Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 3 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 3 (14.29%) Informatics
3 3 (14.29%) Computacenter
4 2 (9.52%) BC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
5 1 (4.76%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management

Buyer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Spend Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Health Informatics
2 3 (14.29%) Informatics
2 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 3 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Email Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
London
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